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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Vehicle-Mounted Tactical Radars

Blighter will be supplying its B422 180-degree ground surveillance e-scanning radar in a vehicle-mounted configuration to be fitted to a six-wheeled UGV.

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Defense

US Army Tests Ground Robotics in Multinational Exercise

The U.S. Army’s most recent Soldier Operational Experiment (SOE) confirmed the value position of Robotics and Autonomous Systems (RAS) in a coalition environment. This is a...

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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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Weapons Systems

Army Programs Promote Strength and Agility of Long Range Precision Fires

The Army understands that preparing for fast-paced, multi-domain conflict requires developing breakthrough warfighting systems and technologies, including the...

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Weapons Systems

Army Re-Envisions Land Warfare with Next-Generation Combat Vehicles

Readying the U.S. military for future warfare requires envisioning how next-generation warfighters will maneuver across all domains, including the fundamental land...

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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

AUSA 2021: High Tech, Big Tech

One of the most impressive things about a trade show like AUSA 2021 is not just the tech on display, but the size of the tech on display.

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Aerospace

AUSA Comes Back Strong — Army Strong

After skipping a year in 2020 due to COVID, AUSA 2021 returned to Washington, DC and came back strong. Army strong some might say.

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

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.

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Government

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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Electronics & Computers

Ruggedization of Electronics for Deployed Military Environments

Commercial-grade electronics will simply not survive in the extremes of military environments.

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Test & Measurement

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.

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Photonics/Optics

Multi-Sensor Electro-Optic Platform

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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Data Acquisition

Army Technique Enhances Robot Battlefield Operations

Army researchers developed a technique that allows robots to remain resilient when faced with intermittent communication losses on the battlefield. The technique, called α-shape,...

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Unmanned Systems

Making UAVs Self-Sufficient

Army researchers developed an approach that allows a rotary wing unmanned air vehicle (UAV) to land on a moving unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) without the aid of GPS and recharge before moving on. Teams of...

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Unmanned Systems

Innovation Shaping the Future Battlespace

Through collaboration with industry, academia and other government organizations, the Michigan National Guard helps facilitate the development and integration of innovative technologies that fill...

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Weapons Systems

Counter-UAS Technology

SRC recently demonstrated its Silent Archer® counter-unmanned aircraft system at Eglin Air Force Base.

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Defense

Light Tactical Vehicle

The MRZR Alpha is the newest light tactical vehicle from the military provider Polaris Government and Defense.

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Aerospace

3D-Printed NACA Inlet

A company's first metal additively manufactured part took to the skies on a SkyGuardian Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) test flight.

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Unmanned Systems

‘Software, Start Your Engines’

The Indianapolis 500 has long billed itself as “the greatest spectacle in racing,” but it’s difficult to imagine that cars racing at 120 mph (193 km/h) or more around the fabled “Brickyard”...

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Robotics, Automation & Control

Unmanned Ground Vehicles

The Marine Corps will use the FLIR Centaur to assist in disarming improvised explosive devices (IEDs).

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Unmanned Systems

The Role of Autonomous Unmanned Ground Vehicle Technologies in Defense Applications

Artificial intelligence can be used for a plethora of defense applications, including command and control of military operations.

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Energy

Mars Rover Electric Motors

A number of maxon's precision DC and BLDC motors were designed into the Perseverance rover.

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Army Advances Materials for New Low-Profile Antenna

Army scientists have developed a first-of-its-kind antenna that could change how ground vehicles and airborne systems communicate, transmit, and receive radio frequency communications.

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Weapons Systems

High-Energy Laser Weapon Systems

The next few years will help determine whether high-energy lasers become a staple of the battlefield.

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Weapons Systems

DDDAMS-based Urban Surveillance and Crowd Control via UAVs and UGVs

Investigating algorithmic approaches to create scalable, robust, multi-scale, and effective urban surveillance and crowd control strategies using UAVs and UGVs.

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Unmanned Systems

Playing Defense⁠ — Uncertain Regulations Stall the Implementation of Counter-UAS Technology in The U.S.

A raft of companies have emerged to provide counter-UAS technologies, but challenges remain.

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Robotics, Automation & Control

Robotic Combat Vehicles: Putting the Brains Behind the Brawn

A new era of Robotic Combat Vehicles (RCV) is about to begin