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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,...

iRobot Nets Order for FirstLook Robots

iRobot Corp. announced a $1.5 million order for more than 100 of the company’s model 110 FirstLook robots. The order was funded by the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization (JIEDDO). Last April, we described the FirstLook as an unmanned...

ReconRobotics Wins Contract from US Army

ReconRobotics, Inc., has been awarded a $13.9 million contract for over 1,000 of its Recon Scout XT micro-robot kits from the U.S. Army. This is the largest order in the company’s history and, in terms of the number of units,...

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...

Swiss Robot Maker Set to Launch SCORP

An item on Gizmag.com sparked my interest today. As it turns out, Lausanne, Switzerland-based Novatiq is set to release a micro-unmanned ground vehicle, or MUGV, called SCORP. Classified as a “throwable” robot, the device is specially designed for front-line personnel engaged...

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...

iRobot Announces Lightweight Throwable Robot

Bedford, MA-based iRobot has announced a pre-production prototype of an unmanned ground vehicle (UGV), the iRobot 110 FirstLook. Designed to assist its operator with observation and investigation of confined spaces, the rugged “throwable” robot features four built-in cameras, two-way...

APlus Mobile Gets Navy R&D Nod

APlus Mobile, Inc., announced it has been awarded a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with SPAWAR, the R&D division of the Navy. This is the second such agreement for APlus Mobile. At the heart of the accord is the...

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...

Piranha Unmanned Surface Vessel (USV) Hits The Waves

Zyvex Technologies announced that its Piranha USV, or unmanned surface vessel, has started a series of sea trials. The Piranha USV has a length of 54 feet and weighs less than 9,000 lbs. With a normal cruise speed of 25...

iRobot in Deal to Provide 125 PackBots

 iRobot Corp.  has announced a $20.3 million order from the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA). The deal calls for iRobot to deliver 125 PackBot Man Transportable Robotic System (MTRS) robots, as well as spare parts. The company will also provide repairs...

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...

iRobot Ships 3,000+ PackBot Tactical Mobile Robots

 iRobot Corp., which today announced positive financial results has delivered over 3,000 PackBot tactical mobile robots since their introduction in 2002. PackBot is designed to allow soldiers and public safety workers to insert themselves into dangerous situations and investigate suspicious...

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...

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...