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William Mark Nichols, Randolph Gregory Farmer: Automatic taxi manager. Northrop Grumman Corporation, Robert P Lenart Esq, Pietragallo Bosick & Gordon, May 23, 2006: US07050909 (42 worldwide citation)

A method for moving a vehicle to a predetermined location comprises the steps of producing a real time image of a potential taxi route, comparing the real time image with a stored image to determine if the potential taxi route is clear between the location of the vehicle and a predetermined waypoint ...


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Randolph Gregory Farmer, William Mark Nichols: Method and apparatus for collaborative aggregate situation awareness. Northrop Grumman Corporation, Robert P Lenart Esq, Pietragallo Bosick & Gordon, October 17, 2006: US07123169 (36 worldwide citation)

A surveillance method comprises the steps of: sending information requests to one or more of a plurality of unmanned airborne platforms, each carrying one or more sensors for gathering information; coordinating processing of the requests among the plurality of airborne platforms; and transmitting re ...


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Randolph Gregory Farmer: Virtual map store/cartographic processor. Northrop Grumman Corporation, Terry J Anderson, Karl J Hoch Jr, June 11, 2002: US06404431 (11 worldwide citation)

A digital map system has a storage device for storing digital map data and a cartographic processor for generating maps utilizing digital map data from the storage device. The cartographic processor is configured to generate maps in a plurality of different formats.


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William Mark Nichols, Randolph Gregory Farmer, Gerard Michael LaColla: Method and apparatus for imaging a target using cloud obscuration prediction and detection. Northrop Grumman Corporation, Robert P Lenart Esq, Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti, August 19, 2008: US07414706 (7 worldwide citation)

A method is provided for imaging targets using an unmanned air vehicle. The method comprises the steps of making a determination of cloud obscuration of a target, selecting an imaging sensor based on the cloud obscuration determination, and using the selected imaging sensor to produce an image of th ...


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William Mark Nichols, Randolph Gregory Farmer: Automatic taxi manager. Robert P Lenart, Pietragallo Bosick & Gordon, August 4, 2005: US20050171654-A1

A method for moving a vehicle to a predetermined location comprises the steps of producing a real time image of a potential taxi route, comparing the real time image with a stored image to determine if the potential taxi route is clear between the location of the vehicle and a predetermined waypoint ...


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William Mark Nichols, Randolph Gregory Farmer, Gerard Michael LaColla: Method and apparatus for imaging a target using cloud obscuration prediction and detection. Northrop Grumman Corporation, Robert P Lenart, Pietragallo Bosick & Gordon, June 22, 2006: US20060132753-A1

A method is provided for imaging targets using an unmanned air vehicle. The method comprises the steps of making a determination of cloud obscuration of a target, selecting an imaging sensor based on the cloud obscuration determination, and using the selected imaging sensor to produce an image of th ...


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Randolph Gregory Farmer, William Mark Nichols: Method and apparatus for collaborative aggregate situation awareness. Northrop Grumman Corporation, Robert P Lenart, Pietragallo Bosick & Gordon, June 1, 2006: US20060114324-A1

A surveillance method comprises the steps of: sending information requests to one or more of a plurality of unmanned airborne platforms, each carrying one or more sensors for gathering information; coordinating processing of the requests among the plurality of airborne platforms; and transmitting re ...