Monday, June 1, 2020

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...

US Army Combat Aviation Soldiers master control of drones during test flights

Unmanned aircraft is one of the fastest growing sectors in civilian and military aviation. From close air support, to surveillance, to climate data gathering, unmanned...
X-56A MUTT NASA

Second X-56A MUTT Makes First Flight

Researchers at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center, Edwards, California, successfully conducted the agency’s first flight of the X-56A Multi-Utility Technology Testbed (MUTT) on April...

Global Hawk Soars Past 10,000 Flying-Hour Milestone

U.S. AIR FORCES CENTRAL COMMAND: Shortly before dawn Mar. 7, an RQ-4 Global Hawk embarked on an Operation Inherent Resolve mission that sent the...

Drones will hunt in packs, as US Navy unveils LOCUST prototype launcher

Drone technology is getting ever more deadly. The US Navy has released a video detailing LOCUST – the new tool allowing multiple drones to...

Two Ton Drone: Russian Company Developing New Versatile Multipurpose UAV

The new unmanned multipurpose aircraft will be capable of taking off and landing almost anywhere. Engineers at the United Instrument Corporation, a branch of the...

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...