Tag Archives: Autonomy

Boeing’s Leanne Caret Talks Defense, Space & Autonomy

Leanne Caret, president and CEO of Boeing’s defense, space and security business, told Fortune Magazine in an interview published Monday the Trump administration’s move to communicate with industry represents a step toward collaborative public-private sector relations. “The types of conversations this administration is having now, and the insight it’s giving us, are …

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Lockheed, DRL to Launch AI Innovation Challenge for Autonomous Aircraft; Keoki Jackson Quoted

Lockheed Martin and the Drone Racing League have partnered to launch a competition for artificial intelligence technologies that will be used to power an unmanned aircraft system during a race with a pilot-operated drone. Lockheed said Wednesday the AlphaPilot Innovation Challenge aims to encourage university students, technologists, coders and drone …

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Report: 2019 ANTX Will Focus on Human-Machine Interaction in Maritime Operations

The U.S. Navy‘s 2018 Advanced Naval Technology Exercise will explore the potential of autonomous underwater systems for human-machine interaction, USNI News reported Tuesday. The Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport in Rhode Island will facilitate the event and enable participants to showcase their unmanned systems, as well as help the Navy assess …

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DARPA Issues RFI on Subterranean Domain Navigation, Mapping Tech Concepts

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has issued a request for information on potential concepts for novel technology platforms designed to navigate and map urban underground infrastructure, manmade tunnels, natural cave networks and other subterranean environments. DARPA said Tuesday it is interested in platforms that can help locate trapped survivors …

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DARPA Calls for New Military Tech Concepts

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency will host a virtual Proposers Day on May 3-4 to discuss an upcoming broad agency announcement that will seek proposals for “innovative” military technologies. DARPA said Tuesday its Tactical Technology Office regularly holds Proposers Days to outline technologies that the office is most interested in and to …

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Metron to Design Autonomous Tech for Navy UUVs

Metron has won a potential four-year, $33.9 million contract to help the U.S. Navy design, test and implement software to facilitate autonomous operation of unmanned undersea vehicles. The company will also design and integrate government-provided hardware to help address autonomy goals for various military missions, the Defense Department said Wednesday. Work will …

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Lockheed-Virginia Tech Alliance to Focus on Cybersecurity, Electronics & Autonomy Research

Lockheed Martin and Virginia Tech have entered into a partnership to implement  joint research projects focused on cybersecurity, microelectronics, power electronics and autonomy. Virginia Tech said Nov. 21 it aims to further the university’s research collaboration, recruitment efforts and technical engagement with Lockheed as part of the agreement. “This agreement allows us to work together …

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Purdue, Air Force Sign Partnership Intermediary Agreement for Tech Commercialization Initiative

The U.S. Air Force has teamed up with Purdue University for programs and activities in an effort to accelerate processes used to commercialize products for operation by the military. Purdue Research Foundation will assist the Air Force Research Laboratory‘s marketing campaign for the lab’s hypersonics, directed-energy weapons, and autonomy technologies, Purdue said Thursday. “Goals of this …

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