Tag: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

New U.S. Army Research Paves Way for Drones to Change Shape Mid-Flight

Soon, the U.S. Army will be able to deploy autonomous air vehicles that can change shape during flight, according to new research presented at the AIAA Aviation Forum and Exposition’s virtual event June 16. Continue reading “New U.S. Army Research Paves Way for Drones to Change Shape Mid-Flight”

Ground-Breaking Solar Powered Unmanned Aircraft Makes First Flight

PHASA-35, a 35m wingspan solar-electric aircraft, has successfully completed its maiden flight. The landmark flight paves the way to this new aircraft becoming a game-changer in the air and space market, plugging the gap between aircraft and satellite technology, BAE Systems announced. Continue reading “Ground-Breaking Solar Powered Unmanned Aircraft Makes First Flight”

New U.S. Army Tech Guides Soldiers in Complete Darkness

Researchers at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory developed a new type of thermal imaging camera that allows Soldiers to see hidden objects that were previously undetectable. Continue reading “New U.S. Army Tech Guides Soldiers in Complete Darkness”

Leonardo Invests in the World’s First Solar-Powered Drone Capable of Perpetual Flight

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”

Virtual Experiment Informs Future Manned-Unmanned Teaming Missions

Thirty Soldiers from the 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division supported the Army’s Ground Vehicle Systems Center Virtual Experiment #3 last month to help inform the Next Generation Combat Vehicle Cross Functional Team’s campaign of learning for Manned and Un-Manned Teaming. Continue reading “Virtual Experiment Informs Future Manned-Unmanned Teaming Missions”