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U.S. Navy developing Acoustic Undersea Navigation and Positioning system to provide GPS-like accuracy anywhere in the ocean

The unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs) depend on stealth as they conduct surveillance and reconnaissance and other missions in the deep oceans. With GPS signals unable to penetrate the ocean’s surface, these UUVs can rely on inertial sensors to provide acceptable positioning information during short missions. On longer missions, however, inertial …

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Black phosphorous, the new wonder material for electronic, optoelectronic and thermoelectric devices.

Black phosphorous, named for its distinctive color, is a natural semiconductor with an energy bandgap, and highly promising material for electronic, optoelectronic and thermoelectric devices. Also called phosphorene as It belongs to class of two-dimensional crystals including graphene, boron nitride and molybdenum disulphide. A band gap is an energy band in …

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British Defense company BAE, presents four advanced concepts for future military Aircrafts

The British Defense company has identified four technologies which could revolutionize military aircrafts of the future: Transformer long range aircraft which can split into a number of smaller aircraft, Self healing Aircrafts; carrying advanced on-board 3D printers capable to printing UAVs on-demand during a mission; and carrying directed energy weapons that …

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