Robotics Education Journal


Steve Trimble of Aviation Week reported recently that Israel is planning to develop the capability to deploy uncrewed, autonomous combat systems, which will distance the human warfighter from the battlefront in order to save lives. 


In a preceding article, Engineering360 looked at various robots that mimic creepy crawly insects, snakes and rodents. In part 2, the website focused on robots fashioned after grasshoppers, flies, beetles, earthworms and spiders.


BAE Systems has announced that its Robotic Technology Demonstrator (RTD) successfully fired laser-guided rockets at multiple ground targets, with a human decision in the loop, during a recent U.S. Army tactical scenario at the Dugway Proving Ground in Falls Church, Va.


As reported by Military & Aerospace Electronics, officials of the Air Force Research Laboratory Information Directorate in Rome, N.Y., issued a request for information (RFI-RIKD-22-03) in mid-June for the Low Collateral Effects Interceptor (LCEI) unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) project.


Kerrwil Media’s Robotics-World recently spoke with Jack Morrison, CEO of Scythe Robotics, one of the hottest autonomous mower startups offering enterprise-scale mowing systems designed for commercial business.

06/19/2022 reported that next year Israel will begin testing an all-terrain unmanned combat vehicle armed with a 30mm autonomous turret.


EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (June 16, 2022) — The UAS4STEM competition for high school students is back for the second year at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2022. UAS4STEM is a competition that allows kids to see different career opportunities in the UAS and aviation industries.


As reported by, WingXpand has debuted a 7-foot expandable-wing drone that fits in a backpack.


The DOD is updating its guidance on autonomous weapons to consider advances in artificial intelligence, with a revised directive slated for release later this year, the head of the Pentagon’s emerging capabilities policy office told


Tom Bergeron reported on that earlier this year,


Aeronautics has announced a vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) kit for the Orbiter® 4.  Orbiter® 4 is an advanced multi-mission flying wing with versatile mission and endurance capabilities for land and maritime operations.


STEM education resources available online are increasing as the world becomes ever-more technology driven. Visit these three leading STEM education websites for a current perspective on opportunities and challenges.


Kea Aerospace has selected SKYTRAC‘s mid-band Iridium Certus Satellite Communications (SATCOM) terminal to be installed onboard its High Altitude and Long Endurance (HALE) Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), Kea Atmos.


Israeli firm Xtend will supply hundreds of new Wolverine Gen2 unmanned systems to the U.S. Defense Department as part of a joint government-to-government program with Israel’s Defense Ministry.


At the One Stop Systems (OSS) booth at Xponential 2022, we saw several computer systems designed for use in autonomous vehicles of several types, and for use at ground stations.


At Xponential 2022 in Orlando, we caught up with Lori DeMatteis, Iris Automation’s global vice president of customer success, and got more information about its Casia G system, a 360-degree ground-based detect-and-avoid airspace perimeter monitor.


At Xponential 2022 in Orlando, Florida, we spent some time at the AlarisPro booth to discuss their advanced fleet management software for the unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) market.


One of the more interesting technologies that we saw at this year’s Xponential 2022 in Orlando, Florida, was at the Maritime Tactical Systems booth (MARTAC).


During the recent Xponential 2022 event in Orlando, we visited the maxon Group, and had the pleasure of speaking with Debora Setters, maxon’s national marketing manager, as well as Michael Whisnant, business development manager for aerospace, and Marco Sicher, Michael’s European counterpart, base


At the recent Xponential 2022 technology show held in Orlando, FL, in late April, these smart looking power plants were displayed in the UAV Engines LTD, exhibit. Based in the U.K., UAV Engines was formed in 1992 specifically to develop and market Wankel engine technology for use in UAVs.


While exhibitors at Xponential 2022 provided an abundant array of products and components for unmanned systems, particularly impressive was Aergility’s ATLIS cargo UAV, a 24.33-foot wingspan hybrid-powered eVTOL cargo transport airplane.


At this year’s Xponential 2022 event in Orlando, FL, Hitec exhibited products ranging from their well-known actuators to their advanced drone systems, but of special interest were the company’s newest American-made and marketed sensors and electronics.


At the recent Xponential 2022 trade show and convention held in Orlando, FL, in late April, it was our pleasure to interview Michael Subhan, chief marketing officer at Ghost Robotics, at their very busy exhibit booth.


OTTAWA, ON, May 25, 2022 /CNW/ - Ingenium is thrilled to recognize five inspirational Canadian youth who have made positive changes in their community using science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM).