Northrop Grumman’s Hunter Reaches 100,000 Flight Hours Operational Milestone

Northrop Grumman Corporation's  Hunter Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS), in use with the U.S. Army since 1996, recently surpassed 100,000 flight hours in...

Flying Construction Workers

Teams of quadrotors autonomously build tower-like cubic structures from modular parts. Work done by Quentin Lindsey, Daniel Mellinger, and Vijay Kumar at the GRASP...

Defense Efficiencies to Fund ISR, UAVs

From Signal Online By Robert K. Ackerman The Defense Department budget efficiencies announced on January 6 by Secretary Robert Gates will generate program activity in...

Iran Says It Downs Western Spy Drones

We have heard this one before.... Iran has said it shot down two “Western spy” drones over its territory. The head of the Iranian Revolutionary...

Exquadrum moving into former Air Force bunkers, Southern California.

VICTORVILLE • An Adelanto company is looking to move into abandoned munitions bunkers at Southern California Logistics Airport, where it can test decoy flares...

Chile considering Israeli drones.

The Israeli Aeronautics Defense Systems Ltd (more formally NETS, Integrated Avionics Systems, specialized in providing Defence systems), Elbit Systems and IAI (Israel Aerospace Industries)...

Fire-X Flies

Avweek reports:- The Northrop Grumman/Bell Helicopter Fire-X demonstrator achieved first flight Dec. 10 in Yuma, Ariz., just days after arriving there for flight testing, according...

Army sees smart phones playing important role

FORT GORDON, Ga. — The Army wants to issue every soldier an iPhone or Android cell phone — it could be a soldier’s choice. And...

Boeing touts ScanEagle to India

Boeing is looking to offer its highly successful ScanEagle UAV to India, Dr. Vivek Lall, Vice President, Boeing Defense, Space and Security, India, said. In...

Ravens fly over Camp Atterbury

CAMP ATTERBURY JOINT MANEUVER TRAINING CENTER, Ind. - Weighing in at a mere 4.5 pounds, the Raven is one of the smallest vehicles in...