To make this website work, we log user data. By using Shephard's online services, you agree to our Privacy Policy, including cookie policy.

×
Open menu Search

DSA12: Malaysian university looks to adapt UAS for local climate

17th April 2012 - 08:57 GMT | by Beth Stevenson in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

RSS

The National Defence University of Malaysia is conducting research into how the Malaysian Armed Forces can enhance its UAVs to make them more durable in humid conditions.

Ghani Bin Madersah, director of the Center of Defence Research and Technology (CODRAT) at the university told Shephard at DSA 2012 in Kuala Lumpur on 17 April that the institute is looking at adding value to current systems in order to 'tropicalise' them.

'We're looking into research into high humidity, and ISR and optics effects are areas the ministry is interested in.'

Due to the tropical climate in Malaysia, and the focus on

Already have an account? Log in

Want to keep reading this article?

Read this Article

Get access to this article with a Free Basic Account

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 1 free story per week
  • Personalised news alerts
  • Daily and weekly newsletters
Create account

Unlimited Access

Access to all our premium news as a Premium News 365 Member. Corporate subscriptions available.

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 14-day free trial (cancel at any time)
  • Unlimited access to all published premium news
Start your free trial
Beth Stevenson

Author

Beth Stevenson


Beth is a former senior reporter for Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Beth graduated …

Read full bio

Share to

Linkedin