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Chilean Hermes 900 Breaks Cover During Firefighting Operations

Chile has showcased the Elbit Systems Hermes 900 medium-altitude long-endurance (MALE) unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) that it acquired from Israel in 2011 for the first time. A single Hermes 900 MALE UAV was shown on static display at Quintero Air Base in the Valparaíso region of the ...

PAE ISR Selects Persistent Systems’ MPU5 for Resolute Eagle

PAE ISR chooses the Persistent Systems MPU5 Wave Relay mobile ad hoc networking (MANET) technology for the Resolute Eagle unmanned aerial system platform. "We're excited about the capability of the MPU5 radio," said Joe Sartiano, PAE ISR chief operating officer. "This smart platform ...

The Spanish Armed Forces Has Acquired Two Alpha 800 UAV Helicopters From Alpha Unmanned Systems

The Spanish Armed Forces, through the DGAM (Dirección General de Armamento y Materiales), has acquired two Alpha 800 UAV helicopters from Alpha Unmanned Systems, SL (AUS). The Alpha 800 is a tactical 14 kg gasoline powered helicopter that provides 3 hours of continuous flight with a ...

Schiebel CAMCOPTER® S-100 Successfully Demonstrates New Comint And Imaging Payloads To Australian Army

Schiebel, in cooperation with ELTA Systems and Overwatch Imaging, integrated two new payloads for an active army exercise.The Australian Army conducted a two-week activity with the CAMCOPTER® S-100 Unmanned Air System (UAS) to gain further insights into future capabilities and payloads in ...

Security Pro USA Introduces its new Smart Aerial Security Drones

Security Pro USA is excited to announce their new aerial monitoring system. This system combines the newest technology for aerial cameras; drones, with high-quality closed-circuit systems for an industry first, aerial monitoring CCTV.   For many years, security personnel have relied on ...

Leonardo Deploys Falco EVO UAS As Part Of The Frontex Test Program

Leonardo’s Falco EVO Remotely-Piloted Air System (RPAS), in a maritime patrol configuration, has been deployed from Lampedusa airport (Lampedusa Island) as part of the Frontex surveillance research programme to test its ability to monitor the European Union’s external borders.Frontex is ...

Poland Orders 40 Orlik Tactical Short-range Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

The Armed Forces of the Republic of Poland has ordered 40 Orlik PGZ-19R tactical short-range unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) for a range of support operations. The deal, announced by Polish Ministry of Defense on 30 November, is valued at approximately 789,7 mln zł ($209 million) ...

Range Of Russian Drones’ Electronic Jamming Capability Increased To 100 km

Russia’s Defense Ministry announced Nov. 6 that the nation had extended the range on its drone-carried jammers to 100 km, or over 60 miles. Drones as a platform for, and not just the target of, electronic warfare means that the sight of a flying robot overhead could signal incoming strikes as ...

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Establishing Industrial Collaboration in Japan

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI), the leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) systems, is seeking to establish relationships with defense industry suppliers and related businesses in Japan. GA-ASI’s commitment to providing the best available RPA technology ...

GA-ASI Receives Experimental Certification on Newest MQ-9B SkyGuardian

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI) received a Special Airworthiness Certification in the Experimental Category from the FAA for its second MQ-9B SkyGuardian aircraft. The company-owned Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) – registered as N191FP and known as YBC02 – joins the first ...