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Robotics, Automation & Control

Dynamically Managing Task Allocation Between Humans and Machines in Surveillance Operations

Increasingly sophisticated technology must be leveraged in surveillance environments to enable eventually achieving the goal of allowing analysts to increase throughput by managing multiple simultaneous feeds.

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Aerospace

Removing Aircraft Paint Using Laser-Equipped Robots

Hexavalent chromium is not a term frequently associated with engineers. Residents of Hinkley, California, however, know all about it. So do workers tasked with the labor-intensive...

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Robotics, Automation & Control

Robotics Software

MBDA Le Plessis-Robinson, France
+331 71 54 10 00
www.mbda-systems.com

MBDA is a European aerospace and armaments manufacturer, specializing in the design of missiles and missile systems for the operational...

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Weapons Systems

How AI And Supervised Autonomy Will Change Combat

In the cockpit of a fifth-generation fighter, somewhere high over the ocean, an Air Force pilot gets a heads-up: hostile fighters are airborne and closing. The call didn’t come over the...

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Robotics, Automation & Control

Army Special Operations Forces Train with Robotic Combat Vehicles

Army Green Berets from the 1st Special Forces Group conducted two weeks of hands-on experimentation with Project Origin unmanned systems at Dugway Proving Ground....

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Aerospace

U.S. Navy, Boeing Complete First Carrier Tests for MQ-25

The U.S. Navy and Boeing have successfully maneuvered the Boeing-owned T1 test asset on a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier for the first time – an early step forward in ensuring the...

Products
Manufacturing & Prototyping

New Products

Single-board systems, self-encrypting drives, custom capacitor assemblies, and more.

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Aerospace

Precision Micromotors

The Mars helicopter features six brushed DC motors.

Application Briefs
Unmanned Systems

Tactical Data Link Software

This was the first UAS application in a Navy exercise for the proven capabilities of LinkPRO software.

Products
Mechanical & Fluid Systems

New Products

Data recorders, conduction-cooled chassis, robot chargers, and more.

Articles
Aerospace

Developing Object Detection Systems for Autonomous Underwater Vehicles

Truly autonomous UAVs will require computer vision and navigation, cooperation between autonomous vehicles, and explainable and robust AI.

Application Briefs
Robotics, Automation & Control

Ground Control System

Built around three core elements – software, hardware, and antennas – Crysalis was designed to simplify the operation of robotic systems.

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Imaging

3D Data Acquisition Platform for Human Activity Understanding

A computational approach for action prediction can extend to machines and also promote further research in human prediction and intention sensing.

Briefs
Aerospace

Fabrication and Testing of High-Speed Single-Rotor and Compound-Rotor Systems

The X2 Technology Demonstrator recently achieved a level flight speed over 250 knots, proving the basic concept of the coaxial compound configuration.

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Data Acquisition

New Method Accelerates AI Decision-Making

A new solution compresses and offloads critical data from battlefield machines more efficiently, enabling faster AI processing and decision-making on the battlefield.

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Imaging

Industry Invited to Participate in AeroTech Aerospace and Defense Technical Program

SAE International is inviting global participation in its AeroTech® aerospace and defense technology conference and exhibition, which is for the first...

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Robotics, Automation & Control

Register Now: Counter UAS Technology 2021

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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Unmanned Systems

From AUVSI 2021: Man’s Next-Best Friend

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.

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Robotics, Automation & Control

AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2021 in Atlanta

The rescheduled 2021 AUVSI XPONENTIAL unmanned vehicles and robotics technology trade show got underway this week.

Articles
Test & Measurement

Reimagining Automated Test During a Pandemic

COVID-19 has challenged test and measurement companies that supply the aerospace & defense sector.

Articles
RF & Microwave Electronics

Software Enables New-Age, Flexible Test Solution for Analog and Digital Radios

Radios are a staple of naval operations but their standards must change to keep up with the times.

Briefs
Test & Measurement

Test and Evaluation of Autonomy for Air Platforms

Tools, approaches, and insights to confidently approach the safe, secure, effective, and efficient testing of autonomy on air platforms.

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Aerospace

GE Aviation Breaks Ground for New Manufacturing Facility in Ohio

GE Aviation recently broke ground on its new lean engine component manufacturing facility for both civil/military aviation and aero derivative applications. The facility...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Flexible Manufacturing Cell Increases Efficiencies, Component Readiness

A flexible manufacturing cell (FMC) currently under development is projected to save Fleet Readiness Center Southwest (FRCSW) approximately $2.5 million annually in...

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Robotics, Automation & Control

DOD Plans for Responsible Use of Artificial Intelligence

From the battlefield to the back office, artificial intelligence has the potential to transform how the Defense Department does business in areas like increasing the speed of...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Open System Software for Critical Applications

Make sure that you have a fully integrated, automated approach to test and requirements traceability.

Application Briefs
Mechanical & Fluid Systems

5-Axis Machining Center

Honeycutt Manufacturing made a major investment in a 5-axis universal machining center.

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Stochastic Surveillance and Distributed Coordination

Designing fast and unpredictable motion strategies for robotic surveillance agents in complex environments using Markov chain modeling and optimization methods.

Articles
Unmanned Systems

Defeating Commercial Drone Threats with Software Defined Radio

Drones are useful technology; however, some seek to exploit the technology with bad intent.