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10073454 Machine vision enabled swarm guidance technology  
A system and method for controlling a swarm of UAVs that are stored on and released from an airborne platform, fly to and destroy a target, where the UAVs download target information from the...
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7599894 Object recognition using a cognitive swarm vision framework with attention mechanisms  
An object recognition system is described that incorporates swarming classifiers with attention mechanisms. The object recognition system includes a cognitive map having a one-to-one relationship...
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8515126 Multi-stage method for object detection using cognitive swarms and system for automated response to detected objects  
A multi-stage method of visual object detection is disclosed. The method was originally designed to detect humans in specific poses, but is applicable to generic detection of any object. A first...
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8157640 Swarming behavior in wagering game machines  
Apparatus, systems, and methods may operate to present a wagering game upon which monetary value may be wagered; to present an initial image including a subset of a swarm in space representing a...
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US20190162513 NON-LETHAL NAVAL VESSEL INTERDICTION WEAPON  
A non-lethal naval vessel interdiction weapon is provided. The non-lethal naval vessel interdiction weapon includes a hydrodynamic hull, guidance and delivery systems housed in the hydrodynamic...
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US20180164820 MACHINE VISION ENABLED SWARM GUIDANCE TECHNOLOGY  
A system and method for controlling a swarm of UAVs that are stored on and released from an airborne platform, fly to and destroy a target, where the UAVs download target information from the...
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10324476 Robotic swarm localization using ranging radios  
A system for localizing a swarm of robotic platforms utilizing ranging sensors. The swarm is localized by purposely leaving some of the platforms of the swarm stationary, providing localization to...
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US20160223296 Rotating rapid-firing defense weapon system  
Guns are fired simultaneously from a rotating platform. This is primarily a last-ditch, defense weapon system to protect the Navy's aircraft carriers and the Marine Corps amphibious landings: This...
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9472971 Wireless inductive charging of weapon system energy source  
A charging system for the wireless inductive charging of an energy source in a weapon in a weapon system. The charging system includes a first portion of the weapon system, wherein the first...
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US20100173689 SWARMING BEHAVIOR IN WAGERING GAME MACHINES  
Apparatus, systems, and methods may operate to present a wagering game upon which monetary value may be wagered; to present an initial image including a subset of a swarm in space representing a...
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7047861 System, methods and apparatus for managing a weapon system  
A system for managing a weapon system is provided. The system includes a number of mobile robotic vehicles (MRVs), a number of squads, each squad having a lead MRV and member MRVs, a number of...
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8649565 System for automatic object localization based on visual simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM) and cognitive swarm recognition  
Described is a system for automatic object localization based on visual simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM) and cognitive swarm recognition. The system is configured to detect a set of...
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US20150115880 WIRELESS INDUCTIVE CHARGING OF WEAPON SYSTEM ENERGY SOURCE  
A charging system for the wireless inductive charging of an energy source in a weapon in a weapon system. The charging system includes a first portion of the weapon system, wherein the first...
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US20070288132 Cooperative swarm of unmanned vehicles  
A cooperative swarm of unmanned vehicles includes a plurality of unmanned vehicles, each having a location identification system operable to provide location coordinates; a transceiver operable to...
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US20070019865 Object recognition using a congnitive swarm vision framework with attention mechanisms  
An object recognition system is described that incorporates swarming classifiers with attention mechanisms. The object recognition system includes a cognitive map having a one-to-one relationship...
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10619983 Non-lethal naval vessel interdiction weapon  
A non-lethal naval vessel interdiction weapon is provided. The non-lethal naval vessel interdiction weapon includes a hydrodynamic hull, guidance and delivery systems housed in the hydrodynamic...
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8833231 Unmanned range-programmable airburst weapon system for automated tracking and prosecution of close-in targets  
An unmanned range-programmable airburst weapon system provides automated tracking and prosecution of soft targets such as UAVs at close ranges. A range-programmable gun that fires airburst rounds...
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US20040030449 Methods and apparatus for multi robotic system involving coordination of weaponized unmanned underwater vehicles  
Unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs) are described for use in a swarm weapon system. UUVs use distinctive patterns of communication and organization in order to configure into specific formations...
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US20050183569 SYSTEM, METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR MANAGING A WEAPON SYSTEM  
A system for managing a weapon system is provided. The system includes a number of mobile robotic vehicles (MRVs), a number of squads, each squad having a lead MRV and member MRVs, a number of...
