UNMANNED VEHICLES

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

Northrop Grumman to begin upgrading Kearfott navigation systems in MQ-8B/C Fire Scout UAVs

Northrop Grumman to begin upgrading Kearfott navigation systems in MQ-8B/C Fire Scout UAVs

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 9 July 2014. U.S. Navy unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) experts plan to upgrade the navigation systems in Northrop Grumman MQ-8B/C Fire Scout shipboard unmanned helicopters to improve the UAV's precision and reliability.

Army reaches out to industry for advanced visible/near infrared focal plane array technology

Army reaches out to industry for advanced visible/near infrared focal plane array technology

FORT BELVOIR, Va., 8 July 2014. U.S. Army researchers are surveying industry for companies able to develop advanced visible-light and near-infrared focal plane array (FPA) sensors for applications such as electro-optical payloads, weapon sights, night vision, and sensors for unmanned vehicles.

Rugged 6U VPX single board computer for unmanned vehicles, radar, and sonar introduced by GE

Rugged 6U VPX single board computer for unmanned vehicles, radar, and sonar introduced by GE

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., 8 July 2014. GE Intelligent Platforms in Huntsville, Ala., is introducing the SBC626 rugged 6U VPX single board computer for constrained environments such as manned- and unmanned vehicles. The computer board is based on the quad-core 4th generation Intel Core i7 processor.

Rugged 6U OpenVPX XMC carrier card for military vehicles and aircraft introduced by Curtiss-Wright

Rugged 6U OpenVPX XMC carrier card for military vehicles and aircraft introduced by Curtiss-Wright

ASHBURN, Va., 1 July 2014. The Curtiss-Wright Corp. Defense Solutions division in Ashburn, Va., is introducing the VPX6-218 rugged 6U OpenVPX XMC carrier card for deployed applications intended for harsh defense and aerospace environments, including ground combat vehicles, and manned and unmanned airborne platforms.

Aviation authorities to brief industry this fall on UAV sense-and-avoid technologies

Aviation authorities to brief industry this fall on UAV sense-and-avoid technologies

LAUREL, Md., 27 June 2014. U.S. government aviation authorities will meet with industry this fall to discuss lightweight sense-and-avoid technologies to enable unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to operate safely with manned aircraft in crowded civil airspace.

DHS to buy Raytheon maritime search radars

Homeland Security officials to order broad-area airborne maritime search radars from Raytheon

WASHINGTON, 26 June 2014. Maritime surveillance experts at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in Washington needed airborne radar systems for searching the surface of the ocean for a variety of security applications. They found their solution from the Raytheon Co. Space and Airborne Systems segment in McKinney, Texas.

Navy chooses RDRTec to develop common sense-and-avoid radar for Fire Scout and Triton UAVs

Navy chooses RDRTec to develop common sense-and-avoid radar for Fire Scout and Triton UAVs

LAKEHURST, N.J., 19 June 2014. U.S. Navy avionics experts are overseeing a program to create a radar system to enable unmanned aerial vehicles to sense and avoid nearby aircraft to avoid mid-air collisions and other difficulties caused by airborne close encounters.

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