Drones & Agriculture: Unmanned Aircraft May Revolutionize Farming, Experts Say

By: Tia Ghose, LiveScience Staff Writer SAN MATEO, Calif. — The word "drone" tends to conjure up images of planes that kill terrorists or of...

X47 B Touch and Go

An X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) demonstrator conducts a touch and go landing on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George...

Does Navy drone spell end of the Super Hornet?

By Tim Logan Something happened on the deck of an aircraft carrier off the coast of Virginia on Tuesday that could eventually ripple all the...

Germany Scuttles UAV Program, According To Reports

Agence France Press is reporting that Germany has cancelled a planned ‘Euro Hawk’ UAV programme because it believes European authorities will not certify them...

Israel is world’s largest exporter of drones, study finds

By Gili Cohen Israel is the world's largest exporter of unmanned aircraft, in terms of the number of systems sold, a study has found. Over the last...

Minnesota National Guard launches its $3.9 million drone facility

by: PAT PHEIFER , Star Tribune CAMP RIPLEY, MINN. – The Shadow, an unmanned aerial vehicle commonly known as a drone, roars to life on the video screen...

Geologists in Norway are using drones with cameras to hunt for oil

BY KIM ANDREASSEN Geologists have long used seismology on the bottom of the ocean or have been throwing dynamite from snowmobiles when they look for oil....

Australia considers UAS acquisition

CANBERRA, Australia is eyeing possible acquisition of the U.S. Navy's MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft system. A Letter of Request as to cost, capabilities and availability will...

Camp Ripley to debut unmanned aircraft training center

CAMP RIPLEY — Camp Ripley will have the grand opening of its Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operations Facility on Friday. Minnesota National Guard members will train at...

Insitu Pacific delivers ScanEagle UAS

BRISBANE, Australia,  A ScanEagle unmanned aircraft system has been delivered to Japan by Australia's Insitu Pacific for use by the country's land self-defense force. Insitu...