Post Tagged with: "Unmanned Aerial Vehicle"

US Army Aviation Flying Smarter Into Fiscal Squeeze

US Army Aviation Flying Smarter Into Fiscal Squeeze

As Army aviation’s flight path continues through the drawdown and budgetary constraints, it will swap some helicopters around and defund others, said Maj. Gen. Kevin W. Mangum. In so doing, Army aviation will get the right mix it needs to […]


Personal drones launch in your skies

Personal drones launch in your skies

It’s not a bird, not a plane. But it could be someone’s personal drone coming to the skies near you. Some of the flying objects being shown at this week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas include items that are […]


US names drone testing sites

US names drone testing sites

US aviation regulators on Monday released the names of sites picked to test civilian drones whose slated 2015 debut over American skies has sparked privacy concerns. Testing of the unmanned aircraft is due to start within three months and could […]


DOD Looks 25 Years Ahead In Unmanned Vehicle Roadmap

DOD Looks 25 Years Ahead In Unmanned Vehicle Roadmap

Strategy and budget realities are two aspects of the Defense Department’s new Unmanned Systems Integrated Roadmap, released Dec. 23. The report to Congress is an attempt to chart how unmanned systems fit into the defense of the nation. “The 2013 […]


Army tests vehicle-mounted laser against multiple targets

Army tests vehicle-mounted laser against multiple targets

The Army used a vehicle-mounted high-energy laser for the first time to successfully engage more than 90 mortar rounds and several unmanned aerial vehicles in flight. The Army High Energy Laser Mobile Demonstrator, or HEL MD, underwent multiple test events […]


US Air Force has secretly built a new stealth drone

US Air Force has secretly built a new stealth drone

The US Air Force has secretly developed a new stealth drone for long-range reconnaissance missions that could be operational by 2015, according to a report Friday in an industry magazine. The unmanned drone, dubbed RQ-180, is currently in the testing […]


Northrop Begins Production of First NATO Global Hawk

Northrop Begins Production of First NATO Global Hawk

Northrop Grumman Corporation’s (NOC) Moss Point, Miss., Unmanned Systems Center started production of the first NATO Alliance Ground Surveillance (AGS) Block 40 Global Hawk aircraft, enhanced to meet NATO operational requirements. NATO representatives, state dignitaries, community leaders and Northrop Grumman […]


Army Purchases Bird-Like, Micro-Unmanned Aerial System

Army Purchases Bird-Like, Micro-Unmanned Aerial System

The Army recently purchased 36 Maveric unmanned aerial systems as a result of an urgent request from Soldiers in theater. The request was made to the Rapid Equipping Force at Fort Belvoir, Va., in March and Soldiers will receive them […]


Navy X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System Completes Carrier Tests

Navy X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System Completes Carrier Tests

The Navy concluded another round of carrier testing Nov. 19 to further demonstrate and evaluate the X-47B unmanned air system integration within the aircraft carrier environment. Tests aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) included deck handling, carrier approaches and landings […]


 
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