Keyword: Aerospace

Aerospace

INSIDER: Defense

An international team of engineers and biologists will gain unprecedented insights into how birds fly so efficiently and then use that knowledge to build unmanned aircraft...

INSIDER: Aerospace

One of the keys to Urban Air Mobility (UAM) is exploring how different technologies and configurations of aircraft will perform in the urban environment. NASA’s newest modular unmanned aerial system,...

INSIDER: Aerospace

Drones require heavy batteries or lots of electrical components, which leaves little room for the actual payload. A Purdue University team came up with a method to use fluid power...

INSIDER: Aerospace

Development of a virtual reality-like projection system to study insect vision could eventually provide the U.S. Air Force with a new type of navigation...

INSIDER: Aerospace

Most drones are not able to withstand wind because of their fixed-arm design. But a new drone design works in windy conditions, is more energy-efficient, and can handle a larger payload. It was inspired...

INSIDER: Aerospace

A new study of the environmental sustainability impacts of flying cars (electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft, or VTOLs) finds that they wouldn’t be suitable for a short...

Blog: Defense
A Navy Sea Glider can look for a target in mid-air or underwater.
News: Power
As always, the Air Force Research Laboratory had a huge presence at AUVSI’s XPONENTIAL show in Chicago.
News: Test & Measurement
Pentek Vice President Rodger Hosking explains how signal recorder technology is being implemented in military unmanned vehicles.
Application Briefs: Propulsion
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc.
San Diego, CA
858-762-6700
www.ga-asi.com

The U.S. Air Force’s new Block 50 Ground Control Station (GCS) – developed by General Atomics Aeronautical...

Articles: Communications

Finding ways to overcome physical limitations so that humans can dive deeper and stay underwater longer has been an ongoing quest. Back in the 15th century, Leonardo Da Vinci drew sketches of a submarine and a...

Briefs: Software

The purpose of this study was to assess the ability of commonly available COTS software to produce geometrically accurate orthometric mosaics and terrain...

Articles: Robotics, Automation & Control

Drones (i.e. quadrotors) are a popular and increasingly widespread product used by consumers as well as in a diversity of industrial, military and other applications. Historically under the control of human operators on the...

Application Briefs: Aerospace
MBDA
Le Plessis-Robinson, France
+33 1 71 54 10 00
www.mbda-systems.com

At the end of 2018, MBDA successfully demonstrated the use of the Mistral missile against fast boats such as FIACs (Fast...

Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control

There are many challenges in developing complete performance ontologies and test methodologies to define and evaluate the...

Articles: Test & Measurement

As the demand for greater control and functionality increases, position-sensor-instrumented hydraulic cylinders are becoming more important in the heavy industry, mobile equipment, and subsea...

Briefs: Test & Measurement

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Portland Districts (NWP) maintains safe and navigable waterways in Oregon through a variety of dredging...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition

The U.S. Navy is interested in strategies that divers could employ to protect them from loud underwater sounds. Sonar...

Products: Data Acquisition
Ultra-Low Temperature Elastomer

Greene Tweed’s (Kulpsville, PA) Fusion™ FKM 665, a new generation, ultra-low-temperature and chemical-resistant elastomer, was specifically...

Application Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
Drone Rescue GmbH Graz, Austria
+43 660 140 80 55
www.dronerescue.com

Drone Rescue Systems GmbH has developed a fast, efficient parachute safety solution for drones that can reduce the risk of...

Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control

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...

Application Briefs: Defense
Amprius, Inc.
Sunnyvale, CA
800-425-8803
www.amprius.com

Amprius, Inc., a manufacturer and developer of high-energy and high-capacity lithium-ion batteries, announced recently that it is supplying...

Application Briefs: Aerospace
Airbus Helicopters
Marignane Cedex, France
+33 (0)4 42 85 60 51
http://helicopters.airbus.com

Airbus has begun shore-to-ship trials in Singapore with its Skyways parcel delivery drone. This marks the...

Articles: Robotics, Automation & Control

It’s a crisp November day in Michigan, and a convoy of British and American resupply vehicles are rumbling along at a comfortable 25 miles per hour. In the lead is a British...

Articles: Robotics, Automation & Control

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...

Blog: Propulsion
You think riding your Harley Davidson is exciting? Try the ElectraFly.
News: Aerospace
Taxi! A steady stream of AUVSI XPONENTIAL attendees got to see Bell's new air vehicle up close.
INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Mahmooda Sultana recently won funding to advance a potentially revolutionary, nanomaterial-based detector platform. The technology is capable of sensing everything from minute...

INSIDER: Motion Control

herone GmbH, (Dresden, Germany) recently won the prestigious 2019 JEC Innovation Awards, in the Aerospace application category. The winning application was the...

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Articles: Test & Measurement

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