Kongsberg's Ocean Space Drones 1 and 2 will be important test platforms in the EU-funded research Hull to Hull (H2H) project to develop technical solutions for safer navigation, including autonomous navigation, in close proximity of other stationary or moving vessels and objects. Photo courtesy of Kongsberg

State Department and IMO to Hold Meetings on Rules for Autonomous Ships

The need to create new global rules for operating autonomous ships on the ocean will be discussed next month at…

A UAS performs a search and rescue mission during a disaster exercise at Florida International University in 2018. Photo by Airborne International Response Team (AIRT).

Los Angeles UAS Disaster Conference in March to Explore Role of Drone Tech for Public Safety, Emergencies

Unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) have continuously demonstrated incredible value assisting with disasters such as wildfires, hurricanes, and volcanos. These catastrophic…