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  • OPINION: In robot wars, manned and unmanned systems must merge


    ​The US Navy claimed an aviation first after an unmanned demonstrator was refuelled in flight, but budget pressures will see it trail the army in using such equipment operationally


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  • None aboard: Ten UAVs to watch


    ​No, we don't mean watch out because they might land on your head – here's our experts' guide to today's most promising...


  • USAF touts cross-nation burden sharing of Reaper


    ​Despite it having the largest fleet of General Atomics Aeronautical Systems MQ-9 Reaper unmanned air vehicles, the US...


  • DARPA selects two firms to compete for sea-based UAV


    AeroVironment and Northrop Grumman will compete to build a Predator-sized unmanned air system (UAS) that can be...


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  • ANALYSIS: The US Army grapples with bold new UAS plan

    News | 28 Apr 2015 09:22 | Stephen Trimble

    It is 2018, and an enemy of the US Army seems to be having a lucky day. Yes, an unarmed unmanned air vehicle flying overhead has spotted this particular target, but the army has already retired its fleet of armed scout helicopters and the Boeing AH-64E Apache is still parked at the base with only is auxiliary power unit running.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-The-US-Army-grapples-with-bold-new-UAS-plan-411364/
  • OPINION: In robot wars, manned and unmanned systems must merge

    News | 27 Apr 2015 10:45 | Flight International

    ​The US Navy claimed an aviation first after an unmanned demonstrator was refuelled in flight, but budget pressures will see it trail the army in using such equipment operationallyhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OPINION-In-robot-wars-manned-and-unmanned-systems-must-merge-411573/
  • None aboard: Ten UAVs to watch

    News | 24 Apr 2015 14:52

    ​No, we don't mean watch out because they might land on your head – here's our experts' guide to today's most promising unmanned systems projectshttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/None-aboard-Ten-UAVs-to-watch-411587/
  • ANALYSIS: UAVS need to sense their way through crowded airspace

    News | 24 Apr 2015 13:45 | Beth Stevenson

    The proliferation of unmanned air vehicles and their use in a widening variety of roles has increased the pressure on industry, regulators, the military and even operators to find ways to integrate them into national airspace.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-UAVS-need-to-sense-their-way-through-crowded-airspace-411257/
  • USN X-47B completes air-to-air refuelling test

    News | 23 Apr 2015 10:33 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The US Navy has achieved the final testing objective of its Northrop Grumman X-47B unmanned combat air vehicle demonstrator programme, following the successful air-to-air (AAR) refuelling of the aircraft on 22 April.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/USN-X-47B-completes-air-to-air-refuelling-test-411524/
  • USAF touts cross-nation burden sharing of Reaper

    News | 21 Apr 2015 15:04 | Beth Stevenson

    ​Despite it having the largest fleet of General Atomics Aeronautical Systems MQ-9 Reaper unmanned air vehicles, the US Air Force is looking towards smaller operators of the systems to explore ways in which the logistical and cost burden of operating the system can be reduced.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/USAF-touts-cross-nation-burden-sharing-of-Reaper-411438/