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 16, 2018, 3:00 AM

SkyGuardian To Bring Big Advances in UK RPA Capability

While Sky Guardian will be much more capable than the Reaper, the U.S. has so far shown no interest in acquiring any.

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Jul 17, 2018 - 3:41 AM
30-kg RUAV can carry a 3-kg payload
Jul 17, 2018 - 2:47 AM
Progress towards military-spec UAVs flying in civilian airspace has taken another step as Elbit is introducing a certifiable Hermes 900 version.
helicopter
Jul 16, 2018 - 3:12 AM
Scheduled to achieve its IOC in 2020, the MQ-8C Fire Scout is soon to begin testing with Osprey radar and Link 16 capability
remote piloted aircraft flying
Jul 16, 2018 - 3:00 AM
While Sky Guardian will be much more capable than the Reaper, the U.S. has so far shown no interest in acquiring any.
uav
Jul 12, 2018 - 11:00 AM
There are moves afoot in the UK to ensure it at least retains the capability to build whole military aircraft in the future.
Leonardo Hero unmanned helicopter
Jul 11, 2018 - 5:00 AM
The Italian company is leading two unmanned aerial systems projects that could appeal to varous nations for maritime applications.
Jul 10, 2018 - 11:21 AM
The agency seeks to understand how they are used, and how their operators would like to receive information on drone-related issues.
Jul 9, 2018 - 1:31 PM
Paves way for new registration and ID rules
Yaoying II
Jul 5, 2018 - 11:02 AM
The YaoYing II is an armed version of a drone that first flew in 2016.
P-8 model
Jun 28, 2018 - 9:08 AM
The high-altitude maritime surveillance UAV will join Australia’s P-8s, while Germany mulls buying a SIGINT-dedicated version.