Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), unmanned aerial system (UAS), unmanned surface vehicle (USV), unmanned ground vehicle (UGV), and unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) technologies

SMIRF RF and microwave project seeks to boost military SIGINT, EW, and C4ISR capabilities

SMIRF RF and microwave project seeks to boost military SIGINT, EW, and C4ISR capabilities

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio, 7 Oct. 2015. Three U.S. defense industry researchers are investigating passive and active RF systems and advanced signal processing for their potential application to targeting and fire control, advanced communications, sensors and sensor processing, and pinpointing RF and microwave transmitters.

Northrop Grumman gets $3.2 billion contract to handle Global Hawk upgrades over next decade

Northrop Grumman gets $3.2 billion contract to handle Global Hawk upgrades over next decade

ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga., 1 Oct. 2015. Unmanned aircraft experts at Northrop Grumman Corp. will handle upgrades, technology insertion, and maintenance of the U.S. Air Force RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned surveillance aircraft over the next decade under terms of a $3.2 billion contract announced Wednesday.

Pressure transducer for UAVs, ground vehicles, rockets, and ground-test introduced by GP:50

Pressure transducer for UAVs, ground vehicles, rockets, and ground-test introduced by GP:50

GRAND ISLAND, N.Y., 29 Sept. 2015. GP:50 NY LTD in Grand Island, N.Y., is introducing the model 7202 flight-qualified pressure transducer for aerospace and defense program and test applications like unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), ground vehicles, rockets, commercial and military aircraft testing, and ground-support systems.

Military pursues unmanned swarms of drones working as teams to overwhelm the enemy

Military pursues unmanned swarms of drones working as teams to overwhelm the enemy

THE MIL & AERO BLOG, 22 Sept. 2015. Working as a team is a core component of modern military doctrine, yet when we consider the role of unmanned vehicles we usually think about lone wolves, not team members.

DATA STORAGE: Secure solid-state drive for intelligence and UAVs introduced by Microsemi

Microsemi Corp. in Aliso Viejo, Calif., is introducing the MSD01TAM3R TRRUST-STOR serial advanced technology attachment (SATA) secure solid-state drive for defense, intelligence, unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), and other defense-related network area storage applications.

Worldwide UAV spending to more than triple over next decade, say Teal analysts

Worldwide spending on unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) will more than triple over the next decade, growing from $4 billion this year to $14 billion by 2024, predict analysts at Teal Group in Fairfax, Va.

Researchers gather contractors for fast, energy-efficient undersea vehicles

U.S. government researchers are gathering contractors for a program to develop revolutionary underwater propulsion and drag-reduction technologies to enable manned and unmanned undersea vehicles to move through the water faster and more energy-efficiently than ever before.

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