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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 […]


Lockheed Integrates Latest Ground Control Station Technology with Fury UAS

Lockheed Integrates Latest Ground Control Station Technology with Fury UAS

To increase expeditionary capabilities in its long endurance Group 3 Unmanned Aerial System (UAS), Lockheed Martin recently fielded its newest Expeditionary Ground Control Station, or “xGCS”, for use with the Fury UAS. Following its development and manufacturing in Huntsville, Ala., […]


The Effectiveness of Remotely Piloted Aircraft in a Permissive Hunter-Killer Scenario

The Effectiveness of Remotely Piloted Aircraft in a Permissive Hunter-Killer Scenario

This report analyzes the operational effectiveness of three RPA design concepts, plus the MQ-9 Reaper as a baseline, on a “hunter-killer” mission: to find and destroy a specific moving vehicle. The findings are based on the modeling results for a […]


US Army Sees UAVs As Kiowa Replacement

US Army Sees UAVs As Kiowa Replacement

Apache helicopters, teamed with Gray Eagle and Shadow unmanned aerial vehicles, are a winning combo, according to Col. Thomas von Eschenbach. Apache AH-64E models, teamed with unmanned aerial vehicles, known as UAVs, are now increasingly performing the armed aerial scout […]


Marines Deploy with First, Unmanned RQ-21A Blackjack System

Marines Deploy with First, Unmanned RQ-21A Blackjack System

The Department of the Navy’s new, versatile small unmanned aircraft system made its first operational deployment overseas at the end of April with a Marine UAS squadron. Marines from Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Squadron (VMU) 2, located at Marine Corps Air […]


Northrop, Yamaha Motor, Collaborate on Unmanned Helicopter System

Northrop, Yamaha Motor, Collaborate on Unmanned Helicopter System

Rotary Bat incorporates latest autonomous control, intelligence gathering technologies Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) and Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A., have agreed to work together to develop and market an innovative small, unmanned autonomous helicopter system. Called the Rotary Bat (R-Bat), […]


Navy’s X-47B Program Ramps Up Flight Test

Navy’s X-47B Program Ramps Up Flight Test

The X-47B unmanned combat air system is gearing up for shore-based flight test activities in preparation for the next round of sea trials this summer. The program’s test team will conduct various test events with the X-47B over the next […]


 
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