late 2000s

  1. Grey Havoc

    Autonomous Modular Optical Underwater Robot (AMOUR)

    https://groups.csail.mit.edu/drl/publications/papers/ICRA05b.pdf
  2. Grey Havoc

    Project Aura

    https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/29/business/coronavirus-us-ventilator-shortage.html On a side note, there are growing calls for FEMA to be restored as an independent Cabinet-level agency and for the Strategic National Stockpile to be permanently placed under it in the future.
  3. J

    German Mehrzweckeinsatzschiff (MZES) (multi mission ship)

    In 2009, Germany was a plan to build the fleet of 2025 (Flotte 2025 +), according to which envisages the construction of 2-UDC Joint Support Ship (JSS) and 2-multi-purpose ships, docks Mehrzweckeinsatzschiffs (MZES) — the last to play the role of amphibious transports, mother ships and supply...
  4. S

    Otto Aviation Group LLC Celera 500L

    It at Southern California Logistics Airport https://aviation.stackexchange.com/questions/37058/what-is-this-odd-aircraft :o UPDATED
  5. Grey Havoc

    Energetically Autonomous Tactical Robot (DARPA, late 2000s)

    Since we don't seem to have a dedicated thread for this already: http://www.gizmodo.co.uk/2015/10/remember-eatr-the-military-robot-that-was-supposed-to-eat-humans/ http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/07/09/eatr_beta/
  6. Jemiba

    IFV Marder 1A3 Mod - Systronic Demonstrator

    Seen today on the open house of the German Ministry for Defense, the Marder 1A3 Mod is used as the so-called "Systronic Demonstrator". Basically the same vehicle as the Marder 1A3, it is fitted with a drive-by-wire system, usable from three stations inside, a remotely controlled weapons turret...
  7. Triton

    Hobart-class AWD (Air Warfare Destroyer)

    Published on Jun 14, 2013 A computer-generated animation has been released today which highlights the multi-mission capability of the three naval destroyers being built as part of the Air Warfare Destroyer Project. AWD Alliance CEO Rod Equid said the animation will increase understanding of the...
  8. S

    Polish PZL M-38 « Bryza » aircraft used for U.S. Army Special Ops

    Joe Baugher's website mentions a batch of four PZL M-38 Bryza aircraft that are used by the US Special Ops Command. Does anyone have any info about these, even possibly pictures? Here is what the M-38 looks like in Polish guise...
  9. Grey Havoc

    Indonesian Clurit-40 FAC (also known as the Clurit-641?)

    Indonesia launches fast missile-carrier by Staff Writers Jakarta (UPI) Apr 29, 2011 Indonesia has launched the indigenously built fast missile-carrying ship the KCR Clurit amid hopes that other Indonesian-made vessels will help the country's defense industry. "With it, Indonesia has started...
  10. Matej

    Moog FTS « Talon » and « Mini-Talon » missiles

    Found during the Farnborough on the AT-802U. Can somebody identify it?
  11. Sundog

    Boeing 787 Dreamliner

    ...for 10am Dec. 15 (Edited for correct month :) ), although I have no idea which time zone that 10am is for, I'm assuming it's Pacific Time Zone. It will be broadcast live on the web, you can pick it up at www.boeing.com or www.newairplane.com Of course, I'll have to miss it, because I will be...
  12. colombamike

    Future Surface Combatant Cruisers/Destroyers (futur of US navy 2018-2045's)

    I open this thread for a big secret project ! ;D The Future Surface Combatant project ! This project replace eventually all US cruisers of Ticonderoga class & very probably all (a minima, all earlier DDG of arleigh burke class) arleigh burke DDG. Any news, any data, info, possible drawing ? ;D...
  13. Triton

    US Navy Transformation Craft (T-Craft)

    Transformation Craft (T-Craft) Concept Study by Cynthia Marks et al., NAVAL SURFACE WARFARE CENTER CARDEROCK DIV BETHESDA MD SHIP SYSTEMS INTEGRATION AND DESIGN DEPARTMENT (Aug 2007) Abstract: Handle / proxy Url: http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA488102
  14. G

    ARGOSY outer solar system exploration architecture

    From a researcher at Johns Hopkins U Applied Physics Lab: http://techdigest.jhuapl.edu/td2703/mcNutt.pdf Fun facts: -- 100 year plan for solar system exploration, starting with manned mission to Callisto in 2050 and culminating in a manned mission to Pluto in 2110. -- multiple in-space...
  15. bobbymike

    From Defense News Today - "Nuclear" Cruiser

    http://www.defensenews.com/story.php?i=4226195&c=AME&s=TOP I am assuming a nuclear power plant could also produce a great amount of extra energy for DEW and other exotic "high power energy need" weapons. Any thoughts?
  16. Michel Van

    MPP-T6 mobile bunker - real or fake ?

    i found this in internet http://www.armada.ch/02-3/digest.cfm Internet fake or real stuff ?
  17. overscan (PaulMM)

    Experimental and Prototype U.S. Air Force Jet Fighters - Jenkins & Landis

    Due for release in May: http://www.amazon.com/Experimental-Prototype-Force-Fighters-Specialty/dp/1580071112
  18. zebedee

    BAe Stealth UXV UCAV Carrier concept

    Stealth UAV carrier on Flights site... http://www.flightglobal.com/articles/2007/09/18/216843/bae-systems-stealth-ship-concept-to-operate-unmanned-systems.html Zeb
  19. C

    EADS Astrium suborbital vehicle

    EADS has unveiled its concept for a suborbital space tourism vehicle, a sort of EuroSpaceShipTwo. Here are some excerpts from the press release: This business jet sized vehicle is designed to carry four passengers 100km up into space giving more than three minutes of "zero G" or...
  20. F

    Future French Naval Concept: the Swordship

    Obviously, this concept by French company DCN is aimed to rival the Zumwaalt class of future destroyers that are being developped ( not without problems, so it seems) by the US Navy. Trimaran design, a proposed armament of a single three gun turret ( 155mm). One single launch module for 48...
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