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UAV Market to Rise Strongly Through the Next Decade, Unmanned Land & Sea Systems Also Growing

UAV Market to Rise Strongly Through the Next Decade, Unmanned Land & Sea Systems Also Growing

The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan sent unmanned aerial vehicle production to record heights, but with the last U.S. military troops in Afghanistan slated to depart the country this year, the Pentagon’s demand for unmanned air vehicles is slackening. However, […]


Israel drone crashes in Gaza

Israel drone crashes in Gaza

An unmanned aircraft of the sort Israel uses for surveillance and missile strikes in Gaza crashed in the south of the territory early on Tuesday, sources on both sides said. “A Sky Rider drone crashed in the southern Gaza Strip […]


For US forces in Africa, spy drones in short supply

For US forces in Africa, spy drones in short supply

The US military faces a chronic shortage of surveillance aircraft in Africa needed to track extremists on the continent, particularly in the Sahel region, a top general said Thursday. Only seven percent of the military’s requirements for reconnaissance and surveillance […]


Dutch scientists flap to the future with ‘insect’ drone

Dutch scientists flap to the future with ‘insect’ drone

Dutch scientists have developed the world’s smallest autonomous flapping drone, a dragonfly-like beast with 3-D vision that could revolutionize our experience of everything from pop concerts to farming. “This is the DelFly Explorer, the world’s smallest drone with flapping wings […]


Journalism use of drones may get prohibited as well as commercial

Journalism use of drones may get prohibited as well as commercial

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is developing new rules of using drones and is launching several investigations on the drones following the recent accident in Connecticut. Now journalists and government officials seem to be at crossroads as the so-called […]


Meet ARES: DARPA’s newest transformer-style drones under development

Meet ARES: DARPA’s newest transformer-style drones under development

The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, better known as DAPRA, presented concept images of its scheme to pair up the US military with modular drones named Aerial Reconfigurable Embedded System (ARES for short), capable of transforming to comply with […]


Israel unveils “Super Heron” MALE drone

Israel unveils “Super Heron” MALE drone

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) on Tuesday unveiled the newest “Super Heron” drone at the Singapore Air Show, an aircraft that “redefines” Medium-Altitude Long-Endurance (MALE) unmanned aerial systems, said in a statement of IAI. The newest drone features a heavy fuel […]


Small drones hit US regulatory turbulence

Small drones hit US regulatory turbulence

Hovering like mechanical sparrows over a windswept Maryland field on a bright Saturday afternoon, small drones seem harmless — but they are at the center of an ardent dogfight over US regulations. Every few weeks, members of the 800-strong DC […]


Russia Delays Tests of UAE-Made Drone

Russia Delays Tests of UAE-Made Drone

The Russian military has postponed tests of a high-endurance drone until an unspecified future date, a spokesperson for the United Arab Emirates company that makes the vehicle said Monday. “All existing agreements will remain in force, but the Russian side […]


 
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