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Planning and Training Strategy Needed for Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Planning and Training Strategy Needed for Unmanned Aircraft Systems

The Department of Defense (DOD) requested about $6.1 billion in fiscal year 2010 for new unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and for expanded capabilities in existing ones. To support ongoing operations, the Air Force and Army have acquired a greater number […]


Flight tests set course for improved airborne communication

Flight tests set course for improved airborne communication

HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass: A series of early March flight tests has validated a two-and-a-half year effort and set the course for significantly enhanced airborne communications capability. A team of specialists from the Electronic Systems Center, MITRE Corporation and […]


Giving drones would change US image: Pakistan

Giving drones would change US image: Pakistan

Washington: Pakistan’s foreign minister said Thursday that the United States would improve its public standing if it let Islamabad spearhead drone attacks. Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, in Washington for high-level talks, acknowledged in a CNN interview that drone attacks […]


Industry Showcases Present and Future Technologies

Industry Showcases Present and Future Technologies

Cutting-edge armoured vehicles, counter-improvised explosive device robots, unmanned aerial vehicles, and blood transport units were on display yesterday to mark National Science and Engineering Week. The showcase event at Yeomanry House in London, organised by the Defence Industries Council and […]


Army Approaches Million Unmanned Flying Hours

Army Approaches Million Unmanned Flying Hours

WASHINGTON: The Army’s fast approaching one million hours of unmanned aviation flight with its unmanned aerial systems. “Right now it looks like we’ll hit probably one million total hours sometime next month,” said Col. Christopher Carlile, director, United States Army […]


Global Hawk Makes History With First Roundtrip Flight

Global Hawk Makes History With First Roundtrip Flight

Palmdale CA: Northrop Grumman’s RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aircraft system (UAS) made aviation history Feb. 2 when it successfully completed its first roundtrip flight from the company’s Palmdale, Calif., manufacturing facility. AF-20, a Block 30 Global Hawk built for the […]


Air Force Officials Review Distributed Common Ground System

Air Force Officials Review Distributed Common Ground System

LANGLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Va: Air Force officials began a comprehensive review of the Distributed Common Ground System, commonly known as the Sentinel, and its periodic maintenance Feb. 22 through 26 here. Sentinel Focus 10A is the second review for […]


Heron-TP Eitan UAV Inducted into Israel Air Force

Heron-TP Eitan UAV Inducted into Israel Air Force

The Eitan UAV in flight Israel Aerospace Industries’ (IAI) Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Heron TP, also known as the “Eitan”, was inducted into the Israel Air Force (IAF) yesterday (21.2.2010) at a base in the center of the country in […]


Bringing The Internet To The Skies Of Army Exercises

Bringing The Internet To The Skies Of Army Exercises

Ft Lauderdale FL: Soldiers participating in the U.S. Army’s recent Expeditionary Warrior Experiment (AEWE), Ft. Benning, Ga., were able to acquire unprecedented levels of knowledge about their surroundings thanks to the battlefield imaging and communications relay capabilities of Northrop Grumman’s […]


 
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