All articles by Berenice Baker

  1. Small bombs, big effect: arming small UAVs with guided weapons

    Over the last decade, tactical UAVs have become a common sight over combat zones such as Iraq and Afghanistan. The…
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    16 Dec
  2. The reusable space race: China’s Shenlong takes on the USAF X-37 programme

    Like many Chinese military programmes, details of the Shenlong (Divine Dragon) Space Plane are impossible to confirm, and any details…
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    2 Jan
  3. Material witness – the clever components transforming UAVS

    Unmanned aerial vehicles have long been early adapters of new materials technology because of two key factors; the necessity for…
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    13 Nov
  4. Fly right: power management research to keep unmanned aircraft flying longer

    The armed services are increasingly dependent on the live streaming intelligence captured by unmanned aerial systems (UAS), especially from long-endurance…
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    14 Oct
  5. Dogfighting drones – swarms of unmanned battle-bots take to the skies

    Dogfights between aircraft have occurred since the earliest days of military aviation, from the era of the Red Baron through…
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    22 Jul