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German defence minister backs use of armed drones

German defence minister backs use of armed drones

Germany’s defence minister said Tuesday she wants the armed forces to be able to use armed drones under certain conditions. A day before lawmakers debate the controversial issue, Ursula von der Leyen told Wednesday’s edition of the Sueddeutsche Zeitung newspaper […]


US drones over Baghdad as Iraq battles for Tikrit

US drones over Baghdad as Iraq battles for Tikrit

The US military has started flying armed drones over Baghdad to defend American troops and diplomats as Iraqi forces took their fight against Sunni insurgents to the strategic militant-held city of Tikrit. Iraq’s top Shiite cleric urged the country’s leaders […]


Airbus Touts Harfang UAV Performance

Airbus Touts Harfang UAV Performance

A Harfang UAS belonging to the French Air Force (FAF) controlled by a crew from the French Military Flight Test Centre (Centre d’Expérience Aérienne Militaire), the UAS Squadron “Belfort” (ED 1/33) and the UAS detachment stationed in the Sahel-Sahara region […]


New Sensor Pack for Sagem’s Patroller UAV

New Sensor Pack for Sagem’s Patroller UAV

EUROSATORY 2014: Sagem (Safran) just tested and integrated successfully a new generation optronics multi-sensors suite on its Patroller endurance UAS. Tested in France between April and June 2014, during a campaign of 30 flights, this new optronics suite is based […]


Fire Scout UAV, Seahawk Tested on LCS 1

Fire Scout UAV, Seahawk Tested on LCS 1

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC) and the U.S. Navy successfully flew the unmanned MQ-8B Fire Scout simultaneously with the MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter for the first time. The capability demonstrates how a mix of aircraft can increase a ship commander’s intelligence-gathering […]


Misawa Launches First Global Hawk

Misawa Launches First Global Hawk

The RQ-4 Global Hawk made its first operational flight out of Misawa Air Base on June 6. The flight marked two milestones: the first time an RQ-4 mission has flown out of Japan, and the first operational mission flown out […]


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 […]


Lockheed Martin Introduces Latest Addition to Small UAV Family

Lockheed Martin Introduces Latest Addition to Small UAV Family

Designed for versatility and affordability, the new Lockheed Martin Vector Hawk addresses a broad set of unique missions and operating needs within a single system. With a gross takeoff weight of only four pounds and a vertical profile of only […]


US, Japan Prepare to Deploy Surveillance Drones

US, Japan Prepare to Deploy Surveillance Drones

Unmanned aerial vehicles will monitor military build-ups as well as missile and nuclear development programs, but they are likely to be criticized by Beijing and Pyongyang for contributing to regional tensions. The US Air Force is to transfer two of […]


 
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