Tag: unmanned systems

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”

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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”

Robotic Combat Vehicles Could Change Way U.S Army Looks, Fights

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 Creates High-Security Solution For Government Drone Programs

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.

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U.S AFRL XQ-58A UAV Completes Successful Flight

The XQ-58A Valkyrie demonstrator, a low-cost unmanned air vehicle, successfully completed all test objectives during a 71-minute flight on June 11, 2019, at Yuma Proving Grounds, Arizona, according to the U.S Air Force Research Laboratory (ARFL).

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BAE Flies UAV With Supersonically Blown Air

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.

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