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Q-Warrior heads-up display being tested in the field: Google Glass for soldiers

Q-Warrior heads-up display being tested in the field: Google Glass for soldiers

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BAE Systems has announced that the Q-Warrior helmet mounted display system is "exceeding expectations" during real-time field testing in the UK. The system is specially designed for soldiers who need distinctive capabilities, such as identifying hostile... >>

Taranis unmanned stealth fighter completes test flights, next generation could 'strike with precision'

Taranis unmanned stealth fighter completes test flights, next generation could 'strike with precision'

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BAE Systems and the UK Ministry of Defence have revealed that initial test flights of their jointly funded Taranis unmanned aircraft surpassed all expectations. The stealth combat vehicle demonstrator made a perfect takeoff, rotation, "climb-out" and... >>

Printing planes: BAE Systems now using 3D printed parts in fighter jets

Printing planes: BAE Systems now using 3D printed parts in fighter jets

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BAE Systems is using 3D printed components in fighter jets flown in the UK. The news suggests that in the future, parts could simply be printed out when needed on the battlefield. The first parts where used on board Tornado fighter jets flying out of... >>

First unmanned flight takes place in UK airspace, 500-mile trip controlled remotely

First unmanned flight takes place in UK airspace, 500-mile trip controlled remotely

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BAE Systems has successfully completed a 500-mile flight with a completely unmanned aircraft in UK airspace, the first of its kind. Controlled remotely from the ground, the Jetstream research aircraft was flown as part of the £62 million industry-led... >>

Team GB Paralympic athletes turn to BMW and BAE systems to improve wheelchairs

Team GB Paralympic athletes turn to BMW and BAE systems to improve wheelchairs

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ParalympicsGB's wheelchair athletes have turned to technology from BMW and help from BAE systems to help them get ready for the Paralympic Games in London. BMW has collaborated with UK Sport and a range of third parties to produce wheelchairs for members... >>

BAE Systems fighter pilot helmet HMD pictures and hands-on

BAE Systems fighter pilot helmet HMD pictures and hands-on

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While augmented reality is still struggling to develop a ubiquity of relevance in the consumer realm, it's going great guns in the professional world and nowhere is it more crucial and more astounding than for fighter pilots. BAE Systems, long provider... >>

ASTRAEA: Unmanned aircraft set to take to the skies

ASTRAEA: Unmanned aircraft set to take to the skies

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In 1896, the Locomotive Act was passed and stated that all road locomotives - cars to you and us - could travel at a maximum speed of only 4mph and had to be manned by a crew of three, one of whose job it was to walk 60 yards in front of the vehicle waving... >>

Move over Google Project Glass, BAE System's AR HUD already aids Tornado pilots

Move over Google Project Glass, BAE System's AR HUD already aids Tornado pilots

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Google may well be working on its Google Project Glass augmented reality visors, but British defence company BAE Systems has delivered its Tornado Helmet Mounted Cueing System to the Royal Air Force, proving that heads-up displays are already fully operational... >>

BAE Systems promising battery revolution

BAE Systems promising battery revolution

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BAE Systems is claiming to have totally reinvented the way portable devices are powered with what it calls structured batteries. The new technology does away with what you would consider to be a traditional battery pack, instead storing power within the... >>

BAE wearable battery powers your war gadgets

BAE wearable battery powers your war gadgets

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With all the benefits that technology brings to warfighters, comes the problem of how to power it. BAE Systems has shown off a wearable power solution that moves the battery from individual devices to one central location. Designed to be worn in a vest... >>