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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 […]


Israel Commissions One Ton UAV Bomber

Israel Commissions One Ton UAV Bomber

Jerusalem: A new drone that can remain airborne for more than 24 hours and reach as far as Iran was added Sunday to the Israeli air force’s arsenal, the military said. Described by the army as a “technological breakthrough” the […]


Global Hawks Log 30k Combat Flying Hours, 1,500 Sorties

Global Hawks Log 30k Combat Flying Hours, 1,500 Sorties

SOUTHWEST ASIA: One of the largest unmanned aerial systems operating in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility, the RQ-4 Global Hawk, surpassed 30,000 combat flying hours and 1,500 combat sorties Feb. 10 here. The Global Hawks are assigned to […]


New unmanned aerial system tests advanced missile

New unmanned aerial system tests advanced missile

The Army’s newest and most advanced Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS), the Extended Range/Multi-Purpose (ER/MP) UAS, has successfully completed a series of tests with the HELLFIRE® II UAS — a missile specially engineered to fire from a UAV with a 360-degree […]


 
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