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Unmanned K-MAX Helicopter Conducts First Collaborative Casualty Evacuation

Dangerous frontline operations call for a safe and efficient method to locate and evacuate wounded personnel. To address this critical need and help save...
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US Army equips first Shadow UAS v2 unit

The Unmanned Aircraft Systems Project Office has completed equipping the 1/501st Aviation Battalion, 1st Armored Division's Combat Aviation Brigade, from Fort Bliss, Texas, with...

Pentagon’s Mysterious X-37B Space Drone Heads Back Into Orbit

The US Air Force is preparing to launch its super-secretive space drone into orbit again, and this time NASA will use the flight to...

US drone war under scrutiny after botched strike

President Barack Obama's admission that a US drone strike accidentally took the lives of two hostages has raised fresh questions about the limits and...

Navy Unmanned, Weapons Leaders Solicit Industry for New, Innovative Ideas

PATUXENT RIVER: The Navy’s Program Executive Office for Unmanned Aviation and Strike Weapons (PEO (U&W)) hosted an industry day April 16 to help companies...

Aerial Assault drone is armed with hacking weapons

Hackers' arsenal was beefed up with a drone armed with weapons to crack into wireless computer networks at close range, whether they be in...

‘Cicadas’: US military’s new swarm of mini-drones

US military scientists have invented a miniature drone that fits in the palm of a hand, ready to be dropped from the sky like...

US to entice drone pilots with $15,000 bonus

The United States will offer a $15,000 annual bonus for drone pilots, the Air Force said -- part of a drive to address what...

Russian Drone Development Program Through 2025

United Instrument Manufacturing Corporation (UIMC) has developed a proposal for an Interagency Task Program for Drone Development. Its implementation will enable Russian law enforcement...

Triton UAS Conducts First Flight with Search Radar

NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER: The Navy’s MQ-4C Triton UAS equipped with a new search radar completed its inaugural flight April 18 over...