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Triton UAVs will learn to avoid collisions

Command aviation Systems, the US Navy announced its intention to equip the advanced MQ-4C Triton marine unmanned aerial vehicles with airborne collision avoidance systems.

Triton UAVs are capable of long autonomous reconnaissance flights. In such flights, machine operators cannot always obtain accurate information about the surrounding air situation, which means there is a risk of the UAV colliding with other aircraft.

Triton UAVs will learn to avoid collisions

The MQ-4C Triton is developed by Northrop Grumman based on the RQ-4 Global Hawk strategy vehicle. In total, the US Navy intends to adopt the 70 MQ-4C, which will be used to patrol the US territorial waters. It is assumed that Triton will, among other things, give patrol aircraft P-8A Poseidon target designation to the detected marine objects.

Triton will fly at a speed of 575 kilometers per hour and observe the sea surface from a height of 15,2 thousands of meters for at least 28 hours. Despite the fact that most of the flight of the MQ-4C will take place above the echelons of civil aviation, the vehicles will periodically decline in order to study in more detail any detected object.

The US military intends to start full-time operation of Triton drones this year, reports portal "N + 1"
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    KVU-NSVD 18 January 2018 14: 01 New
    The next step is to avoid missile defense
    1. Ace Tambourine
      Ace Tambourine 18 January 2018 14: 04 New
      Yeah ... and they will also begin to hide from the missile launcher behind the civilian sides ... That fun will begin ..
      1. KVU-NSVD
        KVU-NSVD 18 January 2018 14: 08 New
        Laughter laughs, and a famous place is up with fur. To teach UAVs to use the civilian side as a cover from radars is easy
        1. bouncyhunter
          bouncyhunter 18 January 2018 14: 26 New
          They will teach to teach, but they won’t say it out loud. yes
        2. Solomon Kane
          Solomon Kane 18 January 2018 14: 31 New
          Something with the name mixed up, Triton, flying tailed amphibian ..... wassat
          They would call Albatross or Petrel (petrel) or Storm Bird ........ good
  2. Herculesic
    Herculesic 18 January 2018 14: 02 New
    But our crows have long been taught in the event of a slip to attack again and again until victory! wassat So, if we want, a drone in flight can only miss its shadow! wassat
    1. corporal
      corporal 18 January 2018 15: 50 New
      Quote: Herkulesich
      But our crows

      Do our crows fly in packs in mattresses?
      which will be used to patrol US territorial waters.

      Better could boast the same "Tritons"
  3. assa67
    assa67 18 January 2018 14: 25 New
    "avoids collisions" .... fuzzy wording .... or they have "traffic jams" air, is there a system of evading defeat?
    1. ZVO
      ZVO 18 January 2018 18: 33 New
      Quote: assa67
      "avoids collisions" .... fuzzy wording .... or they have "traffic jams" air, is there a system of evading defeat?

      Those. Have you ever heard of TCAS?