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.
The report from the Pentagon's inspector general relies on outdated information, contends the Air Force.
The number of applicants seeking to operate unmanned aircraft by exemption is increasing.
The service is adding mission systems for the new maritime surveillance aircraft.
The EC’s Matthew Baldwin has a broad aviation/transport remit, but now deems Unmanned Aerial Systems as important as any other area, and in need of c
The Navy is still seeking sources for an "organic, sea-based unmanned aerial system."
Trials on the NASA Ikhana Predator B are slated to begin in November.
An AeroVironment Puma AE launched from the flight deck of the Coast Guard cutter Healy, under way in the Arctic Ocean.
During the project's second phase, Darpa plans to select two proposals to advance to detailed design, fabrication and assembly.
The U.S. company is now promoting the aircraft in Europe for low-cost airborne sensing.
The XP is fitted with GA-ASI’s Lynx multi-mode radar, high-definition electro-optical video and automatic identification system.