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DARPA Hydra developed a distributed undersea network of UUVs and UAVs able to operate independently for weeks or months

Today’s naval forces rely primarily on highly capable multifunctional manned platforms, such as ships and submarines. Even the most advanced vessel, however, can only be in one place at a time, making the ability to respond increasingly dependent on being ready at the right place at the right time. With …

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Muography employs cosmic ray particles Muons, to detect shielded nuclear contraband, to objects deeply buried up to thousands of meters below the earth’s surface

Muons are subatomic particles that behave a lot like electrons but are around 200 times heavier. As the US Department of Energy explains, “Muons created in the atmosphere constantly hit every inch of the Earth’s surface and pass through almost any substance.”   Many scientists have noted that measuring the …

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Reliable Sense and Avoid (SAA) systems enable large scale civil, and military drones and swarms

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) are growing at frentic pace driven by civil, consumer and military requirements. According to Volpe report, the number of UASs operating in the U.S. National Airspace System (NAS) will exceed 250,000 by the year 2035. There are growing number of civil and commercial applications of UAVs, …

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