Protector

Israel Rafael USV
Region:  Middle East    Country:  Israel    Category:  USV    Company:  Rafael   
Protector
Type: USV Manufacturer: Rafael Applications: plug-and-play mission modules for force protection, ISR, mine countermeasures, anti-submarine warfare, anti-surface warfare, EW Length: 9-11m Power, Propulsion and Performance: water jet, diesel engine Characteristics/Payloads: unmanned integrated naval combat system, autonomous and remotely controlled. Mini-Typhoon stabilised naval machine gun system, TopLite multi-sensor optronic payload, light projector, PA system, microphone. Can be operated from sea and/or shore, interfaced to command and control Communications: data links, video links Navigation: radar, GPS, INS/gyro



South Korea Develops Worlds Fastest Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

2011-11-30
South Korea Develops Worlds Fastest Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

Seoul, South Korea — South Korea on Wednesday unveiled its latest unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) that is the world’s fastest and also the worlds first remote-piloted aircraft capable of taking off and landing vertically.

MetaVR creates 3D realtime environments that provide the fidelity of geospecific simulation with game quality graphics and performance.

2011-11-30
MetaVR creates 3D realtime environments that provide the fidelity of geospecific simulation with game quality graphics and performance.
MetaVR will exhibit its products and technology in Booth #1249 at the annual Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference and Trade Show (I/ITSEC), November 28 – December 1, 2011, at the Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL, USA.

French Senate's Call: Buy Reaper, Not Heron UAV

2011-11-30
French Senate's Call: Buy Reaper, Not Heron UAV
PARIS - A left-led French Senate has adopted a budgetary amendment calling for procurement of the General Atomics Reaper UAV while safeguarding funds for development of a new-generation combat drone planned as a common project with Britain, the upper house said in a statement.

General Dynamics to develop countermine UUV

2011-11-11
General Dynamics to develop countermine UUV
General Dynamics Advanced Informational Systems (GD AIS) has been awarded an $86.7 million contract by the US Navy’s Naval Sea Systems Command for the design and development of a Surface Mine Countermeasure Unmanned Underwater Vehicle (SMCM UUV) system.

Sailing drones tested to clean up oil spills in swarms

2011-10-20
Sailing drones tested to clean up oil spills in swarms
Within a decade, could also monitor pollutants and endangered marine life

Unmanned Surface Vehicles  The Future of Robotic   Pirate Hunters

2011-10-18
Unmanned Surface Vehicles The Future of Robotic Pirate Hunters
Drone aircraft, officially called unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), are just starting to be used to spot, identify, scare pirates away, and prevent hostage situations. But what about the “latest” generation of unmanned systems, unmanned surface vehicles?

Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) leading the way for a new class of ocean-going unmanned surface vessels (USVs)

2011-02-19
Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) leading the way for a new class of ocean-going unmanned surface vessels (USVs)
Northrop Grumman has been awarded a contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop the Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel (ACTUV), leading the way for a new class of ocean-going unmanned surface vessels (USVs).


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