Drone swarms deployed in aerial dogfight test

Experts at the Georgia Tech Research Institute and the Naval Postgraduate School have deployed drone swarms in a first-of-its-kind aerial dogfight test.

In a statement released Friday, Georgia Tech said that that the test involving opposing swarms of unmanned air vehicles (UAVs) took place Feb. 9, 2017 at Camp Roberts in Monterey County, California, a National Guard facility.


The small propeller-driven foam-winged Zephyr aircraft used in the exercise sported identical computers computer is a device that can be instructed to carry out an arbitrary set of arithmetic or logical operations automatically and used algorithms to collaborate their approaches. In addition, they used communications software developed by the institutions. GPS tracking also allowed the aircraft to be aware of one another.

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“This experiment demonstrated the advances may refer to: Advance, an offensive push in sports, games, thoughts, military combat, or sexual or romantic pursuits Advance payment for goods or services Advance against royalties, a payment to be made in collaborative autonomy and the ability of a team of unmanned vehicles to execute complex missions,” said Don Davis, division chief of the Robotics and Autonomous Systems Branch of Georgia Tech, in the statement. “This encounter will serve to advance and inform future efforts in developing autonomous vehicle vehicle (from Latin: vehiculum) is a mobile machine that transports people or cargo capabilities.”

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