Post Tagged with: "Unmanned Aerial Vehicle"

Remote Troops Closer to Having High-Speed Wireless Networks Mounted on UAVs

Remote Troops Closer to Having High-Speed Wireless Networks Mounted on UAVs

Missions in remote, forward operating locations often suffer from a lack of connectivity to tactical operation centers and access to valuable intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) data. The assets needed for long-range, high-bandwidth communications capabilities are often unavailable to lower […]


Northrop to Build Five More MQ-8C Fire Scouts for the US Navy

Northrop to Build Five More MQ-8C Fire Scouts for the US Navy

Northrop Grumman will build five additional U.S. Navy MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopters, which allow ship commanders to extend their intelligence-gathering capabilities far beyond the horizon. Final assembly of the aircraft will take place at the company’s Unmanned Systems Center […]


Global Hawk Expands Satellite Communications Capability

Global Hawk Expands Satellite Communications Capability

The U.S. Air Force RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aircraft system (UAS) has completed a series of ground and air demonstrations at Beale Air Force Base, Calif., expanding the adaptability of the Global Hawk system to use an additional Satellite Communications […]


Thales and the Qatar to Develop An Optionally Piloted Vehicle

Thales and the Qatar to Develop An Optionally Piloted Vehicle

Thales has today signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Qatar Armed Forces to assist in the development of an Optionally Piloted Vehicle – Aircraft (OPV-A), a high performance Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Reconnaissance (ISTAR) system, and the […]


Israel Air Force Christens Hermes 900 UAV

Israel Air Force Christens Hermes 900 UAV

The Hermes 900 UAV, manufactured by the Israeli company Elbit Systems, received its official Hebrew name in the Israel Air Force (IAF): “Kochav” (star in Hebrew). The Kochav UAV strengthens the UAV arm of the IAF and is designed for […]


US Army At ‘Tipping Point’ of Unmanned Aircraft System Capabilities

US Army At ‘Tipping Point’ of Unmanned Aircraft System Capabilities

“We’re on the tipping point of unmanned aerial systems’ ability to deliver capability to the Soldier,” said Col. Thomas von Eschenbach. The unmanned aerial/aircraft system, or UAS, is no longer seen by Soldiers as a new system and as the […]


Air Strato first take-off and landing

Air Strato first take-off and landing

Air Strato, electrical powered unmanned aerial vehicle performed the first take-off from rough ground. The aircraft performed a short flight at 25 m altitude and then landed. Air Strato was powered by four electrical engines. Two supplementary engines were added […]


Dutch scientists flap to the future with ‘insect’ drone

Dutch scientists flap to the future with ‘insect’ drone

Dutch scientists have developed the world’s smallest autonomous flapping drone, a dragonfly-like beast with 3-D vision that could revolutionize our experience of everything from pop concerts to farming. “This is the DelFly Explorer, the world’s smallest drone with flapping wings […]


Meet ARES: DARPA’s newest transformer-style drones under development

Meet ARES: DARPA’s newest transformer-style drones under development

The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, better known as DAPRA, presented concept images of its scheme to pair up the US military with modular drones named Aerial Reconfigurable Embedded System (ARES for short), capable of transforming to comply with […]


 
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