Home Tags Drone

Tag: drone

Suspected drone hits plane during Heathrow landing

A British Airways plane struck an object believed to be a drone on Sunday as it was coming in for landing at Heathrow, Europe's...

Inside the Pentagon’s Drone Proving Ground

Deep in the Nevada desert is a top secret, little-known US military facility known as Area 6, rumored to be the Pentagon's test ground...
Zil-130 truck carrying a North Korean drone

Inside North Korea’s secret UAV program

North Korea has been honing its drone system for over 25 years, developing advanced drones believed to be capable of both airstrikes and...

AirMule Successfully Completed Its First Autonomous, Untethered Flight

TEL AVIV, Israel: 2015 was a challenging year that included a ground incident that damaged our AirMule demonstrator. While the repair of the aircraft...

Russian recon-strike drone to be unveiled at MAKS Airshow

The United Instrument Manufacturing Corporation (UIMC, part of Russia's state technology corporation Rostec) will present at the MAKS-2015 air show its latest Chirok reconnaissance...

Successful Flight Demo for IAI’s HAROP Loitering Munitions at Paris Air Show

PARIS AIR SHOW 2015: Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) recently completed a series of flight demonstrations of its HAROP Loitering Munitions in Israel for...

US drone war under scrutiny after botched strike

President Barack Obama's admission that a US drone strike accidentally took the lives of two hostages has raised fresh questions about the limits and...

For the First Time Ever: US Navy Drone Refueled Mid-Flight

The X-47B test UAV has completed the first-ever autonomous aerial refueling. Developed by Northrop Grumman, the drone received over 4,000 pounds of fuel from...

Reaper deploys live weapons on maritime training target

An MQ-9 Reaper successfully hit a sea-going target with an AGM-114 Hellfire missile during a joint service training exercise over the Gulf of Mexico...
An RQ-7B Shadow v2 prepares to launch.

First unit fields Apache-Shadow combo

Manned-unmanned operations using helicopters linked with unmanned aircraft systems, or UAS, have been used by the Army for a number of years. However, no single...