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RISE Robotics Awarded $1.25M to Design Ultra-Light Loading Machine for the U.S. Air Force
With support from the U.S. Air Force, RISE Robotics is building lightweight technology to help load and unload heavy cargo.

Sarcos Defense Wins Air Force Research Laboratory Contract for Collaborative Sensing
Sarcos Defense has been awarded a DoD contract to develop a system that can quickly spot, follow, and identify objects. It could also help civilian robotics applications.

ARM Institute Issues Project Calls for AR in Manufacturing, Endorsement Auditors
The ARM Institute is seeking project proposals to help the U.S. Air Force improve robotic manipulation and to evaluate education and training programs for robotics and manufacturing.

RE2 Robotics to Develop Autonomous Aircraft Inspection System for the U.S. Air Force
RE2 Robotics has received SBIR funding to develop a Mobile Autonomous Aircraft Platform for Sustainment using its mobile manipulators for aircraft inspection and maintenance.

BAE Systems and Sarcos to Partner on Developing Perception for the U.S. Air Force
By applying AI and machine learning to sensing for autonomous systems such as drones and ground robots, Sarcos and BAE plan to improve multi-system communication and coordination.

10 Ground Robots in Development and Testing for Military Applications
The U.S. Department of Defense and militaries around the world are working to improve the endurance, usability, and autonomy of ground robots for explosive ordnance removal and other tasks.

NCDMM and CST Given $9.4M for New Additive Manufacturing Program in Ohio
MAAM program aims to commercialize large additive manufacturing machine for production of large parts for industrial and defense usage.

America Makes and Air Force Research Laboratory Name Awardees of Additive Manufacturing Challenge
The goal of the Challenge Series was to improve the accuracy of model predictions for metal AM, using INCONEL nickel-chromium alloy 625.

Deadline Extended for AFRL Additive Manufacturing Modeling Challenge Series
Submission deadline extended to January 31, 2020 .

America Makes and Air Force Research Laboratory Launch an AM Modeling Challenge Series
Goal of the AFRL AM Challenge Series is to predict the internal structure and resultant performance of metallic components produced by AM.


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