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Paramount Advanced Technologies Unveils Tethered UAV

Paramount Advanced Technologies (PAT) is currently developing a Persistent Surveillance Tethered Drone for missions such as border control and anti-poaching, and is displaying the aircraft at the Africa Aerospace and Defence exhibition this week.The tethered quadcopter unmanned aerial vehicle ...

US Army Develops New Unmanned Joint Tactical Aerial Resupply Vehicle (JTARV)

US Army researchers have showcased a new rectangular-shaped quadcopter drone, called Joint Tactical Aerial Resupply Vehicle (JTARV).Also called a hoverbike, the JTARV can be used by soldiers on the battlefield to quickly order and receive supplies within a matter of minutes.Researchers ...

Northrop Grumman Clinches $108M Contract for Fire Scout

The Navy is continuing to invest in unmanned ISR systems, awarding Northrop Grumman a $108.1 million contract for 10 more of its Fire Scout MQ-8C systems, unmanned helicopters that can operate from land or aircraft-capable ships.The Fire Scout is a 34.7-foot long fixed rotor aircraft that ...

USAF To Expand Reaper Force

The US Air Force has selected candidate bases for a potential new wing of General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial systems (UASs), the service announced on 8 September. Key PointsThe USAF plans to add another wing of 24 MQ-9s to its UAS force Two bases will be ...

Production Of The Russian Korsar UAVs Will Start In 2017

Serial production of the Russian Korsar (Corsair) surveillance unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) will start in 2017, a manufacturing firm United Instrument Manufacturing Corporation (UIMC) spokesperson told Sputnik on Thursday.The spokesperson added that in the long term the Korsar UAV family ...

DX Korea 2016: KARI unveils TR60 tiltrotor UAV

Daejeon-based Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) has unveiled the production-ready TR60 tactical tiltrotor unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) at the 2016 DX Korea land warfare exhibition being held at the KINTEX convention centre in Goyang city, South Korea.According to specifications ...

US Navy Demonstrates Cross-Domain Communications, Command and Control via AeroVironment Blackwing Submarine-Launched UAV

AeroVironment, Inc., a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems for both military and commercial applications, today announced the United States Navy has successfully demonstrated the use of its submarine-launched BlackwingTMUAV to link with a swarm of unmanned undersea vehicles and communicate ...

Certifiable Predator B Successfully Completes Aircraft Integration

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 aircraft integration of its new Certifiable Predator® B (CPB) RPA system has been ...

AeroVironment Teams with Australia-based XTEK, Sentient Vision and General Dynamics Mediaware to Offer Small UAS to the Australian Army and Special Forces

The AeroVironment Australia team provides complete, end-to-end system capabilities to support Australian customers The Wasp AE Micro Air Vehicle is the first of AeroVironment’s Family of Unmanned Aircraft Systems to be adopted by the Australian Armed Forces Wasp AE Micro Air Vehicle ...

USMC Aiming For Shipboard Capable And Expeditionary UAS

The US Marine Corps (USMC) is pushing ahead with a 'shipboard capable and expeditionary' unmanned aerial system (UAS) programme, and pushing back against arguments that it could instead field existing unmanned platforms.A so-called MAGTF Unmanned Expeditionary Capabilities (MUX) programme ...