Archive for September 28th, 2009

GPS guidance for weapons mounted on drones: precision with no risk for troops


The Hunter drones, or UAS (Unmanned Aircraft Systems), produced by Los Angeles-based Northrop Grumman, will soon be equipped with Viper Strike, a system capable of assisting the missiles guidance systems thanks to laser and GPS positioning, to strike both fixed and moving targets. Hunter MQ-5B is currently used for reconnaissance, aerial surveillance and target acquisition. […]

Video surveillance, a booming business in the Russian marketplace


The Russian government seems to pay particular attention to Internet technologies. In fact, president Medvedev, in his latest speech, has more than once made direct references to the development of broadband access, which should be widespread even in the most remote corners of that big country, paying particular attention to electronic documentation management and remote […]