Vehicle Development Laboratory

Metadata Updated: March 8, 2017

FUNCTION: Supports the development of prototype deployment platform vehicles for offboard countermeasure systems.DESCRIPTION: The Vehicle Development Laboratory is involved in technology development related to offboard countermeasure deployment platforms. This includes research in new airframe materials and fabrication techniques, low-cost flight control sensors and controllers, and low Reynolds number airfoil design. Full-scale and subscale remote control and autonomous prototype vehicles are fabricated and flight tested. Also, avionics subsystems, precision guidance, navigation, control, and deployment mechanisms are refined through flight testing aboard various remotely piloted test aircraft operated by the laboratory. The Vehicle Development Laboratory has a substantial capability to fabricate airframe and mechanism test articles, light metalwork, and composite structures.INSTRUMENTATION: The Vehicle Development Laboratory has supporting equipment and instrumentation associated with prototype flight testing such as radio control systems, miniature autopilots, video cameras, data collection systems for both onboard and RF telemetry, and a variety of sensors such as accelerometers, gyros, airspeed sensors, and altitude transducers.

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Metadata Created Date March 8, 2017
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