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British military should focus on drones, spy tech: Cameron

British military should focus on drones, spy tech: Cameron

Britain’s defence forces should spend more of their budget on spy planes, drones and covert forces to fight extremist militants, Prime Minister David Cameron said on Monday. The government last week announced it would meet the minimum defence spending target […]


Tactical reconnaissance vehicle project eyes hoverbike for defense

The Army is exploring disruptive concepts for road avoidance.

The U.S. Army Research Laboratory, or ARL, has been exploring the tactical reconnaissance vehicle, or TRV, concept for nearly nine months and is evaluating the hoverbike technology as a way to get Soldiers away from ground threats by giving them […]


No drones in Washington for July 4 holiday

No drones in Washington for July 4 holiday

Washington: Drones will not be flying over Washington under strict security measures for the US Independence Day holiday weekend, the Federal Aviation Administration said Tuesday. Following terror strikes in France, Tunisia and Kuwait, authorities issued an alert ahead of the […]


US Air Force Uses Web-Based Remotely Piloted Aircraft Application

Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems

Using existing technology, a team of Air Force intelligence experts have developed a new Web-based program that saves lives and money, while enhancing the “eyes in the sky,” the centerpiece of the $80 billion remotely piloted aircraft industry. On June […]


NASA, Partners Test Unmanned Aircraft Systems

NASA's Predator B UAS, called Ikhana.

NASA, working with government and industry partners, is testing a system that would make it possible for unmanned aircraft to fly routine operations in United States airspace. Through the agency’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration in the National Airspace System (UAS-NAS) […]


US Army puts Gray Eagle UAS, One System Remote Video Terminal through test

The MQ-1C Gray Eagle, the Army's largest unmanned aircraft system in the inventory, recently underwent follow on test and evaluation, which culminated June 14 at the National Training Center in Fort Irwin, Calif.

The Army has finished its follow on test and evaluation, or FOTE, on the MQ-1C Gray Eagle and Initial Test and Evaluation on the One System Remote Video Terminal at the National Training Center on Fort Irwin, California. Record testing […]


Russia Develops ‘Microwave Gun’ Able to Deactivate Drones, Warheads

An RQ-7B Shadow v2 receives some flight time.

Russia has developed super-high-frequency gun capable of deactivating unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) and the warheads of precision weapons at an impact range of ten kilometers which ensures 360 degrees of perimeter defense. Russia’s United Instrument Manufacturing Corporation (UIMC), part of […]


The ever-evolving cyber threat to planes

The ever-evolving cyber threat to planes

Hackers and cyber-terrorists present an ever-evolving threat to airlines, with experts constantly testing for new vulnerabilities — including the fear that drones could be used to throw a plane off course. Most agree hacking a plane would be a near-impossible […]


CIA drone strike targets top Al-Qaeda leader in Yemen: Report

CIA drone strike targets top Al-Qaeda leader in Yemen: Report

The leader of Al-Qaeda’s branch in Yemen was targeted in a CIA drone strike last week, though US officials would not immediately confirm he had been killed, The Washington Post reported Monday. Nasir al-Wuhayshi’s group, Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, […]


Four US Surveillance Drones to Be Deployed to Japan

Four US Surveillance Drones to Be Deployed to Japan

Since 2014, two Global Hawk surveillance drones have been temporarily deployed at Misawa air base. Within approximately six months, starting in July two more drones will be moved to Japan. Four US RQ-4 Global Hawk surveillance drones may be deployed […]


 
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