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Shadow UAS platoon has 15th successful launch in Latvia

Shadow UAS platoon has 15th successful launch in Latvia

An unmanned aerial surveillance platoon from the Michigan National Guard launched their 15th RQ-7B Shadow Unmanned Aircraft System into the Latvian skies here, Saturday. Latvian Armed Forces, providing aviation tower and runway support, assisted with this latest flight of Michigan […]


FAA to Expedite Limited Commercial Operations of UAS

FAA to Expedite Limited Commercial Operations of UAS

During a speech at AUVSI’s Unmanned Systems 2014, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Manager of UAS Integration Jim Williams has announced that the FAA is working with several industries to expedite some limited commercial operations of UAS before UAS rules are […]


Lockheed Integrates Latest Ground Control Station Technology with Fury UAS

Lockheed Integrates Latest Ground Control Station Technology with Fury UAS

To increase expeditionary capabilities in its long endurance Group 3 Unmanned Aerial System (UAS), Lockheed Martin recently fielded its newest Expeditionary Ground Control Station, or “xGCS”, for use with the Fury UAS. Following its development and manufacturing in Huntsville, Ala., […]


Marines Deploy with First, Unmanned RQ-21A Blackjack System

Marines Deploy with First, Unmanned RQ-21A Blackjack System

The Department of the Navy’s new, versatile small unmanned aircraft system made its first operational deployment overseas at the end of April with a Marine UAS squadron. Marines from Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Squadron (VMU) 2, located at Marine Corps Air […]


Michigan Army National Guard UAS Platoon Arrives in Latvia

Michigan Army National Guard UAS Platoon Arrives in Latvia

A 30-member Michigan Army National Guard Unmanned Aircraft System platoon led by Capt. Adam Wurth, arrived safely in Riga, Latvia, shortly after noon on Wednesday, May 7, 2014. The platoon is scheduled to be deployed for two months practicing UAS […]


Northrop, Yamaha Motor, Collaborate on Unmanned Helicopter System

Northrop, Yamaha Motor, Collaborate on Unmanned Helicopter System

Rotary Bat incorporates latest autonomous control, intelligence gathering technologies Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) and Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A., have agreed to work together to develop and market an innovative small, unmanned autonomous helicopter system. Called the Rotary Bat (R-Bat), […]


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 […]


 
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