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US to deploy new intelligence drone in Afghanistan: Report

US to deploy new intelligence drone in Afghanistan: Report

The US military plans to to deploy a new intelligence drone in Afghanistan, which military experts say will allow US troops to monitor much larger operational theaters than before, The Washington Post reported Sunday. The newspaper said the airborne surveillance […]


Iran Guards shoot down two ‘Western spy’ drones

Iran Guards shoot down two ‘Western spy’ drones

TEHRAN: Iran’s Revolutionary Guards have shot down two “Western spy” drones in the Gulf, the Fars news agency quoted a top commander of the elite military force as saying on Sunday. “Westerners have a series of capabilities which cannot be […]


Japan to consider using drones for surveillance

Japan to consider using drones for surveillance

Japan is to consider using unmanned aircraft for surveillance flights, a newspaper reported Thursday, at a time of heightened tensions with neighbouring China and North Korea. Japan will send military officials to the United States, which uses the cutting-edge Global […]


Iran Says 2 Spy Drones Shot Down

Iran Says 2 Spy Drones Shot Down

Iran reports that its forces have shot down what it says were two spy planes flying over the Persian Gulf. The head of the air force unit of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards, Amir Ali Hajizadeh, in announcing the action, did not […]


Israeli Air Force Opens New Eitan UAV Squadron

Israeli Air Force Opens New Eitan UAV Squadron

The Eitan Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Squadron opening ceremony took place on the Tel-Nof IAF Base yesterday, December 20th 2010. The Eitan UAV was developed by the IAF and Israel’s Homeland Security Industry, and was officially integrated by the IAF […]


Fire-X Vertical Unmanned Aircraft Successfully Completes First Flight

Fire-X Vertical Unmanned Aircraft Successfully Completes First Flight

SAN DIEGO: Fire-X, a vertical unmanned air system (VUAS) developed by Northrop Grumman Corporation and Bell Helicopter, a Textron company, completed its first fully autonomous flight Dec. 10 at Yuma Proving Ground, Ariz., less than one year after development began. […]


Route clearance in Iraq goes high-tech

Route clearance in Iraq goes high-tech

Iraq: Thanks to improving technology, the Soldiers of 1st Platoon, Company E, 1st Battalion, 68th Armor Regiment, 3rd Advise and Assist Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, have made improvements in route clearance in Basra, Iraq. The Soldiers in 1st Platoon are […]


Elbit Flight Tests Skylark UAV with Fuel Cell Power

Elbit Flight Tests Skylark UAV with Fuel Cell Power

SINGAPORE: Horizon Energy Systems announced the successful test flight of its AEROPAK fuel cell power system onboard Elbit Systems Skylark® I-LE UAS (Unmanned Aircraft System). An official test flight was recently carried out in Israel. The test flight was without […]


Army unmanned aircraft soar in battle

Army unmanned aircraft soar in battle

REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.: Milestones seem to be all in a day’s work for the employees who develop and sustain the Army’s unmanned aircraft fleet. First, there was a celebration last spring with Army and congressional officials at the Smithsonian’s National […]


 
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