Sticky spy UAV turns things upside down with ability to land on walls and ceilings

viernes, 10 de mayo de 2013

Sticky spy UAV turns things upside down with ability to land on walls and ceilings:

Researchers have developed a quadcopter that can attach to walls and ceilings with a dry a...
Micro UAVs that have the ability to slip into tight spaces, including inside buildings, have wide ranging military and search and rescue applications. To reach their full potential, however, these UAVs are going to need to learn how to land in rougher areas that don't always have a horizontal surface to touch down on. One team of scientists has begun taking a huge step towards accomplishing just that by developing a quadcopter with a mechanism that allows it to land on walls or ceilings, stay for a while, and then take off again...
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Video: High energy laser takes out rocket from 1.5 km

Video: High energy laser takes out rocket from 1.5 km:

Lockheed Martin's ADAM laser system destroys a rocket mid-flight
Lockheed Martin has released a video of ADAM, its high energy laser (HEL) system, taking out a rocket from a range of 1.5 km (0.9 miles). Slowed down, the 300-fps video clearly shows the laser beam striking and tracking a point towards the front of the rocket, before destroying it mid-flight.
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