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DARPA Demos Quadropter Software in Phase II Flight Tests

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has tested the teaming ability of small air and ground systems when performing different tasks in simulated urban areas without human intervention. DARPA said Wednesday industry and university researchers updated software and  commercial sensors in small quadcopters that were demonstrated through phase 2 of flight tests …

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DARPA Test-Flies Autonomous Quadcopter Platform

A team of Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency researchers has flown a new multirotor unmanned aerial vehicle to gather data about its capabilities as part of the agency’s Fast Lightweight Autonomy program. DARPA said Friday it is exploring algorithms under the program in an effort to reduce the amount of UAV processing power, communications and …

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DARPA Wants UAV for Indoor Navigation; Mark Micire Comments

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency wants to develop fresh algorithms for navigating unmanned aerial vehicles inside buildings and through tight spaces. DARPA said Monday that it issued a broad agency announcement solicitation to build and demonstrate autonomous small UAVs that can fly up to 45 miles per hour within complex …

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