U.S. Marine’s 3D printed drone is 200 times cheaper than production version

3D printed drone technology has been an emerging area over the past year, with military surveillance use seeing a particular boom. To add to the recent developments in drone delivery systems and swarming drones purpose built to be air dropped, U.S. Marine TOW gunner Cpl. Rhet McNeal has developed a ...

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Posted on Aug 29, 2017

U.S. Navy’s 3D printed CICADA drone is ready to drop

Equipped with a 3D printed fuselage, the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory’s (NRL) CICADA drone is ready for a commercial partner to take the technology to the next level. Essentially a paper plane made from a circuit board, the CICADA is configurable to any end-use, and is keeping Navy hardware expe...

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Posted on Aug 7, 2017

Japanese space agency 3D prints floating space drone

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has released the first footage from its floating 3D printed space drone, the Int-Ball. The JEM Internal Ball Camera … 3D Printing Industry admin...

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Posted on Jul 17, 2017

U.S. Marines launch Nibbler drone made on combat zone 3D printer

Within the next few weeks, the U.S. Marines are set to launch a 3D printed drone as part of their combat operations. Named “The Nibbler”, … 3D Printing Industry admin...

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Posted on Jun 16, 2017

KAIST 3D scanning drone intelligence captures a model of the Statue of Liberty in minutes

Professor Cho Sung-ho’s research team at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) has developed an algorithm that creates 3D models of large areas in a … 3D Printing Industry admin...

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Posted on Jun 15, 2017

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