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UAV proves ineffective in anti-Maoist operations

2013-06-03
UAV proves ineffective in anti-Maoist operations
HYDERABAD: The much-hyped unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are proving ineffective in tracking the Maoists in theAndhra-OdishaandAndhra-Chhattisgarhborders.

Israels UAV makers face export curbs

2013-06-03
Israels UAV makers face export curbs
Israeli unmanned aerial vehicles manufacturers, hailed as the world’s leading exporters of military drones a few weeks ago, are grappling with new regulations on defense exports that will limit foreign sales.

Smartphone technology inspires design for smart unattended ground sensor

2013-05-31
Smartphone technology inspires design for smart unattended ground sensor
DARPA’s Adaptable Sensor System (ADAPT) program aims to transform how unattended sensors are developed for the military by using an original design manufacturer (ODM) process similar to that of the commercial smartphone industry.

Northrop Grumman, GF sign agreement promoting UAS

2013-05-31
Northrop Grumman, GF sign agreement promoting UAS
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Representatives of government, academic and private organizations signed a “strategic alliance agreement” Thursday to further promote unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in the Grand Forks region.

Leica takes next step in UAS strategy: 3D inspection and mapping

2013-05-31
Leica takes next step in UAS strategy: 3D inspection and mapping
Leica Geosystems Inc., the world‘s leading manufacturer of airborne mapping systems, said Thursday it signed a deal with German unmanned aerial systems (UAS) manufacturer Aibotix GmbH to create end-to-end solutions for the professional inspection and mapping market.

Survey Copter Flies To Stratasys For 3D Printing Of UAV Systems

2013-05-23
Survey Copter Flies To Stratasys For 3D Printing Of UAV Systems
France-based Survey Copter, a subsidiary of the European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company N.V. (EADS), specializes in the design, production and integration of complete remote systems for surveillance photography and video service applications for UAVs and other airborne craft

Aeryon Labs Announces the Aeryon SkyRanger sUAS

2013-05-23
Aeryon Labs Announces the Aeryon SkyRanger sUAS
Aeryon Labs (www.aeryon.com) launches the Aeryon SkyRanger™ small Unmanned Aerial System (sUAS). This new Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) system features an all-new airframe and integrated design

First flight for Triton

2013-05-23
First flight for Triton
The Northrop Grumman-built Triton unmanned aircraft system completed its first flight May 22 from our facility in Palmdale, Calif.

OSU Students Design Storm-Penetrating Drones

2013-05-22
OSU Students Design Storm-Penetrating Drones
Engineering studentsat Oklahoma State Universityhave designed storm-penetrating unmanned aircraft.

Russia to test drones to monitor wildlife and track poachers

2013-05-22
Russia to test drones to monitor wildlife and track poachers
VLADIVOSTOK, Russia, Officials say they’ll test unmanned aerial vehicles at a nature reserve on Russia’s Pacific coast this summer to monitor wildlife and crack down on poachers.