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 companies expect service to begin by mid-2020s.
Law Enforcement Given Broad Shoot Down Authority
Unifly and Terra Drone To Provide UTM Backbone
The avionics maker will lead the development of the avionics hardware and software for Bell's eVTOL.
The long-range version of the U.S. Army's MALE unmanned air system has moved a step closer to operational deployment
Drone Company Supporting World's Largest Miner
State Farm Participating in FAA's Drone Integration Pilot Program
Spectre is a concept for a UAV that can be launched by troops to provide them with an organic close support capability
Utilities, Insurance Companies Assess Damage With UAS
Deliveries of $7,000 quadcopter will begin later this year.