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Weapons School Marks First UAV Pilot Training Graduate

Weapons School Marks First UAV Pilot Training Graduate

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev: An Air National Guard MQ-1 Predator pilot marked the beginning of a new era Dec. 12 as the first unmanned aircraft pilot from a reserve component to graduate from the Air Force Weapons Instructor Course […]


Shadow UAV Flies with Commercial Flight Management System

Shadow UAV Flies with Commercial Flight Management System

HUNT VALLEY, Md: AAI Corporation, an operating unit of Textron Systems, a Textron Inc. company, announced today that its Shadow Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System has performed the first “proof of concept” flight demonstration of an unmanned aircraft controlled by a […]


Successful Maiden Flight of Hermes 900 UAV

Successful Maiden Flight of Hermes 900 UAV

HAIFA, Israel: Elbit Systems Ltd. announced today that its Hermes 900 UAV completed a successful Maiden Flight and will commence serial production following the completion of additional flight tests. The Hermes 900 is based on the successful track record of […]


Heron UAS Delivered to Royal Australian Air Force Troops

Heron UAS Delivered to Royal Australian Air Force Troops

BEN GURION INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, Israel: Today (Dec. 10th, 2009) was the first delivery of the Heron Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) to the Canadian company MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (MDA), and to the customer, the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF). […]


Next-Gen Global Hawk Unmanned Aircraft Takes Flight

Next-Gen Global Hawk Unmanned Aircraft Takes Flight

PALMDALE, Ca: The first Block 40 configuration of the RQ-4 Global Hawk high-altitude, long-endurance (HALE) unmanned aircraft system (UAS) successfully completed its first flight on Nov. 16. Designated AF-18, the advanced capability aircraft flew for approximately two hours from Northrop […]


Ion Tiger Fuel Cell UAV Sets Flight Endurance Record

Ion Tiger Fuel Cell UAV Sets Flight Endurance Record

WASHINGTON: The Naval Research Laboratory’s Ion Tiger, a hydrogen-powered fuel cell unmanned air vehicle (UAV), flew 26 hours and 1 minute, Nov. 16-17, carrying a 5-pound payload, setting another unofficial flight endurance record for a fuel-cell powered flight. The electric […]


US Air Force confirms ‘Beast of Kandahar’ drone

US Air Force confirms ‘Beast of Kandahar’ drone

Washington: The US Air Force on Tuesday confirmed for the first time that it is flying a stealth unmanned aircraft known as the “Beast of Kandahar,” a drone spotted in photos and shrouded in secrecy. The RQ-170 Sentinel is being […]


Italy Requests MQ-9 Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Italy Requests MQ-9 Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

WASHINGTON: The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress Nov. 18 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Italy of two unarmed MQ-9 Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), one Mobile Ground Control Station and associated parts, equipment and logistical support worth approximately […]


Boeing Laser Systems Destroy Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Tests

Boeing Laser Systems Destroy Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Tests

ALBUQUERQUE, NM: The Boeing Company in May demonstrated the ability of mobile laser weapon systems to perform a unique mission: track and destroy small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). During the U.S. Air Force-sponsored tests at the Naval Air Warfare Center […]


 
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