All Military UAVs news – Page 38

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    Heron 1 to fly on for German military


    Germany has signed a one-year contract extension to a long-running arrangement with Airbus Defence & Space for operations using Israel Aerospace Industries Heron 1 unmanned air vehicles.

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    SINGAPORE: Global Hawk UAV makes Singapore debut


    The Northrop Grumman RQ-4 Global Hawk UAV is appearing at Singapore for the first time, with a USAF example on display on static.

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    SINGAPORE: Farnborough show to debut host of new features


    Farnborough air show organisers are in Singapore to talk up this year’s event, which will feature a host of new features as well as the site’s first permanent exhibition hall.

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    ​SINGAPORE: General Atomics promotes un-manned MPA mission


    General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) is confident of a strong market for large UAVs in Southeast Asia and East Asia despite prevailing export limitation issues.

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    Airbus US outpost starts VTOL taxi flight tests


    Airbus's Silicon Valley-based advanced projects unit A³ has started flight tests with an autonomous vertical take-off and landing aircraft that has been designed to serve as an air taxi for a single passenger.

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    ​AVIC to develop new member of Wing Loong UAV family


    AVIC will launch a new member of the Wing Loong UAV family in 2018, with the new aircraft to be an improved variant of the Wing Loong I.

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    ​MQ-9B conducts launch, recovery using only SATCOM


    A General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) MQ-9B UAV has taxied, taken off, and landed using only its satellite communications (SATCOM) data link.

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    NAVAIR plans to install ACAS Xu on MQ-4C fleet


    ​Northrop Grumman will prepare to modify the MQ-4C Triton unmanned air system with an emerging technology that can be used to help the maritime surveillance aircraft sense and avoid other objects in flight.

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    Leonardo to lead EU maritime UAV demonstration


    Leonardo is to lead an EU-funded demonstration of the use of unmanned air vehicles during maritime operations, with the work to include flight trials from next year.

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    France awards Airbus deal to develop naval drone technology


    Airbus Helicopters and its partner Naval Group have been contracted by France's DGA defence procurement agency to develop technologies for a projected rotary unmanned air vehicle to operate from warships.

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    Unmanned cargo lifter deepens Boeing's push on autonomy


    ​Boeing has unveiled a prototype of an unmanned cargo air vehicle (CAV) that can payloads up to 227kg (500lb) to expand the company’s strategic new focus on autonomous transportation as a short-term commercial opportunity.

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    UVision trials extended-range Hero


    ​Israeli unmanned air system developer UVision has demonstrated its Hero 400EC extended-range loitering weapon system to what it describes as a "strategic customer".

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    BAE ignites unmanned interest with Magma


    BAE Systems completed initial flight trials late last year with an innovative unmanned air vehicle which is intended to prove its ability to operate future platforms using their propulsion systems, rather than moving control surfaces.

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    Secretive new Kratos UAS enters production


    ​A new jet-powered unmanned air system developed by Kratos Unmanned Systems Division (USD) will enter production under a $23 million contract awarded by an unidentified customer, the California-based company announced on 8 January.

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    FAA approves registration number for Boeing MQ-25 prototype


    ​Boeing has received a US aircraft registration for the newly-unveiled demonstrator at the heart of its bid to make up to 72 MQ-25 Stingray carrier-based unmanned tankers for the US Navy, the company confirms to FlightGlobal.

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    Aurora's long-range Orion UAS receives USAF funding


    ​The US Air Force has awarded Aurora Flight Sciences a $48 million contract to develop a certified version of the long-endurance Orion unmanned air vehicle, possibly reviving the UAV's prospects with the air force after the service rebuffed it almost three years ago.

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    Boeing held talks with Embraer on takeover: WSJ report


    ​Boeing reportedly has held talks with Brazilian aircraft and defence services company Embraer to acquire an ownership stake, the Wall Street Journal reports on 21 December.

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    Israeli navy shifts focus to VTOL UAV


    Israel's navy plans to operate vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) unmanned air vehicles from its new Saar 6 corvettes, with the selected type to be used in conjunction with an incoming fleet of Sikorsky SH-60F Seahawk maritime helicopters.

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    FESTIVE QUIZ: Can you outsmart Uncle Roger?


    ​The festive season, yet again, inspires a little verse. The skies are dark, the snow is deep, it couldn’t be much worse! But no, fear not! ‘Tis end of year, not really end of days – and through the gloom a beacon shines, to guide us through the haze. Red ...

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    Northrop proposes canister-launched UAV for E/A-18 upgrade


    ​Northrop Grumman is partnering with composites manufacturer VX Aerospace on a canister-launched unmanned air vehicle that could fly on the US Navy’s updated Boeing E/A-18G Growler.