UNMANNED VEHICLES

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

Spending for U.S. military UAVs to grow

Spending for U.S. military unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) will rise from $4.97 billion in 2013 to $6.53 billion

Raytheon to upgrade UAV control system

Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) control experts at the Raytheon Co. Technical Services segment in Dulles, Va., will switch a major unmanned helicopter control system from Solaris to Linux software, and upgrade the system with universal UAV control qualities under a $15.8 million contract.

Rugged metal nano-connectors for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) introduced by Omnetics

Rugged metal nano-connectors for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) introduced by Omnetics

MINNEAPOLIS, 10 June 2014. Omnetics Connector Corp. in Minneapolis is introducing the Metal Nano-Connectors high-density, multi-position connectors made with break-away or threaded metal housings for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and other mission-critical aerospace and defense applications.

Army considers artificial intelligence and machine learning for unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs)

Army considers artificial intelligence and machine learning for unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs)

PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J., 6 June 2014. U.S. Army researchers are turning their attention to developing technologies that can enable ground robots to learn from their surroundings and their mistakes to enhance the ability of unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs) to operate independently without human intervention.

Rugged data storage for aircraft UAVs, and mobile radar introduced by Curtiss-Wright

Rugged data storage for aircraft UAVs, and mobile radar introduced by Curtiss-Wright

ASHBURN, Va., 6 June 2014. The Curtiss-Wright Corp. Defense Solutions division in Ashburn, Va., is introducing the rugged CNS4 compact network data storage subsystem for demanding military applications like transport aircraft, helicopters, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and mobile radar systems.

Era of uncontested battle coming to a close

Pentagon acknowledging that today's era of the uncontested battlefield may be coming to a close

THE MIL & AERO BLOG, 20 May 2014. I'm seeing encouraging signs from the Pentagon that today's military senior leadership finally is acknowledging that military campaigns of the future probably won't be as easy as they've been for the past quarter century.

 

The threat of a cloned Iranian stealth UAV

Iran claims to have copied U.S. unmanned drone; what's the threat from this captured technology?

THE MIL & AERO BLOG, 13 May 2014. Leaders of the Iranian government claim to have copied a U.S. stealth unmanned drones, which the Iranians captured three years ago while the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) reportedly was flying a surveillance mission over Iranian nuclear and military sites.

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October 2014
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