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European Defence Agency Calls for Concerted Action for Future Air Systems

European Defence Agency Calls for Concerted Action for Future Air Systems

Claude-France Arnould, Chief Executive of the European Defence Agency (EDA), today highlighted the need for urgent action on European cooperation in the area of future air systems (FAS) during a conference at ILA Berlin. The Agency is already supporting a […]


US Navy’s RQ-21A Small UAV Begins Flight Tests

US Navy’s RQ-21A Small UAV Begins Flight Tests

The Navy successfully launched its newest small unmanned aircraft without using a runway Sept. 10 at Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake, Calif. A little more than two years into its engineering, manufacturing and development phase, the RQ-21A Small Tactical […]


Lynx Radar Tested on Border Patrol Predator-B UAVs

Lynx Radar Tested on Border Patrol Predator-B UAVs

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI) today announced that it has completed the successful integration and operational testing of its Lynx Multi-mode Radar, a next-generation capability that integrates Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR), Ground Moving Target Indicator (GMTI), and Dismount Moving […]


Israel’s Largest UAV Returns to the Skies

Israel’s Largest UAV Returns to the Skies

The IAF resumed flying the advanced Eitan unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), also known as the Heron TP, yesterday (Thursday, September 7). The Air Force carried out a successful trial flight yesterday, the first such flight since January. Yesterday’s flight took […]


Northrop Highlights Unmanned Aircraft Systems at ILA Berlin Air Show 2012

Northrop Highlights Unmanned Aircraft Systems at ILA Berlin Air Show 2012

Northrop Grumman Corporation is participating in the ILA Berlin Air Show, where it will highlight its industry-leading intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities with the EURO HAWK and NATO Alliance Ground Surveillance (AGS) platforms, both of which are international derivatives […]


US Army Orders More RQ-11 Raven UAVs

RQ-11B Raven UAV

AeroVironment, Inc. (AVAV) today announced it received $16,472,298 in additional funding to perform on Aug. 10, 2012 from the United States Army under a contract action with a total projected value of $65,889,191. The company announced the initial $15.8 million […]


New UAS training school welcomes Marines

New UAS training school welcomes Marines

Future Unmanned Air System (UAS) operators now have access to a new training and logistics activity in Camp Lejeune, N.C. A team from the Navy and Marine Corps Small Tactical UAS program office (PMA-263) here launched the Training and Logistics […]


RAF Surveillance Aircraft Clock Up 20,000 Flying Hours

RAF Surveillance Aircraft Clock Up 20,000 Flying Hours

Surveillance aircraft based at RAF Waddington have notched up a collective total of 20,000 flying hours protecting British and other ISAF forces in Afghanistan. The high-tech, state-of-the-art Sentinel R1 aircraft of No 5 (Army Cooperation) Squadron and Shadow R1 aircraft […]


Is It Time for the Air Force to Stop Buying Reaper UAVs?

Is It Time for the Air Force to Stop Buying Reaper UAVs?

We can all agree that Unmanned Aerial Systems (UASs) have proven themselves one of, if not the single most, useful capabilities the U.S. military has deployed in the last decade. From the hand-held Raven to the larger, rail-launched Scan Eagle […]


 
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