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  • French Harfang undergoes command handover testing


    ​A French air force-led team has demonstrated the mid-flight handover of the command and control of a Mali-based Harfang unmanned air vehicle to the aircraft’s base in Cognac, France, during an hour-long demonstration on 17 June.


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  • Australian parliament calls for civil UAV assessment


    ​An Australian parliamentary report has called for the use of unmanned air systems in civil applications to be further...


  • FARNBOROUGH: Elbit anticipates Swiss production contract


    ​Elbit Systems expects a production contract by the end of 2015 to provide the Swiss armed forces with its new unmanned...


  • FARNBOROUGH: TAI nears Anka export deal


    ​Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) expects the first export deal for its Anka unmanned air vehicle to be signed...


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  • Australian parliament calls for civil UAV assessment

    News | 23 Jul 2014 13:22 | Beth Stevenson

    ​An Australian parliamentary report has called for the use of unmanned air systems in civil applications to be further assessed in order to protect the population from “malicious drone use”.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Australian-parliament-calls-for-civil-UAV-assessment-401916/
  • FARNBOROUGH: Elbit anticipates Swiss production contract

    News | 16 Jul 2014 23:00 | Beth Stevenson

    ​Elbit Systems expects a production contract by the end of 2015 to provide the Swiss armed forces with its new unmanned air vehicle.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Elbit-anticipates-Swiss-production-contract-401710/
  • FARNBOROUGH: TAI nears Anka export deal

    News | 14 Jul 2014 14:00 | Beth Stevenson

    ​Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) expects the first export deal for its Anka unmanned air vehicle to be signed ‘before the end of the year’, a company executive has revealed.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-TAI-nears-Anka-export-deal-401454/
  • French Harfang undergoes command handover testing

    News | 24 Jun 2014 09:53 | Beth Stevenson

    ​A French air force-led team has demonstrated the mid-flight handover of the command and control of a Mali-based Harfang unmanned air vehicle to the aircraft’s base in Cognac, France, during an hour-long demonstration on 17 June.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/French-Harfang-undergoes-command-handover-testing-400699/
  • Switzerland selects Hermes 900 as Ranger replacement

    News | 05 Jun 2014 15:52 | Craig Hoyle

    Switzerland’s Armasuisse procurement agency has selected Elbit Systems’ Hermes 900 to meet the nation’s future unmanned air system requirement. The design had been in competition with Israel Aerospace Industries’ Super Heron TP to replace Ruag Ranger unmanned air vehicles currently in service with the Swiss armed forces.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Switzerland-selects-Hermes-900-as-Ranger-replacement-400129/
  • Heron UAS operators offered airframe 'transplant'

    News | 28 May 2014 15:24 | Arie Egozi

    Existing operators of the ​Israel Aerospace Industries Heron unmanned air system are being offered a way of getting the advanced performance of the heavy fuel engine-powered Super Heron, by taking the avionics package of the older version and "transplanting" it into the new model's enlarged fuselage.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Heron-UAS-operators-offered-airframe-transplant-399768/