FAA red tape grounds Otter Tail County, Minn.’s drone used for mapping

By: Marino Eccher, Forum Communications Grand Forks Herald FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — The foam-and-balsa-wood gizmo sitting idle in the offices of Otter Tail County isn’t exactly...

Drones to conduct mine aerial surveillance

A company says it has signed an agreement with Bowen Basin mining companies in central Queensland to use unmanned drone aircraft to service local...

Why Flying Drones Are The Future Of Journalism

BY EMILY BADGER Fast Company Lincoln, Nebraska, is an unlikely test bed for the future of journalism. It’s more than a thousand miles in both directions from...

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...