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March 19, 2014
Israel drone crashes in Gaza
Jerusalem (AFP) March 11, 2014
An unmanned aircraft of the sort Israel uses for surveillance and missile strikes in Gaza crashed in the south of the territory early on Tuesday, sources on both sides said. "A Sky Rider drone crashed in the southern Gaza Strip due to a technical malfunction," an Israeli army spokeswoman told AFP. "An investigation is under way." The Al-Rai news agency, run by the territory's Islamist rulers, Hamas, said the drone came down east of the southern city of Khan Yunis. Hamas's armed wing, the Ezz ... read more

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US Air Force fires nine in nuclear missile cheating scandal

Ukraine says 100,000 Russian troops near border

US defense chief heads to China, Japan next week

UN Security Council condemns NKorea missile launch

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Israel's Peres to meet UN nuclear watchdog chief

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Facebook out to buy solar drone maker: report
Facebook is in talks to buy a solar-powered drone startup in what could lead to making wireless Internet available in regions without online access, according to technology news website TechCrunch. ... more
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Israel unveils new anti-missile systems, long-range UAV
Israel has completed testing on Elbit Systems' SkyShield that protects commercial aircraft against surface-to-air missiles, one of a trio of advanced military systems the Jewish state has unveiled in recent weeks. ... more
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Northrop Grumman's Common Imagery Processor Deploys To Support Global Hawk Block 40
Northrop Grumman's Common Imagery Processor (CIP) has taken another important step in supporting the Global Hawk Block 40 Unmanned Aircraft System by deploying to Grand Forks Air Force Base in Grand ... more
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Bats inspire 'micro air vehicle' designs
By exploring how creatures in nature are able to fly by flapping their wings, Virginia Tech researchers hope to apply that knowledge toward designing small flying vehicles known as "micro air vehicl ... more
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Killer robot drones are like drugs: regulate, but resist the urge to ban them
BAE Systems has revealed that it has successfully test-flown Taranis, its prototype Unmanned Aerial Vehicle. The test has some people understandably hot under the collar. But while there is much to ... more
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Journalism use of drones may get prohibited as well as commercial
The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is developing new rules of using drones and is launching several investigations on the drones following the recent accident in Connecticut. Now journalis ... more
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Israel unveils "Super Heron" MALE drone
Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) on Tuesday unveiled the newest "Super Heron" drone at the Singapore Air Show, an aircraft that "redefines" Medium-Altitude Long-Endurance (MALE) unmanned aerial sys ... more
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Dutch scientists flap to the future with 'insect' drone
Dutch scientists have developed the world's smallest autonomous flapping drone, a dragonfly-like beast with 3-D vision that could revolutionise our experience of everything from pop concerts to farming. ... more
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Meet ARES: DARPA's newest transformer-style drones under development
The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, better known as DAPRA, presented concept images of its scheme to pair up the US military with modular drones named Aerial Reconfigurable Embedded Sy ... more
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Lockheed Martin Receives Contract For SMSS-KMAX Cooperative Teaming Demo
Lockheed Martin received a contract from the U.S. Army Robotics Technology Consortium to conduct a fully autonomous reconnaissance, surveillance and target acquisition experiment using both its Squa ... more
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US drones violate Pakistan sovereignty
The United Sates is planning to transform airbases in Central Asia to perform drone attacks in Pakistan. High consideration is being given to this in context of the US Afghanistan withdrawal dilemma ... more
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Lockheed Martin Team Surpasses Millionth Hour of In-Theater Airborne Surveillance
The Lockheed Martin built and maintained Persistent Threat Detection System (PTDS) has surpassed 1 million airborne mission hours of providing around-the-clock, 360-degree monitoring and force prote ... more
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Small drones hit US regulatory turbulence
Hovering like mechanical sparrows over a windswept Maryland field on a bright Saturday afternoon, small drones seem harmless - but they are at the center of an ardent dogfight over US regulations. ... more
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MQ-8C Fire Scout Completes First Flight
Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Navy successfully flew the second MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopter for the first time. Conducted at Naval Base Ventura County, Point Mugu, Calif., the flight will a ... more
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ARCA is developing a high performance unmanned aerial vehicle
The aircraft is named Air Strato and is part of a larger UAV family that will carry out various missions for ARCA and our partners. The first prototype is completed and is already in testing. ... more
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LockMart and AeroVironment Eye Joint Opportunities in UAV Markets
AeroVironment and the Lockheed Martin have announced an agreement to jointly pursue opportunities in unmanned aircraft system (UAS) development. "At Lockheed Martin, we look forward to partner ... more
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Israel's defense industry boosts UAV sales, eyes unmanned subs
Elbit Systems says it is delivering its new Hermes 900 unmanned aerial vehicle to three foreign countries, as well as the Israeli military, underlining how the Jewish state's defense industry has become one of the world's top exporters of drones. ... more
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Anglo-French accord covers development of drones
New defense cooperation between Britain and France includes agreements for development of aerial and maritime drones, France's Defense Ministry said Monday. ... more
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US prepares for cyber warfare with mass production of 3D-printed drones
Cyber warfare tools, guided munitions, and mass production of 3D-printed, automated drones are future military technologies that the US will be focusing on in the near future, according to a report ... more
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Maritime Surveillance UAV Surpasses 10,000 Combat Hours
The Northrop Grumman built unmanned demonstrator aircraft used for maritime surveillance missions by the U.S. Navy surpassed 10,000 combat flying hours supporting intelligence-gathering missions in ... more
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Paul Newman - A Diplomatic Physicist
Chief Scientist for Atmospheres, Paul Newman, is the most diplomatic scientist at Goddard. He is one of four co-chairs to the United Nations Science Panel for the Montreal Protocol. b>What in ... more
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AUVSI Encourages FAA to Allow Limited Small UAS Operations
The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) has sent a letter to the FAA encouraging the agency to allow limited unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) operations before the small UA ... more
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UK, France tighten defence ties with drone and missile projects
Britain and France brought their defence cooperation closer on Friday, announcing joint projects to build combat drones and unmanned anti-mine vehicles. ... more
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ATASS and SSBV announce new manned and unmanned aerial delivery systems
The SSBV Aerospace and Technology Group and ATASS Advanced Tactical Airborne Systems and Services announced the signing of a cooperation agreement related to the provision of products, solutions and ... more
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