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Exocetus Delivers Glider to Johns Hopkins APL

Connecticut-based Exocetus Autonomous Systems said it has delivered its first MOD2 Glider to Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL). The vehicle was purchased as part of an internal research and development project which intends to explore a diverse set of applications for the vehicle.“Johns Hopkins APL was looking for a vehicle that could provide endurance and easy modification, and the MOD2 Glider was the only vehicle out there that provided those capabilities,” said Joe Turner, Exocetus COO & General Manager.    The delivery took place at the end of July

Wynne Named President and CEO of AUVSI

role at the Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITSA) and was CEO of the Association for Automatic Identification and Mobility (AIM). He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Scranton, a master’s degree from the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University, and was a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Cologne in Germany. Michael Toscano has headed AUVSI since 2008, following a distinguished career of more than 30 years in the Department of Defense.  

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Standard Missile Shows Versatility with “Juliet” Flight Test

(FOT&E) events planned for SM-6's missile performance and demonstration.   "This event demonstrated SM-6's ability to detect and engage a slow moving target in the presence of complex land clutter," said Jim Schuh, Anti-Air Warfare Missiles technical director at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab, which is among the Navy's SM-6 partners. "It is another victory for this very versatile weapon."   The SM-6 provides an over-the-horizon engagement capability when launched from an Aegis warship. It uses the latest in hardware and software missile technology

Johns Hopkins University Orders Second Iver2 Research AUV

OceanServer Technology announced that the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) has agreed to purchase another Iver2 AUV for delivery this summer. This second system provides additional capability for APL’s general research, including the development of underwater sensor systems.   Founded in 1942, APL is a not-for-profit center for engineering, research and development, and solves complex problems that present critical challenges to the nation.   Johns Hopkins APL will be taking delivery of an Iver2 EP42 platform that includes a second (user) CPU and intuitive

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