US Navy Seeks Lightweight, Jam-Resistant Antennae

With weapons and communications systems increasingly relying on connectivity and signal communications, the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) is looking to develop phased array antennas that are light-weight and jam resistant for the next generation of systems. The NRL is working with the Tactical Reach back Extended Communications to develop an ultra-wideband phased array antenna […]

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UAVs Get Vision for GPS-Denied Navigation

When a firefighter, first responder or soldier operates a small, lightweight flight vehicle inside a building, in urban canyons, underground or under the forest canopy, the GPS-denied environment presents unique navigation challenges. In many cases loss of GPS signals can cause these vehicles to become inoperable and, in the worst case, unstable, potentially putting operators, […]

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UAVs Get Vision for GPS-Denied Navigation

When a firefighter, first responder or soldier operates a small, lightweight flight vehicle inside a building, in urban canyons, underground or under the forest canopy, the GPS-denied environment presents unique navigation challenges. In many cases loss of GPS signals can cause these vehicles to become inoperable and, in the worst case, unstable, potentially putting operators, […]

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UAVs Get Vision for GPS-Denied Navigation

When a firefighter, first responder or soldier operates a small, lightweight flight vehicle inside a building, in urban canyons, underground or under the forest canopy, the GPS-denied environment presents unique navigation challenges. In many cases loss of GPS signals can cause these vehicles to become inoperable and, in the worst case, unstable, potentially putting operators, […]

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UAVs Get Vision for GPS-Denied Navigation

When a firefighter, first responder or soldier operates a small, lightweight flight vehicle inside a building, in urban canyons, underground or under the forest canopy, the GPS-denied environment presents unique navigation challenges. In many cases loss of GPS signals can cause these vehicles to become inoperable and, in the worst case, unstable, potentially putting operators, […]

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UAVs Get Vision for GPS-Denied Navigation

When a firefighter, first responder or soldier operates a small, lightweight flight vehicle inside a building, in urban canyons, underground or under the forest canopy, the GPS-denied environment presents unique navigation challenges. In many cases loss of GPS signals can cause these vehicles to become inoperable and, in the worst case, unstable, potentially putting operators, […]

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Nett Warrior Streams Real-Time Drone Video to Soldiers

The U.S. Army is developing technology to allow dismounted soldiers to look at real time nearby air and ground drone feeds on a hand held, smartphone like ruggedized device.  The project uses a small, portable device called Nett Warrior, used by soldiers in combat to view intelligence and force-tracking data. It is a smartphone based […]

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uAvionix and ForeFlight Join Forces to Bring Low Cost ADS-B to General Aviation

 uAvionix and ForeFlight join forces to announce the availability of Scout, a revolutionary portable, dual-band ADS-B receiver that delivers inflight weather and traffic information to the ForeFlight Mobile app in the smallest, most elegant form-factor on the market. Retailing at $199 USD, Scout is the industry’s most affordable off-the-shelf ADS-B In solution. Scout is easy […]

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Airborne Tests of GPS Anti-Jammer and Anti-Spoofer

GPSdome Ltd., the cyber company, announced that it has performed successful airborne tests of its Cyber device for protection against GPS jamming and spoofing. The tests were conducted jointly with Bluebird Aero Systems Ltd., which specializes in unmanned aerial vehicles. “We installed our GPSdome on a Bluebird small UAV in order to test its GPS protection […]

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Airborne Tests of GPS Anti-Jammer and Anti-Spoofer

GPSdome Ltd., the cyber company, announced that it has performed successful airborne tests of its Cyber device for protection against GPS jamming and spoofing. The tests were conducted jointly with Bluebird Aero Systems Ltd., which specializes in unmanned aerial vehicles. “We installed our GPSdome on a Bluebird small UAV in order to test its GPS protection […]

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Uphill Fight for UAV Spectrum

The United States and Germany, backed by several large commercial satellite fleet operators, are fighting an uphill battle to persuade global governments to allocate Ku- or Ka-band satellite spectrum for the command and control of unmanned aerial vehicles on transoceanic or trans-continental routes. Midway through the quadrennial World Radio communication Conference (WRC), meeting Nov. 2-27 […]

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Gray Eagle Conducts Manned-Unmanned Teaming In South Korea

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. announced that a U.S. Army Gray Eagle Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) recently conducted manned-unmanned teaming exercises in South Korean. Exercise support was conducted in August 2015 from Kunsan Air Base, South Korea.   “These flights represent a major milestone for the MQ-1C Gray Eagle as they successfully demonstrated manned-unmanned teaming in […]

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Rockwell Collins Delivers Secure Real Time Video from UAS to Military Helicopters

Rockwell Collins has delivered its Secure Real Time Video (SRTV) solution to the U.S. Army to support its Manned Unmanned Teaming (MUM-T) operations. The solution allows real-time video from an unmanned aircraft to stream directly to the cockpit of a warfighter flying a military helicopter. The open architecture approach to cockpit avionics systems allows the […]

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Advanced Communications System Aboard Predator B

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. announced the successful flight of a company-owned Predator B integrated with a certified Rohde & Schwarz R&S MR6000A air traffic control radio. The flight lasted 48 minutes, launching from the company’s Gray Butte Flight Operations Facility in Palmdale, California. “Integrating Rohde & Schwarz’s R&S MR6000A aboard Predator B is a big step forward […]

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FALCON – Internet for the Battlespace

The BAE Systems designed Falcon system gives the British Army and Royal Air Force a real advantage in the digital age. Falcon is a fully deployable, tactical communications system with an impressive ability to interface with a wide range of other systems. This means that voice, data and video information can now be shared securely […]

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China Sets Standard Frequency Ranges for UAS

The Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has set standard frequency ranges for handling unmanned aircraft systems. MIIT announced on its website that drones should operate in the following three frequency ranges: 840.5-845MHz, 1430-1444MHz, and 2408-2440MHz. The move aims to facilitate drones to be better utilised in emergencies, disaster relief, forest fire prevention, […]Read more…

L-3 SCM to Provide Communications Link for Desert Hawk III

L-3 Southern California Microwave (L-3 SCM) has announced that it has been selected by Lockheed Martin’s Mission Systems and Training (LM MST) business to provide its MICRO Secure Digital Data Link (MICRO SDDL) as the secure command & control and ISR communications backbone for the U.K. Ministry of Defence’s (MOD) digital Desert Hawk III DDL small unmanned aircraft […]Read more…

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