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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, […]


Turkey uses Israeli-made drones against rebels in Iraq: army

Turkey uses Israeli-made drones against rebels in Iraq: army

Ankara: The Turkish army has begun using Israeli-made unmanned aircraft to monitor Kurdish rebel movements in neighbouring Iraq, the Anatolia news agency reported Monday, quoting the army chief. “In the past 10 days, we have started using our Heron systems… […]


Sky-Y Unmanned Aerial System Fourth Flight Campaign

Sky-Y Unmanned Aerial System Fourth Flight Campaign

ROME:  The Sky-Y, Alenia Aeronautica’s UAS (Unmanned Aerial System) technological demonstrator, has successfully accomplished – at the Italian Air Force’s air base in Decimomannu, Sardinia – its first flight with a Flight Control System wholly developed by Alenia Aeronautica in […]


Airmen reach 250K flying hours with remotely piloted aircraft

Airmen reach 250K flying hours with remotely piloted aircraft

Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan: Members of the 62nd Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron here reached a significant milestone recently when the Air Force’s remotely piloted aircraft flew their 250,000th hour in Afghanistan at the end of May. The 62nd ERS is home to […]


 
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