Robotics Education Journal


Steve Trimble of Aviation Week magazine/Aviationweek[dot]com reported in early September that the low-cost Model 437 shown in the artist’s rendering is a “paper concept” intended to meet requirements for a new class of attritable autonomous unmanned aerial systems (UAS).


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ATA, LLC announced 9 September that a demonstration of the Virginia Flight Information Exchange (VA-FIX), which provides data from state and local governments for safe unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) operations, will be featured during the 90th Annual Convention and Trade Show of the National Ass


The DARPA Subterranean Challenge is focused on the world beneath us - as competitors vie to rapidly and remotely map, navigate, and search complex underground environments.


The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) in Arlington, Va., has announced a $12.4 million order to Aurora to move to phase-one of the “Control of Revolutionary Aircraft with Novel Effectors” (CRANE) project.


Fortem Technologies, a technology leader in C-UAS, caught our eye at the recent AUVSI Xponential conference. NREF is pleased to bring you this exclusive interview with Fortem on its pioneering, state-of-the-art C-UAS solutions.


Bauernhof Panzer (Farm Yard Tank)


Parkour is the perfect sandbox for the Atlas team at Boston Dynamics to experiment with new behaviors.


As shown at the WAIC 2021 show held at the Shanghai Expo Center in July, the robotics systems in development in China go well beyond self-driving cars and platforms designed to move inventory in warehouses.

08/20/2021 reported that Elon Musk has announced a TESLA Humanoid robot that is designed to be a general purpose assistant. 


On June 4, 2021, The U.S. Navy refueled an F-18 fighter using an unmanned drone for the first time. The drone, dubbed MQ-25 Stingray, uses the Navy’s probe-and-drogue refueling method. The operation took place near Mascoutah, Illinois, with an F/A-18 Super Hornet.


The largest gathering of robotics firms, AI developers, and land, sea & air drone product and service companies will take place August 16 – 19 at Xponential 2021 in Atlanta.


In a key advance in drone C-UAS technology, Robotican successfully demonstrated an autonomous drone interception for the U.S. Department of Defense’s Irregular Warfare Technical Support Directorate (IWTSD).


A new type of electric, fixed-wing drone recently achieved a world record for time in the air within the group-2 fully electric category.


As Isabelle Khurshudyan recently reported on, 5,600 miles east of Moscow, not far from Vladivostok’s hills in Russky Island, the Kremlin hopes to create a hub for robotic


This year’s Beijing Military Expo opened on June 5th, but it wasn’t the lethal military gear that drew attention so much as the advanced fish-like robots on display. In addition to the static display of RoboShark, the lively bionic Arowana was a show highlight.


The CRUSER Naval Postgraduate School (CRUSER) is a highly respected academic institution noted for its work in unmanned autonomous systems and for its contributions in other leading technology and defense arenas.


A new algorithm called “Sniffy Bug” shows how tiny drones will do dangerous work even in areas where they can’t use GPS. A new research paper documents the creation of the first autonomous small drone swarm that can detect gas leaks as well as other possible chemical threats.


As posted 14 July by NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS: On June 7, 2021, NASA’s Juno spacecraft flew closer to Jupiter’s ice-encrusted moon Ganymede than any spacecraft in more than two decades.


Robot designer/builder Walt Perko has created curricula and supporting robot product for educators teaching Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (S.T.E.A.M.).  Walt notes that the RoboGuts™ S.T.E.A.M.