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US Air Force Expands RQ-4 Global Hawk Fleet

US Air Force Expands RQ-4 Global Hawk Fleet

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC) a $354 million primarily firm-fixed-price contract to expand their RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aircraft system (UAS) fleet by three aircraft. Global Hawk operates multiple sensors simultaneously to gather intelligence, surveillance […]


Building Toward an Unmanned Aircraft System Training Strategy

Building Toward an Unmanned Aircraft System Training Strategy

Unmanned aircraft systems (UASs) have become increasingly prevalent in and important to U.S. military operations. Initially serving only as reconnaissance or intelligence platforms, they now carry out such other missions as attacking enemy forces. The swift expansion in their numbers […]


Elbit Systems Awarded Contract to Supply Brazil with Hermes 900 UAS

Elbit Systems Awarded Contract to Supply Brazil with Hermes 900 UAS

Elbit Systems Ltd. announced today that it was awarded a contract by the Brazilian Air Force (FAB) for the supply of a Hermes 900 Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS). The Hermes 900, which will be equipped with a new and advanced […]


US Army At ‘Tipping Point’ of Unmanned Aircraft System Capabilities

US Army At ‘Tipping Point’ of Unmanned Aircraft System Capabilities

“We’re on the tipping point of unmanned aerial systems’ ability to deliver capability to the Soldier,” said Col. Thomas von Eschenbach. The unmanned aerial/aircraft system, or UAS, is no longer seen by Soldiers as a new system and as the […]


Northrop, Navy Complete Nine Flights of Triton Unmanned Aircraft System

Northrop, Navy Complete Nine Flights of Triton Unmanned Aircraft System

Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Navy have completed nine initial flight tests of the Triton unmanned aircraft system (UAS), marking the half-way point in a process called envelope expansion. During envelope expansion, the test team validates the aircraft’s ability to […]


Northrop Grumman Maturing Key Triton Unmanned Aircraft Sensor

Northrop Grumman Maturing Key Triton Unmanned Aircraft Sensor

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC) has completed more than 25 flight tests of the U.S. Navy Triton unmanned aircraft system’s (UAS) primary maritime surveillance sensor in preparation for its installation on the aircraft. The company is conducting risk-reduction tests of the […]


Gray Eagle completes initial operational testing, evaluation

Gray Eagle completes initial operational testing, evaluation

The U.S. Army’s Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft system recently completed a successful initial operational testing and evaluation at the Army’s National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif. During the initial operational testing and evaluation, or IOT&E, the Gray Eagle platform […]


Northrop Grumman, Cassidian Fly First Sensor-Equipped Euro Hawk

Northrop Grumman, Cassidian Fly First Sensor-Equipped Euro Hawk

Northrop Grumman and EADS Deutschland GmbH, operating through Cassidian, together achieved a major milestone with the first full system test flight of the EURO HAWK unmanned aircraft system (UAS) equipped with the signals intelligence (SIGINT) advanced sensors for detection of […]


Unmanned Aircraft Market Heading For New Heights

Unmanned Aircraft Market Heading For New Heights

According to Forecast International’s senior unmanned vehicles analyst, Larry Dickerson, the world’s appetite for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) appears insatiable. “Just when you think the UAS market cannot go any higher, it does,” he said. “No matter how many systems […]


 
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