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Germany Extends Afghanistan UAV Services Contract

Germany Extends Afghanistan UAV Services Contract

Rheinmetall Airborne Systems GmbH, a joint venture by Cassidian and Rheinmetall, will continue to support the German Armed Forces in Afghanistan by providing unmanned airborne reconnaissance services. The Federal Office for Defence Technology and Procurement (BWB) prolonged an existing order […]


Boeing to Collaborate with Elbit Systems on Hermes 450 and 900 UAS

Boeing to Collaborate with Elbit Systems on Hermes 450 and 900 UAS

Boeing and Elbit Systems have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate on the marketing and sales of Elbit Systems’ Hermes 450 and 900 unmanned airborne system (UAS) product lines in the United States and select international countries. “This partnership […]


Russian drones can see obstacles

Russian drones can see obstacles

Russia may equip its drones with the so-called “technical vision” device that enables them to see and avoid obstacles, detect small-size objects and assess their potential danger. The system was created by a team of engineers at the Luch designer […]


Navy Closer to Landing UAV On Aircraft Carrier

Navy Closer to Landing UAV On Aircraft Carrier

A team from the Navy Unmanned Combat Air System program office tested communication software for the Unmanned Combat Air System Carrier Demonstration (UCAS-D) program aboard the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) during its sea trials, July 7-10. […]


Mantis Concept Demonstrator Targeted to Fly In the UK

Mantis Concept Demonstrator Targeted to Fly In the UK

BAE Systems has announced its intention to re-fly the Mantis UAS Concept Demonstrator – this time in UK airspace. This will be the first flight of a UAS (Unmanned Air System) of this class in UK airspace Flying Mantis will […]


UAVForge Reveals Challenge Of Developing Perch And Stare UAV

UAVForge Reveals Challenge Of Developing Perch And Stare UAV

DARPA’s UAVForge, a crowdsourcing competition to design, build and manufacture an advanced small unmanned air vehicle (UAV), set out to determine if a loosely-connected community of UAV enthusiasts could develop a militarily relevant back-pack portable UAV with specific capabilities. By […]


Uni of Texas at Austin researchers demonstrate first ‘spoofing’ of UAVs

Uni of Texas at Austin researchers demonstrate first ‘spoofing’ of UAVs

A University of Texas at Austin research team successfully demonstrated for the first time that the GPS signals of an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), or drone, can be commandeered by an outside source – a discovery that could factor heavily […]


X-47B Demonstrates Airworthiness

X-47B Demonstrates Airworthiness

With the support of Team Edwards, the United States Navy came one step closer to seamlessly integrating the X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System demonstrator into aircraft carrier operations. The first test phase, which validated the X-47B’s airworthiness, wrapped up May […]


MBDA Unveils Vision of UAV Weapon Systems of the Future

MBDA Unveils Vision of UAV Weapon Systems of the Future

At the 2012 Farnborough International Airshow, MBDA is unveiling an innovative concept weapon system for 2030, CVS301 VIGILUS. VIGILUS is a suite of future strike weapons for UAVs that provides a revolutionary close air support capability to battlefield UAVs. Allowing […]


 
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