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News: Unmanned Systems
After skipping a year in 2020 due to COVID, AUSA 2021 returned to Washington, DC and came back strong. Army strong some might say.
Application Briefs: Aerospace
Bell Textron Inc. has unveiled design concepts that incorporate Bell’s High-Speed Vertical Take-Off and Landing (HSVTOL) technology.
Briefs: Aerospace
The X2 Technology Demonstrator recently achieved a level flight speed over 250 knots, proving the basic concept of the coaxial compound configuration.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
MBUD has a new data acquisition system and incorporates technical modifications to eliminate the noise encountered in seawater.
News: Robotics, Automation & Control
The two-day event highlights cutting-edge products and services designed to protect DoD personnel, equipment, and infrastructure from hostile drones.
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Designated in the United States as “upper Class E” airspace, the sky above 60,000 feet does not have stringent air traffic control rules since most aircraft are not capable of...

Application Briefs: Weapons Systems
“The Puma AE unmanned aircraft system enables frontline forces to gather real-time intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance in any operational environment,” said AeroVironment's Trace Stevenson.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
While Defense Test and Evaluation (T&E) is different from agriculture, data attributes can be surprisingly similar.
Application Briefs: Imaging
The F3-R Rafale generates images in both the visible and infrared ranges.
Briefs: Weapons Systems
The global proliferation of directed energy weapon technology presents a new threat for the United States.
Articles: Data Acquisition
Commercial-grade electronics will simply not survive in the extremes of military environments.
INSIDER: Unmanned Systems

The faster drones fly, the more unstable they become and at high speeds, their aerodynamics can be too complicated to predict. Crashes, therefore, are a common and often spectacular...

News: Unmanned Systems
One of the most interesting — and definitely the most entertaining — technologies on display at this year’s AUVSI XPONENTIAL trade show was Boston Dynamics’s aptly named Spot robot.
News: Robotics, Automation & Control
The rescheduled 2021 AUVSI XPONENTIAL unmanned vehicles and robotics technology trade show got underway this week.
INSIDER: Aerospace

An automated system was developed that enables an operator to control a small fleet of up to 10 drones from a single ground station. The operator indicates the mission to be undertaken...

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For the first time an autonomously flying quadrotor has outperformed two human pilots in a drone race. The success is based on a novel algorithm that was developed by researchers of the...

Products: Data Acquisition
Coaxial connectors, tactical servers, test benches, surge protectors, and more.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Innovation is carrying airborne technologies farther and higher than ever before, and avionic cooling practices have had to evolve to keep up.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
Tools, approaches, and insights to confidently approach the safe, secure, effective, and efficient testing of autonomy on air platforms.
Upcoming Webinars: Unmanned Systems
Unmanned Aircraft Technology

Unmanned aircraft – aka drones – are one of the fastest growing areas of modern technology, from the complex hunter/killer and surveillance systems used by the military, to the sophisticated remotely piloted vehicles used for civil and agricultural applications, to the type of drones envisioned for future...

INSIDER: Aerospace

For the first time in history, the U.S. Navy and Boeing demonstrated the Boeing MQ-25™ T1 unmanned aircraft refueling an F/A-18 Super Hornet in flight. During a test flight, the...

Products: Photonics/Optics
A folded zoom lens, miniature rotary encoders, starter generator control, and more.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Experimentation and analysis determined the optimum characteristics of an improved unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV).
Application Briefs: Unmanned Systems
Sky Power’s SRE180 test stand provides a test solution for the Wankel engine SP-180 SRE hybrid.
Articles: Aerospace
Drones are useful technology; however, some seek to exploit the technology with bad intent.
Application Briefs: Weapons Systems
Netline Communications Technologies has unveiled its new DroneNet RD Jammer.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Makers of 'Solider as a System' technologies must confront significant bandwidth and size, weight, and power (SWaP) constraints.
Application Briefs: Unmanned Systems
Martin UAV will participate in the Army Expeditionary Warrior Experiment (AEWE).
Application Briefs: Imaging
Silent Sentinel’s offering includes a dual Electro-Optic/Infra-Red camera payload, a laser range finder, and a panoramic surveillance camera.

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