Post Tagged with: "Unmanned Aerial Vehicle"

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 […]


Boeing to Demo Control of Multiple UAVs

Boeing to Demo Control of Multiple UAVs

ST. LOUIS: The Boeing Company has received a three-year, $9.8 million contract from the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory to further develop and demonstrate technologies that will enable multiple small unmanned aerial vehicles to coordinate with each other and a […]


Global Hawk takes northern route, improves efficiency

Global Hawk takes northern route, improves efficiency

Staff Sgt. Ryan Conversi’s eyes remain focused on a pair of industrial-strength laptop computers as the time approaches for the next launch of an RQ-4 Global Hawk on the Beale Air Force Base flightline. One of the computers is a […]


First Fire Scouts Arrive FRC East

First Fire Scouts Arrive FRC East

Fleet Readiness Center East began its new role as one of the Navy’s depot repair points for the MQ-8B Vertical Take-off and Landing Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle when it inducted its first two Fire Scouts, April 19. The Fire Scout […]


Kaman to Make Unmanned Helicopter Enhancements to K-Max

Kaman to Make Unmanned Helicopter Enhancements to K-Max

BLOOMFIELD, CT: Kaman Aerospace Corporation (Kaman) announced today that the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center (AMRDEC), has awarded a $2.9M contract to Kaman’s Helicopter Division. The contract will develop enhanced mission capabilities for the Unmanned […]


US Air Force tests hypersonic UAV

US Air Force tests hypersonic UAV

Washington: The US Air Force on Wednesday test launched a hypersonic cruise missile, with the vehicle accelerating to Mach 6 before splashing down in the Pacific Ocean, officials said. The Air Force said the test flight of the X-51A Waverider […]


 
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