The U.S. Army has selected General Dynamics Land Systems to produce the Small Multipurpose Equipment Transport, or S-MET, to lighten Soldiers’ loads by providing Infantry Brigade Combat Teams a robotic “mule” capability.
What does it take for a human to trust a robot? That is what U.S. Army researchers are uncovering in a new study into how humans and robots work together. Continue reading “When it Comes to Robots, Reliability May Matter More than Reasoning”
The U.S. Navy released a request for proposals to industry for the award of multiple conceptual designs of the Navy’s first block of Large Unmanned Surface Vessels (LUSV), Sept. 5. Continue reading “US Navy Releases RFP for Large Unmanned Surface Vessel Conceptual Designs”
The U.S. Navy and the Marine Corps Systems Command (MCSC) recently harnessed the power of unmanned technology and successfully tested the Remote Control Assault Amphibious Vehicle (RC AAV). Continue reading “U.S. Navy, Marine Corps Demo Unmanned Ship-to-Shore Transit Capability”
General Dynamics Mission Systems’ Knifefish surface mine countermeasure unmanned undersea vehicle (UUV) has achieved Milestone C, providing approval for the system to enter into low-rate initial production (LRIP). Continue reading “General Dynamics Knifefish UUV First to Achieve Critical Acquisition Milestone”
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”
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 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”
Similar to how a boxer with a longer reach finds it easier to hit an opponent, the U.S Army is looking to punch through the standoff defenses of near-peer adversaries. Continue reading “Robotic Combat Vehicles Could Change Way U.S Army Looks, Fights”
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.