Research Summaries

Back Continued Development of Airdrop Payload Delivery Capability for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Fiscal Year 2017
Division Graduate School of Engineering & Applied Science
Department Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Investigator(s) Yakimenko, Oleg A.
Sponsor Arcturus UAV, LLC (Other)
Summary Arcturus and the Naval Postgraduate School researchers previously collaborated on combining the NPS aerial delivery system Snowflake with the Arcturus UAV high performance unmanned aerial system, T-20, to produce a unique mobile autonomous pinpoint accuracy delivery system, Blizzard. The system currently features voice portal, networking, visual target assignment, over-horizon video streaming, ground robot delivery, ground weather station usage, scalability, and can land on a moving platform. The developed system has proven to outperform other systems in terms of accuracy and payload delivery.
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