Air Force Issues RFI for VTOL UAS that Detects IEDs
- USAF Seeks Info on Small VTOL UAV For Counter-IED Mission. // Helicopter News;11/9/2010, Vol. 36 Issue 23, p11
The article reports on the request for information issued by the U.S. Air Force for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) with the capability to support the detection of improvised explosive devices (IED). The U.S. Electronics Systems Center at Hanscom AFB in Massachusetts, has issued list of features...
- Testing the military: Test & Measurement for advancing military systems. Hansen, John S. // ECN: Electronic Component News;Nov2013, Vol. 57 Issue 13, p12
The article focuses on the importance of military equipment and its testing system. It states that economic and technological trends in the defense sector has lead to new thinking for developing new test and measurement equipment. It also discusses unmanned aerial systems, military radar and...
- Tech Scan. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;10/15/2012, Vol. 174 Issue 37, pDT34
News briefs on military technologies are presented. The U.S. Army has developed software for the location of improvised explosive devices (IED) for the Afghan War. The U.S National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a grant to researchers at Drexel University on the use of robotics in drone...
- Bomb found on central street of Kabardino-Balkaria village. Interfax // Russia & FSU General News;11/15/2013, p1
PYATIGORSK. Nov 15 (Interfax) - Sappers have defused an improvised explosive device that was found by police in the village of Dugulugbei in the Baksan district of Kabardino-Balkaria in Russia's North Caucasus, a local Interior Ministry spokesman told Interfax.
- Small Steps. Wall, Robert // Aviation Week & Space Technology;8/15/2011, Vol. 173 Issue 29, p52
The article discusses the development of enhanced capabilities for German unmanned aerial systems (UAS) including hyperspectral sensors, increased endurance, and range extensions for data links. Drone aircraft such as the short-range UAS Luna, which is in use in Afghanistan, have been equipped...
- UAS. Kowitz, Chuck // Flying Safety;Jan/Feb2007, Vol. 63 Issue 1/2, p37
This article discusses the mishaps experienced by the U.S. Air Force's unmanned aerial systems for fiscal year 2006.
- Future Missions for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. Odom, Earl // Aerospace Power Journal;Summer2002, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p84
Talks about the U.S. Air Force Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Battlelab (UAVB). Accomplishments on the use of UAVB; Information on the combat-identification initiative of the battlelab.
- Solutions to Self-Jamming Sought. Chaisson, Kernan // Journal of Electronic Defense;Mar2002, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p16
Reports the plan of the Air Force to field a generation of unmanned airborne sensor platform in the U.S. Efforts of the planners in addressing electronic interference issues on pilotless aircraft; Concept of the unmanned aerial vehicle built around advanced radar sensors; Problems encountered...
- HIGH-ALTITUDE RETURN VEHICLE. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;9/24/2007, Vol. 167 Issue 12, p92
The article evaluates the AT-15e HARV unmanned aerial vehicle system from the U.S. Air Force.