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General Atomics Aeronautical Systems’s Predator A RPA Turns 25

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, marks the 25th anniversary of its Predator A unmanned aircraft this month. Predator A completed its first ...

Drone Aviation Delivers On $1.1 Million WASP Lite Contract for U.S. Army

Drone Aviation Holding Corp. , a developer of specialized, tethered aerial monitoring and communications platforms serving national defense and homeland security customers, today announced that it has completed a U.S. Army safety and performance review and delivered multiple WASP Lite aerostat ...

US Navy’s MQ-8C Unmanned Helicopter Reaches Initial Operational Capability

MQ-8C Fire Scout, the US Navy’s new unmanned helicopter, has reached initial operational capability (IOC) after some six years of flight trials. The navy declared IOC on June 28, after the MQ-8C clocked in over 1,500 flight hours with more than 700 sorties. The sea-bas...

Leonardo’s Falco EVO UAS Used To Monitor Irregular Migration During Frontex Operation

On the 20th June, Leonardo’s Falco EVO tactical remotely-piloted aerial system played a key role in monitoring a case involving irregular migrants in the Mediterranean sea as part of monitoring activities of Frontex, the European Border and Coast Guard Agency. In an operation launched from the ...

Rafael Places US$5.5 Million Order for Orbit’s Airborne Satcom for “Heron TP” UAV

Orbit Communications Systems Ltd., a leading global provider of airborne communications and satellite-tracking maritime and ground-station solutions, announced today that Rafael Advanced Defense Systems, a leading global defense technology provider headquartered in Israel, placed a $US5.5 ...

The US Air Force’s XQ-58A Valkyrie UAV Completes Second Test Flight

The US Air Force’s (USAF) XQ-58A Valkyrie low-cost unmanned air vehicle (UAV) has completed its second demonstration flight at Yuma Proving Grounds, Arizona, US. The XQ-58A Valkyrie demonstrator has performed in line with expectations during the test flight, which lasted 71 minutes. ...

US Army Deploys Howler cUAS Capability Into The Battlefield

The U.S. Army recently announced that the Howler counter unmanned aerial system achieved Initial Operational Capability, putting critical protection against drones in the hands of soldiers. Howler, a name coined by the U.S. Army, combines the capabilities of Raytheon's Ku band radio ...

Leonardo Unveils Its Latest And Largest-ever Drone, The Falco Xplorer

Today, at an unveiling event at the Paris Air Show, Leonardo introduced its largest-ever Remotely-Piloted Air System (RPAS), the Falco Xplorer. Building on the success of the Company’s Falco family of tactical-class RPAS, the new drone features a payload capacity of 350kg, more than 24 hours ...

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems SkyGuardian Surpasses 100 Test Flights

The MQ-9B SkyGuardian Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) – designed and developed by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI) – has now flown more than 100 test flights as development continues towards its first delivery to the Royal Air Force (RAF) as part of the Protector RG Mk1 ...

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) Unveils New Tactical UAV: The T-Heron

In the upcoming Paris Air Show, Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) will unveil the new tactical Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) of the Heron Family: the T-Heron. Designed for tactical missions on the battlefield, the T-Heron is expected to be used extensively by ground troops and coastal guards, as ...