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2014-04-07 08:21:13

SAN DIEGO, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) will build five additional U.S. Navy MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopters, which allow ship commanders to extend their intelligence-gathering capabilities far beyond the horizon. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO A photo accompanying this release can be found here: http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=24624 Final assembly of the aircraft will take place at...

2014-04-04 23:24:32

CONTROP Precision Technologies Ltd. is promoting the newly expanded line of High Definition (HD) Electro Optical InfraRed (EO/IR) stabilized payloads for use on Helicopters, Light Reconnaissance Aircraft, UAVs and Aerostats. (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 These high-end HD camera payloads have already been selected by several major customers worldwide, including customers in Latin America, Europe, Africa and Asia. The flagship DSP-HD is a high resolution, high performance EO/IR gyro-stabilized...

2014-04-03 16:20:27

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. Air Force RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aircraft system (UAS) has completed a series of ground and air demonstrations at Beale Air Force Base, Calif., expanding the adaptability of the Global Hawk system to use an additional Satellite Communications (SATCOM) link to improve the transfer of mission data....

2014-04-01 20:20:10

Company to continue mentoring Dickson College students CANBERRA, Australia, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE: NOC) effort to increase innovative thinking in engineering and technology among today's youth, the company is sponsoring the 2014 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Outback Challenge competition in Australia. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO A photo accompanying this release can be found here:...

2014-03-31 23:36:30

Aerial Technology International's Skyjib, an unmanned octo-copter debuts in an upcoming television show for the National Geographic Channel titled Showdown of the Unbeatables: Rifle VS Drone, Friday, April 18, 2014. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Aerial Technology International’s Skyjib, an unmanned octo-copter debuts in an upcoming television show for the National Geographic Channel titled Showdown of the Unbeatables: Rifle VS Drone, Friday, April 18, 2014, 9:00PM ET/PT....

2014-03-31 23:24:31

Operation Exceeding Original Mission Capabilities and Performance Criteria Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Aeroscraft Corporation (Aeros), a leading FAA-certified lighter-than-air (LTA) manufacturer and technology innovator, announced today the new low-cost and rapidly deployable ‘Sky Crow” tactical aerostat system has received its seventh unit delivery order for OCONUS operations as part of ongoing serial production. “We are experiencing growth in our Sky Crow product line...

2014-03-31 23:03:46

With recent legislation and studies indicating more attention and resources need to be paid at the Southern Border, HGH Infrared Systems offers an innovative solution for securing the vulnerable access points at the Border Security Expo. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 This 8th edition of the Border Security Expo took place March 18-19th in Phoenix. The world’s leading conference and expo dedicated to international border security saw over one hundred companies from 37 states and 14...

2014-03-31 12:21:40

DALLAS, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 & Analysis 2014-2020, published by MarketsandMarkets, is projected to cross $7.15 Billion by 2020 Browse more than 91 market data Tables with 32...

2014-03-28 12:21:09

LONDON, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The first and only UAV Payloads conference is set to commence on the 24th-25th June 2014 in London. Being the only dedicated forum that facilitates the direct information exchange between industry and military end users, the conference will focus upon the mission sets of SIGINT/EW, EO/IR and SAR sensors for tactical, MALE and HALE sized systems. With an estimated annual spend of $3bn in 2014 and an expected...

2014-03-27 23:26:41

Small UAV Market research report provides in-depth analysis and categorizes global market by Payload, Propulsion, Application, trends & Region. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/small-uav-market-141134567.html) (PRWEB) March 27, 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),...


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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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