Students Bring Robotics to US Naval War College
studying robotics in college." NWC hosted the students at the college's Spruance Lobby. Following the demonstration, the students visited NWC's Future Forces Gallery where they received a brief description on the Navy's robotics programs from John Jackson, a NWC professor and E.A. Sperry Chair of Unmanned and Robotic Systems. "Technology is rapidly changing the nature of both military operations and all aspects of civilian life," said Jackson. "Robots, drones, driverless cars will shape the world around us. It is important that the young people of today
MTR100: Silicon Sensing Systems Ltd.
products – as well as systems suitable for a wide range of navigation and stabilization requirements. With a heritage dating back over 100 years, Silicon Sensing Systems and its predecessor companies have a unique record in delivering gyroscope systems to the marine industry. Formed in 1910, Sperry Marine was set up to provide practical navigation and stabilization systems based on the newly emerging gyroscope technology, delivering the first North-finding gyrocompass system aboard the Dominion Line’s ‘Princess Anne’ in 1910. Spinning wheel gyros were to dominate the
Harbor Police Rescues Stranded Sea Lion
and then ending up in the back of a patrol car is slightly rarer. The San Diego Harbor Police Department received a call on February 18 of a sea lion in the roadway of Harbor Island Drive, near a local restaurant. Encountering the uninjured sea lion, responding officers Christine Sperry and Luis Martinez used salmon to lure the adult female sea lion into the water. Within minutes the wayward sea lion was back up on the sidewalk and nudging Officer Sperry in with her nose. When called for assistance, Sea World San Diego didn't have any staff available to bring the sea lion
MTR 100: Silicon Sensing Systems Ltd.
. Jointly owned by UTC Aerospace Systems, who are based on the same site in Plymouth, and Sumitomo Precision Products, the company was formed in 1999. The two companies each bring an equal strength to the joint venture. UTC Aerospace can trace its heritage in gyroscopes and inertial sensors back to the Sperry Gyroscope Company which was founded in 1913, giving this half of the venture a great depth of expertise in the field of complex inertial systems and their deployment in real-world applications. Sumitomo Precision Products, based in Amagasaki, Japan, bring a unique expertise in the field of silicon
Northrop Grumman Wins BAE Systems Award
Maritime-Submarines in recognition of the role the company has played in supplying the platform management system (PMS) for the U.K. Ministry of Defense’s (MOD) Astute nuclear-powered submarine program. The award was presented during BAE's 2014 Annual Supplier Forum to Northrop Grumman's Sperry Marine business unit in recognition of its performance in the integrated deployment and management of the program's resources and for continuously improving performance standards in delivery and support. "Our extensive track record of delivering reliable, high-performance navigation and ship