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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...

The U.S. Navy Orders Longer Endurance Fire Scouts

The U.S. Navy is ordering eight enhanced unmanned helicopters to be delivered by Northrop Grumman under the designation MQ-8C Fire Scout Endurance program. The Navy plans to deploy 28 such helicopters.

Arming the Fire Scout – U.S. to Arm the MQ-8B with...

Northrop Grumman Corporation has started work outfitting the U.S. Navy's MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned helicopter with the Advanced Precision Kill Weapons System (APKWS) laser-guided...

Arming the Shadows

The UAV weaponization trend does not stop at the Predator and Reaper. After the CIA, the U.S. Air Force and Army, as the U.S....

New Counter-Mine System Demonstrates Counter-IED Capabilities

An airborne electro-optical laser sensor designed to detect minefields has demonstrated the ability to detect simulated improvised explosive devices. The Airborne Surveillance, Target Acquisition...

Northrop Grumman, Bell Helicopters Debut the Fire-X, an Unmanned System Based...

Northrop Grumman and Bell Helicopter have teamed to demonstrate a new medium-range vertical unmanned system called 'Fire-X'. This new UAV will be larger than...

Army Experiment Highlights Advanced VTUAV Capabilities

Participating in the U.S. Army Expeditionary Warrior Experiment (AEWE) at Fort Benning, Ga. Last month, Northrop Grumman's MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned system demonstrated new mission...

Unmanned Weight Lifters – UAVs Assume Cargo Delivery Role

The Marine Corps is nearing a decision about the deployment of unmanned air systems to resupply forward units in Afghanistan, replacing some of the...

MQ-8B Fire Scout – Vertical takeoff UAV (VTUAV)

An enhanced version of the FireScout Vertical Takeoff UAV (VTUAV) completed an initial series of flight testing conducted by the U.S. Navy and Northrop...

Weaponizing Unmanned Combat Helicopters

Start < Page 11 of 11 > Developers of VTOL UAVS are looking beyond 2.75" rockets, designing their vertiflight platforms as flying remotely controlled weapon stations. The...
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