Unmanned Vehicles & Robotics

Application Briefs: Defense

Amphibious Combat Vehicle

Application Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
Light Tactical Vehicle
Application Briefs: Defense
Rotary Unmanned Aerial Systems
Application Briefs: Energy
Electric Propulsion Ship
Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Counter-UAS Technology
Application Briefs: Defense
Encapsulated Drone System
Application Briefs: Aerospace
Remotely Piloted Aircraft
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Unmanned Helicopter Drone

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See how a nanocomposite thermoplastic called HX5 can stop EMI.
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Application Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
Laser Cleaner Robot
A robotized system automatically removes primers and other protective coatings from F-35 wing components.

Through collaboration with industry, academia and other government organizations, the Michigan National Guard helps facilitate the development and integration of innovative technologies that fill...

To maintain longer-range wireless communication, a new controller deploys robots that form antenna arrays.
Application Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
Counter-Drone Technology
The U.S. Government and Department of Defense will use Citadel's Titan systems to defeat drones.
Application Briefs: Software
Weapon Fire Control System
Smart Shooter increases the accuracy and lethality of small arms.

Northrop Grumman's Huntsville Manufacturing Center has taken delivery of six shelters that will be outfitted as Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command...

Brazing isn't efficient, says an industry expert, and it's time for a change.
Application Briefs: Defense
3D-Printed NACA Inlet
A company's first metal additively manufactured part took to the skies on a SkyGuardian Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) test flight.
Application Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Drone Charging System
Battery-charging times take just five minutes.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Drone Parachute Rescue System
The technology is completely autonomous, lightweight, reusable and non-pyrotechnical.
Application Briefs: Defense
3D-Printing Powders
A new partnership is intended to create a closed loop supply chain, where certified scrap material is turned into powder.

For the first time, the winners of the Create the Future Design Contest will be announced live! Join us for this special one-hour presentation as we honor our 2020 Grand Prize...

The Self-Propelled Crane Aircraft Maintenance and Positioning (SCAMP II) is an Army aviation maintenance enabler, the primary mission of which is to remove and replace...

Network analyzers, FPGAs, mobile surface measurement, and more.
Learn how to take on a “follow-the-wire” design approach.
Artificial intelligence can be used for a plethora of defense applications, including command and control of military operations.
Application Briefs: Aerospace
Remotely Piloted Air Systems
The plan is to deploy the Protector aircraft in a variety of wide-ranging Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Reconnaissance (ISTAR) operations.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Unmanned Ground Vehicles
The Marine Corps will use the FLIR Centaur to assist in disarming improvised explosive devices (IEDs).
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Laser Wire Additive Manufacturing System
ADDere printing not only a rocket combustion chamber and nozzle, but seamlessly merged them into one full size rocket thrust chamber assembly.
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
Army Advances Materials for New Low-Profile Antenna

Army scientists have developed a first-of-its-kind antenna that could change how ground vehicles and airborne systems communicate, transmit, and receive radio frequency communications.

Application Briefs: Unmanned Systems
Mars Rover Electric Motors
A number of maxon's precision DC and BLDC motors were designed into the Perseverance rover.
Application Briefs: Aerospace
Rocket Engine Technology
This effort will mark the first representative flight of an aerospike engine after many decades of research and abandoned flight efforts.
New weapons technology is needed to combat the proliferation of small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS).
The day of the first deployable UCAV armed with a high-energy laser weapon is not far away.

Northrop Grumman Corporation’s Forward Area Air Defense Command and Control (FAAD C2) system has been selected by the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) as...

Application Briefs: Unmanned Systems
Loitering Precision Strike Missile
The Switchblade missile system is back-packable and rapidly deployable from ground platforms.
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