Archive For May, 2007

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Police drone

Just to avoid any confusion, I want to make it clear that this blog ('Police drone') has nothing to do with the forthcoming world tour by the rock band The Police (Wikipedia), but rather the forthcoming trial of an unmanned air vehicle (UAV) by the Merseyside Police force in the UK for "tackling anti-social behaviour and public disorder" ( 'Pilotless…

Free access to JACIC

I’ve just found out that the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) is offering access to the entire content of the Journal of Aerospace Computing, Information, and Communication (JACIC) for two weeks for free! Yes, really. To access the full text, you need to browse the Journal Table of Contents (on the left of the main page), the click the…

Military Avionics Technology Exhibition, UK

Last week I had the opportunity to attend the Military Avionics Technology Exhibition arranged by the UK MOD, and held at the Defence Equipment and Support Agency's Abbey Wood headquarters. This  was an impressive venue, although I don't think I quite got used to the 'Bomb Shelter' signs on the deep walls of the lecture theatre and exhibition hall no…