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NATO E-3s Control ScanEagle UAVs in Exercise

NATO E-3s Control ScanEagle UAVs in Exercise

NATO AWACS cooperation with Boeing is coming to fruition: Control of the ScanEagle unmanned airborne system (UAS) by a NATO Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) aircraft will be demonstrated during Empire Challenge 2010. The event, hosted by the U.S. […]


RAAF Heron UAV Detachment Deployed to Afghanistan

RAAF Heron UAV Detachment Deployed to Afghanistan

The Australian Heron Unmanned Aerial Vehicle is a key asset in the conduct of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions in the Afghanistan theatre of operations. The vehicles are flown by a small contingent of Royal Australian Air Force, and Australian […]


Strong Growth Ahead for Military Airborne Radio Market

Strong Growth Ahead for Military Airborne Radio Market

BOSTON: Representing a growing market for communications electronics, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) will be the fastest growing category of airborne platforms. The Strategy Analytics Advanced Defense Services (ADS) forecast model, “Airborne Communications Platforms – Advanced Electronics Component Forecast,” concludes that […]


Pilotless drones show new face of war at Farnborough

Pilotless drones show new face of war at Farnborough

Farnborough, United Kingdom: Pilotless drones, remote-controlled military aircraft destined to play a vital role in combat, took a high-profile place at the Farnborough air show this week. With unmanned aircraft already being used by NATO forces in Afghanistan for intelligence-gathering […]


Italy Selects Shadow 200 Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System

Italy Selects Shadow 200 Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System

FARNBOROUGH, UK: AAI Corporation, an operating unit of Textron Systems, a Textron Inc. company, announced today that Italy’s Ministry of Defense (MoD) – Directorate of General Aeronautical Armament has selected AAI’s Shadow 200 Tactical Unmanned Aircraft Systems (TUAS) for the […]


Phalanx Sensors Used In Laser Shoot Down Of Airborne Targets

Phalanx Sensors Used In Laser Shoot Down Of Airborne Targets

Farnborough, UK: Raytheon and a U.S. Navy team used a combined-beam fiber laser to shoot down four unmanned aerial vehicles in flight during an over-the-water engagement. The UAV targets were engaged and destroyed using the Navy’s Laser Weapon System guided […]


Zephyr Solar Powered UAV Soars to New World Records

Zephyr Solar Powered UAV Soars to New World Records

LONDON: QinetiQ today announced that Zephyr, the leading solar powered high-altitude long-endurance (HALE) Unmanned Air System (UAS) has been flying for the past week, smashing a number of long-standing world records. Currently flying high above the US Army’s Yuma Proving […]


Boeing Unveils Unmanned Phantom Eye Demonstrator

Boeing Unveils Unmanned Phantom Eye Demonstrator

ST. LOUIS — The Boeing Company today unveiled the hydrogen-powered Phantom Eye unmanned airborne system, a demonstrator that will stay aloft at 65,000 feet for up to four days. “Phantom Eye is the first of its kind and could open […]


Euro Hawk Unmanned Aircraft Completes Successful First Flight

Euro Hawk Unmanned Aircraft Completes Successful First Flight

PALMDALE, Calif: The Euro Hawk unmanned aircraft system (UAS), built by Northrop Grumman Corporation and EADS Defence & Security, successfully completed its first flight June 29. The high-flying aircraft took off at approximately 10:32 a.m. PDT from Northrop Grumman’s Palmdale, […]


 
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