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 21, 2011 - 11:00 PM
On display in the IAI corral outside the Israeli Pavilion are two of the company’s latest concepts for providing observation capability.
MQ-9 Reaper (USAF)
Jun 21, 2011 - 1:56 AM
The system has overcome early integration problems and is delivering actionable intelligence to warfighters in Afghanistan.
Jun 19, 2011 - 10:20 PM
<b>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</b> Alenia Aeronautica’s standing as a player in the fast-developing <a href="http://www.ainonline.com/news/single-news-page/article/
Jun 19, 2011 - 9:00 PM
Raytheon’s common ground control system (CGCS) is being cast as an economical solution for controlling unmanned aircraft systems from different manufacture
Jun 19, 2011 - 10:05 AM
Stratospheric UAVs–mostly airships–that stay airborne flying for months or years will form a new communications and sensing infrastructure, according to th
Jun 19, 2011 - 9:30 AM
Raytheon’s growing portfolio of precision munitions is to expand with the development of a new smart missile to arm small UAVs that are current unable to c
Feb 24, 2011 - 7:02 AM
Manufacturers of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) may no longer have an excuse not to equip their aircraft with transponders, which should make at least one
Jan 26, 2011 - 9:00 AM
Do UAVs threaten civil pilot careers? That’s the question that AIN posed to several attendees at a recent conference in Montreal, sponsored by industry tra
Jan 10, 2011 - 3:59 PM
Like it or not, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are a growing feature in skies around the world, and ­avionics scientists and engineers are busy designing
Dec 28, 2010 - 7:09 AM
Like it or not, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are a growing feature in skies around the world, and ­avionics scientists and engineers are busy designin