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Global Observer UAS Achieves Historic First Hydrogen-Powered Flight

Global Observer UAS Achieves Historic First Hydrogen-Powered Flight

AeroVironment, Inc. (AV) today announced that the Global Observer unmanned aircraft system has successfully completed its historic first flight powered by the aircraft’s hydrogen-fueled propulsion system at Edwards Air Force Base (EAFB) in California. This milestone marks the beginning of […]


Elbit Flight Tests Skylark UAV with Fuel Cell Power

Elbit Flight Tests Skylark UAV with Fuel Cell Power

SINGAPORE: Horizon Energy Systems announced the successful test flight of its AEROPAK fuel cell power system onboard Elbit Systems Skylark® I-LE UAS (Unmanned Aircraft System). An official test flight was recently carried out in Israel. The test flight was without […]


Global Observer UAS Completes Initial Flight Testing

Global Observer UAS Completes Initial Flight Testing

WASHINGTON, at AUSA: AeroVironment, Inc. (AV) today announced that the first aircraft developed under the Global Observer Joint Capability Technology Demonstration (JCTD) program has successfully completed initial flight testing consisting of multiple low-altitude flights at Edwards Air Force Base (EAFB) […]


Raytheon Tests New Weapon Designed for Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Raytheon Tests New Weapon Designed for Unmanned Aircraft Systems

YUMA PROVING GROUND, Ariz.: Raytheon Company successfully flight tested Small Tactical Munition, a new weapon specifically designed to be employed from unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). STM is a 13-pound guided bomb that is approximately 2-feet long, making it the smallest […]


Lockheed Submits Proposal for Cargo UAS Services Request

Lockheed Submits Proposal for Cargo UAS Services Request

WASHINGTON: Lockheed Martin and Kaman Aerospace Corporation, a subsidiary of Kaman Corporation, have formally offered the K-MAX unmanned helicopter in response to a U.S. Naval Air Systems Command request for a cargo unmanned aircraft system. Earlier this year, the unmanned […]


Taiwan Developing Unmanned Aircraft: Defense Minister

Taiwan Developing Unmanned Aircraft: Defense Minister

TAIPEI: Taiwan’s defence ministry said Tuesday it was developing an unmanned surveillance aircraft, showing that the island’s arms race with China has not ended despite improving ties. Yu Sy-tue, spokesman for defence minister Kao Hua-chu, told AFP that the island’s […]


‘Grey Eagle’ weaponized UAS slated for Afghanistan

‘Grey Eagle’ weaponized UAS slated for Afghanistan

WASHINGTON: Army unmanned aircraft systems officials said success was so great with the integration and testing of the Hellfire missile aboard the Grey Eagle UAS that the Army would begin deployment of four weaponized systems to Afghanistan in the fall. […]


New Multi-Purpose Hellfire II Missile Destroys Tank in Flight Test

New Multi-Purpose Hellfire II Missile Destroys Tank in Flight Test

ORLANDO, Fla: Lockheed Martin’s multi-purpose AGM114R Hellfire II missile struck and destroyed a stationary tank target in its third proof-of-principle flight test, a ground-launch test configured to simulate launch from an unmanned aerial system (UAS). The R-model, or “Romeo” missile, […]


Enhanced Nighttime Imagery On Its NightEagle

Enhanced Nighttime Imagery On Its NightEagle

Bingen WA: Insitu has announced that its NightEagle unmanned aircraft system (UAS) is now fully integrated into combat operations after successfully completing fielding of an upgraded mid-wave infrared (MWIR) imager payload. Insitu responded to an urgent, mission-critical request to field […]


 
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