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CH- 5  Chinas Biggest UAS on Display

2015-11-24
CH- 5 Chinas Biggest UAS on Display
China displayed its latest and biggest military unmanned aircraft at an industry expo that closed in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, on Friday, in an attempt to attract more buyers for its combat drones.

Triton Begins Operational Assessment

2015-11-23
Triton Begins Operational Assessment
The MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft system began one of the events that will be used to support the program’s Milestone C review and entry into low-rate initial production Nov. 17 at NAS Patuxent River.

US Air Force RQ-4 Global Hawk Fleet Gets GSX 70 Weather Radar

2015-11-22
US Air Force RQ-4 Global Hawk Fleet Gets GSX 70 Weather Radar
Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. has announced the selection of the GSX 70, a full-featured solid-state weather radar by Northrop Grumman for the U.S. Air Force fleet of RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aircraft systems (UAS).

Thales SpyRanger  a Latest-Generation mini-UAS

2015-11-19
Thales SpyRanger a Latest-Generation mini-UAS
Thales’ SpyRanger is a latest-generation mini-UAS with the only EO/IR imaging system in the world capable of transmitting high-definition electro-optical and infrared imagery in real time.

 Counter-terror office funds tube-launched drone

2015-11-17
Counter-terror office funds tube-launched drone
Long wars are waged by drones. For the past several years, America has had no more iconic weapon than the Predator and Reaper drones--plane-sized unmanned flying weapons dropping small bombs onto similarly small targets. While the hunter-killers get all the fame (or infamy), the vast majority of America’s military drones are smaller scouts. And theyve got a new member in their ranks. Earlier this month, Lockheed Martin received a $4.6 million contract from the government for an odd little canister-launched drone named the Vector Hawk.

Camcopter S-100 Heavy Fuel Engine Meets Demanding Naval Applications

2015-11-16
Camcopter S-100 Heavy Fuel Engine Meets Demanding Naval Applications
Schiebel has announced the completion of testing of a new heavy fuel engine for the CAMCOPTER S-100 UAS. This engine builds upon the extensive experience gained by Schiebel with rotary engine design and development and meets a growing demand for heavy fuel use across both military and civil maritime domains.

Telemedical drone could have global implications

2015-11-15
Telemedical drone could have global implications
Picture a hiker out on a rural path, far from civilization, who suffers an injury or a dire medical situation. He calls 911 on his cellphone and begs for help. Pretty soon, in the sky above, he sees a drone flying toward him, bringing a medical kit and carrying two-way broadcast equipment so he can network with a doctor on how to use the supplies.

How Active Camouflage Will Make Small Drones Invisible

2015-11-14
How Active Camouflage Will Make Small Drones Invisible
British company Plextek Consulting wants to make drones impossible for their targets to spot. And rather than having to choose between camouflage patterns optimized for rocky desert terrain or for dense vegetation, they have developed electronic panels to cover a vehicle with adaptive camouflage that could display different patterns at the flick of a switch.

Invisible Water Leaks Detected by Drone Technology

2015-11-14
Invisible Water Leaks Detected by Drone Technology

Cameras flown on drones could be used to detect leaking underground water pipes over hundreds of miles of desert, according to new research by Nottingham Trent University.

NASAs Innovative Drone Glider Prototype Test Flight

2015-11-12
NASAs Innovative Drone Glider Prototype Test Flight
A remotely piloted aircraft achieved an important research milestone last month when a sub-scale “flying wing” glider successfully completed a series of flight tests.


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