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.
UK-based Tekever's AR5 drone already is providing long-duration maritime surveillance for the European Maritime Safety Agency.
The system will prevent both accidental and nefarious intrusion around airports.
Singapore company believes tie with Airbus and growing regional freighter demand will lead to success for its narrowbody P2F program.
UMS Skeldar has lifted the veil on a new version of its V-200 UAV and is pursuing opportunities with the world's navies, with one order already.
Demonstrates detect-and-avoid technology
U.S. company is looking for more international customers for its successful UAS. The MQ-9 reaper leads the pack.
SkyX has already been tested in Mexico on a pipeline inspection job, and is working on TkyTwo. SkyX is making its debut at Farnborough.
UK grant program aims to speed development of robots and drones for duty in extreme and hazardous environments.
GoFly organization is open to finding more corporate sponsors to support teams as competition moves to Phase 2.
IAI has teamed with Sierra Nevada Corporation to develop a new small UAS aimed at the U.S. market