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  • Army Tests Sikorsky-DARPA Autonomous Flight System on Modified Commercial Helicopter - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Army Tests Sikorsky-DARPA Autonomous Flight System on Modified Commercial Helicopter

    The U.S. Army has demonstrated an autonomous and optionally-piloted technology that Lockheed Martin's Sikorsky subsidiary developed with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency through DARPA’s Aircrew Labor In-Cockpit Automation System program. Lockheed said Monday Army pilots tested the Sikorsky Autonomy Research Aircraft — a modified version of the S-76B commercial helicopter — and onboard MATRIX system through automated takeoff […] More

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    Orbital ATK Tests Hostile-Fire Indication Tech on Fixed-Wing ISR Aircraft

    Orbital ATK has installed and tested an acoustic hostile-fire indication system on a fixed-wing aircraft that was configured to perform intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions. ShotFinder was integrated onto a Cessna-built Grand Caravan aircraft to collect data in various operating missions as part of the test, Orbital ATK said Wednesday. Orbital ATK developed the warning system with Scientific Applications and Research […] More

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    Johns Hopkins University, APL to Join Facebook-Funded Tech Development Research Agreement

    Johns Hopkins University and its Applied Physics Laboratory have joined a Facebook-sponsored academic research agreement that looks to advance the development of technology that will support collaborations between researchers and the social media company. The laboratory said Wednesday it will work with 15 other universities, including Stanford, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard, Princeton, University of California Berkeley, California Institute of Technology, […] More

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