Is this China’s new drone bomber? Picture claims to show Beijing’s sea-skimming anti-ship unmanned aircraft ‘that could avoid radar detection’

Is this China’s new drone bomber? Picture claims to show Beijing’s sea-skimming anti-ship unmanned aircraft ‘that could avoid radar detection’ Picture on social media prompts speculation of a drone China is building The aircraft could carry up to one tonne of aerial torpedoes, source claimed It’s said to be able to attack large waterborne targets from […]

US Army searches for mid-size cargo UAV

US Army searches for mid-size cargo UAV 11 May, 2017 SOURCE: Flightglobal.com BY: Leigh Giangreco Washington DC The US Army is searching for a midsize, unmanned cargo air vehicle that could lighten its soldiers’ loads by taking away the need to carry mission equipment and emergency resupply, according to the army’s Training Doctrine and Command […]

Drone Uses AI and 11,500 Crashes to Learn How to Fly

Drone Uses AI and 11,500 Crashes to Learn How to Fly By Evan Ackerman Posted 10 May 2017 | 19:25 GMT   Image: CMU CMU researchers are letting this drone crash into objects so it can learn to fly autonomously using deep convolutional neural networks. “Learning to Fly by Crashing,” a paper from CMU roboticists Dhiraj Gandhi, […]