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 new variant is being developed under GA-ASI's "Certifiable Predator B" effort to build a NATO-certified production aircraft.
After years of development, Airbus D&S has gained a first order for the solar-powered high-altitude vehicle,
AIN's summary of defense developments at Asia-Pacific’s largest airshow.
The Indian government is looking at regulating drone use after high-profile incidents.
In a dedicated “cage,” Singapore-based firm demonstrates unmanned vehicles working together on a disaster aftermath scene.
UMS Skeldar is at the Singapore Airshow promoting its UAVs with local partner CWT.
EU-backed test demonstrated how UAV can avoid aircraft.
IAI has signed a new partnership with Korean composites specialist Hankuk Carbon.
Elbit has expanded its UAV offerings with a new addition to the Skylark range. Meanwhile, the in-production Hermes 900 has gained maritime capability
Korean company has announced agreements to cooperate on unmanned aircraft which will see it develop applications for the Thai government.