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China Jams US Spy Drones Over Disputed South China Sea Islands

China Jams US Spy Drones Over Disputed South China Sea Islands

China tried to electronically jam US drone flights over the disputed South China Sea in order to prevent surveillance on man-made islands Beijing is constructing as a part of an aggressive land reclamation initiative, US officials said. Global Hawk long-range […]


Pentagon’s Mysterious X-37B Space Drone Heads Back Into Orbit

Pentagon’s Mysterious X-37B Space Drone Heads Back Into Orbit

The US Air Force is preparing to launch its super-secretive space drone into orbit again, and this time NASA will use the flight to see how 100 or so “materials of interest” hold up in space’s harsh zero-gravity environment. No […]


Russian Drone Development Program Through 2025

Russian Drone Development Program Through 2025

United Instrument Manufacturing Corporation (UIMC) has developed a proposal for an Interagency Task Program for Drone Development. Its implementation will enable Russian law enforcement agencies to receive a few hundred drones of various classes and purposes by 2025. The Interagency […]


‘Euro-drone’ project gets lift-off to challenge US

‘Euro-drone’ project gets lift-off to challenge US

Brussels: A European project to build a military drone by 2025 took wing on Monday as Germany, France and Italy signed a deal to start technical work and end their reliance on US- and Israeli-made models. The scheme for a […]


‘Cicadas': US military’s new swarm of mini-drones

‘Cicadas': US military’s new swarm of mini-drones

US military scientists have invented a miniature drone that fits in the palm of a hand, ready to be dropped from the sky like a mobile phone with wings. The “micro air vehicle” is named after the insect that inspired […]


US Army Combat Aviation Soldiers master control of drones during test flights

US Army Combat Aviation Soldiers master control of drones during test flights

Unmanned aircraft is one of the fastest growing sectors in civilian and military aviation. From close air support, to surveillance, to climate data gathering, unmanned aerial vehicles, or UAVs, are now a staple within Army aviation units. This growing demand […]


RQ-4 Global Hawk Achieves Milestone C

RQ-4 Global Hawk Achieves Milestone C

The U.S. Air Force RQ-4 Global Hawk high altitude, long endurance autonomous unmanned aircraft system (UAS) successfully completed Milestone C approval from the Defense Acquisition Executive. For the Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC)-built Global Hawk program, Milestone C is a key […]


Exelis launches airspace surveillance and sense-and-avoid tool for UAVs

Exelis launches airspace surveillance and sense-and-avoid tool for UAVs

Exelis has launched its first airspace situational awareness tool designed specifically for unmanned aerial system (UAS), drone operations in the US. Symphony® RangeVue™ puts real-time Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) surveillance data, flexible background maps and weather information in the hands […]


US Army equips first Shadow UAS v2 unit

US Army equips first Shadow UAS v2 unit

The Unmanned Aircraft Systems Project Office has completed equipping the 1/501st Aviation Battalion, 1st Armored Division’s Combat Aviation Brigade, from Fort Bliss, Texas, with the RQ-7Bv2 (Tactical Common Data Link) Shadow Unmanned Aircraft System, or UAS. The unit is the […]


 
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