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US Navy Awards UCLASS Studies Amid Debate on Performance

The US Navy has launched a series of preliminary studies expected to lead toward the services’ decision on a future carrier-borne drone currently known...

Navy Halts Development of a Sense and Avoid Systems for Triton

The US Navy has halted work on 'Sense and Avoid' radar for the RQ-4C Triton remotely piloted aircraft (RPA); "We have made a decision...

Silent Falcon To Soar for 14 Hours Powered by Solar Energy

Silent Falcon UAS is introducing at AUVSI 2013 a small drone, designed to perform long endurance missions of up to 14 hours using solar...

UAVs in the U.S. Coast Guard

  This spring with the aid of a small, unmanned drone more than half a ton of cocaine was confiscated — signaling the first time...

Solar HALE Drones Turn into Atmospheric Satellites

While DARPA refocuses its SOLAR HALE ambitions, a privately funded company is determined to launch a solar drone into an 'atmospheric orbit', tapping evolving...

Solar Powered Mini-UAS

Flexible solar array manufacturer Alta Devices has recently conducted an experiment applying its flexible PV arrays onto an AeroVironment Inc. RQ-12A Puma AE small...

Chinese Unmanned helicopter Lands in Washington DC

  The Chinese company Ewatt Technology is introducing its new SVU-200 VTUAV to the AUVSI show in Washington. It is the first time the unmanned...

German ‘SmartRadar’ Demonstrates Aerial Ground Surveillance (AGS), Maritime Surveillance Missions

An airborne ground surveillance radar developed by Cassidian (EADS' defense and security division) was recently demonstrated in flight testing. The new AESA-based radar is...

10 Systems to Showcase Advanced Robotic Technologies at AUS&R 2013 Live...

Displaying a wide range of systems, from 12 ton autonomous boats, and 16 meter wingspan Heron-I class drones shown in flight, to tethered hovercrafts...

Improving the Army’s Gray Eagle (MQ-1C)

An enhanced version of the MQ-1C version of General Atomics' Predator Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) took to the air July 26, 2013 at the company’s...

Commercially Certified, ScanEagle Head for Alaska to Track Icebergs, Whales

A major energy company plans to fly the ScanEagle off the Alaska coast in international waters starting in August. Plans for the initial ship-launched...

UAS AeroVironment’s Puma AE Certified for Commercial Operations in the Arctic

This 'Restricted category' certification marks the first time the FAA has approved a hand-launched unmanned aircraft system for commercial missions. The U.S. federal Aviation Authority...

German Herons log 15,000 Combat-Operation Hours in Afghanistan

At the beginning of July, the German Heron 1 UAS logged its 15,000th operational flight hour. The three systems, which are operated by Cassidian...

The Hydro Camel Unmaned Submarine

Today, there are many remotely operated submarines that handle important tasks, such as checking underwater pipelines, mapping underwater minefields, searching for locations to place...
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