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.
Lockheed Martin demonstrated the Indago quadrotor UAS equipped with an EO/IR payload over Dubai.
Unarmed UAV sale approved by U.S. congress.
The eagle-eyed will have noticed a Welsh flag on the rear fuselage of Adcom Systems’ new Yabhon Flash-20 UAV.
The additive manufacturing pioneer Stratasys “printed” a flyable UAV and added engine and electronics, to demonstrate what could be done.
Technology demonstrator is showing that flying a helicopter without a pilot could be feasible for some missions.
Tekever’s AR5 Evolution will aid SAR and pollution monitoring during the two-year Project Rapsody.
Long-winged design named Rustom will carry various ISR payloads
Supplemented by several federal agencies, the group is tasked with developing recommendations for the drone registry in three weeks.
The runaway airship was one of two aerostats comprising the Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor system.
Task force has until November 20 to recommend a registry framework.