Air Force awards $961M drone support contract

Air Force awards $961M drone support contract BY ROSS WILKERS MAR 12, 2018 AECOM’s URS Federal business has won a seven-year, $961 million contract to help the Air Force operate and maintain three types of unmanned aircraft. The Air Force received three offers for the Remotely Piloted Aircraft Operations and Maintenance Support contract that seeks […]

Eliport delivery robots won’t need us humans

Eliport delivery robots won’t need us humans ROBOTICS Ben Coxworth March 16th, 2018 3 PICTURES Plans call for Eliport robots to travel on sidewalks, amongst pedestrians(Credit: Eliport) VIEW GALLERY – 3 IMAGES When you think about all the logistical challenges involved, perhaps the use of aerial drones to deliver goods to peoples’ homes just isn’t feasible. That’s why several groups […]

First Next-Gen Combat Vehicle and robotic wingman prototypes to emerge in 2020

First Next-Gen Combat Vehicle and robotic wingman prototypes to emerge in 2020 By: Jen Judson    3 days ago 18430 To develop and field the next generation of combat vehicles, the U.S. Army needs to overcome the current problem: Adding new capabilities and systems is complicated by the weight-bearing and power-generation constraints of the original platforms. (Courtesy […]