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Nevada company launches silent Sky Sentinel UAV airship

2013-06-13
Nevada company launches silent Sky Sentinel UAV airship
UAV’s, or Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, tend to face two issues – not being able to stay on station for long periods, and carrying enough of a payload to be useful.

Benning Teams with University to Study Free-Flying UAS

2013-06-13
Benning Teams with University to Study Free-Flying UAS
Infantry officials at Fort Benning, Ga., want squads and platoons to one day get their battlefield intelligence from formations of unmanned aerial systems that fly with complete autonomy.

Turkish police shoot down unmanned aircraft above protest

2013-06-13
Turkish police shoot down unmanned aircraft above protest
Over the past two weeks, thousands of protesters have rallied at Gezi in Turkey’s capital, Ankara, against the government’s plans to raze the public park and turn it into a commercial zone and military barracks.

Oklahomas aerospace investment strategyA soaring success story

2013-06-11
Oklahomas aerospace investment strategyA soaring success story
Oklahoma, citing the importance of aviation and aerospace to the state’s heritage and economy, has laid out plans to lure aviation and aerospace businesses, even in the face of the aftereffects of the global recession.

Monitoring Czech Floodings with a UAV

2013-06-11
Monitoring Czech Floodings with a UAV
The village Hřensko is located between the rocks and was only accessible by water or by air. Using theUAVmade it possible to carry out low flights in this terrain, which would have been impossible with a classic helicopter.

Look maH no batteries, solar multirotor.

2013-06-11
Look maH no batteries, solar multirotor.
An octocopter designed by Aleksey Zaitsevsky ofEcilopthat flies only using power derived from solar panels.

UAS Europe makes multiple Spy Owl sales

2013-06-03
UAS Europe makes multiple Spy Owl sales
UAS Europe, Sweden, is announcing that they have sold multiple Spy Owl 200 UAV’s to a large civilian organization in Europe as well as an agricultural company in South America

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.