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Electronics & Computers

Q&A: Owl AI Making Better ADAS Systems with Help from Drones

Owl AI has steadily been improving the SWaP-C (Size, Weight, Power and Cost) of the electronics in its thermal camera sensors while also improving capability. The company’s...

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Aerospace

PHASA-35 Stratospheric Flight

British engineers have successfully completed a stratospheric flight trial of BAE Systems’ High Altitude Pseudo Satellite (HAPS) Uncrewed Aerial System (UAS) - PHASA-35.

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Multispectral Airborne Reconnaissance System

Collins Aerospace has announced the completion of flight testing for the MS-110 Multispectral Airborne Reconnaissance System to enter operational service.

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Weapons Systems

Precision Attack Drone

SpearUAV has introduced what it describes as a “world first,” with its new encapsulated and launch able hovering precision attack drone, Viper.

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Propulsion

Hybrid-Powered Unmanned Helicopter

Designed for a wide range of law enforcement, maritime, civilian and covert missions, the Black Eagle 50H is the first-ever hybrid-powered unmanned helicopter.

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Design

Multi-Drone System

Developed with its subsidiary Teal Drones, in close cooperation with strategic partner Autonodyne, LLC, the multi-vehicle package will be offered in two configurations: 4-Ship and 4-Ship+.

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Articles
Manned Systems

The Sky is No Longer the Limit Celebrating 75 Years of Air Force Technology

Since its inception, the mission of the United States Air Force has been to fly, fight, and win — delivering airpower anytime, anywhere in defense of our nation.

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Imaging

Nano-UAV Systems

Extremely light and well-suited for operations in contested environments, nearly silent, and with a flight time up to 25 minutes, the combat-proven, pocket-sized Black Hornet PRS transmits live video and HD still images back to the operator.

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Articles
Power

Air Force Technology Timeline

On the U.S. Air Force's 75th anniversary, see a timeline of how far it has come technology-wise.

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Blog
Unmanned Systems

Unmanned Hover Plane

The Trojan Unmanned Hover Plane (UHP) is a one-of-a-kind system that bridges the gap between the need to hover and the need to reach long ranges, giving it the ability to perform aerial missions with pinpoint precision.

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Defense

Multi-Mission UAS (MMU) Systems

XTEND will supply hundreds of its advanced Wolverine drone systems to the U.S Department of Defense.

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Defense

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

Navmar Applied Sciences Corporation (NASC)
Warminster, PA
215-675-4949
www.nasc.com

Navmar Applied Sciences Corporation (NASC) announced the ongoing development of a new, multirole,...

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Robotics, Automation & Control

Unmanned Aircraft Systems to Support Environmental Applications within USACE Civil Works

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) flood risk management (FRM) mission strives to reduce the nation's flood risk and increase resilience to disasters. FRM is inherently interdisciplinary, requiring accurate identification of environmental, physical, and infrastructure features that can reduce risk from flood and coastal storm disasters.

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Design

Unmanned Aerial System

With its ability to land and take off from unimproved surfaces, Mojave provides options for forward-basing operations without the need for typical airport runways or infrastructure.

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Communications

A New Approach to Counter-UAS Technology

Drone warfare has become a critical component of modern-day military conflicts. Militant groups around the world, including those present in Gaza and Lebanon in the Middle East, and in Ukraine, are...

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Articles
Aerospace

Improving Low-Altitude UAS Navigation

A startup is testing a new drone-based delivery application for when the aircraft loses its global positioning system (GPS) signal. The vehicle flies off course. Soon, it loses communication, cannot...

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Briefs
Unmanned Systems

Extending Battery Life of Small Drones

A continuous flight of small drones over its perimeter could enhance security of the nation's border, but there is one small problem: The battery limitation of small drones (they last about 30 minutes)...

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Communications

Drone-Mounted Search and Rescue Technology

Robotics Centre Ottawa, Canada
+ 1-613-755-2280
www.robotics-centre.com

Robotics Centre, Inc. and Smith Myers recently announced that the Smith Myers ARTEMIS Mobile Phone detection,...

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Aerospace

Expendable Jet Engine Oil Tank

Zulu Pods Miami, FL
786-445-0540
www.zulupods.com

Zulu Pods today announced the production of the ZPod, the world's first self-contained, sealed, oil tank and pump that can be easily installed into...

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Defense

Unmanned Aerial Systems Electromagnetic Induction Sensor Development

The U. S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) is the lead Army research and development organization for force protection, military engineering, and...

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Unmanned Systems

Hardening Unmanned Aerial Systems Against High-Power Microwave Threats in Support of Forward Operations

Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) continue to play an increasing role across the spectrum of military operations. Advances in human-machine...

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Defense

Missile Defense System

Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Haifa, Israel
972-73-3324710
www.rafael.co.il

Rafael Advanced Defense Systems, the Israel Missile Defense Organization (IMDO), in the Directorate for Defense R&D of the...

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Unmanned Systems

Communications Infrastructure UAVs

Solar-powered unmanned aircraft can provide a resilient inter-vendor, mesh-based communications infrastructure to provide over-the-horizon networks that are self-aware and can cover large areas beyond line-of-sight.

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Unmanned Systems

Foreign Counter-Unmanned Aerial Systems: Developments in the International Arms Markets

A growing number of counter-UAV systems are being offered by foreign vendors.

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Defense

Autonomous Collaborative Platform

Working alongside human-piloted aircraft, the AI-equipped Gambit military drone will enable pilots to see deeper into hostile airspace, detect threats first, and provide time and space for critical decisions and actions.

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Articles
Weapons Systems

Improving Battlefield Connectivity for the Modern Warfighter

Military forces worldwide are adapting their equipment and operating models to new levels of operational intensity.

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Photonics/Optics

Armed Drone System

The SMART SHOOTER system successfully completed live firing tests and is currently under advanced stages of development.

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Articles
Robotics, Automation & Control

AUVSI XPONENTIAL

After losing 2020 to COVID and successfully relaunching live in Atlanta in 2021, AUVSI is bringing their XPONENTIAL 2022 tech conference and trade show to Orlando, Florida's spacious Orange County Convention Center.

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