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US Navy Buys 10 More Fire Scout UAVs

Northrop Grumman will build ten additional MQ-8C Fire Scouts for the US Navy, bringing the service’s total order for the intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance UAVs to 29. The next-generation Fire Scout, which will provide surveillance for the littoral combat ship, has completed 750 hours ...

Lockheed Martin Conducts Underwater UAS Launch From An AUV

Lockheed Martin successfully launched Vector Hawk, a small, unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), on command from the Marlin MK2 autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) during a cross-domain command-and-control event hosted by the U.S. Navy, the company announced in a Sept. 28 release.In addition to ...

US Navy Tests Counter-UAS Capabilities Aboard Warships

The U.S. Navy has announced that it has tested counter-unmanned aerial system (C-UAS) capabilities aboard guided-missile destroyers USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) and USS Lassen (DDG 82) during exercise Black Dart off the coast of Destin, Florida.The exercise provides a venue where participants ...

GA-ASI Demonstrates Advanced Communications Capability

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI), a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) systems, radars, and electro-optic and related mission systems solutions, today announced that its Network Centric Communications Pod (NCCP) successfully demonstrated the ability to ...

MQ-4C Triton UAS Completes Critical Milestone to Expand Navy’s Maritime Domain Awareness

Following a successful Milestone Decision Authority (MDA) led review, the U.S. Navy’s MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft system (UAS) obtained positive Milestone C low-rate initial production approval. The decision marks the beginning of the production and deployment phase of the DoD acquisition ...

Schiebel and Diehl Defence Strengthened Agreement To Capture New Opportunities In German Market

The cooperation between Schiebel, manufacturer of the world’s most capable VTOL UAS, the CAMCOPTER® S-100, and the German company Diehl Defence has been strengthened recently.“Celebrating a milestone like the 10th anniversary of the CAMCOPTER® S-100 with more than 300 units sold is a good ...

U.S. Navy Approves Triton UAS For Production

The Department of the Navy announced the MQ-4C Triton Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) received milestone C approval, Sept. 22.This decision by Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics (AT&L) Honorable Frank Kendall, allows the MQ-4C Triton program to enter into ...

Bell Unveils V-247 Vigilant Unmanned Tiltrotor

Bell Helicopter has unveiled a unmanned tiltrotor aircraft, the V-247 Vigilant, as it looks towards a future requirement from the US Marine Corps for a large, armed platform capable of operating from ships.Although the USMC already has smaller group 1 and 3 UAVs in its inventory, including the ...

Kazakhstan looks to start UAV assembly in 2017

Kazakhstan is expected to shortly sign an agreement with Israel's Elbit Systems to undertake assembly of Skylark and Hermes unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in the Central Asian country.A representative of Kazakhstan's state-owned defence equipment manufacturer Kazakhstan Engineering, Zhanty ...

GA-ASI Predator Series UAS Exceed Four Million Flight Hours

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI), a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA), radars, and electro-optic and related mission systems solutions, today announced that its Predator®-series family of aircraft, including MQ-1 Predator, MQ-9 Reaper®, and MQ-1C Gray ...