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10281281 Decision support and control systems including various graphical user interfaces configured for displaying multiple transit options for a platform with respect to hazard and objects and related methods  
A decision support and control system including a Graphical User Interface configured for displaying multiple transit options for a platform with respect to hazard and objects along with...
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8820212 Urban combat system automatic firearm having ammunition feed controlled by weapon cycle  
A weapon system for urban combat incorporating an automatic gun having a short recoil, a feed system with gun driven box magazines of different capacities, a detachable link-belt feed, spring...
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US20130259300 AUTOMATIC DETECTION OF SWARM ATTACKS  
Methods and apparatus for detecting a swarm attack based on a plurality of convergence hypotheses related to correlated movements of entities in an area of interest. Projected tracks for the...
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US20140251123 UNMANNED RANGE-PROGRAMMABLE AIRBURST WEAPON SYSTEM FOR AUTOMATED TRACKING AND PROSECUTION OF CLOSE-IN TARGETS  
An unmanned range-programmable airburst weapon system provides automated tracking and prosecution of soft targets such as UAVs at close ranges. A range-programmable gun that fires airburst rounds...
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10694529 Swarm communication method and device  
A swarm communication system. Each of a plurality of transceivers determines a transmission cycle duration, and transmits one packet per transmission cycle, each packet being transmitted at a...
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8748787 Method of guiding a salvo of guided projectiles to a target, a system and a computer program product  
The invention relates to a method of guiding a salvo of guided projectiles to a target. The method comprises the steps of generating a beam defining a common reference coordinate system,...
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US20120144712 URBAN COMBAT SYSTEM AUTOMATIC FIREARM HAVING AMMUNITION FEED CONTROLLED BY WEAPON CYCLE  
A weapon system for urban combat incorporating an automatic gun having a short recoil, a feed system with gun driven box magazines of different capacities, a detachable link-belt feed, spring...
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US20040030570 System, methods and apparatus for leader-follower model of mobile robotic system aggregation  
In a swarm weapon system, groups of mobile robotic vehicles (MRVs) are organized into a leader-follower configuration in which follower drone MRVs supply sensor data to a lead MRV. The lead MRV...
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US20170059333 DECISION SUPPORT AND CONTROL SYSTEMS INCLUDING VARIOUS GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACES CONFIGURED FOR DISPLAYING MULTIPLE TRANSIT OPTIONS FOR A PLATFORM WITH RESPECT TO HAZARD AND OBJECTS AND RELATED METHODS  
A decision support and control system including a Graphical User Interface configured for displaying multiple transit options for a platform with respect to hazard and objects along with...
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US20190146474 METHODS AND SYSTEMS OF INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION LINE WITH SELF ORGANIZING DATA COLLECTORS AND NEURAL NETWORKS  
Systems and methods for data collection in an industrial production line are disclosed. A systems may include a plurality of data collectors, including a swarm of self-organized data collector...
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10240900 Systems and methods for acquiring and launching and guiding missiles to multiple targets  
Systems and methods that can be used in lightweight vehicles, such as lightweight small Armed Aerial Scout (AAS) vehicles, and can provide small, lightweight weapons capable of “Fire and Forget”...
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8965044 Rotorcraft threat detection system  
A method, system, and computer program product for detecting objects. Members of a general class of objects are searched for in a number of images. Members of a specific class of objects are...
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US20190146476 METHODS AND SYSTEMS OF COOKING PROCESS WITH SELF ORGANIZING DATA COLLECTORS AND NEURAL NETWORKS  
Systems and methods for data collection for an industrial heating process are disclosed. The system according to one embodiment can include a plurality of data collectors, including a swarm of...
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US20190146475 METHODS AND SYSTEMS OF CHEMICAL OR PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCTION LINE WITH SELF ORGANIZING DATA COLLECTORS AND NEURAL NETWORKS  
Methods and systems for data collection for a chemical or pharmaceutical production process is disclosed. The system according to one disclosed non-limiting embodiment of the present disclosure...
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US20110246402 ACOUSTIC EVENT CLASSIFICATION USING PARTICLE SWARM OPTIMIZATION WITH FLEXIBLE TIME CORRELATION MATCHING  
An acoustic event classifier uses particle swarm optimization (PSO) to perform a flexible time correlation of a sensed acoustic signature to reference acoustic signatures in a multi-dimensional...
