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US Frigate Deploys with 4 Fire Scout UAVs

US Frigate Deploys with 4 Fire Scout UAVs

Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light (HSL) 42 deployed with four Fire Scouts aboard frigate USS Klakring (FFG 42) June 29 in support of operations off the Horn of Africa. With a record number of Fire Scouts aboard the guided missile frigate, […]


Army Expanding, Upgrading Gray Eagle Fleet

Army Expanding, Upgrading Gray Eagle Fleet

The Army is upgrading its fleet of MQ-1C Gray Eagle Unmanned Aircraft Systems while also advancing plans to equip each 10-15,000 Soldier division with its reconnaissance, surveillance, targeting and acquisition capabilities, officials said. “The feedback we’ve gotten from our warfighters […]


UAV Capabilities Demonstration for Texas Officials

ISR Group, Inc. joined Vanguard Defense Industries in Laredo, Tex. to conduct a flight demonstration of the ShadowHawk unmanned aerial vehicle at the Laredo Fire/Public Safety International Training Facility on June 22. Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-Laredo) and City of Laredo […]


Army’s Grey Eagle Trades Reliability for Capability

Army’s Grey Eagle Trades Reliability for Capability

The Army’s MQ-1C Grey Eagle program is under its estimated budget, and is also meeting expected availability rates in theater. While the reliability rate of the unmanned aircraft system, or UAS, is not where it could be, Army leaders have […]


Russian Army to Receive First Indigenous Strike UAV in 2014

Russian Army to Receive First Indigenous Strike UAV in 2014

The first domestically-developed strike unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) will be put in service with the Russian Armed Forces by the end of 2014, a defense industry source said on Thursday. In early April, Russia’s Defense Ministry issued a technical specification […]


First Full Company of Gray Eagle UAS Now Deployed

First Full Company of Gray Eagle UAS Now Deployed

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI), a leading manufacturer of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), tactical reconnaissance radars, and electro-optic surveillance systems, today announced the recent deployment of the first full company of Gray Eagle UAS, F/227. “Gray Eagle will provide […]


UK drone attacks in Afghanistan

UK drone attacks in Afghanistan

The Guardian reports that the British military is increasingly relying on drone attacks, firing more than 280 Hellfire missiles at insurgents. Human Rights Watch claims the system for civilian complaints is ‘nonsense’ as it relies on Afghans making official complaints […]


UAS Operators Save Lives In Combat

UAS Operators Save Lives In Combat

Sgt. Christopher Harris was conducting a routine reconnaissance mission in Kunar Province, Afghanistan, in 2009, when the Puma unmanned aircraft system, or UAS, he was operating showed nearby, real-time footage of insurgents planting an improvised explosive device, or IED, along […]


Northrop Grumman Unveils U.S. Navy’s MQ-4C BAMS Triton

Northrop Grumman Unveils U.S. Navy’s MQ-4C BAMS Triton

The unmanned aircraft community received its first glimpse of the U.S. Navy’s MQ-4C Broad Area Maritime Surveillance (BAMS) unmanned aircraft system (UAS) during an unveiling ceremony June 14 at Northrop Grumman’s Palmdale, Calif., manufacturing plant. “Last year, we proudly celebrated […]


 
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