Post Tagged with: "Unmanned Aerial Vehicles"
This note provides an introduction to the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) by the UK Armed Forces, more commonly known as drones. These are remotely piloted aircraft that range from simple, hand-operated systems to high altitude, long endurance systems similar in operation to small aircraft. UAVs are primarily used to gather intelligence and provide [...]
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are becoming increasingly important for militaries worldwide. UAVs are expected to perform key roles in current and future forces, thus providing robust demand over the next decade. UAVs are taking on a range of battlefield tasks, and have proven critical to intelligence gathering, targeting, and situational awareness; while armed UAVs are [...]
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or drones have repeatedly proved their worth in recent conflicts. Drones have certain inherent advantages over manned platforms, motivating the interest of military forces and driving the market for military drones. Despite projections for a substantial increase in spending on UAVs, reduced military expenditure by the United States is causing uncertainty [...]
Russian Helicopters has received 5 billion rubles ($160 mln) from the federal budget for the development of three types of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV). After charging that smaller domestic developers wasted public funds – and pointedly purchasing Israeli drones for military trials – the Defense Ministry has switched to a big holding with sufficient capacity [...]
Boeing today announced the successful autonomous communications and operation of dissimilar unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) in flight tests over the rugged terrain of eastern Oregon. The July 7-10 mission used two ScanEagles manufactured by Boeing subsidiary Insitu and one Procerus Unicorn from The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (JHU/APL). The UAVs communicated using a [...]
Gelendkhik, Russia: Russia’s Vega and Ukraine’s Motor Sich are discussing the possible delivery of Ukrainian-made engines for Russia’s unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), Vega CEO Vladimir Verba said on Saturday. “We lagging behind on such vehicles,” Verba said. “First of all, there is a shortfall in engines.” Motor Sich CEO Vyacheslav Boguslayev confirmed the companies are [...]