Category: GLOBAL

Leonardo’s Mapping Software Will Help Lost Pilots Flying Over the UK Find Their Way Home Safely

Leonardo’s ‘auto triangulation’ software has gone live at the UK’s ‘Distress and Diversion’ cell-based at NATS, the UK’s main air traffic control services provider. Continue reading “Leonardo’s Mapping Software Will Help Lost Pilots Flying Over the UK Find Their Way Home Safely”

Enterprise Air Surveillance Radar Successfully Tracks First Targets at Wallops Island Test Facility

Raytheon and the U.S. Navy completed the first system-level tests of SPY-6(V)2, the Enterprise Air Surveillance Radar, at the Surface Combat System Center at Wallops Island, VA. Continue reading “Enterprise Air Surveillance Radar Successfully Tracks First Targets at Wallops Island Test Facility”

U.S. Army Research Lab Selects 3D Systems to Develop World’s Largest, Fastest Metal Powder 3D Printer

3D Systems today announced it has been awarded a $15 million contract by the U.S Combat Capabilities Development Command Army Research Laboratory, also known as ARL, to create the world’s largest, fastest, most precise metal 3D printer.

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UK MOD to Develop Cutting-Edge Laser and Radio Frequency Weapons

The Ministry of Defence is developing cutting-edge laser and radiofrequency weapons which have the potential to revolutionise the battlefield. Continue reading “UK MOD to Develop Cutting-Edge Laser and Radio Frequency Weapons”

Germany and the Netherlands to Digitally Integrate Their Armed Forces

To improve cooperation in the field, Germany and the Netherlands are going to digitally integrate their armed forces. Continue reading “Germany and the Netherlands to Digitally Integrate Their Armed Forces”

DJI Creates High-Security Solution For Government Drone Programs

DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, is introducing DJI Government Edition, a new comprehensive drone solution created specifically for use in high-security situations by government agencies around the world.

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U.S AFRL XQ-58A UAV Completes Successful Flight

The XQ-58A Valkyrie demonstrator, a low-cost unmanned air vehicle, successfully completed all test objectives during a 71-minute flight on June 11, 2019, at Yuma Proving Grounds, Arizona, according to the U.S Air Force Research Laboratory (ARFL).

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Leonardo Launches MAIR, a Latest-Generation Threat Warner Which Provides Spherical Infra-Red (IR) Protection

Leonardo will, for the first time, exhibit its brand-new Multiple Aperture Infra-Red (MAIR) missile warning system, which offers enhanced situational awareness and survivability for aircraft crews at the Paris Air Show (17-23 June).

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AI Robots Take on Important Role for World Military Games Preparation: Chinese Media

Twenty robots designed with cutting-edge AI technologies have been introduced to take over some heavy duties for workers in the ongoing construction of a power supply system for the 7th Military World Games in the host city of Wuhan, according to Xinhua News Agency.

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FN Herstal and Milrem Robotics Deploy Weaponized UGV at Estonian Military Exercise

The THeMIS unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) equipped with the deFNder® Medium Remote Weapon Station was deployed by Milrem Robotics and FN Herstal in Estonia during Spring Storm 2019, the country´s biggest annual military exercise that was held from April 29 through to May 17, 2019.

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