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    Romania halts Orbiter 4 procurement after appeal

    2017-02-01T13:02:03Z

    Romania has halted procedures following its selection of Aeronautics Defense Systems' Orbiter 4 unmanned air vehicle, after an appeal against the decision launched by rival Israeli manufacturers.

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    Hero 30 on target for June live-fire test

    2017-01-23T16:51:08Z

    Raytheon and Uvision plan to perform a live demonstration of their jointly developed Hero 30 loitering weapon system, with the activity likely to be conducted in the USA during June.

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    German court nears decision on Heron TP lease

    2017-01-18T10:45:00Z

    A German court is expected to rule next week on an appeal by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems against the German air force's decision to select Israel Aerospace Industries' (IAI) Heron TP unmanned air vehicle. With a lower court having previously rejected the appeal, this represents the last legal opportunity to ...

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    Virginia start-up sets endurance record for small UAV

    2017-01-17T20:01:19Z

    ​A Virginia-based start-up company has announced setting a new endurance record with a 56h flight by a combustion-powered unmanned air vehicle (UAV) funded by the US military.

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    Aeronautics wins Romanian UAV contest

    2017-01-12T14:10:46Z

    ​Romania has selected the Aeronautics Defense Systems Orbiter 4 unmanned air vehicle to meet its army's requirements.

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    Azerbaijan starts producing Zarba armed UAV

    2017-01-10T16:22:51Z

    Azerbaijan’s Azad Systems has begun manufacturing Aeronautics Defense Systems’ Orbiter 1K armed loitering unmanned air vehicle under licence as the locally named “Zarba”.

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    Israel bids farewell to Sea Scan maritime patrol aircraft

    2017-01-10T14:50:27Z

    Israel’s air force has officially phased out its Israel Aerospace Industries Sea Scan 1124 Shahaf maritime patrol aircraft, ending a service life which began in 1978.

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    Leonardo acquires full ownership of SD-150 Hero UAV

    2017-01-03T15:56:39Z

    Leonardo has acquired the remaining shares of Sistemi Dinamici from IDS of Italy, providing it with full ownership of the SD-150 Hero unmanned helicopter programme.

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    FORECASTS: What's in store for 2017?

    2017-01-03T10:19:27Z

    ​As the old saying goes, anybody who can tell the future should keep quiet about it and quietly get rich on the stock market. Here at Flightglobal, we are naturally quite confident of our forecasting ability but instinctively generous with our opinions. Herewith our best horizon-scanning guestimates for 2017:

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    UK government launches UAV issue consultation period

    2016-12-23T14:08:29Z

    The UK government has launched a consultation period on how unmanned air vehicles are used, calling for responses to a number of proposals surrounding their use in the nation.

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    BlueBird wins Israeli target UAV contract

    2016-12-21T16:29:05Z

    ​BlueBird has won a contract to supply a target variant of an unmanned air vehicle to the Israeli air force (IAF), to enable it to train its air defence units.

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    UK and France agree on interim FCAS work

    2016-12-20T16:10:40Z

    The British and French governments have signed an agreement to begin a new interim phase of the bilateral Future Combat Air System (FCAS) programme.

  • Skeldar UAS - Saab
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    UMS Skeldar and ESG carry out German sensor trials

    2016-12-20T14:47:57Z

    UMS Skeldar and ESG have carried out trials of a number of sensors installed on one of the former’s unmanned rotorcraft as the pair promote their capabilities in the German market.

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    Israel to acquire more Hermes 900s

    2016-12-20T11:36:58Z

    The Israeli air force (IAF) is acquiring more unmanned air vehicles with advanced payloads to satisfy the growing demand for their services.

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    Hybrid power Panther demonstrated in South Korea

    2016-12-19T14:28:48Z

    Hankuk Carbon of South Korea and Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) have demonstrated a hybrid version of the latter’s Panther unmanned air vehicle, under a joint venture the two companies signed in 2015.

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    Global Hawk MS-177 flight test expected in coming days

    2016-12-16T16:47:14Z

    ​Northrop Grumman has installed the new UTC MS-177 multi-spectral sensor on-board its RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned air vehicle, and plans to carry out the maiden flight of the payload in coming days.

  • Renegade UAV - APG
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    APG unveils two new UAV designs

    2016-12-15T12:01:38Z

    ​Advanced Programs Group (APG) has unveiled two new designs of extremely short take-off and landing unmanned air vehicles that it is developing for military and civil customers.

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    Amazon reveals first drone package delivery in UK

    2016-12-15T01:13:06Z

    ​Online retailer Amazon has revealed more details of its drone-based delivery service with the first Prime Air package to one of two trial customers now active in the Cambridge area of the UK.

  • Gray Eagle ER first flight - General Atomics
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    PICTURES: New Gray Eagle variant takes flight

    2016-12-14T15:49:55Z

    ​General Atomics Aeronautical Systems has carried out the maiden flight of a production variant of its new extended range MQ-1C Gray Eagle unmanned air vehicle, which will eventually become the baseline system for the US Army’s aircraft.

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    Solar Ship challenges Lockheed to airship race

    2016-12-07T17:15:28Z

    Solar Ship has challenged Lockheed Martin to an intercontinental race, to pitch the two companies’ airship designs against each other and promote the benefits of using lighter-than-air technology for cargo transport.