Post Tagged with: "Unmanned aerial system"
U.S. ground forces detect an enemy unmanned aircraft performing reconnaissance over their forward operating base. Now the Soldiers must determine how to neutralize the Unmanned Aerial System threat: whether to jam the electronic signal from its ground controller, kill the ground controller or shoot down the Unmanned Aerial System, or UAS. This is a possible [...]
Lockheed Martin today announced that it has successfully demonstrated a portable, ground-based military laser system in a series of tests against representative airborne targets. Lockheed Martin developed the Area Defense Anti-Munitions (ADAM) system to provide a defense against short-range threats, such as rockets and unmanned aerial systems. Since August, the ADAM system has successfully engaged [...]
Lockheed Martin and LaserMotive, Inc. recently demonstrated the capabilities of an innovative laser power system to extend the Stalker Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) flight time to more than 48 hours. This increase in flight duration represents an improvement of 2,400 percent. Stalker is a small, silent UAS used by Special Operations Forces since 2006 to [...]
For the first time, a task force of an Army aviation brigade deployed to a training scenario with their own Unmanned Aerial Systems troop organic to them. Task Force Saber, 2nd Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, made their debut to the National Training Center, known as NTC, at Fort Irwin, with F [...]
“We have reports of the Afghan National Army sitting on an improvised explosive device at this location,” says a voice over the radio in a cramped control shelter Aug 25. “Can you give me an ETA?” “Roger,” replies one of the unmanned aerial system, or UAS, operators listening in. “We’re 22 kilometers out. It’ll be [...]
ROME: SELEX Galileo’s Falco high-end Tactical Unmanned Aerial System (TUAS) has recently completed a six month campaign of extensive flight tests executed under extreme weather conditions: from the ice of Northern Europe to the 50° Celsius of the desert. The system has always demonstrated aeronautical stability throughout the flights and has always delivered clear and [...]