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  • Export restrictions limit Predator potential


    Following requested purchases of General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Predator/Reaper-series unmanned air vehicles by France and the Netherlands in recent weeks, the USA’s backing of an export licence for India but a rejection for Jordan have raised questions over how much potential the UAVs really have outside of NATO.


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  • US Predator 'shot down' over Syria, says local news agency


    ​Images released by the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) depict a crashed General Atomics Aeronautical Systems unmanned...


  • Unmanned MQ-9 Reaper achieves one million flight hours


    ​The existing operational fleet of General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Predator B unmanned air vehicles (UAV), also...


  • India to develop indigenous variant of AeroVironment UAVs


    ​India is to begin manufacturing an indigenous derivative of AeroVironment’s family of small unmanned air systems,...


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  • US Predator 'shot down' over Syria, says local news agency

    News | 18 Mar 2015 13:09 | Beth Stevenson

    ​Images released by the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) depict a crashed General Atomics Aeronautical Systems unmanned air vehicle, which it claims was shot down over Lattakia in Syria on 17 March.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-Predator-shot-down-over-Syria-says-local-news-agency-410306/
  • Unmanned MQ-9 Reaper achieves one million flight hours

    News | 17 Mar 2015 15:10 | Dan Parsons

    ​The existing operational fleet of General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Predator B unmanned air vehicles (UAV), also called the MQ-9 Reaper, in March reached a cumulative one million flight hours, the majority of which were in combat.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Unmanned-MQ-9-Reaper-achieves-one-million-flight-hours-410251/
  • India to develop indigenous variant of AeroVironment UAVs

    News | 17 Feb 2015 16:37 | Beth Stevenson

    ​India is to begin manufacturing an indigenous derivative of AeroVironment’s family of small unmanned air systems, dubbed the ‘Cheel’.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/India-to-develop-indigenous-variant-of-AeroVironment-UAVs-409142/
  • Predator XP carries out 40h endurance flight

    News | 17 Feb 2015 11:14 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Predator XP unmanned air vehicle has carried out its first long-endurance flight, achieving a record 40h non-stop flight.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Predator-XP-carries-out-40h-endurance-flight-409106/
  • Export restrictions limit Predator potential

    News | 11 Feb 2015 16:02 | Beth Stevenson

    Following requested purchases of General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Predator/Reaper-series unmanned air vehicles by France and the Netherlands in recent weeks, the USA’s backing of an export licence for India but a rejection for Jordan have raised questions over how much potential the UAVs really have outside of NATO.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Export-restrictions-limit-Predator-potential-408854/
  • 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/