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US’ Mountain Home AFB Becomes First to Use Portable Doppler Radar for CONUS Ops

Weather can be an unrelenting force and infamously fickle. Severe weather can adversely affect the safety of aircrew and Airmen working in the elements. Fortunately, advanced radars with weather forecasting capabilities can mitigate the associated risks.

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DARPA to Develop Mind-Controlled Drones

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.

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UK Navy Develops New “Dragonfly” Laser Weapon

The UK Navy is testing a new capability to manage the energy demands of novel future capabilities such as the Dragonfire Laser Directed Energy Weapon (LDEW) currently being developed by Dstl & industry.

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Robot Swarms, New Aircraft Fleets To Transform Army Aviation

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.

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