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Aviation Restructure Initiative Allows UAS Workhorses to Remain Aloft

In a climate of deep fiscal cuts, the Army's Aviation Restructure Initiative has some good news for its Unmanned Aircraft Systems. With the Army still...

US Air Force Expands RQ-4 Global Hawk Fleet

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC) a $354 million primarily firm-fixed-price contract to expand their RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aircraft...

Airbus Zephyr 7 UAV Flies 11-day Mission

Airbus Defence and Space has announced that the Zephyr 7 High Altitude Pseudo-Satellite (HAPS) has just completed its most demanding mission to date and...

Building Toward an Unmanned Aircraft System Training Strategy

Unmanned aircraft systems (UASs) have become increasingly prevalent in and important to U.S. military operations. Initially serving only as reconnaissance or intelligence platforms, they...

Airbus Touts Harfang UAV Performance

A Harfang UAS belonging to the French Air Force (FAF) controlled by a crew from the French Military Flight Test Centre (Centre d'Expérience Aérienne...

New Sensor Pack for Sagem’s Patroller UAV

EUROSATORY 2014: Sagem (Safran) just tested and integrated successfully a new generation optronics multi-sensors suite on its Patroller endurance UAS. Tested in France between April...

Misawa Launches First Global Hawk

The RQ-4 Global Hawk made its first operational flight out of Misawa Air Base on June 6. The flight marked two milestones: the first...

Shadow UAS platoon has 15th successful launch in Latvia

An unmanned aerial surveillance platoon from the Michigan National Guard launched their 15th RQ-7B Shadow Unmanned Aircraft System into the Latvian skies here, Saturday. Latvian...

FAA to Expedite Limited Commercial Operations of UAS

During a speech at AUVSI's Unmanned Systems 2014, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Manager of UAS Integration Jim Williams has announced that the FAA is...

Lockheed Integrates Latest Ground Control Station Technology with Fury UAS

To increase expeditionary capabilities in its long endurance Group 3 Unmanned Aerial System (UAS), Lockheed Martin recently fielded its newest Expeditionary Ground Control Station,...