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by on January 3, 2019
The idea of a drone delivering our Amazon orders sounds pretty darn rad, but a key innovation that delivery drones offer is being able to transport supplies to places where they might not otherwise be safely or easily delivered. With this goal in mind, the British Army is currently testing out an unorthodox glider-based drone that could one day be used to resupply troops or deliver humanitarian aid. The drone is called Stork, and it’s the work of a U.K.-based company called Animal Dynamics. R...
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by on December 31, 2018
The Indian Army plans to invest in its warfare fleet by introducing integrated battle groups (IBGs), energy weapons, artificial intelligence, robotics and micro-satellite technologies to secure its borders. India’s unresolved border issues with China and Pakistan leaves it in a ‘No War, No Peace’ scenario, and the government wants to show it is in the position to retaliate if any attempt is made to alter the status quo. The army will take steps to resolve “deliberate transgressions” alo...
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by on December 27, 2018
President Trump has demonstrated, once again, that he is a man of his word, opting to shut down the government rather than accede to the globalist Democrats who refuse to provide funding for the wall to be erected to help secure the dangerous and porous U.S./Mexican border. Schumer, Pelosi and others, mostly Democrats, have opposed a wall and called for drones and other elements of a “virtual fence” along the southern border insisting that a wall would be too expensive and not needed. As I...
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by on December 21, 2018
The fact that there are so many anti-drone products on the market suggests that Gatwick could have been a trifle unprepared in its response to this week’s drone infestation. First there are the net guys: From Stocksfield, Tyneside, Open Works Engineering has a drone-catcher called SkyWall100 system which is a portable compressed air launcher that fires a 22lb net to capture drones. ...
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by on December 13, 2018
Future military technology has been on display this week for the global defence industry at the MoD's Exercise Autonomous Warrior event - and it looks set to revolutionise warfare in 2019 and beyond. AI-enabled video surveillance, autonomous eight-wheelers and a device for remotely taking down drones account for just a fraction of the future military technology set to define the global defence industry. The Exercise Autonomous Warrior event in Wiltshire, UK, which ran from 12 November to 1...
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by on December 10, 2018
DroneShield Ltd is pleased to advise the market that the U.S. Department of Defense Asymmetric Warfare Group at Fort A.P. Hill, Virginia has evaluated DroneShield’s products DroneSentry™ and DroneGun Tactical™ at an event facilitated by the Army Night Vision Electronic Sensors Directorate (NVESD) Unique Mission Cell (UMC). DroneShield’s successful deployment at that event included: * participation in seven experimental scenarios, * detection and tracking of multiple UAVs (unmanned aer...
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by on December 5, 2018
TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif. – The first test of DARPA's Squad X Experimentation program demonstrated the ability to extend and enhance the situational awareness of infantry squads. Space War reports. Continue reading original article The Military & Aerospace Electronics take: 5 Dec. 2018 -- In a weeklong test series at the U.S. Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center at Twentynine Palms, Calif., Marine squads improved their ability to synchronize maneuvers and provide intelligence gathering. ...
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by on December 5, 2018
Airobotics Ltd. is developing automatic drones capable of performing security details and land surveys at factories, refineries, and mining sites. It does so from a hangar in Petah Tikva, a lackluster Tel Aviv suburb. The company was able to pick up some big names as customers, including Intel and BHP Group, and raise over $100 million. Now it is spreading its wings and moving its headquarters to the U.S. It is also setting its sights on an additional business: securing national borders. The...
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by on December 4, 2018
Swarm attacks using unmanned vehicles involve transformative technologies that concern the DoD, and according to CTO Dr. Michael Griffin, directed energy and high-powered microwaves can be very effective defenses. “One of the things that I think will be most promising is directed energy in one form or another” The 2018 National Defense Strategy (NDS) foresees that ongoing advances in artificial intelligence “will change society and, ultimately, the character of war.” ...
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by on November 23, 2018
ELTA Systems, a division and subsidiary of Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), has unveiled a new and enhanced configuration of its Drone Guard system which detects, identifies and disrupts the operation of large and small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAS). With hundreds of units already operational across the world, the new modular configuration has added a Communication Intelligence (COMINT) system for more precise detection, classification and identification based on broadcast frequency and un...
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by on November 22, 2018
Twenty six Australian and international participants will provide live demonstrations of their technologies. These include: 13 air vehicles 8 ground vehicles 14 sea surface vehicles ...
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by on November 20, 2018
Russian unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) manufacturer ZALA Aero, a subsidiary of Rostec's Kalashnikov Group, has developed a new variant of its fixed-wing ZALA-421-16E5 UAV. Unlike the baseline air vehicle that is powered by an electric motor, the ZALA-421-16E5 ICE variant features an electronically managed internal combustion engine powering a pusher propeller. The new variant is intended for reconnaissance and border control missions. The ZALA-421-16E5 ICE has a wingspan of 5.3 m, a maximum...
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