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- NATO navies will demonstrate use of RPVs... Morrocco, J.D. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;4/4/88, Vol. 128 Issue 14, p49
This fall NATO nations will start sea-trial demonstrations to assess the capability of remotely piloted vehicles operating from small naval vessels. Three RPV builders have agreed to demonstrate their systems on board NATO vessels ranging from 500 tons to 4,000 tons. The demonstrations...
- Litton pursues RPV market with multimission.. Henderson, B.W. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;8/22/1988, Vol. 129 Issue 8, p92
Discusses the aggressive movement of Litton Applied Technology Division into the remotely piloted vehicle market with its development of a complete RPV that retains the option of piloted flight. It is to be inexpensive yet capable of various missions, with off-the-shelf components; Development;...
- Manufacturers unveil models of new remotely piloted vehicles. Morrocco, J.D. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;7/3/1989, Vol. 131 Issue 1, p48
Discusses some of the several prototypes and models of new remotely piloted vehicles (RPVs) unveiled at this year's Paris air show. Brevel RPV; Impact RPV; Ranger mini-RPV.
- Pentagon will select two contractors to demonstrate unmanned aerial vehicles. Klass, P.J. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;7/31/1989, Vol. 131 Issue 5, p34
Discusses the Defense Department's JUAV-SR program, or Joint Unmanned Aerial Vehicle--Short Range, and the four contenders still in contention for two awards to demonstrate a short-range unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) for multiservice, multimission use. Designs; Variety of avionic sensors;...
- Pentagon considers buying additional Pioneer RPVs. Morrocco, J.D. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;7/31/1989, Vol. 131 Issue 5, p81
Reports that Defense Department officials are considering buying additional Pioneer remotely piloted vehicles (RPVs) to use until new joint-service short-range RPVs are delivered, beginning in the mid-1990s. So far nine Pioneer systems have been purchased for the US Navy and Marine Corps. ...
- All-terrain vehicles. // Current Health 1;May92, Vol. 15 Issue 9, p28
Discusses the safety of all-terrain vehicles (ATV). Deaths and injuries; Results of a Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) study; Ban on three-wheeled ATVs; Inexperience; Drivers under 16 years of age; ATV safe-driving classes; Other regulations.
- Extras that add action. Opre, T. // Outdoor Life;Jan90, Vol. 185 Issue 1, p38
Looks at several new add-on accessories that can make a 4x4 or utility vehicle work more easily, look better, and go farther off-road and on. Listing of manufacturer's addresses.
- Stealthy robot planes. Schefter, J. // Popular Science;Oct87, Vol. 231 Issue 4, p64
Remotely piloted aircraft proved effective during the war in Vietnam and the Israeli invasion of Lebanon. In future battles, pilotless planes will give commanders on the ground a bird's-eye view of the action, jam signals, guide and deliver weapons in skies too hazardous for humans.
- Submersible acrobat. Britton, P. // Popular Science;Apr89, Vol. 234 Issue 4, p96
Reports on Scorpio Scout, a torpedo-shaped remotely operated vehicle (ROV) that is being tested in San Diego harbor.
- Ice power. Scott, D. // Popular Science;Apr89, Vol. 234 Issue 4, p154
Reports on a small cart-like vehicle called Icy Rider, developed by Bo Nordell, that uses power created by freezing water to propel it.