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.

Jun 18, 2017 - 9:46 AM
Elbit will also feature a new wide-area persistent surveillance system at this year's Paris Air Show.
Jun 18, 2017 - 4:48 AM
Spain’s Center for Advanced Aerospace Technologies and the University of Seville lead project under European Robotics Challenges effort.
Jun 17, 2017 - 4:27 PM
Raytheon envisions the Coyote serving ISR, strike, swarming applications.
Wing Loong II
Jun 17, 2017 - 9:24 AM
The Chengdu/AVIC Wing Loong II is making its international show debut in Paris. Its appearance highlights global export success for Chinese UAVs.
Jun 17, 2017 - 9:00 AM
Airforces involved in the non-NATO airstrike campaign against ISIS are seeing success but tension is high with Russian/Syrian forces.
Jun 15, 2017 - 9:48 AM
The relationship is highlighted by recent operations over Syria.
Northrop Grumman Firebird drone
Jun 15, 2017 - 4:12 AM
The avionics manufacturer has joined General Atomics and Northrop Grumman to test ACAS Xu software
Predator B
Jun 14, 2017 - 2:00 PM
The latest iteration of the Predator B UAS has a longer wingspan with greater endurance and payload capacity
Jun 13, 2017 - 11:35 AM
HAI chief is nervous that localities imposing UAV restrictions will see a regulatory parallel between UAVs and helicopters.
Delair-Tech DT18
Jun 9, 2017 - 3:01 PM
Delair-Tech and utility company RTE said they flew a small fixed-wing drone beyond visual line-of-sight for a distance of 30 miles.