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    EasyJet to roll out drone inspections from 2018


    ​London Gatwick airport could in 2018 see a flurry of drone activity, with both the facility's operator and budget carrier EasyJet looking to employ unmanned air vehicles for inspection tasks.

  • Skylark 3 launch - Elbit Systems

    Skylark 3 soars after operational approval


    Elbit Systems Skylark 3 unmanned air vehicle has achieved operational status, having recently played an active part during a major exercise staged in northern Israel.

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    IAI waits on German approval for Heron TP deal


    Israeli sources expect Berlin's planned introduction of the Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) Heron TP unmanned air system to be advanced following German Chancellor Angela Merkel's re-election.

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    Fresh setback for Watchkeeper after grounding


    The British Army's troubled Thales Watchkeeper WK450 programme appears to have suffered a fresh setback after the revelation that the unmanned air vehicle was grounded earlier this year following a pair of accidents.

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    Poland's WZL-2 reveals Dragonfly loitering munition


    Poland's WZL-2 used the recent MSPO defence industry exhibition in Kielce to unveil its Dragonfly vertical take-off and landing loitering munition system.

  • Maritime Harop - IAI

    IAI floats maritime version of Harop weapon


    Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has unveiled a maritime derivative of its Harop loitering weapon system, which can be launched from a ship's deck and controlled from an onboard mission control centre.

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    News photo reveals new Northrop stealth design concept


    ​Northrop Grumman confirms that a previously unpublicised design concept for an apparently stealthy aircraft was revealed in a photograph as part of a Los Angeles Times newspaper articleabout a top company executive.

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    Israel suspends sale of Orbiter 1K UAVs to Azerbaijan


    ​Israel has suspended the export licence granted to Aeronautics covering the sale of its Orbiter 1K armed loitering unmanned air vehicle to Azerbaijan.

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    GE reveals major achievements in hybrid electric propulsion


    ​GE Aviation has broken a two-year silence on a major research project in hybrid electric propulsion with a new white paper that discloses several major advances demonstrated in two experiments since 2015 and that confirms the company is in talks with several potential aircraft makers about using the new technology.

  • Hermes 900 - Israeli air force

    Israel to declare full capability with Hermes 900 fleet


    ​The Israeli air force expects to achieve full operational capability with its Elbit Systems Hermes 900 unmanned air vehicles at the end of August.

  • Impact 1300 - Meteor Aerospace

    Meteor to make bigger Impact with MALE development


    Israel's ​Meteor Aerospace is developing a medium-altitude, long-endurance (MALE) unmanned air vehicle, with the Impact 1300 to have a maximum take-off weight of 1,300kg (2,860lb). The new product is now in full-scale development, the company says.

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    Franco-German defence pact does not threaten UCAV initiative: Dassault chief


    The pact between France and Germany to develop a next-generation fighter does not threaten the Franco-British unmanned combat air vehicle project on which Dassault and BAE Systems are partnered, the French company’s chief executive insists.

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    Philippine air force gets Hermes 900 demonstration


    Elbit Systems has performed a series of demonstration flights with its Hermes 900 unmanned air vehicle for the Philippine air force, as the service evaluates the medium-altitude, long-endurance type.

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    Kronstadt unveils latest Russian large UAV concept


    ​Kronstadt Technologies unveiled at the MAKS air show on 19 July a flying prototype and a vision to enter the export market within three years with the medium-altitude, long-endurance (MALE) Orion-E unmanned air system (UAS).

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    ​Chinese CH-5 UAV ready for international sales


    The China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC) CH-5 UAV is ready for the international arms market, following the maiden flight of the type's first production model.

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    Iran puts Hamaseh UAV on export market


    ​A year after the Iranian military fielded the Hamaseh unmanned air vehicle (UAV), Iran Aircraft Manufacturing Industries now offers the long-endurance surveillance and attack system on the export market.

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    IAI boosts Heron TP offer to India


    Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has received approval from its home nation's defence ministry to propose the local production and assembly of Heron TP unmanned air vehicles in India, as the company pursues further business opportunities with New Delhi.

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    Piaggio resumes flight testing of P.1HH HammerHead UAV


    Piaggio Aerospace yesterday resumed flight testing of its P.1HH HammerHead, more than 13 months after the first prototype of the unmanned air vehicle was destroyed in a crash off Sicily.

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    Missile defence creates role for aircraft with U-2 performance


    ​A missile defence role is emerging after 2023 for an unmanned air system (UAS) with the payload and range capability of today’s manned Lockheed Martin U-2S.

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    PARIS: Thales makes advances in military UAVs


    Thales has been an understated yet significant player in the unmanned air vehicle (UAV) market for some time now, but is making a number of advances in the military UAV domain, as well as exploring new technologies related to the growing operation of this type of system.