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  • E-2D units will command future UCLASS fleet


    ​The US Navy has decided to embed its future unmanned surveillance and strike aircraft in the same air wing that operates the Northrop Grumman E-2C/D, an airborne command and control platform.


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  • US Army continues to face financial challenge of rotary fleet maintenance


    The US Army has warned that its rotary fleet will continue to be streamlined as US budget sequestration increases...


  • Single Reaper passes flight hour milestone


    ​Following a 17-hour combat sortie in support of the US military’s operations in Afghanistan, a single US Air Force...


  • Lockheed consolidates position to access civilian UAV market


    ​New Years Eve came and went without the US Federal Aviation Administration publishing a set of rules governing the...


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  • US Army continues to face financial challenge of rotary fleet maintenance

    News | 21 Jan 2015 15:33 | Beth Stevenson

    The US Army has warned that its rotary fleet will continue to be streamlined as US budget sequestration increases pressure to reduce costs.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-Army-continues-to-face-financial-challenge-of-rotary-fleet-maintenance-408160/
  • Single Reaper passes flight hour milestone

    News | 14 Jan 2015 03:12 | Beth Stevenson

    ​Following a 17-hour combat sortie in support of the US military’s operations in Afghanistan, a single US Air Force General Atomics Aeronautical Systems MQ-9 Reaper unmanned air vehicle surpassed a record 20,000 flight hours to date.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Single-Reaper-passes-flight-hour-milestone-407863/
  • Lockheed consolidates position to access civilian UAV market

    News | 13 Jan 2015 20:49 | Dan Parsons

    ​New Years Eve came and went without the US Federal Aviation Administration publishing a set of rules governing the operation of unmanned air vehicles within the national airspace. It would be the first step toward opening US skies to commercial application of small UAVs.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Lockheed-consolidates-position-to-access-civilian-UAV-market-407862/
  • Netherlands to host first European UAV training facility

    News | 12 Jan 2015 17:12 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The Netherlands government and Strat Aero have signed a letter of intent for the establishment of an unmanned air vehicle training facility focused on the General Atomics Aeronautical Systems MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper platforms.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Netherlands-to-host-first-European-UAV-training-facility-407808/
  • E-2D units will command future UCLASS fleet

    News | 07 Jan 2015 21:26 | Stephen Trimble

    ​The US Navy has decided to embed its future unmanned surveillance and strike aircraft in the same air wing that operates the Northrop Grumman E-2C/D, an airborne command and control platform.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/E-2D-units-will-command-future-UCLASS-fleet-407693/
  • US border agency halts UAS fleet expansion plans

    News | 07 Jan 2015 16:32 | Stephen Trimble

    ​The US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency no longer plans to acquire 14 more medium altitude unmanned air systems and faces stinging new criticisms about the effectiveness of the current fleet of 10 aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-border-agency-halts-UAS-fleet-expansion-plans-407688/