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Orion UAS breaks flight endurance record on 80 hour mission

Aurora Flight Sciences announced that it has filed for an official world endurance record following an 80 hour flight by its Orion unmanned aircraft system (UAS). However, Despite the impressive performance of the system, the US Air Force is not interested in buying more systems

Airbus invites partners to test mission payloads with Zephyr 8 ‘Pseudo-Satellite’

Airbus Defence and Space has launched a High Altitude Pseudo Satellite (HAPS) program developing a commercial variant of the world record setting Zephyr 7...

Extended Zephyr Multi-Role Vehicle Debuts at DSEi 2011

Zephyr protected vehicle designed by Creation is displayed at DSEi 2011 in a new configuration, reflecting the latest upgrade variant. The vehicle is now available in two- and three-axle configurations. Zephyr's protection architecture features a composite ‘occupant survival cell’ employing a V-form belly plate and an integral blast mitigation system.

Universal Advanced Systems and Creation Unveil a new Blast Protecting Seat...

Creation is displaying the ‘LifeSeat One’ blast protecting seats at DSEi 2011. The new seats isolate the passenger from extreme body shock and skeletal injury potential resulting from IED and mine blasts. According to the developer, the latest iteration of the seat shown at DSEi, installed in the two-axle Zephyr MRV have performed exceptionally well in trials.

Vulture Solar-Powered UAV Set For Months long Mission by 2014

The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has selected a concept developed by the Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) for the second phase of the...

Update: QinetiQ’s Zephyr solar powered unmanned aircraft soars to new world...

Above: Ground in Arizona, as part demonstrating the solar powered drone's capability to fly a two week mission. Photo: QinetiQ [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ejXaAwsIDoI&fs=1&hl=en_US] Zephyr, the solar-powered, high...

Zephyr Specific Requirements Vehicle (SRV)

Developed by ‘Team Z’, an industry team led by armored vehicle designer Creation UK Ltd and British defense systems manufacturer Babcock Land Systems, Zephyr...

Innovative Designs Pursue new Opportunities for Light Patrol Vehicle

Armored vehicle designers and manufacturers in the UK are scrambling to develop light armored vehicles aimed to replace the lightly armored 4x4 Land Rover...

Future High Altitude Drones to Remain on Station for Months, Years

// QinetiQ, Inc has been awarded a $45 million by the US Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) for the development and manufacturing...
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