Robotics Education Journal

11/29/2021

This full-scale drone design that is an exercise in STEM, from the materials used to the aerodynamics. A video released by the Chinese Air Force shows its WZ-7 jet-powered high-altitude, long-endurance (HALE), reconnaissance unmanned aircraft.

11/27/2021

A C-130 mothership recovered a DARPA “Gremlin” drone in an October 29 test, dragging it back into the C-130’s cargo bay from which it was launched. The recovery showed that it is technically feasible to retrieve a small drone and put it back into a mothership while in flight.

11/26/2021

Amidst growing global geopolitical competition, China’s aspirations range from exploration of the moon and Mars to achieving a world-class navy and world economic stature in the “

11/25/2021

Lawrence Technological University (LTU) is the United States National Organizer for the World Robot Olympiad (WRO), a global LEGO Robotics competition.

11/23/2021

Breakingdefense.com reported that “General Atomics is secretly flying a new, heavily armed dro

11/23/2021

Pitsco’s vision is “To lead educational change that positively affects learners.” Pitsco offers full year curricular offerings for elementary, middle and high school levels and hand-on kits for students at all levels.

11/21/2021

This IEEE website is for newcomers just getting started in robotics and points to many helpful online resources. For students of any age, it's a great orientation.

11/19/2021

In an uplifting STEM education roundup highlighting leading young intellectuals in aerospace and defense (A&D) posted 5-October on Aviationweek.com, Lindsay Bjerregaard noted the following:

11/18/2021

“FIRST is thrilled to enter the virtual gaming environment by partnering with Filament Games and Roblox to bring an immersive, exciting robotics experience to players of all ages,” said Chris Rake, Chief Operating Officer, FIRST.

11/17/2021

Elbit Systems and Roboteam have announced ROOK, a multi-payload military 6x6 unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) that features a new design and built-in autonomy suite for higher capacity, improved maneuverability and on-field agility for greater mission effectiveness.

11/16/2021

There are few better ways to explore science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) subjects than learning to build and operate a hobby robot—and the bonus is that assembling and operating a tabletop robot is a ton of fun!

11/14/2021

The following framework for a high-school level robotics Curriculum using a small robotic vehicle and a sand pile where the robot performs tasks was written by Bill Lovell, CEO and Senior Engineer at c-Link Systems.

11/13/2021

On 4-November AeroVironment reported it will Equip United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) with the man-portable Switchblade 600 TMS, which uses electro-optical and infrared sensors to conduct reconnaissance, surveillance and target acquisition in support of tactical operations.

11/12/2021

The following framework for a high-school level robotics Curriculum was written by Bill Lovell, CEO and Senior Engineer at c-Link Systems, Copyright © 2012.  c-Link has been producing robotic unmanned ground systems for disaster cleanup, landscaping, construction, surface and subterranean mining,

11/10/2021

For all the students with an interest in robotics who are contemplating pursuing a college education, and their parents, these 9 leading schools are among the many that offer fine degree programs.

11/08/2021

As reported by Dustin Gladwell at Sofrep.com/news, Lockheed Martin is developing a new hypersonic plane, the SR-72.

11/07/2021

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems recently posted key reconnaissance questions for military planners at Breakingdefense.com, “Where are hostile and allied forces operating? In what strength? Where are they heading? At what speed? With what intentions?

11/04/2021

China currently dominates the global commercial drone market, which is expected to reach $41.3B by 2026.

11/02/2021

Jonathan Rupprecht, an attorney, UAV expert and prolific writer, is perhaps the foremost authority on drone best practices.

11/01/2021

New Russian military camouflage technology has been nicknamed Chameleon. It is based on electrochromic “glass” that consists of composite materials and changes color and transparency when an electrical current is applied.

10/31/2021

From 2008 to 2015, Rick Newman, an avid roboticist, put on fantastic Halloween Robotics shows in his front yard that were accompanied by sound and dazzling light effects as his animated robots performed.

10/28/2021

Marines aboard the USS New Orleans recently launched a portable, electronic-warfare system on drones for the first time at sea. A Backpackable Electronic Attack Module (BEAM), can detect the radio frequency of a specific threat, a hostile drone, for example, locate it and take it out.

10/20/2021

Autos[dot]Yahoo[dot]com reported that for the first time in Indianapolis 500 history, autonomous, driverless cars will race in a special 20-lap race on Saturday, October 23.  The autonomous vehicles wil

10/18/2021

As reported by David Hambling for Forbes.com, MZA Associates of Albuquerque, New Mexico, will “will design, develop, deliver, integrate, test and demonstrate a compact, portable, low-cost and reliable C-UAS HELWS” – short for ‘Counter-Unmanned Air Systems High Energy Laser Weapon System.’

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