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April 15, 2017
U.K. defense minister calls for autonomous supply vehicles
Washington (UPI) Apr 10, 2017
Britain's defense ministry is asking security contractors to design new autonomous systems that can be used to deliver supplies to ground forces. In a statement released Friday, Defense Minister Harriet Baldwin said her country's government seeks to develop new unmanned platforms to resupply troops in combat. The ministry's stated goal is providing its armed forces with more safety. "Making sure we use the latest technology to keep our personnel safe and have the kit they need is a key p ... read more

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Radar warning receiver flies for first time in Predator drone
A Predator B/MQ-9 Reaper Block 5 drone has demonstrated the successful use of a radar warning receiver for conducting missions in hostile environments. ... more
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Whiteflies provide insight into stabilizing manmade drones during takeoff
When whiteflies take off, they don't just spread their wings and fly. Just .03 of an inch long, these tiny insects possess a variety of sophisticated techniques that provide them with exceptional st ... more
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U.S. Air Force, Lockheed Martin demo unmanned F-16
An F-16 Fighting Falcon performed an unmanned combat mission during a recent demonstration held by Lockheed Martin and the U.S. Air Force. ... more
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U.S. Air Force taps URS for unmanned aircraft operations
URS Federal Services received a $3.6 billion contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide various support services for the branch's unmanned aerial vehicles. ... more
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USS America tests Rolling Airframe Missile on drone
The U.S Navy's USS America shot down a remotely piloted aircraft with a Rolling Airframe Missile during a live-fire exercise on Thursday. ... more
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U.S. Navy tests updated Triton drone
The U.S. Navy recently completed a round of tests with an updated variant of the Northrop Grumman-built MQ-4C Triton unmanned aerial vehicle. ... more
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A novel hybrid UAV that may change the way people operate drones
Two PhD students in National University of Singapore, Unmanned System Research Group spent four years in developing the novel hybrid unmanned aerial vehicles(UAV), U-Lion as shown in Figure 1. U-Lio ... more
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General Atomics building ground control station for drones
General Atomics received a $39.5 million contract modification to support production for an unmanned aircraft system ground control station. ... more
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China to open first drone factory in Saudi Arabia
China will soon construct the first unmanned aerial vehicle factory in the Middle East following a meeting with Saudi Arabian King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. ... more
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Happy Wanderer? Mysterious X-37B Space Plane Breaks Its Own Orbital Record
The US Air Force's super-secret Boeing X-37B mini space shuttle just broke its own orbital record of 674 days in space. The landing date for the apparatus remains undetermined. The X-37B robotic spa ... more
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SRC's counter-drone system on display
A counter-drone system from SRC Inc., a non-profit research and development company, is being exhibited at next month's Navy League's Sea Air Space Exposition, the company recently announced. ... more
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GA-ASI starts testing of mid-air launch-and-recovery drone vehicles
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. is continuing development of an air-launched and mid-air recoverable drone system for the U.S. military. ... more
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Heron 1 UAV becomes operational in Singapore
Singapore's defense ministry marked the full operational capability for its Heron 1 unmanned aerial vehicle during a ceremony on Wednesday. ... more
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X-37B Space Plane Soon to Break Orbital Record
The US Air Force's most secretive plane, the X-37B, is just eight days away from breaking the record for longest orbital mission undertaken by a space plane. The unmanned vehicle is competing agains ... more
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General Atomics producing additional MQ-9 drone parts
General Atomics was awarded a $12 million contract to produce various MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicle components for the U.S. Air Force. ... more
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Progress Toward an Ability to Recover Unmanned Aerial Vehicles on the Fly
DARPA recently completed Phase 1 of its Gremlins program, which envisions volleys of low-cost, reusable unmanned aerial systems (UASs)-or "gremlins"-that could be launched and later retrieved in mid ... more
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Canada limits recreational drone use as incidents soar
Canada on Thursday announced limits on the use of drones for recreation following a surge in the number of incidents due to their rapid rise in popularity. ... more
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FAA Approval Could Mean Big Things for UAS Adoption
arlier this year there was an announcement that could usher in a new era for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in the United States. The Northern Plains UAS Test Site in North Dakota became the first ... more
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Rakuten and AirMap announce joint venture to bring unmanned traffic management platform to Japan
Rakuten and AirMap have announced the launch of a joint venture, Rakuten AirMap, Inc. The joint venture will provide Unmanned Traffic Management (UTM) solutions to drone operators and airspace manag ... more
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Trump gives CIA power to conduct drone strikes
President Donald Trump's administration has given new powers to the CIA to conduct drone strikes against extremist targets in the Middle East, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday. ... more
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US military deploys attack drones to S. Korea
The US Army is permanently stationing an attack drone system and its support personnel in South Korea amid ongoing tensions with the North, a Defense Department spokesman said Monday. ... more
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Leonardo subsidiary to buy laser technology company Daylight Solutions
Leonardo is growing its presence in the United States through the acquisition of Daylight Solutions Inc., a quantum cascade laser company. ... more
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Kelvin Hughes launching counter-drone system
Britain's Kelvin Hughes is launching a drone detection and tracking system based on its SharpEye X-Band radar receiver technology. ... more
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Hughes to provide satellite communications for SkyGuardian drones
Hughes Network Systems has been selected by General Atomics to provide satellite communications for the SkyGuardian remotely piloted aircraft. ... more
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