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US Marines Purchase AeroVironment Unmanned Aircraft

The United States Marine Corps has placed a firm fixed-price order with AeroVironment valued at over $3.6 million, through an existing U.S. Army contract. The order, placed in March with an expected delivery date of April 27, 2012, was for...

Northrop Grumman to Develop Advanced Unmanned Helicopter for U.S. Navy

Northrop Grumman has been selected by the US Navy to produce a new variant of the firm’s Fire Scout unmanned helicopter using a Bell 407 airframe.The US Department of Defense released information regarding contract awards, and according to the news,...

Northrop Grumman to Develop Advanced Unmanned Helicopter for U.S. Navy

Northrop Grumman has been selected by the US Navy to produce a new variant of the firm’s Fire Scout unmanned helicopter using a Bell 407 airframe.The US Department of Defense released information regarding contract awards, and according to the news,...

N. Korea Arming 1970's-Era U.S. Drones?

According to a report published by South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency, North Korea is allegedly developing a new attack capability by refitting U.S. target drones with the capacity to carry high-explosive payloads. The news agency cited an anonymous South Korean...

Northrop, Navy Complete Autonomous Aerial Refueling Tests

Northrop Grumman Corporation and the U.S. Navy successfully completed a series of autonomous aerial refueling (AAR) tests designed to demonstrate technology that will extend the operating range and flight duration of future carrier-based unmanned systems. The tests, carried out using...

Lockheed Martin Acquires Avionics Specialist

Lockheed Martin has announced the acquisition of privately held Procerus Technologies, an Orem, Utah-based company specializing in avionics for micro unmanned aerial systems (UAS). Procerus was founded in 2004. According to a press release hailing the acquisition, Procerus provides autopilot,...

Defense Department Gets a Good Look at Argus One

 World Surveillance Group Inc., developer of the lighter-than-air Argus One UAV, announced the completion of initial demonstrations for the U.S. Department of Defense. The demonstration took place at the U.S. Department of Energy Nevada Test Site. The exercises were sponsored...

Teal Group Study Highlights UAV Growth

Just released integrated market research from the Teal Group, tells us that Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) have been the most dynamic growth sector of the world aerospace industry this decade. According to Teal Group’s 2011 study UAV spending is estimated...

Aerosonde UAV Tested With Heavy Fuel Engine

AAI Corporation has successfully demonstrated its Aerosonde Mark 4.7 small unmanned aircraft system (SUAS) with a heavy fuel engine (HFE) at Fort Pickett in Virginia. AAI is a unit of Textron Systems. According to Stephen Flach, Division Vice President, Small Unmanned...

Boeing Wins DARPA Development Contract

Boeing Defense, Space & Security recently signed an agreement with the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop and fly the SolarEagle unmanned aircraft for the Vulture II demonstration program. Under the terms of the $89 million contract,...

NASA Global Hawk Soars Over the Pacific

 NASA announced earlier this month that the agency's unmanned Global Hawk aircraft, developed by Northrop Grumman, completed a series of four science flights over the Pacific Ocean back in April as part of the Global Hawk Pacific (GloPac) mission, a...

Boeing in UAV Control Deal for U.S. Air Force

Boeing recently announced a three-year, $9.8 million US Air Force Research Lab contract to develop and demonstrate technologies designed to enable multiple small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to coordinate with each other and a manned airborne control station to more...

DARPA Loses Hypersonic Bird

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is deploying its engineers to solve the riddle of why its Falcon Hypersonic Technology Vehicle 2 (HTV-2) stopped sending data just nine minutes into its mission. According to the Agency, the Minotaur Lite launch...

Kratos Lands Task Order to Support UAV Predator/Reaper Acquisition

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, announced the receipt of a task award to its Huntsville, Alabama-based Madison Research Division for work related to the acquisition of the Predator and Raptor unmanned aerial vehicles. The value of award is in excess...

Boeing's Phantom Eye Propulsion System Passes Key Testing Phase

Phantom Eye is not the next installment in the James Bond movie franchise. But that doesn't mean it's any less exciting. It's Boeing's first unmanned, liquid-hydrogen powered, high altitude long endurance (HALE) aircraft, which will feature a 150-foot wingspan and be...

KaZaK to Supply Technology for Boeing UAV Weapons Project

Woburn, MA-based KaZaK Composites, Inc., a provider of high value-added composite engineering and design, announced that they are a key supplier to Boeing Integrated Defense Systems for the first phase of a program to demonstrate miniature weapon technology for use...

Northrop Global Hawk Makes Historic Flight

 Northrop Grumman  achieved yet another milestone when its RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aircraft system (UAS) completed a four-hour, round-trip mission, taking off from its Palmdale, CA-based manufacturing facility, reaching cruising altitudes of over 58,000 feet, and safely returning to land...

IAI Heron Officially Joins Israel's Air Force

Israel Aerospace Industries' (IAI) Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Heron TP, also known as the "Eitan", officially entered service into the Israel Air Force (IAF) in a ceremony attended by senior officials of the IAF, Israel Ministry of Defense, and IAI....

Fire Scout Tests Autonomous Resupply Mission

 Northrop Grumman  has successfully demonstrated the ability of its Fire Scout unmanned aerial system to resupply combat troops deployed to forward positions. The company announced that the MQ-8B Vertical Unmanned Aerial System (VUAS) can resupply troops during the Army Expeditionary Warrior...

Group Predicts Worldwide UAV Market Will Surpass $80 Billion

A recent market research report from the Teal Group estimates that UAV spending will more than double over the next decade from current worldwide UAV expenditures of $4.9 billion annually to $11.5 billion, totaling just over $80 billion in the...

AirStar, Altitude to Supply UAVs, Services for Mining Industry

Vancouver, Canada-based Altitude, Inc., has announced the development of 3D analysis software for geological surveys that has been written for Vertical Take Off and Landing (VTOL) Unmanned Air Vehicles (UAVs) that provide an enhanced detail of stratification, faults and rock...

Boeing Says Increment 1 to Enter Production

Boeing recently announced that Increment 1 of the U.S. Army's Brigade Combat Team Modernization program was approved to begin Low-Rate Initial Production early in 2010 as a result of the Milestone C production review by the Defense Acquisition Board (DAB)....

AAI Nets Order for Unmanned Aircraft Systems

An operating unit of Textron Systems announced today that it has received a $39 million production order for Shadow Tactical Unmanned Aircraft Systems (TUAS), bringing the total number of TUAS units ordered by various agencies to 116.  AAI Corporation will...

Boeing Demos Unmanned Systems for US Army PSYOP Missions

Boeing announced the completion of a demonstration for the U.S. Army Special Operations Command (USASOC) that integrated both air and ground unmanned systems to perform psychological operations (PSYOP) wartime missions for combatant commands. The demonstration featured the Schiebel S-100 Unmanned Aerial...

CyPhy Works Wins Research Grant to Develop UAV for Bridge Inspection

A company that was founded by a co-founder of iRobot has reportedly been granted a $2.4 million research award from the U.S. Commerce Department's National Institute of Standards and Technology.   NIST announced up to $71 million in funding through...