Military

The Reaper can be armed with four Hellfire missiles and two GBU-12 laser-guided 250-pound bombs. The RAF usually flies with all four missiles, but only one bomb. The UAV’s Raytheon MTS-B sensor ball and laser rangefinder/designator is beneath the nose, with the satcom antenna above.
Jul 14, 2014 - 7:45 AM
The UK RAF is proud of its Reaper capabilities and confident its rules of engagement in Afghanistan comply with the law and are adhered to.
Jul 14, 2014 - 7:05 AM
While the Atlas UAV test center opened in Spain last October, facilities are being built for testing large UAVs as well.
Jul 13, 2014 - 10:00 AM
Ascent has lowered front-line training and is able to take foreign students at the UK Military Flying Training System at RAF Valley.
Israeli-built Heron 1 UAVs have been operated for the German air force over Afghanistan via a lease-operate-maintain contract.
Jul 12, 2014 - 6:00 AM
Germany is likely to extend its contract for IAI Herons operating in Afghanistan, but is considering its overall UAS. requirements.
Insitu Integrator
Jun 29, 2014 - 11:25 PM
The unmanned aircraft system will be for military use but will not carry weapons.
Jun 10, 2014 - 6:00 PM
The FAA granted Nevada a two-year Certificate of Waiver or Authorization (COA) to use an Insitu ScanEagle UAS at Desert Rock Airport.
Jun 10, 2014 - 6:00 PM
The FAA granted Nevada a two-year Certificate of Waiver or Authorization (COA) to use an Insitu ScanEagle UAS at Desert Rock Airport.
Atlas test center in Spain
Mar 25, 2014 - 7:50 AM
Atlas has been created to provide a facility for testing a range of light/medium unmanned air vehicles and technologies.