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...

Iran says it’s recovered data from captured U.S. spy drone

Tehran (CNN) -- Iran declared Sunday it has "cracked the codes" of the intelligence gathering system of a U.S. spy drone it captured last year...

U.S. Marine Corps First to Procure Four Different AeroVironment Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems

MONROVIA, Calif., AeroVironment (NASDAQ: AVAV)  announced that the U.S. Marine Corps is the first military service to adopt four different small unmanned aircraft systems...

AAI RQ-2A Pioneer — first UAV to accept a military surrender

About as long as a car with a unit cost of $850,000 the Pioneer is a remarkable UAV design of the 1980s. Slower and...

Demand grows for UAV pilots, sensor operators

From Air Force Times By Jeff Schogol and Markeshia Ricks - Staff writers Posted : Saturday Apr 21, 2012 10:17:35 EDT They’ve been accused of being nothing more than video gamers:...

MAPPS Executive director urges commercial UAS approval for aerial operations

DAYTON, Ohio—Speaking at the first annual Ohio UAS (Unmanned Aircraft Systems) Conference, held at Sinclair Community College in Dayton, OH, MAPPS Executive Director John...