Future Drones: Smarter and Deadlier

Today military forces use Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) in many roles, primarily for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) supporting all echelons, from the strategic...

Soldier Borne Sensors

By the next year, the U.S. Army plans to equip the individual warfighter with an autonomous Soldier Based Sensors (SBS) based on a miniature drone. The Army is evaluating different off the shelf solutions for this applications.

Future Drones: Mission Systems’ Automation

This post continues our discussion on Future Drones Mission autonomy evolved parallel to the automation of piloting functions. Such capabilities are derived from mission payloads...

Future Drones: Minimizing Dependence on Human Skills

This post continues our discussion on Future Drones Although unmanned aircraft do not require a pilot to fly, they do need significant human control and...

Future Drones: Essential Changes Lead to Higher Autonomy

This post continues our discussion on Future Drones Significant changes are required to make such autonomy a reality. Trusted navigation Inherent to their unmanned operation UAVs are...

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