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  • Wes Bush: Northrop Grumman's Unmanned Systems Meet Intl Requirements - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Wes Bush: Northrop Grumman's Unmanned Systems Meet Intl Requirements

    Northrop Grumman CEO Wes Bush is confident the company's unmanned systems offerings fulfill various requirements of its customers worldwide, Flight Global reported Friday. Bush told an earnings call Wednesday that Northrop Grumman is seeing increasing demand from U.S. allies worldwide for its X-47B unmanned carrier air system-demonstrator program, Beth Stevenson reports. He said the company […] More

  • QinetiQ NA to Display Robotic Systems at Unmanned Tech Forum - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    QinetiQ NA to Display Robotic Systems at Unmanned Tech Forum

    QinetiQ North America will display its portfolio of remotely-operated robots at an upcoming event in Washington hosted by the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International. This year’s AUVSI Unmanned Systems exhibition is scheduled for Aug. 12 through Aug. 15 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, QNA said Tuesday. QNA will host an booth to […] More

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    Pentagon Task Force Gives Outline for Expanding Unmanned Systems

    Obstacles remain in the way of wider acceptance of unmanned systems within the Defense Department, a report from a Defense Science Board task force says. According to Greg Slabodkin‘s story for Fierce Government IT, the task force cites weak designing and lack of synchronization between the military’s research and development programs as among those obstacles. […] More

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    Harris to Demo Anti-IED Robot; Bill Gattle Comments

    Harris Corp. has developed a new robotic system for first responders and technicians to disarm improvised explosive devices, the company announced Monday. The company will demonstrate RedHawk at the AUVSI Unmanned Systems North America conference in Las Vegas, scheduled for Monday through Thursday. “Our goal is to push this technology forward so that one day […] More

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    Navy Opens Robotics Simulation, Research Facility in Washington

    The U.S. Navy opened a Washington, D.C.-based facility Friday that will house the Naval Research Projects Agency’s robotics development, the White House reports. The Navy will use the Laboratory for Autonomous Systems Research to test and develop robots and autonomous systems that will benefit the Marines Corps, the Navy and the Defense Department, Alan Schulz, LASR’s new lab director, […] More

  • Raytheon Protecting Unmanned Vehicles at the Speed of Light - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon Protecting Unmanned Vehicles at the Speed of Light

    Raytheon has developed a Common Infrared Counter Measures solution for U.S. Army helicopters that also can protect unmanned aircraft systems. Raytheon’s CIRCM system is 15 pounds less than the Army’s requirement, being lightweight enough for large unmanned platforms. Operating at the speed of light, DIRCM systems use low-watt lasers to confuse the guidance systems of […] More

  • Northrop Grumman to Present Security Solutions at DSEi 2011 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Grumman to Present Security Solutions at DSEi 2011

    Northrop Grumman Corporation will be participating in the Defence and Security Equipment International exhibition demonstrating its leading capabilities as a systems integrator in C4ISR, security and resilience technology, unmanned ground systems, cybersecurity and naval navigation and control solutions.    In additional to displays and presentations, the company will be taking part in the Waterborne Demonstrations where […] More

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