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Australian Air Force Leases Israeli UAVs

Israel Aerospace Industries has delivered an order of Heron unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), the Jerusalem Post reports.   The aircraft will be deployed as part of the RAAF's efforts in Afghanistan.   According...

Air Force Confirms Stealth UAV

According to a Fox News report, the U.S. Air Force has acknowledged that it is developing and testing a new, unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV).     The stealth UAV will primarily be used for military reconnaissance and surveillance missions.  ...

Aviation Week: Army UAV in Live Fire Tests

Aviation Week is reporting on a series of weapons clearance tests that the U.S. Army is conducting in order to prepare an unmanned aerial vehicle for use in the Afghanistan theater of operations. Destined for service with quick reaction capability units...

UAV Maker Sanswire Receives Funding Commitment

According to a company news release, Sanswire Corporation has received a funding commitment arranged by satellite tracking provider, Global Telesat Corp. (GTC), for $800,000 to be utilized for the completion of Sanswire-TAO's first commercial, multi-day endurance, lighter-than-air UAV, the STS-111.                                Sanswire...

Navy Team Sets Endurance Record for UAV Fuel Cell Flight

The Naval Research Laboratory's Ion Tiger, a hydrogen-powered fuel cell unmanned air vehicle (UAV), has flown 26 hours and 1 minute carrying a five-pound payload, setting an unofficial flight endurance record for a fuel-cell powered flight, according to a press...

Boeing MATRIX Laser Systems Destroy Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Tests

Ok, so it's not exactly sharks with laser beams on their heads, but I think it's pretty cool nonetheless, and much more practical.   It was announced this week that back in May, the Integrated Defense Systems division of Boeing...

U.S. Tests Solar-Powered HALE UAS at Naval Air Warfare Center

QinetiQ recently announced that the company's solar-powered Zephyr High-Altitude Long-Endurance unmanned aerial system (HALE UAS) has recently resumed flight testing and payload evaluations in Yuma, Arizona, when a joint U.S./U.K. Zephyr team undertook the first operation of the system with...

Air Force Awards $302.9 Million UAS Contract to Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman Corporation has won a $302.9 million fixed price incentive fee contract to produce and deliver five RQ-4 Global Hawk high-altitude, long-endurance (HALE) unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to the United States Air Force in a contract that runs through...

Raven Unmanned Aircraft System Gets Nod from Dutch Military Aviation Authority

AeroVironment, Inc. announced that the Military Aviation Authority of the Netherlands (MLA-NLD) has issued a Military Type Certificate (MTC) for the company's Raven B NLD MUAS, a move which will allow the Dutch military to operate Raven systems in designated...

Northrop Grumman Tests Ground Control Station for Unmanned Helicopter System

Northrop Grumman's MQ-8B Fire Scout Vertical Unmanned Aircraft System (VUAS) recently completed a flight under the command and control of a new STANAG 4586 compatible ground control station (GCS).   STANAG stands for STANdard AGreement, NATO shorthand for the processes,...

Lockheed Martin Adds Infrared Sensor to Desert Hawk Unmanned System

Lockheed Martin has tested a new infrared sensor turret aboard its hand-launched unmanned aerial system (UAS) Desert Hawk III. According to the company, this is the first time a UAS of this size has flown with a 360-degree infrared sensor....

Dynamics Research Awarded $1.6 Million Air Force UAV Contract Work

In addition to L-3 Communications' recent contract win to provide SOCOM with UAV technology and systems, Dynamics Research also announced that it had been awarded a new delivery order under the Logistics Maintenance and Supply Support Services (LMSS) contract with...

L-3 Awarded Contract for Unmanned Systems

With the economy still stumbling along for most companies, L-3 Communications is taking advantage of the growing demand for unmanned military systems, winning a contract to supply the U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) expeditionary unmanned systems technology.   SOCOM awarded...

Russian Army Considering UAVs

An item over at defpro.com says that the Russian Army is planning to add tactical unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to its reconnaissance battalions. In an interview with ITAR-TASS quoted on the defpro.com site, General Vladimir Boldyrev said that Russia is...

New Group Aims to Curb Military Use of Robots

According to a report in the New Scientist, a group of experts has joined forces to promote a campaign to limit the use of robotic military hardware, calling for autonomous weapons systems to be banned from space and that robotic...