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Launch of UAS facility - National Aeronautical Centre

Monday (9th September 2013) saw the launch of the National Aeronautical Centre - a test, evaluation, demonstration and experimentation facility for beyond-line-of-sight (BLoS) unmanned air...

AIA release report on Unmanned Aircraft: Barriers and Benefits to Civil Airspace Integration

Avionics Today has published an article on a U.S. perpspective on the integration of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) into civilian airspace which presents the next frontier in the air...

Deutsche Bahn to test anti-graffiti drones

The BBC reports that Germany's national railway company, Deutsche Bahn, plans to test small drones to try to reduce the amount of graffiti being sprayed on its property. The idea is to...

Unmanned Aircraft May Revolutionize Farming

This is a short article by Tia Ghose in the Huffington Post on unmanned aircraft that could revolutionize agriculture , reducing the need for pesticides and improving crop...

European Commission Publishes Document on Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems benefit to the economy

The European Commission, Directorate Enterprise and Industry has just published an 8 page document describing the boost that Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) can give to the European...

Funding Opportunity with Sellafield - R&D and Technology Challenges to Decommission Nuclear Waste

Sellafield Ltd are holding an event on 14 May 2013 at the  North Lakes Hotel, Ullswater Road, Penrith CA11 8QT. At this event, you will be learn more about Sellafield's strategic...

GAMMA Technology Call 1a Submission Date 12 April 2013

The submission date for all Call 1a applications is at noon on 12th April 2013 – please ensure you request an application number from kristian.samways@aerospace.co.uk before submitting...

Presentations available from UVS International workshop “Integrating RPAS into Civil Airspace”

On 12 March 2013, a free workshop entitled “Integrating RPAS into Civil Airspace”, organized by UVS International, took place at ATC Global 2013 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. ...

Aerospace technologies to help Lockheed Martin mine the seabed

UK Seabed Resources, a subsidiary of Lockheed Martin UK has obtained a license to prospect for high-value minerals in a 58,000-square-kilometer area of the Pacific between Hawaii and...

GAO report on Unmanned Aircraft Systems - Continued Coordination, Operational Data, and Performance Standards Needed to Guide Research and Development

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) have release the report of testimony before the Subcommittee on Oversight, Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House of Representatives on...

UK Civil Aviation Authority Publishes List of 160 Approved UAS Users

The Guardian newspaper has published an article that identifies defence firms, police forces and fire services are among more than 130 organisations that have permission to fly small drones in...

£600 million investment in great technologies

David Willetts gave a speech at Policy Exchange giving details of how the £600m earmarked for science in the Autumn Statement will be spent in supporting big data, space, robotics and...

Bringing together a world-class community in Robotics & Autonomous Systems

The RAS SIG is a partnership between the Technology Strategy Board , the ESP KTN , the AAD KTN and the IM KTN. The RAS SIG’s primary objective will be to bring together into one...

Read the Commons Library Standard Note - Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (drones): an introduction

The House of Commons Library provides research, analysis and information services for MPs and their staff. This note provides an introduction to the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)...

Government identifies robotics and autonomous systems as one of eight ‘future technologies’

In his speech to the Royal Society on the 9th November, Chancellor George Osborne outlined his vision for science in the UK and identified robotics and autonomous systems as one of...

Robotics set to ‘revolutionise the UK economy in the next 20 years’

Britain’s desire to be at the forefront of robotics research has been reinforced by universities minister David Willetts, who saw world-leading technology when he visited the Bristol...

AAD KTN Autonomous Systems: Opportunities and Challenges for the UK report highlighted on the BBC website

Autonomous Systems have received some beneficial media attention this week with the BBC publishing an article ‘Unmanned aircraft project leads push to civilian drones’ highlighting...

JARUS Announces the Launch of its Web Site and first Information & Dissemination Workshop

The Joint Authorities for Rulemaking on Unmanned Systems (JARUS) has announced the launch of its web site: www.jarus-rpas.org JARUS is an international group of experts originating...

Cassidian outlines research into new UAV technologies

Cassidian's pursuit of new technologies suitable for use with unmanned air systems has branched out to cover more efficient energy management and data relay techniques. Work on the...

Back seat drivers - Read the latest Friday blog from The Engineer

Advances in autonomous robotics mean that humans are set to take a more back-seat role in many aspects of industry, healthcare and society at large, says Andrew Czyzewski. Predicting the...
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NTC Chair Details

 

Tony Balmer
 

BAE Systems

W429, Warton Aerodrome,
Preston,
PR4 1AX

tony.balmer@baesystems.com

Other NTC's

 


NTC Committee Member Area

The A&D KTN has set up a dedicated committee members area which you can access under Sub-groups. Please note, you need to be a registered member on the A&D KTN website to access this area. 

If you would like to contribute to the Autonomous Systems NTC meetings, please contact Peter Murray at peter.murray@aadktn.co.uk.