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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 […]


EuroHawk Replacements All Too Costly: Bundeswehr

EuroHawk Replacements All Too Costly: Bundeswehr

Germany’s Euro Hawk drone scandal showed no sign of ending on Wednesday, with alternatives for the failed programme running €200 million over budget. It means the military may turn back to the discarded, original plan. The Chief of Staff of […]


UK’s ‘most-advanced’ aircraft makes succesful test flights

UK’s ‘most-advanced’ aircraft makes succesful test flights

An unmanned drone said to be the most technologically advanced aircraft ever built in Britain has made its first successful test flights, military chiefs announced on Wednesday. The 185 million ($302 million, 223 million euros) top-secret Taranis craft, named after […]


BAE Unveils Taranis Stealthy UCAV

BAE Unveils Taranis Stealthy UCAV

The UK Ministry of Defence (UK MOD) and BAE Systems have revealed that Taranis, the stealthy unmanned combat vehicle demonstrator and the most advanced aircraft ever built by British engineers, surpassed all expectations during its first flight trials last year. […]


Navair Develops Forward-Firing Miniature Munition

Navair Develops Forward-Firing Miniature Munition

With the success of a forward-firing miniature munition, also known as Spike, the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (NAWCWD) proved that the government, by owning and controlling a weapons design, using modern modular designs and commercial-off-the-shelf components through ‘non-Department […]


Military Police take to sky with unit’s Ravens

Military Police take to sky with unit’s Ravens

Silently circling high above the ground, the unmanned aerial vehicle RQ-11 Raven’s camera focused in on its target. The operator, Sgt. Jason Lundquist, controlled the Raven’s actions from a ground station. He zoomed in on his target, taking multiple pictures […]


 
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