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Design

A Motorless Sailplane to Explore Mars’ Atmosphere

The UA team aims to design a motorless sailplane that can soar over the Martian surface for days at a time, using only wind for propulsion.

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Electronics & Computers

Leveraging New Technologies for Mil/Aero Electronic Systems

When new, critical technology becomes available, it must be quickly integrated into deployable systems for effective use by defense forces.

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Unmanned Systems

MOSA Enclosure Design for Military Systems

Modular Open Standard Architectures are popular for their inherent advantages of an open, multi-vendor system. They are the framework for Sensor Open Standard Architecture, which is widely mandated for projects in the tri-service community.

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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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Defense

Tactical Combat Missiles

With AKERON, MBDA is now offering a family of missiles that can adapt to the needs of collaborative tactical combat.

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Robotics, Automation & Control

Teaching Drones How to Navigate Real-World Weather

For drones to autonomously perform necessary but quotidian tasks, they must be able to adapt to wind conditions in real time.

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Robotics, Automation & Control

Firefly-Inspired Robotic Lightning Bugs Take Flight

The ability to emit light also brings these microscale robots, which weigh barely more than a paper clip, one step closer to flying on their own outside the lab.

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Weapons Systems

Raytheon, Northrop Grumman Complete Second Hypersonic Weapon Flight Test

Raytheon Missiles & Defense, in partnership with Northrop Grumman, successfully completed its second flight test of the scramjet-powered Hypersonic...

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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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Power

Anti-Phase Noise Suppression Rotor Technologies

Acoustic optimization for anti-phase asymmetric rotor.

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Robotics, Automation & Control

Insect-Scale Robots Take Flight

Researchers built electroluminescent soft artificial muscles for flying, insect-scale robots.

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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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Motion Control

US Marine Corps to Get MQ-9A Extended Range Unmanned Aircraft Systems

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) was awarded a contract for eight MQ-9A Extended Range (ER) Unmanned Aircraft Systems as part of an ARES...

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Unmanned Systems

Charting a Safe Course Through a Highly Uncertain Environment

An autonomous spacecraft exploring the far-flung regions of the universe descends through the atmosphere of a remote exoplanet. The vehicle, and the researchers who programmed...

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Unmanned Systems

Joby Aviation Announces Acoustic Data from NASA Testing

AFWERX Agility Prime partner Joby Aviation, a California-based company developing an all-electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, recently completed developmental...

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Robotics, Automation & Control

Robotic Lightning Bugs Take Flight

Fireflies that light up dusky backyards on warm summer evenings use their luminescence for communication — to attract a mate, ward off predators, or lure prey.

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Unmanned Systems

Registration Closing for the Military Robotics and Autonomous USA Conference 2022

With critical host nation support and an unrivalled speaker line-up, the Military Robotics and Autonomous Systems USA Conference, taking place on June 20th and 21st, 2022, at the Hilton Arlington, Virginia, will ensure delegates are provided with vital updates on...

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Aerospace

Advances in Unmanned Aircraft Technology

Unmanned aircraft – aka “drones” – are one of the fastest growing areas of modern technology, whether we’re talking about the complex hunter/killer and surveillance systems used by...

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Aerospace

Air Force and Lockheed Martin Complete ARRW Hypersonic Boosted Test Flight

The U.S. Air Force and Lockheed Martin successfully conducted a hypersonic-boosted flight test of the AGM-183A Air-launched Rapid Response Weapon (ARRW) from the...

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Aerospace

Short-Takeoff & Landing Capability to be Added to MQ-9B Aircraft

To further extend the versatility of its MQ-9B line of remotely piloted aircraft, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) announced that it will begin...

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Electronics & Computers

Rugged Computing & Electronics - June 2022

From the battlefield to the extremes of space, electronics and computing advances enable missions in the harshest conditions. Keep pace with the latest developments in this compendium of recent...

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Aerospace

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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Defense

Chemical Hazard Sensor

Teledyne FLIR Defense
Wilsonville, OR
+1 877-773-3547
www.teledyneflir.com

Teledyne FLIR Defense, part of Teledyne Technologies Incorporated, teamed up with MFE Inspection Solutions to integrate the...

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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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Motion Control

Lessons from How Dragonflies Right Themselves While They're Falling

With their stretched bodies, immense wingspan and iridescent coloring, dragonflies are a unique sight. But their originality doesn’t end with their looks: As one of...

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Unmanned Systems

Airbus Lays Foundations for Future Urban Air Mobility in Germany

To contribute to the development of advanced air mobility, leading companies, universities, and research institutions, as well as municipalities, are joining forces under...

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Software

4D Composite Printing Can Improve Drone Wings

The aviation industry faces multiple pressures from higher fuel costs and increased scrutiny over the environmental and quality-of-life impacts from its aircraft. Therefore, researchers are...

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Communications

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.