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Australia Issues RFT for Mounted Combat Reconnaissance Capability

Australian Light Armoured Vehicle (ASLAV)

The Minister for Defence, the Hon. Kevin Andrews MP, today announced the Australian Government has given First Pass approval for project LAND 400 Phase 2 – Mounted Combat Reconnaissance Capability. The Request for Tender has been released for the multi-billion […]


Sikorsky S-97 RAIDER Program Begins Ground Tests

Sikorsky Aircraft S-97 RAIDER Helicopter

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), today announced the start of bladed ground testing, a major milestone, for the S-97 RAIDER™ program. The RAIDER™ is an armed reconnaissance rotorcraft designed to significantly outmatch conventional military […]


Army researchers develop Cargo Pocket ISR

Army researchers develop Cargo Pocket ISR

Researchers at the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center are developing a pocket-sized aerial surveillance device for Soldiers and small units operating in challenging ground environments. The Cargo Pocket Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance program, or CP-ISR, seeks […]


Above the Battlefield: Israel’s Intelligence in the Air

Above the Battlefield: Israel’s Intelligence in the Air

They decide which targets to attack, direct air and ground forces and help prevent civilian casualties. Meet the air reconnaissance controllers of the First Squadron, the people who see everything. In between wars, the importance of intelligence is constantly increasing. […]


Israel Air Force Christens Hermes 900 UAV

Israel Air Force Christens Hermes 900 UAV

The Hermes 900 UAV, manufactured by the Israeli company Elbit Systems, received its official Hebrew name in the Israel Air Force (IAF): “Kochav” (star in Hebrew). The Kochav UAV strengthens the UAV arm of the IAF and is designed for […]


Five Ways the U-2 Goes Above and Sees Beyond

Five Ways the U-2 Goes Above and Sees Beyond

The U-2 Dragon Lady has a reputation as an elusive Skunk Works spy plane. In 2014, the storied aircraft is making history as the U.S. Air Force’s most capable high-altitude reconnaissance aircraft. With one of the youngest airframes in the […]


P-8A Aircraft Program Achieves Initial Operational Capability

P-8A Aircraft Program Achieves Initial Operational Capability

The Navy’s newest maritime patrol and reconnaissance aircraft, the P-8A Poseidon, has achieved initial operational capability (IOC) after the first two P-8A Poseidons departed for deployment Nov. 29. This announcement comes weeks after the completion of the Operational Readiness Evaluation […]


10th Sustainment Soldiers Embrace Capabilities of New Chemical-Detection Vehicle

10th Sustainment Soldiers Embrace Capabilities of New Chemical-Detection Vehicle

Four M1135 Strykers are now in the hands of a Fort Drum unit that specializes in unconventional warfare mission. The 59th Chemical Company, 63rd Explosive Ordnance Disposal Battalion, 10th Sustainment Brigade, accepted delivery of the Stryker nuclear, biological and chemical […]


Iran unveils short-range reconnaissance drone

Iran unveils short-range reconnaissance drone

Iran’s army unveiled a highly mobile propellant-powered reconnaissance drone on Saturday, according to local media. The drone, named “Yasseer,” can fly for eight hours with a range of 200 kilometers (124 miles) and reach an altitude of 4,500 meters (15,000 […]


 
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