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Resurgence Of Space-Based Solar Power

If successful, space-based solar systems can be sustainable and inexhaustible long-term solutions for meeting power requirements for the entire world. Solar panel arrays have been used to power space stations and satellites...

Smallsat Revolution: New Era in Space Industry

Governments and weather agencies have been operating imaging satellites for decades. Data from these satellites is aimed at aiding the working of various industries, ranging from infrastructure monitoring to agriculture. Today,...

Strategic Electronics: Offering Quantum Jump In Opportunities

Electronics is at the heart of all modern warfare systems and, presently, the country is at the cusp of transforming the import bill in electronics that is fast competing to surpass...

AI In Defence: The Warfare Revolution 3.0

With the emergence of artificial intelligence technology, the world is in a great dilemma. While AI brings many benefits to the society, there are also great risks involved, including ethical issues...

Electric Aircraft That Emits Zero CO2 And Protects The Environment

Aiming to overturn the damage caused to the environment, the aircraft is a novel initiative for promoting green aviation Rolls-Royce, one of the world’s leading companies focussed on providing state-of the-art propulsion...

Designing Drones: Why And how?

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), often known as ‘drones’ or ‘quadcopters’, are one of those areas of technology that have been hitting the mainstream media in recent weeks and months. Concerned by...

Optronic Sensors: Applications in Detonics (Part 6 of 6)

Read Part 5 Beginning with a brief introduction to various techniques and related sensors, this concluding part of the article focuses on optronic triangulation and time-of-flight sensors for position and displacement measurement...

Optronic Sensors: Chemical, Biological and Explosive Sensors (Part 5 of 6)

Read Part 5 Use of IEDs by terrorists have brought to the fore the need for stand-off detection and identification of chemical, biological and explosive agents. The need and relevance of efficient and...

Optronic Sensors: Gyroscopic Sensors (Part 4 of 6)

Read Part 3 Operational basics, salient features and military specific applications of ring laser gyroscopes and fibre-optic gyroscopes are discussed in this part of the article. Gyroscopic sensors constitute an essential component of inertial...

New Wireless Technologies to Help Meet Aviation Demands

This article discusses some key recent developments in the area of wireless networking in the aviation industry. New techniques and technologies in wireless communication are needed for safe and efficient aviation operations....

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