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A miniature drone made of styrofoam help protects airbases in Afghanistan

The US Air Force has been testing the Skate, a small, miniature drone made of styrofoam that has demonstrated the ability to autonomously and quietly conduct surveillance missions in urban areas, or in areas with dense obstacles, providing constant monitoring and surveillance for security and force protection

U.S. Air Force Welcomes Wasp AE for the BATMAV Program with...

The U.S. Air Force has included AeroVironment’s new WASP AE to its Battlefield Air Targeting Micro Air Vehicle (BATMAV) program. This inclusion enabled the...

AeroVironment Awarded 7.7 Million Contract to Supply Ravens to the Dutch...

The Netherlands Ministry of Defence awarded AeroVironment (Nasdaq: AVAV) a $7.7 million contract for RQ-11B (Raven) small unmanned aircraft systems. The order includes new aircraft systems...

Field testing of Aerial & Ground Robots Could Lead to Early...

The U.S. Army has accelerated testing of two Future Combat Systems (FCS) robotic prototypes, based on positive feedback from soldiers who are using early versions of...

DARPA Demonstrates Control, Exploitation of Multiple UAVs

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) successfully demonstrated a low-cost system enabling ground forces elements to control, monitor and manage multiple airborne imagery...

Micro-Air Vehicles to Get Nav-Aids Based on Insects, Bats Senses

Aurora Flight Sciences has been awarded a contract to develop navigation and control technology that will allow micro air vehicles (MAVs) to avoid collisions as they...

Future Combat Systems Team Selects Centralized Controller Provider

Lockheed Martin was selected by the FCS team to develop the Centralized Controller to provide a single, hand-held device to be used by warfighters...

Four Unmanned Systems Removed from FCS, Saving US$3.4 Billion

In an attempt to balance between sustaining the current force, and equipping the future force, the U.S. Army is restructuring and stretching the "Future...
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