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Laser-Powered Helicopter to Fly at the Unmanned Systems 2010

Laser-Powered Helicopter to Fly at the Unmanned Systems 2010

KENT, WA: LaserMotive, an independent R&D company specializing in laser power beaming and winner of the 2009 NASA-sponsored Power Beaming Challenge, has announced that it will be showcasing a demonstration model of a laser-powered remote controlled helicopter at the AUVSI […]


Karrar: Iran’s new combat UAV

Karrar: Iran’s new combat UAV

Karrar: IR Iran's new combat UAV jet, Aug. 2010

this UAV can deliver weapons and has a range of 1000 km from ground to target. Karrar means relen…


Iran Unveils Domestically-Built Drone

Iran Unveils Domestically-Built Drone

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is hailing the country’s first domestically built drone bomber. The unmanned aircraft, unveiled Sunday, is the latest in a series of Iranian announcements of military advances. The Iranian military displayed the drone, dubbed the Karrar – […]


Air Force, Navy Take Steps Toward Joint RPA Training

Air Force, Navy Take Steps Toward Joint RPA Training

BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.: In a first of many joint meetings, Beale Air Force Base leaders hosted a Global Hawk and Broad Area Maritime Surveillance Joint Cockpit Working Group Aug. 3 through 5. The group met to develop joint […]


NATO E-3s Control ScanEagle UAVs in Exercise

NATO E-3s Control ScanEagle UAVs in Exercise

NATO AWACS cooperation with Boeing is coming to fruition: Control of the ScanEagle unmanned airborne system (UAS) by a NATO Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) aircraft will be demonstrated during Empire Challenge 2010. The event, hosted by the U.S. […]


RAAF Heron UAV Detachment Deployed to Afghanistan

RAAF Heron UAV Detachment Deployed to Afghanistan

The Australian Heron Unmanned Aerial Vehicle is a key asset in the conduct of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions in the Afghanistan theatre of operations. The vehicles are flown by a small contingent of Royal Australian Air Force, and Australian […]


Strong Growth Ahead for Military Airborne Radio Market

Strong Growth Ahead for Military Airborne Radio Market

BOSTON: Representing a growing market for communications electronics, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) will be the fastest growing category of airborne platforms. The Strategy Analytics Advanced Defense Services (ADS) forecast model, “Airborne Communications Platforms – Advanced Electronics Component Forecast,” concludes that […]


Pilotless drones show new face of war at Farnborough

Pilotless drones show new face of war at Farnborough

Farnborough, United Kingdom: Pilotless drones, remote-controlled military aircraft destined to play a vital role in combat, took a high-profile place at the Farnborough air show this week. With unmanned aircraft already being used by NATO forces in Afghanistan for intelligence-gathering […]


Italy Selects Shadow 200 Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System

Italy Selects Shadow 200 Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System

FARNBOROUGH, UK: AAI Corporation, an operating unit of Textron Systems, a Textron Inc. company, announced today that Italy’s Ministry of Defense (MoD) – Directorate of General Aeronautical Armament has selected AAI’s Shadow 200 Tactical Unmanned Aircraft Systems (TUAS) for the […]


 
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