Cooperation between morphologically distinct robots can give rise to new capabilities. Here the capability for perching quadrotors and spool-equipped crawling robots to open doors is demonstrated. This particular behavior allows these robots to explore previously inaccessible regions and improves the capability of MAST platforms for use in ISR applications. Courtesy of Adam Stager, University of Delaware.
The U.S. Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a potential two-year, $87.5M contract to help transition a worldwide logistics information system for F-35 aircraft into a cloud-based integrated network.
BAE Systems plans to develop a $139M classified facility in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and create 650 jobs in the city, The Gazette reported Friday. Construction work on the proposed 200K-square-foot defense aerospace facility is expected to kick off by October and conclude by September 2022. Ryan Companies US will serve as the project’s developer.