Unmanned K-MAX Returns from Deployment


After a nearly three-year deployment, the K-MAX cargo UAS returned from deployment with the U.S. Marine Corps. K-MAX helped reduce the number of convoys on the ground and delivered more than 4.5 million pounds of supplies to troops.

Flight Tech receives African contract.


Flight Tech company has been contracted for supplying Horus FT-100 Mini-UAV and associated logistics support to a country in Africa. The first units will be delivered by the second half 2014, with the possibility for new orders in 2015. The…

Sharing in success of unmanned aircraft systems


By KARI HAWKINS Special Operations officer has enjoyed experience For much of his Army career, Col. Tim Baxter hasn’t been able to share his military experience. As a Special Operations Soldier, the code is “to be a quiet professional.” So,…

U.S.A.F.—2nd Special Ops Squadron Makes Its Move


The 919th Special Operations Wing welcomed the 2nd Special Operations Squadron, its remotely piloted aircraft unit, to the Emerald Coast. The 2nd SOS, comprised of about 140 Air Force reservists formerly located at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, began RPA…

Electrical malfunction caused Md. drone crash


The flight was scheduled for a total air time of four hours. But unbeknownst to civilian contractors operating the unmanned aerial vehicle from the ground or their uniformed overseers at Patuxent River Naval Air Station in Maryland, it would end 15 minutes…