Anti-Jamming Drones Could Protect the Naval Observatory

October 3, 2016 By Jason Reagan 1 Comment Navy Precision Optical Interferometer, Flagstaff, Arizona (Source: WikiCommons) A Canadian GPS company is partnering with the U.S. defense department to make sure the nation’s top astronomical installations always have a clear signal – and drones will provide that protection from the air. Calgary-based NovAtel, a global provider […]

Engadget: California approves unmanned self-driving car trials

Engadget: California approves unmanned self-driving car trials Posted on auvsiadmin on October 3, 2016 Fully autonomous vehicles lacking manual controls can now be tested at two sites. Given the number of tech companies that call California home, it’s no surprise the state has been quick with forward-thinking legislation to support the development of self-driving vehicles. […]

White House Rolls Out Armed Drone Declaration

By: Aaron Mehta, October 5, 2016 (Photo Credit: John Moore/Getty Images) WASHINGTON — The Obama administration has lined up more than 40 countries who have agreed to a joint declaration on the import and export of armed unmanned systems, in what the US State Department is billing as the first step toward creating global norms […]