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PALMDALE, Calif., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The first U.S. Navy MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft system (UAS) has completed a flight from California to Maryland.
NASA’s Cloud Physics Lidar (CPL) instrument, flying aboard an unmanned Global Hawk aircraft in this summer’s Hurricane and Severe Storm Sentinel, or HS3, mission, is studying the changing profile of the atmosphere in detail to learn more about how hurricanes form and strengthen.
The first of two unmanned Global Hawk aircraft landed at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops Island, Virginia, on Aug. 27 after surveying Hurricane Cristobal for the first science flight of NASA's latest hurricane airborne mission.
SAN DIEGO, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With several test flights this summer, the U.S.
SAN DIEGO, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The first completed Global Hawk has made history again with its 100(th) flight in support of NASA environmental research.
SAN DIEGO, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S.
NASA has selected three winning designs solicited to address the technological limitations of the uncrewed aerial systems (UAS) currently used to track and collect data on hurricanes.
PALO ALTO, Calif., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Malibu Division of Communications & Power Industries LLC (CPI) has been selected by an international defense technologies company to
During this year's Atlantic hurricane season, NASA is redoubling its efforts to probe the inner workings of hurricanes and tropical storms with two unmanned Global Hawk aircraft flying over storms and two new space-based missions.
Demonstration at Beale Air Force Base proves system can send data independent of command and control BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, Calif., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S.
Drones, also known as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), are pilotless and non-crewed aircraft that are capable of flight either by remote control or through the use of on-board computers. Other names for these types of aircraft are remotely piloted vehicle (RPV), remotely piloted aircraft (RPA), and remotely operated aircraft (ROA). Drones are commonly used by the military, but are also being implemented in search and rescue operations and being utilized in other civil applications, such as...
The Northrop Grumman MQ-8 Fire Scout is an unmanned autonomous helicopter that is used by the United States Armed Forces for reconnaissance missions, situational awareness, and targeting assistance for ground, air, and sea bound soldiers. There are four variants of this UAV, two of which were derived from Schweizer helicopters. The first MQ-8 version, known as the RQ-8A, was used after the Navy retired their RQ-2 Pioneers. The Navy wanted an updated UAV with specific guidelines, including...
- A volcanic mudflow.