Unmanned Systems Integrated Roadmap

This Roadmap lays out a recommended unmanned systems vision across a 25-year period. It encompasses all three environmental domains: air, ground, and maritime. The Roadmap describes an expanding performance envelope that captures the current state-of-the-art and projects an evolution in performance across the 25 years. From these projections, the Roadmap identifies technologies that will need […]

Steve Jobs 1955-2011

(CNN) Steve Jobs, the visionary in the black turtleneck who co-founded Apple in a Silicon Valley garage, built it into the world’s leading tech company and led a mobile-computing revolution with wildly popular devices such as the iPhone, died Wednesday. He was 56. The hard-driving executive pioneered the concept of the personal computer and of […]

Conventional Arms Transfers to Developing Nations 2003-2010

The value of all arms transfer agreements with developing nations in 2010 was over $30.7 billion. This was a decline from $49.8 billion in 2009. In 2010, the value of all arms deliveries to developing nations was nearly $21.9 billion, the highest total in these deliveries values since 2006 (in constant 2010 dollars).