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Army: Little risk in proceeding with technology

Army: Little risk in proceeding with technology

WASHINGTON: While in agreement with other government agencies that “plenty of work” is still needed on robotics and sensor equipment to be fielded as “Increment 1 capabilities” to infantry brigade combat teams, the Army disagrees on the way ahead with […]


Watchkeeper UAV Makes First UK Flight

Watchkeeper UAV Makes First UK Flight

Thales UK today announces the maiden UK flight of the WATCHKEEPER unmanned air system (UAS). WATCHKEEPER flew for the first time in the UK on 14 April, taking off from dedicated facilities at Parc Aberporth in West Wales for a […]


Iran says its drones can gather intelligence, strike targets

Iran says its drones can gather intelligence, strike targets

Tehran: A top Iranian general said on Monday that the military’s newly produced aerial drones, which have aroused US concern, are capable of gathering intelligence and striking at targets. “We have made good advances and production is going on at […]


Fire Scout Scores First-Ever Drug Bust

Fire Scout Scores First-Ever Drug Bust

EASTERN PACIFIC OCEAN: During a routine test flight, a MQ-8B Fire Scout Vertical Take-off and Landing Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (VTUAV) supported its first drug interdiction with USS McInerney (FFG 8) and a U.S. Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment (USCG LEDET) […]


RQ-11B RAVEN

RQ-11B RAVEN

Mission The RQ-11B Raven small unmanned aircraft system provides real-time direct situational awareness and target information for Air Force Special Operations Command Battlefield Airmen and Air Force security forces. The Raven falls into the class of Air Force small UAS […]


Pakistan to get US drones this year

Pakistan to get US drones this year

Washington: The Pentagon hopes “within a year” to deliver around a dozen unarmed drone aircraft to Pakistan to aid its fight against Islamic extremism, a US senior military official said Monday. “I would like to think that we would get […]


Indra Develops Unmanned Helicopter for Naval Missions

Indra Develops Unmanned Helicopter for Naval Missions

Indra, with the support of the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism along with the Ministry of Defence, started up an R&D project to develop an Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) of rotary wings and with dual use, either for civil […]


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 […]


 
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