Telecomix: DIY Drones for Peace – Virtual Reporting

This past Saturday at the Salon des Solidarités in Paris, a meeting of ‘Hackers and NGOs‘ took place. There, between a Médecin du Monde stand and...

UAS study for SAAB

Defence group Saab has launched a study of a new unmanned aircraft. The aircraft will be used to carry out intelligence reconnaissance and surveillance. Mats Palmberg,...

X-37B due to land after a year in orbit.

The U.S Air Force’s highly secret unmanned space plane will land in June - ending a year-long mission in orbit. The experimental Boeing X37-B has...

First flight for hydrogen fuelled Phantom Eye

Boeing's Phantom Eye unmanned airborne system (UAS) completed its first autonomous flight June 1 at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force...

Gen. Saito toured IAF airbases, UAV squadrons, an Iron Dome battery, and more

After 15 hours in the air, Commander of the Brazilian Air Force, Gen. Juniti Saito landed in Israel for a brief work visit, discussing...

Methodologies for Analyzing Remotely Piloted Aircraft in Future Roles and Missions

The U.S. Air Force's remotely piloted aircraft (RPAs) have played a significant role in current operations in southwest Asia. As the inventory of RPAs...

Northrop Grumman, L-3 MAS to Join Forces on Unmanned System for Canadian Security

Northrop Grumman and L-3 MAS announced plans to join forces on a variant of the Northrop Grumman-produced Global Hawk high-altitude, long-endurance (HALE) unmanned aircraft...

AF report: Drone crash caused by loss of coolant

An Air Force investigative report says a Predator drone crashed in Afghanistan in January because of a loss of engine coolant. The aircraft and one...

More military drone accidents underscore need for international safety standards

Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press OTTAWA - Internal federal documents show crashes by unmanned aerial vehicles are increasing the number of accident investigations undertaken by...

Aerovironment, Northrop Grumman and Raytheon win contracts

A busy month, May 29th defense contracts more than 55 million dollars entering the industry. Aerovironment, Monrovia, Calif., was awarded a $15,813,405 firm-fixed-price contract.  The...