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France, UK To Fly Unmanned Combat Aircraft Demonstrator in 2025

Defense ministers of France and the United Kingdom endorsed today the plan to develop a full scale 'Future Combat Air System' operational demonstrator. Launched next year, the Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) could begin flight testing as early as 2025.

Taranis UCAV demonstrates stealth capabilities

BAE Systems and the British MOD have completed second phase of flight testing, which included flight evaluations of the unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV) low observable (stealth) capabilities. According to BAE Systems, during this latest set of trials Taranis flew in a fully ‘stealthy’ configuration, making it virtually invisible to radar.

British Taranis Stealth UCAV is Expanding Flight Envelope over Australia

Last week the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) and BAE Systems confirmed that the Taranis stealthy Unmanned Combat Air Vehicle (UCAV) demonstrator surpassed all...

UK, France to Invest £120 million in a Joint UCAV Study

The UK and France have agreed to strengthen defence cooperation following a Summit at RAF Brize Norton today. A communiqué signed by the Prime Minister...

Taranis UCAV Makes Maiden Flight

The BAE Systems Taranis unmanned combat air vehicle (UCAV) demonstrator has made its maiden flight and is currently conducting initial flight trials, the UK...

Britain is stepping up the Taranis UCAV development

The concept demonstrator of the British unmanned air combat vehicle (UCAV)  has been delivered to a flight test site in Australia and is scheduled...

France, UK Exploring Collaborative UCAS Venture

Dassault Aviation and BAE Systems are working on a collaborative study of a future Joint Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) project, to agree on...

Watchkeeper Heading to France for Operational Trials

The French Ministry of Defense plans to conduct an operational assessments and flight trials of the Thales Watchkeeper Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) beginning 2012

TARANIS UCAV Demonstrator Vehicle Rollout

Photo above: Taranis was unveiled July 12, 2010 in a formal ceremony held at the anechoic test chamber at Warton. Photo: MOD The British Ministry...

U.K. Launch Project Taranis, UCAV Technology Demonstrator

U.K. Defence Minister Lord Drayson has awarded a £124millon contract to BAE Systems to develop a new Unmanned Combat Aerial vehicle (UCAV) technology...
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