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First Fire-X Medium-Range Vertical Unmanned System Powers Up

First Fire-X Medium-Range Vertical Unmanned System Powers Up

SAN DIEGO: Northrop Grumman Corporation and Bell Helicopter, a Textron company, have moved a significant step closer to being able to offer military users a vertical unmanned system that can ferry cargo — either internally or externally — over extended […]


British UAV Flies Without Flaps or Control Surfaces

British UAV Flies Without Flaps or Control Surfaces

Cumbria, UK: A British designed unmanned air vehicle (UAV) which showcases a wide range of new technologies has successfully demonstrated ‘flapless flight’ in the UK. The UAV, called DEMON, made the historic flight from an airfield at Walney Island in […]


New Reaper Aircraft Provides Extra Support to Operations in Afghanistan

New Reaper Aircraft Provides Extra Support to Operations in Afghanistan

An extra Reaper remotely-piloted aircraft has arrived in Afghanistan, increasing support to troops. This latest addition to the Royal Air Force’s Reaper fleet will allow 39 Squadron to fly multiple Reaper aircraft at any one time over Afghanistan. A total […]


Germany Upgrades Fox Transport Vehicles, Buys More Heron UAVs

Germany Upgrades Fox Transport Vehicles, Buys More Heron UAVs

By upgrading the Bundeswehr’s fleet of armoured vehicles and making unmanned aircraft available, Rheinmetall continues to make an important contribution to safeguarding German soldiers during deployed operations. Multi-million modernization of 65 Fuchs/Fox armoured vehicles By 2012, Rheinmetall will have modernized […]


Global Hawk UAV arrives in Guam

Global Hawk UAV arrives in Guam

ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam: Airmen here celebrated the arrival of the RQ-4 Global Hawk to Guam during a ceremony Sept. 20. The Global Hawk brings significant capabilities to the Pacific theater, which will benefit the 36th Wing, Pacific Air […]


EADS Resumes Flight Tests of Barracuda UAV

EADS Resumes Flight Tests of Barracuda UAV

In a further test series comprising four flights, EADS Defence & Security (DS) has again successfully tested the technology demonstrator ‘Barracuda’ at Goose Bay Air Force Base in Canada. Advanced technologies and new procedures have successfully passed new tests under […]


Ukraine May Deliver Engines For Russian UAVs

Ukraine May Deliver Engines For Russian UAVs

Gelendkhik, Russia: Russia’s Vega and Ukraine’s Motor Sich are discussing the possible delivery of Ukrainian-made engines for Russia’s unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), Vega CEO Vladimir Verba said on Saturday. “We lagging behind on such vehicles,” Verba said. “First of all, […]


‘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. […]


Additional Predator Mission Aircrew Training Systems Delivered

Additional Predator Mission Aircrew Training Systems Delivered

ARLINGTON, Texas: L-3 Link Simulation & Training (L-3 Link) announced today that it has delivered six additional Predator Mission Aircrew Training Systems (PMATS) and associated support equipment to two U.S. Air Force installations and one Air National Guard site. Four […]


 
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