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Boeing A160T Hummingbird UAV

Boeing hopes a series of demonstrations will prove the potential of its A160T Hummingbird unmanned helicopter to the US military Technical description and general arrangement of A160T Hummingbird UAV  

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BAE’s 80kg Demon UAV

With a first flight planned by year’s end, the 2.7m (8.8ft)-wingspan,80kg (176lb) jet-powered UAV prototype called Demon is the culminationof the five-year Flapless Air Vehicle Integrated Industrial Researchprogramme (FLAVIIR) funded by BAE Systems and the UK’s Engineering andPhysical Sciences Research Council. Read more…

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PICTURES: Saab team demonstrates VTUAV family to potential buyer

  Saab has conducted the first customer demonstration with its recently expanded family of vertical take-off and landing unmanned air vehicles. Continue reading…

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Australia signs lease deal for Israeli Heron UAVs

  Australia will begin operating Israel Aerospace Industries Heron unmanned air vehicles in Afghanistan next year, under a new lease agreement with MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates (MDA). Continue reading…

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Mini radar developed to work with micro UAV

Poland’s WB Electronics and the Military University of Technology are developing a miniature electro-optical turret and synthetic aperture radar for integration with a micro unmanned air vehicle named Tarkus. Continue reading…

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Pakistan to begin co-production of Falco UAV

    The Pakistan Aeronautical Complex (PAC) is about to begin the co-production of Selex Galileo’s Falco unmanned air vehicle at its facilities in Kamra. Continue reading…

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Predator C images unveiled

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems has released the first public images and the new name of its Predator C “Avenger” unmanned air vehicle. Continue reading…

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Two bidders reveal designs for SDB-II

Two competitors have unveiled competing designs to produce the next major precision attack munition for the US Air Force, as the bidding draws closer to entering an intense final phase. Continue reading…

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US Navy opts for Global Hawk for maritime surveillance

The US Navy was the slowest and perhaps most reluctant of the armed services to embrace the potential of unmanned aircraft for the purpose of persistent surveillance. After a false start in 2003, the USN initiated a competitive procurement process for a Broad Area Maritime Surveillance (BAMS) fleet in 2006. The multi-billion dollar contract predictably […]

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Urban Aeronautics conducts Mule windtunnel test

Urban Aeronautics has started windtunnel testing of a 250kt (465km/h)-capable cargo variant of its new 100kt top-speed Mule ducted-fan unmanned air vehicle. Read on…

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