U.S. Navy Stories August 4

US Navy Insitu Blackjack drones could soon have the ability to see 5-square miles at once with a new wide-area motion imagery (WAMI) sensor. Logos Technologies has been awarded a $6.7 million contract by the US Navy to deliver the new WAMI sensors.

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U.S. Navy Stories February 25

Delivery drones are delivering supplies to marines in combat, allowing emergency food and ammunition deliveries in a short amount of time. The autonomous drones can carry 60 pounds of cargo and fly up to six miles away. The delivery drones are a part of the Tactical Resupply Unmanned Aircraft System’s (TRUAS) $225,000 competition.

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U.S. Navy Stories February 18

Scientists funded by the US Navy have announced that they have successfully been able to control locusts and “hijack” their sense of smell. The bomb-sniffing locusts have electrodes in their brains to monitor signals concerning different gases smelled by the locusts.

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U.S. Navy Stories February 5

Greek commercial drone pilot using a DJI Phantom 4 captured amazing footage of the nuclear-powered submarine USS Florida in the eastern Mediterranean. The photos and video footage that was captured by Kostas Klitsogiannis was used in an article and video by ABC News.

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U.S. Navy Stories February 4

The US Navy is taking a look at weapon-attached ocean drones from arms maker Textron Systems. The drones will allow for surveillance and reconnaissance missions, remote attacks on dangerous targets, and making better decisions with the increase of data collected by the drones.

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U.S. Navy Stories September 6, 2019

Drones are being used to keep the USS Midway, once an active vessel corrosion-free as a part of project Topside Drone. The drones utilize various sensors and a corrosion checking algorithm to detect possible rust. The project is a result of the Office of Naval Research sponsoring the technology.

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