Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

News and issues relating to civil and military unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS) of all kinds and sizes, including those used for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR), combat (unmanned combat air vehicles, or UCAVs), law enforcement, research and other applications. Of particular focus is the FAA's planned integration of UAS into the U.S. national airspace system.

CyPhy Works PARC air vehicle
Jul 25, 2016 - 3:48 PM
The Army's Rapid Equipping Force will study the CyPhy Works Persistent Aerial Reconnaissance and Communications System, a tethered hexrotor.
Facebook Aquila
Jul 21, 2016 - 4:06 PM
The social networking company is developing the high-flying aircraft to close gaps in global Internet coverage.
Jul 15, 2016 - 8:49 AM
AIN looks at the biggest opportunities for growth in small-drone flying.
The Fulmar X is seen on its bungee-powered launch ramp.
Jul 14, 2016 - 6:45 AM
The Fulmar has been selected by the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency, which is buying six systems to equip fast patrol craft.
Jul 13, 2016 - 4:15 PM
The manufacturer did not identify those first two customers during the announcement at the Farnborough Airshow.
Jul 13, 2016 - 8:35 AM
Elbit Systems and Sigint–Elisra have developed a very lightweight self-protection/jamming system particularly suited to unmanned air vehicles.
Jul 12, 2016 - 3:45 PM
Israel Aerospace Industries and avionics manufacturer Honeywell will jointly develop a “sense-and-avoid”.
UAV
Jul 11, 2016 - 8:00 AM
The 13-pound Fury munition has been designed for UAVs like Textron’s Shadow.
uav
Jul 11, 2016 - 1:35 AM
Having supported Brazil’s Herons for some years, Avionics Services has now developed a version of the air vehicle tailored to Brazilian needs.
Jul 9, 2016 - 11:40 AM
Small drones have become a major threat to military/security forces and high-value targets. Drone Dome has been developed to defeat them.