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Yates Electrospace Receives Government Contract to Build and Fly Ten Aircraft

Yates Electrospace Corporation today announced the Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory (MCWL) has selected the company’s Silent Arrow® product line of autonomous cargo aircraft for a 12-month flight test program. Under the contract, YEC engineers and test pilots will build and test fly a fleet ...

China’s Beihang Unmanned Aircraft System Technology Unveils TYW-1 UAV

China’s Beihang Unmanned Aircraft System Technology unveiled on 13 November its TYW-1 strike-capable reconnaissance unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) and what appeared to be a new version of the BZK-005 multirole medium-altitude long-endurance (MALE) UAV at the company’s new factory in the eastern ...

Northrop Grumman Delivers First Operational MQ-4C Triton To US Navy

Northrop Grumman announced it has delivered the first operational MQ-4C Triton aircraft to the US Navy facility at Point Mugu. The company also said it expects to deliver the second operational Triton aircraft later this year. Naval Base Ventura County Point Mugu is home ...

‘Cloud Shadow’ High-altitude Drone Debuts At Dubai Air Show

The "Cloud Shadow", a high-altitude high-speed multifunction unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) developed by AVIC Chengdu Aircraft Industrial (Group) Co, made its debut on Sunday at the ongoing Dubai International Air Show.It is the first UAV, or drone, to be exported in the "shadow" series to ...

Antonov Reveals The BPLA Small UAV

Antonov, the manufacturer some of the world’s largest aircraft has unveiled its smallest. The company has performed the first flight tests of its BPLA tactical unmanned aerial vehicle. With a maximum take-off weight of 200kg, the BPLA weighs in a mere 1/3200th of the ...

FAA Grants Airworthiness Certificate for Aurora’s Optionally-Piloted UH-1H

Aurora Flight Sciences announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted a Special Airworthiness Certificate to Aurora’s newest optionally-piloted aircraft, a UH-1H helicopter. The latest development in the Office of Naval Research’s (ONR) Autonomous Aerial Cargo/Utility ...

Northrop Grumman Drops Out of MQ-25A Stingray Competition

Northrop Grumman will not compete to build the service’s MQ-25A Stingray aerial refueling unmanned aerial vehicle despite being the developer of the test platform that proved a UAV could take off and land from an aircraft carrier.Company leaders announced the decision during a Wednesday ...

IAI Awarded Contract to Supply ELM 2022 Maritime Patrol Radar for the Canadian UAS SAR Project

Israel Aerospace industries (IAI) was recently awarded a new contract by Airbus Defense & Space to supply 16 ELM-2022A maritime patrol radars. The Government of Canada is purchasing 16 C295 MSA aircraft from Airbus Defense equipped with advanced sensor systems to support Canada’s Search and ...

US Government Orders Additional Multi-Mission WASP Systems

Drone Aviation Holding Corp., a manufacturer of tethered drones and lighter-than-air aerostats, today announced that it has received an order for its recently upgraded, multi-mission capable tactical Winch Aerostat Small Platform ("WASP") from an existing U.S. Department of Defense (“DoD”) ...

Tengoen’s TB001 Armed Reconnaissance UAV Makes First Flight

China's TB001 ‘Twin-tailed Scorpion’ armed reconnaissance unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) has made its maiden flight, according to a report by the Xinhua News Agency. The 10 m-long platform took to the skies at an airport in southwestern China on 26 September just a few days after ...