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.
Plus Power acquires EnergyOr, maker of ultralight hydrogen fuel cells for UAVs and other robotics
Kansas is one of nine lead participants in FAA's UAS Integration Pilot Program.
Airbus and Safran are teaming on new eco-friendly VTOL technologies as part of the Horizon Europe program
The European Maritime Safety Agency is exploring the use of UAVs to help monitor continental waters.
The bigger vehicle has been designed to spot targets for brigade-level fires missions.
Flexcraft Solves On-Demand Air Transport
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.
L3 Wescam has now delivered more than 4,600 of its MX-series of sensor turrets
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
Leonardo has unveiled its newest UAV design, the Falco Xplorer, a 1.3 tonne MTOW aircraft designed to surveillance missions