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Establishing the CODE for Unmanned Aircraft to Fly as Collaborative Teams

Establishing the CODE for Unmanned Aircraft to Fly as Collaborative Teams

The U.S. military’s investments in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) have proven invaluable for missions from intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) to tactical strike. Most of the current systems, however, require constant control by a dedicated pilot and sensor operator as […]


Advocates pressure US Congress to let small drones fly

Advocates pressure US Congress to let small drones fly

Letting small drones fly for profit in US airspace would give a big lift to the development of unmanned aerial vehicles of all sizes, a Congressional committee heard Wednesday. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has yet to propose a full […]


UK Introduces New Regulations for Remotely Piloted Air Systems (RPAS)

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The Military Aviation Authority (MAA) has published a number of new regulations under a notice of authorised amendment (NAA) 15/03 for Remotely Piloted Air Systems (RPAS) which ‘go live’ on 19 January 2015. The publication of the regulations marks the […]


Japan to Buy Northrop E-2D Advanced Hawkeye and RQ-4 Global Hawk UAV

Japan to Buy Northrop E-2D Advanced Hawkeye and RQ-4 Global Hawk UAV

The Japan Ministry of Defense has selected two Northrop Grumman Corporation systems to enhance its intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities. Under a process known as type selection, the Japanese government chose the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye airborne early warning aircraft and […]


10 news organizations join drone-test program

10 news organizations join drone-test program

Ten US media organizations including the New York Times and Washington Post announced a coalition Thursday to test drones for news gathering in collaboration with Virginia Tech University. The initiative is “designed to conduct controlled safety testing of a series […]


US Air Force moves to stem shortage of drone pilots

US Air Force moves to stem shortage of drone pilots

Facing a shortage of drone pilots, the US Air Force said Thursday it will increase pay for those who operate the robotic planes and draw on airmen from the reserves to fill the gap. The growing demand for drones has […]


Iran’s Air Force Shoots Down 3 Drones in Massive Military Drills

Iran’s Air Force Shoots Down 3 Drones in Massive Military Drills

The Iranian Air Force has shot down three drones Saturday in the third day of an ongoing massive military exercise in southern parts of the country, Press TV reported. The unmanned aerial vehicles were brought down by three domestically designed […]


Speedy, Agile UAVs Envisioned for Troops in Urban Missions

Speedy, Agile UAVs Envisioned for Troops in Urban Missions

Military teams patrolling dangerous urban environments overseas and rescue teams responding to disasters such as earthquakes or floods currently rely on remotely piloted unmanned aerial vehicles to provide a bird’s-eye view of the situation and spot threats that can’t be […]


Britain, France launch feasibility study for joint military drones

Britain, France launch feasibility study for joint military drones

Britain and France Wednesday tasked two major defence contractors with a two-year feasibility study over a joint military drone project, with the aim of getting it off the ground by 2030. The British and French government tasked BAE Systems and […]


 
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