Military

Orbital delivers First Engine to Insitu subsidiary of Boeing

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Orbital Corporation Limited (Orbital) has delivered the first purpose-built ScanEagle Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) propulsion system to Insitu Inc, a subsidiary of The Boeing Company, for in-house testing and development. Designed specifically for Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) class UAVs,…

Prioria Robotics Announces Strong Business Growth; Increases Hiring

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GAINESVILLE, Fla; September 16, 2014…Prioria Robotics, developers of dynamic Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) systems, today announced that new customer engagements will result in projected year-over-year revenue growth of more than 200 percent for 2014. The company also announced immediate availability of seven Gainesville, Florida-based engineering positions. Prioria provides small UAVs for a range of government…

Demo on ATOL Role of Rustom-1 UAV

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By Anantha Krishnan M BANGALORE: Defence scientists at the Aeronautical Development Establishment (ADE) are closing in on enabling the country’s Rustom-1 unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) with the automatic take-off and landing (ATOL) capability. The ATOL configuration, to be demonstrated by this…

US Predator not as good as China’s CH-4 drone

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The People’s Liberation Army’s CH-4 unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) is receiving high-profile publicity in China after being touted as being superior in all key indicators to the American MQ-1 Predator. The CH-4, otherwise known as the Cai Hong-4 or Rainbow-4…

GA-ASI Radar Shines During USN Spearhead IIA Exercise

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SAN DIEGO – 28 August 2014 – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI), a leading manufacturer of remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) systems, radars, and electro-optical and related mission systems solutions, today announced that its Lynx® Multi-mode Radar success- fully demonstrated the ability…

Unmanned-aircraft hangar opens on post

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Rose L Thayer | Herald staff writer Fort Hood soldiers began moving into a first of its kind hangar this summer. With enough space for two football fields inside, the unmanned aerial system hangar is open for business. Fox and…

X-47B night ops.

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Along with its successful mission of flying with a manned aircraft, the X-47B team also completed “Night Taxi Ops.” The team successfully maneuvered X-47B around the flight deck of USS Theodore Roosevelt during the night. The maneuvers included taxing to a catapult,…