Tag Archives: autonomous technology

Boeing Subsidiary Introduces New Solar-Powered, Long-Endurance Drone

Aurora Flight Sciences, a Boeing subsidiary, has unveiled a new autonomous aircraft that utilizes solar energy to perform long, high-altitude flights. The Manassas, Va.-based company said Wednesday its new Odysseus unmanned aerial system can support climate change and atmospheric research as well as missions focused on communication, connectivity and intelligence. Odysseus is designed to …

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Sikorsky to Demo Black Hawk Utility Helicopter With Autonomous Tech

Lockheed Martin‘s Sikorsky subsidiary is conducting ground checks to prepare a medium-lift utility helicopter equipped with a robotic co-pilot kit for initial flight tests slated to commence by the end of the year, Rotor & Wing reported Friday. The upcoming flight demonstration of an automated UH-60A Black Hawk will culminate a decade-long collaborative effort of …

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Report: Lockheed Invests in Startups to Back Nanosatellite, Cyber Devt for Defense Applications

Lockheed Martin has made approximately $100 million in investments in 22 commercial technology startups since the defense contractor established its venture capital arm in 2007, CNBC reported Thursday. Lockheed Martin Ventures has invested this year in early-stage start-ups that work on technologies in the areas of cybersecurity, autonomous technology and …

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Lockheed Unveils New Colorado Site for Autonomous Systems Business

Lockheed Martin has unveiled a new location for its autonomous systems business unit to support the development of autonomous technologies for military customers, Denver Business Journal reported Wednesday. Greg Avery writes the new industrial space in Littleton, Colorado, can accommodate more than 100 employees and will support projects related to self-driving ground …

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