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New UAS training school welcomes Marines

New UAS training school welcomes Marines

Future Unmanned Air System (UAS) operators now have access to a new training and logistics activity in Camp Lejeune, N.C. A team from the Navy and Marine Corps Small Tactical UAS program office (PMA-263) here launched the Training and Logistics […]


RAF Surveillance Aircraft Clock Up 20,000 Flying Hours

RAF Surveillance Aircraft Clock Up 20,000 Flying Hours

Surveillance aircraft based at RAF Waddington have notched up a collective total of 20,000 flying hours protecting British and other ISAF forces in Afghanistan. The high-tech, state-of-the-art Sentinel R1 aircraft of No 5 (Army Cooperation) Squadron and Shadow R1 aircraft […]


Is It Time for the Air Force to Stop Buying Reaper UAVs?

Is It Time for the Air Force to Stop Buying Reaper UAVs?

We can all agree that Unmanned Aerial Systems (UASs) have proven themselves one of, if not the single most, useful capabilities the U.S. military has deployed in the last decade. From the hand-held Raven to the larger, rail-launched Scan Eagle […]


RAF Reaper Team Uncovers Afghan Drugs Haul

RAF Reaper Team Uncovers Afghan Drugs Haul

An RAF team has uncovered a huge stash of drugs in a truck in Afghanistan using a Remotely Piloted Air System (RPAS). Members of 39 Squadron (39 Sqn) were supporting the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) and the United States […]


Global Hawk Makes Historic Flight from Grand Forks

Global Hawk Makes Historic Flight from Grand Forks

The 69th Reconnaissance Group reached another milestone Aug. 7 with its first flight of a Block 40 RQ-4 Global Hawk from the flightline here. Previously, the 69th RG had only conducted flights in deployed environments. “We at the 69th Reconnaissance […]


US Army Flies Long-Endurance ISR Air Vehicle

US Army Flies Long-Endurance ISR Air Vehicle

For more than 90 minutes, Aug. 7, the hybrid air vehicle known as the Long Endurance Multi-Intelligence Vehicle, or LEMV, stayed afloat above Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J. The LEMV, like a blimp, is capable of carrying multiple intelligence, surveillance and […]


The Navy Enters the Age of Drone Warfare

The Navy Enters the Age of Drone Warfare

There are only two winners in war: medicine and technology. The imperative to save lives and then provide wounded warriors with the best care and rehabilitation has been a powerful force producing dramatic advances in such areas as emergency medicine, […]


Boeing Demos Expanded Control of Unmanned Aircraft Swarm

Boeing Demos Expanded Control of Unmanned Aircraft Swarm

Boeing and the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (JHU/APL) have demonstrated that an operator on the ground, using only a laptop and a military radio, can command an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) “swarm.” Despite limited flight training, the operator […]


Elbit to Unveil Upgraded Skylark Block II UAV

Elbit to Unveil Upgraded Skylark Block II UAV

Elbit Systems of America, LLC will showcase the Skylark I-LE Block II’s capabilities at the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International’s (AUVSI’s) Unmanned Systems North America 2012 conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, August 6-9, 2012. The Skylark I-LE Block II […]


 
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