Trimble Acquires Gatewing to Expand its Survey Solutions to Include Aerial Mapping

SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 6, 2012—Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) announced today that it has acquired privately-held Gatewing of Gent, Belgium, a provider of lightweight unmanned aerial vehicles...

National Drone Tour to Start in Brooklyn

The 2012 Know Drones Tour, a public education campaign focusing on legal, ethical and civil liberties concerns raised by the surge in drone warfare and...

Senator Maria Cantwell visits Insitu

Today, U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) toured Insitus unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) training facility and highlighted the impact of the recently enacted Federal Aviation...

New UAS company activation ceremony

FORT RILEY, Kan. – The 1st Infantry Division’s newest unmanned aerial system company is scheduled to be officially activated during a ceremony April 12...

U.S. Air Force Awards AAI Test & Training $6.1 Million for New JSECST Units

HUNT VALLEY, Md., April 2, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AAI Test & Training, an operating unit of Textron Systems, a Textron Inc. TXT -2.50%company, announced today...

Fire Scout team takes steps to arm unmanned helicopter

NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. -- A team at nearby Webster Field Annex is working briskly to support an urgent Navy request...

Army upgrading Unmanned Aerial Systems

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Army News Service, April 4, 2012) -- The U.S. Army is moving along with a series of upgrades and technological improvements to...

Hydrogen-powered Fuel Cell Flies ScanEagle

BINGEN, Wash., April 5, 2012—Insitu Inc. announced today that its ScanEagle unmanned aircraft system (UAS) successfully completed its first hydrogen-powered fuel cell flight...

Inside America’s Drone HQ

By Alastair Leithead BBC News, New Mexico Unmanned aircraft are the new cornerstone of modern military operations, and both American and British crews are learning...

Bell Helicopter could increase workforce

By: EBONY HORTON | Dothan Eagle OZARK—A self-funded project involving the maintenance of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) could potentially increase the workforce at Bell Helicopter’s Ozark facility, officials...