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US20200134491 Swarm System Including an Operator Control Section Enabling Operator Input of Mission Objectives and Responses to Advice Requests from a Heterogeneous Multi-Agent Population Including Information Fusion, Control Diffusion, and Operator Infusion Agents that Controls Platforms, Effectors, and Sensors  
Systems and methods are provided in relation to a complex adaptive command guided swarm system that includes an operator section comprising a first command and control section and a plurality of...
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6610971 Ship self-defense missile weapon system  
The present invention provides a ship self-defense missile (SSDM) weapon system for launching a plurality of light weight missiles from an existing vertical tube launch infrastructure. The system...
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8838271 Detection of nuclear spills using swarm optimization algorithms  
Systems and methods are provided for localizing a radiation or chemical source utilizing a swarm of robotic devices. According to one example, a robotic device will attempt to localize a source by...
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US20040134336 System, methods and apparatus for aggregating groups of mobile robotic vehicles  
Aggregation processes of mobile robotic vehicles (MRVs) in a swarm weapon system are described. The formation of MRVs from the larger swarm into specific squads is organized by a lead MRV that...
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US20040068416 System, method and apparatus for implementing a mobile sensor network  
A system is described for a sensor network comprised of an apparatus of a group of mobile robotic vehicles (MRVs). The sensors in the MRVs are linked into a network such that sensor data from one...
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US20170227330 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR ACQUIRING AND LAUNCHING AND GUIDING MISSILES TO MULTIPLE TARGETS  
Systems and methods that can be used in lightweight vehicles, such as lightweight small Armed Aerial Scout (AAS) vehicles, and can provide small, lightweight weapons capable of “Fire and Forget”...
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US20040030450 System, methods and apparatus for implementing mobile robotic communication interface  
A process is described in which mobile robotic vehicles (MRVs) in a swarm weapon system is used as a communication interface. In a battlefield with restricted communication bandwidth, swarms of...
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9446512 iAnt swarm robotic platform and evolutionary algorithms  
The present invention provides a swarm of robots and a related method of operating the swarm. The robots are programmed to start at a nest and to select a dispersal direction from a uniform random...
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US20130126667 METHOD OF GUIDING A SALVO OF GUIDED PROJECTILES TO A TARGET, A SYSTEM AND A COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT  
The invention relates to a method of guiding a salvo of guided projectiles to a target. The method comprises the steps of generating a beam defining a common reference coordinate system,...
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9488981 Method and apparatus for dynamic swarming of airborne drones for a reconfigurable array  
A method, system and apparatus to detect when one or more airborne unmanned aerial vehicles (drones) are close to each other, and to take necessary actions to maintain a minimum distance between...
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9104201 Method and apparatus for dynamic swarming of airborne drones for a reconfigurable array  
A method, system and apparatus to detect when one or more airborne unmanned aerial vehicles (drones) are close to each other, and to take necessary actions to maintain a minimum distance between...
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US20040068351 System, methods and apparatus for integrating behavior-based approach into hybrid control model for use with mobile robotic vehicles  
Behavior-based models of robotic coordination are integrated into a synthetic hybrid control architecture of a multi-robotic system (MRS). The MRS uses rules to organize the priorities of squads...
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US20040030451 Methods and apparatus for decision making of system of mobile robotic vehicles  
In a swarm weapon system, decision-making processes are described for the organization of mobile robotic vehicles (MRVs). After MRV drone sensor data is provided to a lead MRV, an initial decision...
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6842674 Methods and apparatus for decision making of system of mobile robotic vehicles  
In a swarm weapon system, decision-making processes are described for the organization of mobile robotic vehicles (MRVs). After MRV drone sensor data is provided to a lead MRV, an initial decision...
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US20040030448 System, methods and apparatus for managing external computation and sensor resources applied to mobile robotic network  
In a swarm weapon system including mobile robotic vehicles (MRVs), a system, methods and apparatus are described for the use of external resources, including computation and sensor capabilities,...
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7350449 Countermass weaponry  
The subject invention concerns a method and a device enabling said packed countermass material (11) to open up said countermass packagings (10) in relation to the firing of countermass weaponry....
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