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 12, 2010 - 2:55 AM
Boeing has been awarded a three-year $9.8 million contract from the U.S.
Feb 18, 2010 - 5:53 AM
Evergreen Helicopters is flying in unmanned systems teams using an Elbit Systems Skylark I mini man-pack UAV to map Haitian relief.
Jul 29, 2008 - 11:22 AM
A company that supplies high-tech, fault-resistant databus components for the Airbus A380 and Boeing 787 has launched a research project aimed at bringing
Jul 14, 2008 - 7:17 AM
Shortly before the Farnborough airshow Dassault accomplished the first autonomous flight of its AVE-D UAV demonstrator.
May 6, 2008 - 8:58 AM
Powered by quiet motors and armed with conventional and infrared cameras and other specialized sensors, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are becoming more a
May 6, 2008 - 4:22 AM
The defense facet of Farnborough 2002 was focused on new technology to be deployed in the war on terror.
Nov 11, 2007 - 6:57 PM
As if fully autonomous UAV operations didn’t present enough of a challenge, Saab Aerosystems is developing one of its unmanned systems to operate at sea.
Oct 2, 2007 - 11:04 AM
A four-year, NASA-led project began last month to determine the requirements and procedures for safely integrating the operation of unmanned aerial vehicle
Jul 16, 2007 - 9:30 AM
The recent commencement of low-altitude Customs and Immigration patrols by unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) along the Arizona/Mexico border and the earlier
Dec 6, 2006 - 9:49 AM
<b>AIN</b> has learned that FAA officials are considering the introduction of TCAS-III to meet collision-avoidance needs when large unmanned aircraft start