UAVs to ensure security during I day in Jammu and Kashmir

Unmanned aerial Vehicles (UAVs) were used for surveillance for the first time in Jammu and Kashmir and mobile phone and internet services were shut...

Pilots Despise Flying UAVs

http://www.strategypage.com The U.S. Air Force effort to increase the number of large UAVs in service has stumbled because of problems in obtaining sufficient operators. There...

DARPA Selects Aurora for Phoenix Program

Aurora Flight Sciences was recently selected by DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) for the Phoenix program to explore development of a new satellite...

EADS Cassidian Eyes Further Barracuda UAV Flights

Cassidian is in discussions with the German defense ministry concerning additional flight demonstrations under a program to develop technology for future unmanned, surveillance and...

Insitu’s ScanEagle Unmanned Aircraft System Flies New Turrets for Multi-Mission Sorties

Insitu Inc. announced today that it is conducting field evaluation of two new turrets for its ScanEagle Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS). One gives customers...

Unmanned aircraft mission advances in Grand Forks

The Air Force launched it's first Global Hawk unmanned aircraft from the Grand Forks airbase this week. The Global Hawk has a wingspan similar to...

Insitu’s ScanEagle UAS Receives Limited Military Aircraft Type-Classification to Fly in Dutch Airspace

  Insitu Inc. have announced that its Netherlands customer is now authorized to fly the ScanEagle unmanned aircraft system (UAS) under a limited military aircraft...

Air Force works to fill need for drone pilots

By LOLITA C. BALDOR The Associated Press WASHINGTON — At the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, becoming a fighter pilot is still a hotly coveted...

Raytheon small tactical munition scores direct hit in first guided flight test; Pyros will...

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) completed a successful warhead and guidance system test of its Pyros (TM) small tactical munition. The end-to-end test validated the weapon's guidance...

UTC receive autopilot and payload contract for AAI Unmanned Aircraft Systems’ Aerosonde

UTC Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) has received a contract from AAI Unmanned Aircraft Systems to supply Cloud Cap...