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.

General Atomics Predator B
Aug 16, 2016 - 9:59 AM
General Atomics said two MQ-9 Predator Bs participated in the Pacific Dragon naval exercise off Hawaii in late June.
U.S. sailors with AeroVironment Puma AE
Aug 15, 2016 - 4:12 PM
The hand-launched drone supports surface ships that do not have their own organic helicopter or aircraft capability, according to the Navy.
Aug 2, 2016 - 10:37 AM
Exact program helps UAV end-users make informed decisions about the quality and safety commitment of UAV operators.
CyPhy Works PARC air vehicle
Jul 25, 2016 - 3:48 PM
The Army's Rapid Equipping Force will study the CyPhy Works Persistent Aerial Reconnaissance and Communications System, a tethered hexrotor.
Facebook Aquila
Jul 21, 2016 - 4:06 PM
The social networking company is developing the high-flying aircraft to close gaps in global Internet coverage.
Jul 15, 2016 - 8:49 AM
AIN looks at the biggest opportunities for growth in small-drone flying.
The Fulmar X is seen on its bungee-powered launch ramp.
Jul 14, 2016 - 6:45 AM
The Fulmar has been selected by the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency, which is buying six systems to equip fast patrol craft.
Jul 13, 2016 - 4:15 PM
The manufacturer did not identify those first two customers during the announcement at the Farnborough Airshow.
Jul 13, 2016 - 8:35 AM
Elbit Systems and Sigint–Elisra have developed a very lightweight self-protection/jamming system particularly suited to unmanned air vehicles.
Jul 12, 2016 - 3:45 PM
Israel Aerospace Industries and avionics manufacturer Honeywell will jointly develop a “sense-and-avoid”.