Post Tagged with: "Unmanned Aerial Vehicle"

Fire Scout UAV, Seahawk Tested on LCS 1

Fire Scout UAV, Seahawk Tested on LCS 1

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC) and the U.S. Navy successfully flew the unmanned MQ-8B Fire Scout simultaneously with the MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter for the first time. The capability demonstrates how a mix of aircraft can increase a ship commander’s intelligence-gathering […]


Misawa Launches First Global Hawk

Misawa Launches First Global Hawk

The RQ-4 Global Hawk made its first operational flight out of Misawa Air Base on June 6. The flight marked two milestones: the first time an RQ-4 mission has flown out of Japan, and the first operational mission flown out […]


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 […]


 
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