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October 15, 2014
NMSU Physical Science Lab tests unmanned aircraft over active mine
Las Cruces NM (SPX) Oct 10, 2014
New Mexico State University's Physical Science Laboratory Unmanned Aircraft Flight Test Center acquired a Certificate of Authorization from the Federal Aviation Administration to perform aeronautical research on an unmanned aircraft system (UAS) over an active open pit mine in central Colorado. In conjunction with NewFields LLC, the team used the SenseFly eBee sUAS, a small flying wing weighing less than two pounds. The eBee UAS flew a total of 6.4 hours over three days. "The goal of these f ... read more

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Aurora Flight Services receives DARPA funding
The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has given Aurora Flight Sciences Phase 1B funding for continued participation in the VTOL X-Plane project. ... more
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California bans paparazzi drones
California on Tuesday approved a law which will prevent paparazzi from using drones to take photos of celebrities, among a series of measures aimed at tightening protection of privacy. ... more
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AeroVironment supplying spare parts for Army's unmanned aerial systems
The U.S. Army has given AeroVironment Inc. multi-million dollar orders to provide spare parts for Raven and Puma AE unmanned aerial vehicles. ... more
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USMC Orders RQ-12 Wasp AE UAVs
AeroVironment has announced it has received a firm fixed-price order valued at $21,779,408 for RQ-12 Wasp AE small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and initial spares packages for the United States M ... more
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AeroVironment's Wasp microdrone being supplied to Marine Corps
AeroVironment Inc.'s short-range RQ-12 unmanned aerial system is being added to the U.S. Marine Corps' tactical UAS inventory. ... more
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Fury glide bomb dropped from Shadow UAS
Small precision glide bombs have been successfully dropped from a small unmanned aircraft system at the Army's Yuma Proving Grounds in Arizona. ... more
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Iran unveils new missile-equipped drone
Iran on Tuesday unveiled a new missile-equipped drone to boost its military arsenal, as part of events marking the end of its 1980-1988 war against Iraq. ... more
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IBC Advanced Alloys Delivers First UAS Components for Analysis
IBC Advanced Alloys has successfully delivered several unmanned aerial system (UAS) demonstration articles manufactured using IBC's proprietary Beralcast technology. The components were delive ... more
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Watch: MQ-4C Triton UAV flies cross-country for new testing
The U.S. Navy's MQ-4C Triton unmanned aerial vehicle is entering a new phase of testing after flying from California to Maryland. ... more
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Insitu Inc. receives ScanEagle engine
The first purpose-built propulsion system for the ScanEagle unmanned aerial vehicle has been delivered to Insitu Inc. by an Australian company. ... more
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Nothrop to provide Air Force with more Global Hawk drones
The U.S. Air Force is expanding its fleet of RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aircraft systems and has contracted Northrop Grumman for the drones. ... more
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Boeing may assist Sky-Watch in UAV development
Boeing of the United States is exploring ways to help a Danish company develop a new type of unmanned aerial vehicle. ... more
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Helicopter-Type UAVs May Appear in Russian Navy in One Year
Research and development company Radar MMS is waiting for the Russian Navy to place orders for its Breeze, a helicopter-type unmanned flying radar. "If the Navy wants, we are ready to supply i ... more
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Unmanned vehicles tested in Arctic
The use of unmanned ground and aerial vehicles in Artic conditions has been studied by scientists and technicians of Canada's Department of National Defense. ... more
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First Ever RQ-4 Global Hawk Hits 100th Flight on NASA Mission
The first completed Global Hawk has made history again with its 100th flight in support of NASA environmental research. The milestone occurred on a flight from Edwards Air Force Base in California m ... more
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Unmanned Aircraft Partnership Reaches Major Milestone
A team of research students and staff from Warsaw University of Technology have successfully demonstrated the first phase of flight test and integration of unmanned aircraft platforms with an autono ... more
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RQ-4 Global Hawk Demonstrates Expanded Mission Capabilities
With several test flights this summer, the U.S. Air Force RQ-4 Global Hawk Wide Area Surveillance Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) proved its ability to operate with an expanded variety of intelligenc ... more
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Global Hawk Variants Surpass 100,000 Operational Hours
Two U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in Northrop Grumman's high altitude long endurance (HALE) series safely surpassed 100,000 combat/operational support hours. The ... more
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Israel downs drone from Syria over occupied Golan: army
Israel downed a drone over the occupied Golan Heights on Sunday, the army said, amid mounting tension on the UN-patrolled armistice line with Syria on the strategic plateau. ... more
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Google tests using drones to deliver goods
Google on Thursday said it is testing using drones to deliver items bought online, putting its own spin on similar efforts by Internet retail titan Amazon.com. ... more
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Satellite used to control unmanned aerial vehicle
A solar-powered unmanned aerial system from Airbus Defense and Space has been flown for more than 11 days non-stop. ... more
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Delivery by drone
In the near future, the package that you ordered online may be deposited at your doorstep by a drone: Last December, online retailer Amazon announced plans to explore drone-based delivery, suggestin ... more
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Iran says it downed Israeli drone over nuclear site
Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard said it has brought down an Israeli stealth drone above the Natanz uranium enrichment site in the centre of the country. ... more
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Drones fly alongside manned planes in Navy test mission
The U.S. Navy is testing whether or not drones can be safely and effectively incorporated into manned flight operations. To find out, Navy aviation recently paired its unmanned X-47B plane with its manned F/A-18 Hornet in a series of short combined maneuvers. ... more
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