Unmanned Systems, Drones, Robotics

Find the latest information about UAVs, drones, drone technology and robotics. This includes technological advancements in unmanned systems, the use of unmanned systems against the enemy and the U.S. and the use of robots in the military.

Commercial UAS: Most Still Barred from U.S. Air Space

Contributor: John M. Doyle
Posted: 10/27/2014

Commercial UAS: Most Still Barred from U.S. Air Space - John M. Doyle

The pent up demand for commercial unmanned aircraft in the United States is still waiting for federal regulators to ease rules banning most UAS from operating in the national airspace. However, progress is being made. John M. Doyle reports. Full Article »

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Fielding the 'Grey Eagle', a UAV Asset

Posted: 12/14/2012

Fielding the 'Grey Eagle', a UAV Asset -

During a recent training exercise in the Mojave Desert, the U.S Army's UAV, the 'Grey Eagle' was put to the test. In this exclusive interview, LTC Edward Vedder, Commander, 1-1 ARB, 1CAB, 1ID, U.S. Army - examines the current and future demands, and various challenges of the billion dollar asset. LTC Vedder also highlights the advantages of having an organic UAS battalion to a Combat Aviation Brigade. Watch now... Full Video »

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Dull, Dirty and Dangerous Jobs: Why Ground & Water Robots Are Important Now - Marissa Alvord

What weapons can destroy unmanned systems? What tasks can ground and water robots carry out so humans don’t have to? Dr Bill Powers, Marine Corps Warfighting Lab answers these questions and more in this IDGA exclusive podcast. Dr Powers also discusses the funding and training challenges facing the development of ground and water robots in upcoming years and the increasing importance of autonomy. Listen up! Full Podcast »

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Posted: 12/13/2011


The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) is a research, development, and acquisition agency within the Department of Defense, with a workforce including government civilians, military service members, and contractor personnel in multiple locations across the United States. The MDA’s mission is to develop, test, and field an integrated, layered, ballistic missile defense system (BMDS) to defend the United States, its deployed forces, allies, and friends against all ranges of enemy ballistic missiles in all phases of flight. The following presents information from the MDA about the COBRA DANE upgrade. Full Whitepaper »

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