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2014-08-14 12:21:09

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Air Force's RQ-4 Global Hawk, a wide area surveillance unmanned aircraft system, has just completed its 100th operational mission in Southwest Asia and recently moved into the Pacific region. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO Built by Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC), Global Hawk is operated largely out of the 69th Reconnaissance Group at Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota. The 69th Reconnaissance Group...

2014-08-12 23:12:36

The first life-saving Public Safety operated small Unmanned Aircraft System (sUAS) in the world joins the permanent collection at the National Air and Space Museum for all to see. Saskatoon, SK (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 On May 9th, 2013 at 00:20 hours the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) investigated a single roll-over accident in a rural area of Saskatchewan, Canada. Ground units and a manned helicopter searched for the seriously injured driver for two hours until the RCMP called in...

2014-08-07 23:09:49

Online Publisher SAJ Technologies, Inc. today launched DRONESERVICEFINDER.com, the first comprehensive aerial photography services finder application for the burgeoning commercial drone industry. Hopkinton, Massachusetts (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Complimenting DRONELIFE.com, the Ccompany's popular UAV-news website and DRONECONFIGURATOR.com, the drone buyers configuration application, DRONESERVICEFINDER.com, allows businesses to find prospective drone services providers based on...

2014-08-05 08:22:38

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland (UMD) A. James Clark School of Engineering today announced the launch of a new Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Test Site in Southern Maryland. With support from the University System of Maryland, the site will bring together leaders in academia, industry, and government to accelerate UAS research. Congressman Steny Hoyer, who represents the district in which UMD and its UAS Test Site are located,...

2014-07-30 08:25:04

BARRINGTON, N.H., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The second largest land mammal on earth, the majestic white rhino is under siege by poachers looking to make big money selling its highly coveted tusks, which in many parts of Asia are thought to contain almost magical medicinal properties. UAV-America, a New Hampshire-based designer and builder of UAV's is helping a South African game preserve protect the white rhino using a multirotor UAV equipped with infrared thermal imaging...

2014-07-29 23:07:34

North American Drone Leader 3D Robotics Announces Strategic Acquisition of Sifteo Berkeley, CA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Today, 3D Robotics – the leading North American drone company across both consumer and enterprise channels, announces its acquisition of Sifteo, a cutting-edge consumer electronics company. Sifteo's team of consumer electronics industry veterans (UX designers, engineers, manufacturing experts, retail operations, etc.) bring expertise in building high-quality,...

2014-07-24 23:05:48

The report highlights the revenue analysis of the small UAV market with respect to countries such as the U.S., Austria, France, Germany, Spain Norway, Saudi Arabia, China, India, Japan etc. (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 According to the new market research report "Small UAV Market by Trends (Mini, Micro, Hand Held UAV), by Propulsion (Hydrogen, Electric, Solar, Lithium ION), by Payload (NBC Detection, Telemetry Systems, Software Systems, Meteorology), by Application (Civil, Military,...

2014-07-23 23:22:47

An incident, involving an American Airlines plane and a small unmanned aircraft system almost colliding earlier this year, calls to attention new concerns for America's already busy airspace. HGH Infrared Systems' Spynel system could assist in detecting early threats of UAS. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Earlier this year, an American Airlines Bombardier CRJ-200 was flying at 2,300 feet in the air and about 5 miles away from its Tallahassee Regional Airport destination when...

2014-07-21 23:05:19

The report scrutinizes the state of the aviation test equipment market, contingent upon evolving trends in the aerospace industry in commercial as well as defense sector. (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 According to the new market research the "Aviation Test Equipment Market by Segments (Electrical, Hydraulic, Pneumatic, Power), Application (Military and Commercial) & Geography (North America, Latin America, Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, Africa & ROW) - Forecasts &...

2014-07-17 08:20:27

FARNBOROUGH, England, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Teal Group analysts, in their 2014 Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) integrated market study, estimate that UAV spending will nearly double over the next decade from current worldwide UAV expenditures of $5.7 billion annually to $9.9 billion, totaling just over $77 billion in the next ten years. "The UAV market continues to evolve and become an increasingly global market," said Philip Finnegan, Teal Group's director of corporate...


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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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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.