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heliguy™ Expands Drone Training Team With Former Royal Navy Pilot

    Meet heliguy™ instructor Martin Young, who spent a decade in the Royal Navy flying planes and helicopters, including the Merlin Mk3; He is also a qualified commercial drone pilot and operates a drone services company, covering jobs from aerial inspection to wedding photography; He has logged in excess of 500 …

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Royal Navy drones tested in combat blood deliveries

Arms and ammo are often said to be the lifeblood of fighting forces – one reason why militaries around the world have deployed uncrewed aerial vehicles (UAV) to re-supply troops locked in prolonged combat situations. But for wounded soldiers, actual plasma is even more important than munitions, which is why …

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Royal Navy tests drones above and below waves

The Ghost drone is designed to scout ahead as quietly as possible Swarms of military drones have accompanied Royal Marines both above and below the water in the Royal Navy’s first test of new combat technology. Marines tested stealthy reconnaissance drones, heavy-lift resupply models and a self-driving boat. Officers said …

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Drone Swarms Give Royal Marines a Boost, in Groundbreaking Experimental Exercise

Hybrid forces are one of the keys to future warfare superiority, and UK’s military just made a huge step in that direction. The Royal Marines Commandos recently participated in a jaw-dropping display of force, based on coordinated action not just with one, but multiple autonomous systems, including a swarm of …

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Drone disguised as a manta ray will be deployed by Royal Marines to spy on warships and submarines

Drone disguised as a manta ray will be deployed by Royal Marines to spy on warships and submarines with sleek design to avoid enemy radar and silent fish-like propulsion ‘Raydrive’ is equipped with wings and 3D printed fins to help it glide on water Device’s sensors can collect information while …

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Royal Marines seek ‘battlefield advantage’ as they train with drone swarms in UK first | UK News

In a first for the UK’s armed forces, Royal Marines have used drone swarms to assist in battle drills. Autonomous machines were present in the air, on the sea and underwater to help the soldiers as they carried out simulated raids on missile and radar installations across the UK. Those …

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Royal Marines will use an underwater drone disguised as a manta ray to snoop for Britain | News

An almost silent underwater drone disguised as a manta ray will be used by Royal Marines to spy on potential enemy warships and submarines. The “Raydrive”, which has wings and 3D printed fins to help it glide through the water, is one of a number of autonomous systems being trialled …

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British Royal Navy tests maritime rescue drones to save overboard sailors

The British Royal Navy has been conducting experimental drills to test the efficacy of heavy-lift drones in helping rescue a sailor who’s fallen overboard. The trials are being undertaken by the naval warfare force’s innovation experts, the NavyX team. Over the past few months, members of the NavyX team have …

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The Royal Navy tests drones in man overboard trials – sUAS News

Remotely-piloted systems which locate personnel in the water, drop life-saving equipment and hover over the location until rescuers arrive have been tested extensively by Royal Navy tech experts on Horsea Island and at sea. Members of the NavyX team are working out how heavy-lift Minerva drones could deliver potentially life-saving …

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Royal Navy tests rescue drones for ‘man overboard’ accidents – Automotive – News

The Royal Navy’s tech team, also known as NavyX, has been busy recently designing and testing drone systems to rescue those unfortunate enough to have roused the cry ‘man overboard’. In testing waters surrounding Horsea Island, off Portsmouth Harbour, the Navy has successfully deployed drones to locate dummies representing …

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