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10 Systems to Showcase Advanced Robotic Technologies at AUS&R 2013 Live...

Displaying a wide range of systems, from 12 ton autonomous boats, and 16 meter wingspan Heron-I class drones shown in flight, to tethered hovercrafts...

A New Land Systems Division at Rafael – adapting systems for...

Rafael Advanced Defense Systems ltd, developer of highly advanced weapon systems for the IDF and the defense establishment, has recently undergone reorganization. One of...

Small Boats – Big Gains!

// As domestic economies change into a global market, dependent on the ocean for energy, food and transportation, the open seas becoming...

Autonomous ASW: The Predator Becoming a Prey

SAIC Concept for the ACTUV was selected by DARPA for the autonomous ASW demonstration program.
In three years the US Navy could have a prototype of an autonomous anti-submarine warfare vessel that will be able to detect, track and shadow any type of submarine, including ultra-quiet diesel-electric subs, turning these undersea beast from predators into targets.

US Navy Tests Rafael Spike Missiles on Unmanned vessels

Spike missile fired form Mini Typhoon weapon station mounted USV-PEM, during an evaluation of the missile by the US Navy last week. Photos: US Navy, Rafael
The US Navy has test fired the Israeli Spike Electro-Optically Guided Missile from an unmanned boat last week, on Oct. 24th, as part of an operational demonstration of the weapon conducted as part of an international agreement between Israel Ministry of Defense and the US Combating Terrorist Tactics Support Office.

The Sensor Becoming the Shooter

Spike LR Missile launched from a Typhoon weapon station on an Israel Navy Super Dvora Mk 2. A similar configuration was recently tested by the US Navy, from an unmanned surface vessel (USV-PEM). Photo: RAFAEL
After decades of relying exclusively on laser and GPS for precision attack, the military and US special operations community is slowly opening to consider Electro-Optically (EO) guided weapons, gaining strike precision at extended range.

Liquid Robotics Offers Wave Glider Robots to the Military

Liquid Robotics, developer of the Wave Glider autonomous robotic surface platform for ocean surveying is broadening its activity to offer government and military solutions by establishing the new Federal Business unit. The new unit is expected to double the number of employees over the next months, in anticipation to the growing potential and interest from Government agencies.

The Human Aspect of Unmanned Surface Vehicles

In order to successfully operate maritime platforms, trained crews and their commanding officers are required to possess a range of technological capacities on top of their personal ones as fighters and sailors. Are the same professional skills relevant also for operation of USVs? As systems become more autonomous, human operators with different skills and different types of training will be required.

International Conference on Unmanned Systems – AUVSI Israel 2012

For four decades Israel’s aerospace industries are maintaining their world leading position in the field of unmanned systems. The upcoming International Conference on Unmanned Systems will offer international delegates a unique insight into one of the country's most competitive fields of expertise.

Warrior Aero-Marine Introduce the Gull 36 Unmanned Flying Boat

Warrior (Aero-Marine) Ltd began flying of the first 4.0 meter span Gull 36 UAV in the English Channel. The Gull's design utilizes Warrior's unique...

Interceptor – Unmanned Surface Vessel Unveiled

The Interceptor unmanned surface vessel (USV) is developed under cooperation between AAI, and two U.S. - Marine Robotic Vessels International (MRVI) and Sea Robotics...

Stingray – Unmanned Surface Vehicle (USV)

Elbit Systems unveiled its new Unmanned Surface Vehicle (USV) “Stingray” at the IDEF-05 exhibition in Turkey. Stingray can perform autonomously or be remotely controlled...

Unmanned & Robotic Systems at Defendory 2006

Photo above: Iranian Ababil S In the UAV field, companies highlighted primarily the small platforms. The German EMT company discussed their new Fancopter , a micro UAV designed...

Protector Unmanned Surface Vehicle

Protector is a remote-controlled Unmanned Surface Vehicle (USV) equipped with a stabilized mini-Typhoon weapon system (MK 49 Mod 0), cameras, radar equipment and electro...
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