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Navy X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System Completes Carrier Tests

Navy X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System Completes Carrier Tests

The Navy concluded another round of carrier testing Nov. 19 to further demonstrate and evaluate the X-47B unmanned air system integration within the aircraft carrier environment. Tests aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) included deck handling, carrier approaches and landings […]


RQ-21A Small Tactical Unmanned Air System Completes First Ship-Based Flight

RQ-21A Small Tactical Unmanned Air System Completes First Ship-Based Flight

The Navy’s RQ-21A Small Tactical Unmanned Air System (STUAS) completed its first flight at sea Feb. 10 from the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19). The system completed three months of land-based trial flights at Naval […]


Small Tactical Unmanned Air System Executes Early Operational Capability

Small Tactical Unmanned Air System Executes Early Operational Capability

Marines witnessed the first flight of the service’s newest small unmanned aircraft Jan. 22 at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms, Calif. As part of the RQ-21A Small Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System (STUAS) Early Operational Capability […]


Camcopter S-100 Only UAS Flying at LIMA Exhibition, Malaysia

Camcopter S-100 Only UAS Flying at LIMA Exhibition, Malaysia

Schiebel’s Camcopter S-100 Unmanned Air System (UAS) is the only UAS taking part in the flight displays at LIMA (Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace) Exhibition from 6th to 10th December 2011. The Camcopter S-100 unmanned helicopter has already performed flawlessly […]


X-47B Demonstrator Flies in Cruise Mode for First Time

X-47B Demonstrator Flies in Cruise Mode for First Time

The U.S. Navy/Northrop Grumman X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System Demonstration aircraft reached a major milestone Sept. 30 when it retracted its landing gear and flew in its cruise configuration for the first time. The flight, conducted at Edwards Air Force […]


UK Hermes 450 UAS Service Exceeds 50K Flight Hours in Afghanistan

UK Hermes 450 UAS Service Exceeds 50K Flight Hours in Afghanistan

Thales UK’s Hermes 450 unmanned air system (UAS) fleet has reached a major milestone, having now flown more than 50,000 operational flying hours in support of UK operations. After more than 4,000 sorties, the Hermes 450 system continues to deliver […]


Zephyr Solar Powered UAV Soars to New World Records

Zephyr Solar Powered UAV Soars to New World Records

LONDON: QinetiQ today announced that Zephyr, the leading solar powered high-altitude long-endurance (HALE) Unmanned Air System (UAS) has been flying for the past week, smashing a number of long-standing world records. Currently flying high above the US Army’s Yuma Proving […]


Watchkeeper UAS Completes Major Flight Trials Milestone

Watchkeeper UAS Completes Major Flight Trials Milestone

Thales UK is pleased to announce that the WATCHKEEPER unmanned air system (UAS) successfully completed a key set of inaugural flights in June 2009, which will allow the system to progress to a series of ground system and flight trials […]


 
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