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  1. Global Defence Technology: Issue 84
  2. A journey through space and time: the UK’s space programme
  3. Aurora wins contract for USAF’s Orion UAS development
  4. Improving airfield repairs with AI drones
  5. US evaluates MQ-9 Reaper capabilities during Combat Hammer

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Global Defence Technology: Issue 84

In this issue: Technology for safer and more sustainable bases, the future of driverless technology in military vehicles, innovtive UAV designs, the US Air Force's jet-mounted laser weapons, BAE System's digital naval shipyard, and more.

A journey through space and time: the UK’s space programme

The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) has launched a five-year, £50m space innovation programme. Two of the key programmes it will fund will help declutter Earth’s orbits and improve satellite communication. Berenice Baker looks at these in more detail and takes a visual tour of the history of British space innovation from the space race to the near future.

Improving airfield repairs with AI drones

The US Navy is looking for a drone equipped with artificial intelligence to speed up the repair of damaged airfields. Claire Apthorp looks at the current airfield maintenance process to find out where the weaknesses lie, and ask how intelligent unmanned systems could improve the speed and efficiency of repairs.

VSR700 VTOL UAV

VSR700 Rotary-Wing UAV

The VSR700 (Vertivision Surveillance Rotorcraft 700) vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) tactical unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) is being developed jointly by Airbus Helicopters and Helicopteres Guimbal.

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