Robotics Education Journal


The recent announcement by UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak that his government will supply Ukraine with “hundreds of new long-range attack drones” despite not having any such known fleet of aircraft in regular inventory has sparked more than a little intrigue among defense analysts.


PteroDynamics has been making waves in the electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft market with its innovative Transwing platform. And now, the company has released fresh video footage of its latest prototype.


AUVSI’s Xponential 2023 show, celebrating the event’s 50th year, was held at the Denver Convention Center in Denver, CO, Monday, May 8 – Thursday, May 11.  Xpo ‘23 was hosted by The Association for Uncrewed Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) in conjunction with Messe Düsseldorf North America (


WiBotic specializes in advanced charging and power optimization solutions for aerial, mobile, space and industrial robots.


The Xponential show and convention (Xpo), features the latest uncrewed systems technologies developed by commercial businesses, academic researchers, entrepreneurs and government organizations.  Xpo is hosted this year by The Association for Uncrewed Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) in conju

04/29/2023 reported that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan used a ceremony showcasing a new military carrier to burnish his defense credentials ahead of close-run general elections next month.


Hydrogen fuel cells are steadily catching on in ground-based transportation, but could they soon be a fixture of our airspace? That appears to be the goal for Virginia Beach-based drone delivery firm DroneUp.


infiniDome, a leading provider of anti-jamming solutions, has secured $9M in Series A funding led by Hanwha Aerospace, one of the largest conglomerates in South Korea, alongside Honeywell Ventures, and Next Gear Ventures.


Dead birds preserved with taxidermy and powered with micro-size UAV electronics and servos are being converted into flying ornithopters at the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology in Socorro.


On 29 October 2022, Ukraine attacked Russia’s Sevastopol naval base with eight UAVs and seven USVs. This reportedly damaged an Admiral Grigorovich-class frigate and a minesweeper.


The highest-resolution global image of Mars ever created is now available for viewing in B&W by armchair astronomers. View the planet’s surface and track the paths of Mars rovers. No special 3D glasses are needed.

04/14/2023 reported that a breakthrough that enables a human to guide a robot merely by thinking could help troops on a future battlefield to communicate with a wide array of sensors, vehicles, and robots—all while the enemy is looking to intercept radio communications.


The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), as part of its ongoing Every Day Counts initiative, along with the Utah Local Technical Assistance Program are offering an interactive workshop on Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), to be held at the Dixie Convention Center, 1835 Convention Center Drive, St.


Space transport startup Dawn Aerospace flew its Mk-2 Aurora robotic spaceplane with a rocket engine for the first time in March, a major step toward the company's goal of building a fully and rapidly reusable spaceplane.  Dawn Aerospace plans to begin gradual envelope expansion flights of its sub


UAS Asset Recovery Management, LLC has developed a combination of short stroke landing systems for fixed wing UAV’s as small as 10 kg upward to 3200+ kg. Each system can be custom configured for the individual application. One combination includes a tailhook system with a deceleration regulator.


As reported by IEEE Spectrum, a novel combination of a metal detector and a drone with 5 degrees


Zipline is a rapidly growing company based in Africa that is expanding to global markets.


By Lucien Miller, President, Innov8tive Designs


As reported by, the venerable Reaper UAV could become a mothership for a single-operator drone swarm, the head of Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC) said recently.


The Saildrone Surveyor (Saildrone), the world’s largest uncrewed ocean mapping uncrewed surface vessel (USV), has mapped more than 45,000 square kilometers (17,375 square miles) of previously unexplored ocean floor during a months-long survey around Alaska’s Aleutian Islands and off the coast of

03/16/2023 reported that the Air Force is studying whether drone wingmen flying alongside piloted fighter aircraft could be controlled by operators in nearby battle management aircraft or refueling tankers


A new Chinese drone, the TJ-FlyingFish, is gaining attention as it looks like something straight out of a Hollywood movie.  It is a transformer robot capable of autonomously navigating underwater as an uncrewed underwater vehicle (UUV) and flying in the air as a quadcopter.


--By Brian Nave


WiBotic, a Seattle-based manufacturer of advanced charging and power solutions for aerial, mobile, space and industrial robots, has announced a partnership with ResGreen Group, which develops mobile robot and software solutions.