Robotics

Command, Control, & Navigation Systems

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Application Briefs: Test & Measurement
This contract paves the way for the mass production of navigation units for subsequent launches of VEGA-C and other space missions.
Briefs: Motion Control
Designing fast and unpredictable motion strategies for robotic surveillance agents in complex environments using Markov chain modeling and optimization methods.
INSIDER: Communications

Army researchers developed a technique that allows robots to remain resilient when faced with intermittent communication losses on the battlefield. The technique, called α-shape,...

Articles: AR/AI
A drop-in solution for stator production could translate into tactical, operational, and strategic battlefield advantages.
Briefs: Energy
A new study explores the dynamics behavior of the parallel mechanism mounted UAV.
INSIDER: Defense

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

Application Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
The U.S. Government and Department of Defense will use Citadel's Titan systems to defeat drones.
Application Briefs: Unmanned Systems
SRC recently demonstrated its Silent Archer® counter-unmanned aircraft system at Eglin Air Force Base.
Application Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
The MRZR Alpha is the newest light tactical vehicle from the military provider Polaris Government and Defense.
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
To maintain longer-range wireless communication, a new controller deploys robots that form antenna arrays.
INSIDER: Robotics, Automation & Control

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

Application Briefs: Imaging
The technology is completely autonomous, lightweight, reusable and non-pyrotechnical.
Application Briefs: Unmanned Systems
A number of maxon's precision DC and BLDC motors were designed into the Perseverance rover.
INSIDER: Robotics, Automation & Control

When soldiers enter a new environment, their mission demands they stay one step ahead of the enemy; however, they may find it challenging to maintain a high level of alertness if they're...

Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Recent technological advancements could enable the military to employ robotic platforms in swarms to help overcome operational challenges in an urban environment.
Briefs: Aerospace
This research explores the development of a UGV capable of operating autonomously in a densely cluttered environment such as the tropical jungles or plantation estates commonly found in Asia.
Application Briefs: Data Acquisition
Steadicopter's Black Eagle 50 unmanned helicopter has been upgraded.
Blog: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
A Tech Briefs reader asks: What's next with military motion control?
Briefs: Aerospace

The main goals of this research are to enhance a commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) software platform to support unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs) exploring the complex...

Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition

The US Army’s Futures Command is the most important administrative reorganization of the modern Army. Responding to the world’s changing priorities— especially the “near peer” threat of ascendant...

Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control

The US Army Research Laboratory (ARL), US Army Tank Automotive Research Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC), DCS Corp., and Naval Surface...

Briefs: Software

The primary objective of this research is to integrate GPS and local sensory data to allow a robot to operate semi-autonomously outside of a laboratory environment. The Pioneer 3-AT, a robust platform...

Articles: Aerospace

Unmanned ground vehicles (UGV) are currently being used or developed for operational maneuvers (e.g., reconnaissance and IED defeat), maneuver support (e.g., route clearance), and...

Application Briefs: Defense
North Atlantic Industries
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North Atlantic Industries (NAI) has been chosen by Lockheed Martin Skunk Works® to provide...

Articles: Robotics, Automation & Control

The US Army has announced plans to increase the autonomy of its Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGVs). “We are moving along that spectrum from tele-operating to semi-autonomy where you...

Articles: Robotics, Automation & Control

So far, defense companies have done a credible job fielding Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (UUVs), Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs), or other water-borne robots to address critical...

Articles: Propulsion

System architects design distributed applications leveraging computer resources connected by a network infrastructure: CPU-intensive tasks may be located on powerful...

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