Military

Predator/Gray Eagle Series Surpasses 3 Million Flight Hours

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  AUSA ANNUAL, WASHINGTON – 14 October 2014 – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI), a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) systems, radars, and electro-optic and related mission systems solutions, today announced that its Predator®/Gray Eagle®-series aircraft family has achieved a historic…

Argentina announces SARA first flight

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The Sistema Aéreo Robótico Argentino (Argentine Air Robotics System: SARA) initial Technology Evaluation Model (MET 1) unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) undertook its first flight, according to data published by San Martin University on 29 September. The first flight took place…

Orbiter 3b

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Israeli-based company Aeronautics have recently unveiled their latest unmanned aerial vehicle. Called Orbiter 3b, the military drone takes off from a catapult that can be mounted on a vehicle, has video motion detection and tracking technologies, and is able to…

Next generation eye in the sky takes flight

ARMY’S NEXT GENERATION EYE IN THE SKY TAKES FLIGHT IN AFGHANSTAN

The Ministry of Defence has announced that the Army’s next generation of Unmanned Air System (UAS) – Watchkeeper – is now fully operational in Afghanistan. This new capability is providing force protection for British troops as they prepare to draw…