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Boeing’s Aurora Flight Sciences Flies Autonomous UH-1H Helicopter in Cargo Resupply Demo

Boeing's Aurora Flight Sciences Flies Autonomous UH-1H Helicopter in Cargo Resupply Demo - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Aurora Flight Sciences has demonstrated an autonomous version of the UH-1H helicopter as part of the Office of Naval Research‘s Autonomous Aerial Cargo Utility System program. The Boeing subsidiary said Wednesday the AACUS-Enabled UH-1H helicopter, or AEH-1, performed multiple flights at the Marine Corps Base Quantico to verify its capacity to conduct …

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BAE Starts Test-Bed Trials of Autonomous Air Technologies; Maureen Mccue Comments

BAE Starts Test-Bed Trials of Autonomous Air Technologies; Maureen Mccue Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

BAE Systems has begun to test unmanned aircraft technologies in support of an industry-led effort to study how autonomous air vehicles can integrate into the U.K.’s airspace. BAE said Tuesday it uses a Jetstream 31 aircraft as a flying test bed for the ongoing trials at the company’s military aircraft engineering and manufacturing hub in Warton, England. …

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UAS Magazine: Intel Seeks Unmanned Market Expansion Through Drone Tech Development & Advisory Roles

UAS Magazine: Intel Seeks Unmanned Market Expansion Through Drone Tech Development & Advisory Roles - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Intel is continuing its push establish a presence in the unmanned aerial systems market through the development of obstacle avoidance technology and advisory roles of the company’s leaders in the UAS community, UAS Magazine reported Monday. Luke Geiver writes the company has integrated and tested its RealSense sensor package to measure its capacity to provide …

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Sikorsky to Create Autonomous, Black Hawk-Based Cargo Aircraft; Samir Mehta Comments

Sikorsky to Create Autonomous, Black Hawk-Based Cargo Aircraft; Samir Mehta Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Sikorsky Aircraft has announced plans to develop its first Matrix Technology-based aircraft by upgrading a UH-60A Black Hawk helicopter into an autonomous, optionally piloted version, following more than a year of prototype design work. The company said Tuesday the cargo resupply aircraft will utilize autonomy and fleet management technology and feature internal and external cargo capability …

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