Military terminology

Jul 16, 2014 - 12:55 AM
Lycoming’s first UAS project dates to World War II and an unmanned twin-engine aircraft.
Jul 15, 2014 - 8:00 AM
The U.S. and Israel pioneered UAV use and remain at the forefront today, while Europe is just starting to turn research in the actual products.
Jul 15, 2014 - 2:15 AM
Countries such as China and Russia have started to develop UAV systems, though they are still a long way from catching the market leaders.
Jul 15, 2014 - 12:45 AM
New rotorcraft safety system and green taxiing solution are examples of diversification strategy at IAI.
Jul 15, 2014 - 12:15 AM
From the 10,230-pound Heron TP to the nine-pound vertical takeoff Ghost, IAI is one of the leaders in UAV development, technology and production.
Jul 15, 2014 - 12:05 AM
ICATS represents the first such collaboration between nations to share data on unmanned aerial systems.
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.
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.
The AeroVironment Puma air vehicle is hand launched, weighs 13 pounds (5.9 kg) and has a wingspan of 9.2 feet (2.8 meters). The aircraft’s military acceptance cleared the way for limited approval for commercial ops in the Arctic.
Jul 11, 2014 - 6:50 AM
U.S. rules for commercial UAS use and interim exemptions are taking shape.
The AV Sparrow from Torquing Group.
Jul 11, 2014 - 6:40 AM
Flying cameras and a plethora of designs drive the small UAV market.