Reaper UAV Upgrades Could Include Longer Wings

by  CHRIS POCOCK General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) has revealed two options to extend the endurance of the MQ-9 Reaper UAV, also known as the Predator...

NATO Assembly Issues Report on Drones

BRUSSELS, Belgium --- As part of a sustained parliamentary debate on the impact of drone technology, the NATO Parliamentary Assembly released a new draft...

US Army researching rubber ball non lethal warhead for LMAMS.

An interesting problem, how would you drop a relatively lightweight non lethal dumb object from a UA very precisely. How would it look if...

Drone by Northrop Shouldn’t Be Retired, Lawmakers Says

By Roxana Tiron and Tony Capaccio Bloomberg The Pentagon’s plan to retire one version of Northrop Grumman Corp. (NOC)’s Global Hawk drone would be blocked under...

Indra flies its unmanned ‘PELICANO’ Helicopter in Segovia

The company has completed the development of its rotary wing UAV and the land version is now ready to enter into service. Throughout 2012, this...

Northrop Grumman moves forward with MQ-8 unmanned helicopter upgrades in potential $262.3 million contract

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 24 April 2012. Engineers from the Northrop Grumman Corp. Aerospace Systems sector in San Diego will develop and build two unmanned...

Hypersonic Technology Vehicle 2 high speed skin peel

Following an extensive seven-month analysis of data collected from the Aug. 11, 2011, second flight of DARPA’s Hypersonic Technology Vehicle (HTV-2), an independent engineering...

Report Warns AF to Keep Flight Pay for UAV Crews

Military.com|by Michael Hoffman The Air Force should continue giving flight pay to the pilots and sensor operators who never leave the ground or risk retention...

UAV-equipped vehicle to debut

Italy's Iveco/Oto Melara consortium is gearing up to create a splash at this year's Eurosatory exhibition in France. The consortium is leading off its product...

Unmanned Aircraft continue to soar

Written by Nathan Max UT San Diego Despite spending cuts, Northrop in negotiations with government for vehicles Further growth in the $6.5 billion-a-year UAV market is expected...