Open Air-Land Lab

Lab features include:

  • 80’ by 60’ space with a minimum 30’ ceiling
  • Radio frequency (RF) attenuated 90 MHz-18 GHz (between -10 dB and -30 dB attenuation, depending on frequency) shielding to allow for GPS and other RF testing
  • Two level, 40 camera Vicon Vantage V16 camera system with accuracy down to less than a millimeter for tracking components
  • A portable operations center and a protected operations center with Vicon Tracker and Vicon Datastream SDK software for transmitting data
  • In-floor water tank and fill station for water interface testing of vehicles or systems
  • Two external doors for drive-in/fly-in/fly-out capability
  • Divider net for separating test/demo and researchers/observers or for dividing room into two spaces for two tests/demos
  • Tie-downs spaced out on floor throughout lab for grounding components
  • Storage cages with locks for storing uncrewed aerial vehicles (UAV) and uncrewed ground vehicles (UGV)
  • Wall-mounted exhaust system for safely operating combustion engines indoors


Lab contact:

Joe Copenhaver