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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 […]


EuroHawk Replacements All Too Costly: Bundeswehr

EuroHawk Replacements All Too Costly: Bundeswehr

Germany’s Euro Hawk drone scandal showed no sign of ending on Wednesday, with alternatives for the failed programme running €200 million over budget. It means the military may turn back to the discarded, original plan. The Chief of Staff of […]


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 […]


BAE Unveils Taranis Stealthy UCAV

BAE Unveils Taranis Stealthy UCAV

The UK Ministry of Defence (UK MOD) and BAE Systems have revealed that Taranis, the stealthy unmanned combat vehicle demonstrator and the most advanced aircraft ever built by British engineers, surpassed all expectations during its first flight trials last year. […]


Navair Develops Forward-Firing Miniature Munition

Navair Develops Forward-Firing Miniature Munition

With the success of a forward-firing miniature munition, also known as Spike, the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (NAWCWD) proved that the government, by owning and controlling a weapons design, using modern modular designs and commercial-off-the-shelf components through ‘non-Department […]


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 […]


RQ-21A Blackjack Begins Operational Test Phase

RQ-21A Blackjack Begins Operational Test Phase

The Navy and Marine Corps’ newest small unmanned aircraft system RQ-21A Blackjack began its initial operational test and evaluation (IOT&E) in early January at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif. As part of IOT&E, this first low-rate […]


Someday A Drone Might Save Your Life

Someday A Drone Might Save Your Life

In the not too distant future, you may hear the hum of a drone’s rotors as it descends upon you and be filled with a sense of relief, not panic. After all, it’s coming to save you, not harm you. […]


 
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