A new approach to testing GPS receiver resilience, and not just for military users

Testing a GNSS receiver’s response to RF interference used to be a pretty major undertaking.

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US Air Force's $140m spy 'blimp' rooted to the ground by rising costs and technical troubles

Despite already spending more than US$140 million (EUR106 million), the US Air Force is said to be pulling out of a project to use a large spy airship in Afghanistan. The scheduled first flight of the 112m (370 foot) long Blue Devil Block 2 (pictured) dirigible is just weeks away, but technical difficulties and massive

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US Air Force sponsors ‘smart skin’ development for medical monitoring

The development of low power electronics and devices that are wearable, epidermal, edible or even implantable, will be debated at the IDTechEx event in Boston, USA next month. One company involved, MC10, of Cambridge, Massachusetts is heading efforts to commercialise the technology dubbed ‘smart skin’.

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