Leonardo is accelerating the progress of technology and innovation in autonomous flight by investing in Skydweller Aero Inc., a US/Spanish start-up specialising in large-scale solar-powered unmanned air systems. Continue reading “Leonardo Invests in the World’s First Solar-Powered Drone Capable of Perpetual Flight”
When it comes to technology, the Pentagon is always pushing for more—more reach, more destruction, more dollars. Continue reading “U.S. Navy’s Combat Drone Transforms Into Unmanned Tanker”
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.
You’ve seen the movies where special forces storm an apartment, swiftly clearing rooms one by one and taking down all the bad guys.
In reality, it is a lot more complex than it seems.
At the CANSEC exhibition in Ottawa, Ont., May 29 to 30, Leonardo announced that it has signed a multi-million Euro contract with prime contractor QinetiQ to provide a number of PicoSAR Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA, also known as ‘E-Scan’) radars.
The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded funding to six organizations to support the Next-Generation Nonsurgical Neurotechnology (N3) program, first announced in March 2018.
In the distant future, teams of Soldiers equipped with high-powered exoskeletons disembark a series of autonomous personnel carriers outside the enemy’s position, according to the U.S Army.
For the first time in aviation history, an aircraft has been manoeuvred in flight using supersonically blown air, removing the need for complex movable flight control surfaces, BAE Systems announced.
In future combat, U.S Army units may deploy a large unmanned aerial system that can serve as a mothership capable of unleashing swarms of autonomous aircraft for various missions.