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.

July 10, 2019, 2:47 AM

MQ-8C Cleared for Operations

The Bell 407-based unmanned air system is now ready to begin training crews for fleet operations

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Jun 24, 2019 - 4:07 PM
Plus Power acquires EnergyOr, maker of ultralight hydrogen fuel cells for UAVs and other robotics
Jun 21, 2019 - 9:11 AM
Kansas is one of nine lead participants in FAA's UAS Integration Pilot Program.
Jun 19, 2019 - 9:39 PM
Airbus and Safran are teaming on new eco-friendly VTOL technologies as part of the Horizon Europe program
Jun 19, 2019 - 6:57 AM
The European Maritime Safety Agency is exploring the use of UAVs to help monitor continental waters.
Jun 18, 2019 - 10:20 AM
The bigger vehicle has been designed to spot targets for brigade-level fires missions.
Jun 18, 2019 - 8:31 AM
Flexcraft Solves On-Demand Air Transport
Jun 18, 2019 - 6:34 AM
GA-ASI has teamed with L3 to develop and test a SIGINT payload, while also teaming with a Dutch research lab to test simulated UAV approaches.
Jun 18, 2019 - 3:10 AM
L3 Wescam has now delivered more than 4,600 of its MX-series of sensor turrets
Jun 17, 2019 - 3:28 AM
Textron completed testing U.S. Army's future Block III upgrade for its Shadow UAV fleet in May, introducing a new engine among other things
Jun 16, 2019 - 5:26 AM
Leonardo has unveiled its newest UAV design, the Falco Xplorer, a 1.3 tonne MTOW aircraft designed to surveillance missions