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Skeldar UAS Operationally Deployed By the Spanish Navy

Skeldar UAS Operationally Deployed By the Spanish Navy

Defence and security company Saab’s Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) Skeldar is now operationally deployed on-board the offshore patrol vessel BAM Meteoro. Skeldar is supporting the Spanish Navy with surveillance capabilities while taking part in the EU Atalanta operation in the […]


X-47B Operates Aboard Theodore Roosevelt

X-47B Operates Aboard Theodore Roosevelt

The X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System Demonstrator (UCAS-D) conducted flight operations aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), Nov. 10. The event, the most-recent in a series of carrier-based tests, demonstrated the integration of the latest in naval […]


Exelis to Produce Carriage and Release Systems for MQ-9 Reaper

Exelis to Produce Carriage and Release Systems for MQ-9 Reaper

Exelis has been awarded a $20.6 million contract by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. of Poway, Calif., to produce the BRU-71/A ejector rack for the Predator B/MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft. Under the contract, Exelis will produce more than 500 […]


Lockheed Martin Links Ground Sensor Network With UAVs

Lockheed Martin Links Ground Sensor Network With UAVs

A wireless ground sensor network developed by Lockheed Martin will soon have the option of being fully integrated with Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. Lockheed Martin’s Self-Powered Ad-hoc Network (SPAN), a wireless ground sensor system will be able to connect with unmanned […]


US relocates drones airfield after Djibouti crashes

US relocates drones airfield after Djibouti crashes

The Pentagon is shifting its drone operations from a US base in Djibouti to a more remote airfield after local officials voiced concern about possible collisions with commercial aircraft, officials said Wednesday. “There was a concern over what would happen […]


Northrop Grumman Maturing Key Triton Unmanned Aircraft Sensor

Northrop Grumman Maturing Key Triton Unmanned Aircraft Sensor

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC) has completed more than 25 flight tests of the U.S. Navy Triton unmanned aircraft system’s (UAS) primary maritime surveillance sensor in preparation for its installation on the aircraft. The company is conducting risk-reduction tests of the […]


Future war: Arms industry shows off next-gen drones in London

Future war: Arms industry shows off next-gen drones in London

Reconnaissance gadgets and robotic warfare devices are getting smaller by the year, with James Bond like technology being offered to a wide range of buyers, from police forces to special military units. The market place for such technology has become […]


Sharp rise in British drone use in Afghanistan

Sharp rise in British drone use in Afghanistan

The British military fired nearly seven times as many missiles from unmanned drones in Afghanistan last year as it did five years earlier, according to official data released on Friday. In 2012 British drones flew 892 missions over Afghanistan — […]


Russia Developing Unmanned Next-Generation Fighter

Russia Developing Unmanned Next-Generation Fighter

Russian designers are proceeding with development of an unmanned “sixth-generation” fighter jet, former Air Force chief Pyotr Deinekin said Monday. “The sixth generation of aircraft will most likely be pilotless. Naturally, we are actively working on this,” Deinekin said in […]


 
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