Post Tagged with: "UAS"

Elbit Systems Awarded Contract to Supply Brazil with Hermes 900 UAS

Elbit Systems Awarded Contract to Supply Brazil with Hermes 900 UAS

Elbit Systems Ltd. announced today that it was awarded a contract by the Brazilian Air Force (FAB) for the supply of a Hermes 900 Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS). The Hermes 900, which will be equipped with a new and advanced […]


US Army At ‘Tipping Point’ of Unmanned Aircraft System Capabilities

US Army At ‘Tipping Point’ of Unmanned Aircraft System Capabilities

“We’re on the tipping point of unmanned aerial systems’ ability to deliver capability to the Soldier,” said Col. Thomas von Eschenbach. The unmanned aerial/aircraft system, or UAS, is no longer seen by Soldiers as a new system and as the […]


UK’s ‘most-advanced’ aircraft makes succesful test flights

UK’s ‘most-advanced’ aircraft makes succesful test flights

An unmanned drone said to be the most technologically advanced aircraft ever built in Britain has made its first successful test flights, military chiefs announced on Wednesday. The 185 million ($302 million, 223 million euros) top-secret Taranis craft, named after […]


Military Police take to sky with unit’s Ravens

Military Police take to sky with unit’s Ravens

Silently circling high above the ground, the unmanned aerial vehicle RQ-11 Raven’s camera focused in on its target. The operator, Sgt. Jason Lundquist, controlled the Raven’s actions from a ground station. He zoomed in on his target, taking multiple pictures […]


Elbit Systems Calls 2013 The Year of the Hermes UAS

Elbit Systems Calls 2013 The Year of the Hermes UAS

2013 was an especially successful year for Elbit Systems’ unmanned aircraft systems operations, where the Hermes family, particularly the most advanced of the UAS family – the Hermes 900, reported noteworthy achievements. Production: Hermes UAS production rate was one per […]


Northrop, Navy Complete Nine Flights of Triton Unmanned Aircraft System

Northrop, Navy Complete Nine Flights of Triton Unmanned Aircraft System

Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Navy have completed nine initial flight tests of the Triton unmanned aircraft system (UAS), marking the half-way point in a process called envelope expansion. During envelope expansion, the test team validates the aircraft’s ability to […]


Army Purchases Bird-Like, Micro-Unmanned Aerial System

Army Purchases Bird-Like, Micro-Unmanned Aerial System

The Army recently purchased 36 Maveric unmanned aerial systems as a result of an urgent request from Soldiers in theater. The request was made to the Rapid Equipping Force at Fort Belvoir, Va., in March and Soldiers will receive them […]


Navy X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System Completes Carrier Tests

Navy X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System Completes Carrier Tests

The Navy concluded another round of carrier testing Nov. 19 to further demonstrate and evaluate the X-47B unmanned air system integration within the aircraft carrier environment. Tests aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) included deck handling, carrier approaches and landings […]


Skeldar UAS Operationally Deployed By the Spanish Navy

Skeldar UAS Operationally Deployed By the Spanish Navy

Defence and security company Saab’s Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) Skeldar is now operationally deployed on-board the offshore patrol vessel BAM Meteoro. Skeldar is supporting the Spanish Navy with surveillance capabilities while taking part in the EU Atalanta operation in the […]


 
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