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2014-09-18 16:20:29

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. The UAS flew 11 hours from the Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) facility in Palmdale to Naval Air Station Patuxent River to start its next phase of testing, moving the program closer toward operational assessment. Northrop Grumman is the prime contractor for the Navy's MQ-4C Triton UAS program....

2014-09-17 12:20:47

First company authorized to fly unmanned aircraft out of Griffiss International Airport FAIRFAX, Va., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Logos Technologies has received authorization from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to begin flight-testing of the unmanned Tactically Expandable Maritime Platform (TEMP) unmanned aerial system (UAS). Testing will be conducted at the Northeast UAS Airspace Integration Research Alliance (NUAIR) FAA UAS test site at the Oneida County Griffiss...

2014-09-16 16:21:56

PERTH, Australia, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbital Corporation Limited (Orbital) has delivered the first purpose-built ScanEagle Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) propulsion system to Insitu Inc., a subsidiary of The Boeing Company, for in-house testing and development. Designed specifically for Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (SUAS) class UAVs, it is the first reciprocating internal combustion propulsion system to be engineered from the ground up for unmanned aerospace application....

2014-09-16 16:20:46

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2014-09-15 12:21:00

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) a $354 million primarily firm-fixed-price contract to expand their RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aircraft system (UAS) fleet by three aircraft. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO Global Hawk operates multiple sensors simultaneously to gather intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) data. The new aircraft are Multi-INT models that carry...

2014-09-14 23:01:30

The Small UAV market research report categorizes the global market on the basis of application, payload, propulsion system, and geography for the forecast period from 2013 to 2020. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/small-uav-market-141134567.html (PRWEB) September 14, 2014 According to market research "Small UAV Market by Application (Military, Commercial & Civil, Homeland Security), by Payloads, by Propulsion System, by Geography - Market Forecast and Analysis...

2014-09-08 23:02:28

A lost family with a one-year-old child was rescued by RCMP officers using a drone. Halifax, NS (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Having become disoriented after four hours hiking in the woods, the lost family called the RCMP at 8:30PM on Saturday September 6th, 2014 to ask for rescue. The group consisted of a man, woman, child, and dog. This occurred in a heavily wooded area in Nova Scotia, Canada northeast of Topsail Lake off of Highway 107 outside of Halifax. A Draganflyer X4-ES UAV (Unmanned...

2014-09-05 23:04:45

Expansion includes key executive hires of Colin Guinn and John Rex (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 3D Robotics, the leading North American drone company across both consumer and enterprise channels, announce the recent hiring of key executives and two office expansions. Talent acquisition has been a major focus for 3D Robotics this summer, as the company gets ready to launch multiple new products and upgrade software platforms to include industry-first feature sets. The recent hiring of CFO...

2014-09-03 20:21:14

LONDON, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for First Responders: Global Market & Technology Forecast Buying Guide & Operating Concept 2014?2019https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2098929/Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for First Responders Global Market Technology Forecast Buying Guide Operating Concept 20142019.html A new, multi-billion dollar, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) for First Responders...

2014-09-03 12:21:20

DALLAS, September 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the new market research report "Unmanned Ground Vehicle Market by Application (Commercial, Defense, & Homeland Security), Technology (Tethered, Tele-operated, Semi-autonomous, Fully-autonomous), Payload (Fixed, Role Specific), Type (Locomotion, Size, Weapons, Energy Source) & by Geography (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East, Latin America, Africa) - Forecasts & Analysis (2014-2020)", published...


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The History Of Drone Technology
2014-05-26 09:05:12

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...

General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper
2013-10-03 13:25:05

The General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper, once known as the Predator B, is an unmanned aerial vehicle or UAV that was created by the General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) for the United States Air Force. Air Force members refer to the MQ-9 and other UAVs, also known as drones, as Remotely Piloted Vehicles/Aircraft (RPV/RPA) because humans can control them, but they are capable of autonomous flight as well. This hunter-killer drone is the first of its kind that can be used for long-endurance...

Northrop Grumman MQ-8 Fire Scout
2013-09-24 15:48:13

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...

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