Category: INNOVATION

USAF Research Laboratory Successfully Tests Real-Life Transformer Like Technology

The U.S Air Force Research Laboratory and DZYNE Technologies Incorporated successfully completed a two-hour initial flight of a revolutionary Robotic Pilot Unmanned Conversion Program called ROBOpilot Aug. 9 at Dugway Proving Ground in Utah. Continue reading “USAF Research Laboratory Successfully Tests Real-Life Transformer Like Technology”

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Rheinmetall and MBDA to Develop High-Energy Laser Effector System for the German Navy

Rheinmetall and MBDA Deutschland have agreed to collaborate in the high-energy laser effectors domain. The two companies intend to construct, integrate and test a laser demonstrator for the German Navy’s corvette K130. Continue reading “Rheinmetall and MBDA to Develop High-Energy Laser Effector System for the German Navy”

U.S AFRL Achieves Record-Setting Hypersonic Ground Test Milestone

A U.S Air Force Research Laboratory and U.S Air Force Test Center ground test team set a record for the highest thrust produced by an air-breathing hypersonic engine in Air Force history. Continue reading “U.S AFRL Achieves Record-Setting Hypersonic Ground Test Milestone”

Raytheon Develops Virtual Software Factory

To help military and government agencies keep pace with rapidly evolving threats, Raytheon has developed a virtual software factory — a mix of physical coding spaces, cloud-based tools and software experts — to quickly deliver new capabilities to the military. Continue reading “Raytheon Develops Virtual Software Factory”

USAF Tests New Software for Autonomous UAV Flights

The U.S Air Force’s 412th Test Wing’s Emerging Technologies Combined Test Force conducted an autonomous test flight at Edwards Air Force Base, California, July 25. The flight’s mission was to test a software suite designed to make unmanned aerial vehicle flight safer. Continue reading “USAF Tests New Software for Autonomous UAV Flights”

Deep learning May Help the U.S. Army Make Sense of Weak, Corrupted Signals

Scientists at the U.S. Army’s corporate research laboratory are developing a new algorithm that could improve image and audio identification for intelligence gathering on the battlefield.

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U.S. Army Boosts Soldier Battery Power for Greater Lethality, Mobility

The U.S. Army Futures Command, or AFC, is helping to increase Soldier lethality and survivability through the research and development of lighter batteries with more power and extended runtimes. Continue reading “U.S. Army Boosts Soldier Battery Power for Greater Lethality, Mobility”

US Navy Tests New Unmanned Aircraft, Undersea Vehicles at Sea

The U.S Military Sealift Command’s expeditionary fast transport vessel USNS Spearhead (T-EPF 1) recently completed a two-day underway. Continue reading “US Navy Tests New Unmanned Aircraft, Undersea Vehicles at Sea”

BAE Systems Announces Evolution In Unmanned Boat Technology

BAE Systems has successfully completed a series of trials on a ‘first of its kind’ autonomous boat that will allow navies to go beyond the limits of human endurance with unmanned vessels that can travel further, for longer and to more inhospitable environments. Continue reading “BAE Systems Announces Evolution In Unmanned Boat Technology”