Post Tagged with: "Unmanned Aerial Vehicle"

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 […]


Army Radar to Allow UAS to Fly in National Air Space

Army Radar to Allow UAS to Fly in National Air Space

By March 2014, the MQ-1C Gray Eagle, an Army unmanned aerial system, or UAS, will be able to train in the same airspace as the Boeing 747, with the help of the Army-developed Ground Based Sense and Avoid system, also […]


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 […]


 
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