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2014-01-06 12:20:31

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The inherent intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities of Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE: NOC) Global Hawk Block 30 Unmanned Aerial System were used to support massive international humanitarian assistance and relief efforts following Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121024/LA98563LOGO) Due to Global Hawk's long endurance, persistence and range, the Block 30 was...

NASA Offers Site For Virginia Tech Drones
2014-01-03 15:50:31

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online NASA announced on Friday that the selection of six unmanned aircraft system (UAS) test sites could have an impact on its research at two of its facilities. The space agency said its Langley Research Center and Wallops Flight Facility could be working with Virginia Tech teams on the UAS research. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced earlier this week that Virginia Tech is planning to conduct UAS failure mode testing and...

2013-12-30 16:20:09

GRAND FORKS, N.D., Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced that North Dakota was designated as one of the six test sites for unmanned aerial systems (UAS). North Dakota was among numerous states competing to host one of the test sites that will assist in research integrating unmanned aircraft with manned aircraft in the national airspace. The state's leadership in UAS operations, research and development, education and training made...

FAA Announces Drone Sites
2013-12-30 16:39:28

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online With unmanned flying drones expected to see commercial use in the coming years, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has announced six sites that will be set aside for the development of these robotic aviation systems. The sites are located in Alaska, Nevada, New York, North Dakota, Texas and Virginia. Congress had tasked the FAA with establishing the test sites as part of an objective to have unmanned drones sharing the skies...

2013-12-19 16:21:15

Nonpartisan ProCon.org Launches Its New Website on America's Use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in the War on Terror SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ProCon.org, a nonpartisan research organization devoted to critical thinking on controversial topics, debuts its 50(th) issue website, http://drones.procon.org, and delves deeply into the pros and cons of US drone strikes using the latest studies, perspectives, and facts. Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs),...

2013-12-19 12:21:37

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC), the NASA Dryden Flight Research Center and a team of international science organizations successfully flew a Northrop Grumman-produced NASA Global Hawk unmanned aircraft system through Canadian airspace as part of a mission to collect environmental data in the Canadian Arctic. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121024/LA98563LOGO) A photo accompanying this release is available at:...

2013-12-16 12:26:37

DALLAS, December 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report "Electronic Warfare Market Forecast Analysis (2014- 2020)", by MarketsandMarkets, the total global electronic warfare market is expected to reach $15,590 million by 2020 with a CAGR of 4.50%. Browse 62 market data tables and 88 figures spread through 231 pages and in-depth TOC on "Electronic Warfare Market (2014 - 2020)"...

Navy Drone Launched From Submarine
2013-12-06 09:20:39

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The US military has stepped up its use of drones over the past decade, and the Navy has just announced the successful testing of another new drone, which was launched from an underwater submarine. The drone, dubbed “XFC” after its eXperimental Fuel Cell, is an all-electric, fuel cell-powered, unmanned aerial system (UAS), according to a Navy press release. The drone was developed through the Office of Naval Research’s (ONR)...

2013-12-06 08:21:08

NEW YORK, Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In an exclusive cover story, Penton's Aviation Week, the largest multimedia information and services provider for the global aviation, aerospace and defense industries, reveals details about a highly classified intelligence and reconnaissance stealth unmanned aircraft, the RQ-180, that has been developed in secret. The aircraft is currently flying at Area 51 in the Nevada desert and will become operational by 2015. (Photo:...

2013-12-06 08:20:34

DAYTON, Ohio, Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A study set to be completed early next year will lead to developing a unique national capability in Ohio for flying unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to meet Air Force research needs and to boost Ohio's leadership in developing technologies to integrate unmanned systems. The study will leverage and expand the state's capabilities, particularly in improving the ability of unmanned systems to sense and avoid other aircraft in the same...


Latest Signals intelligence Reference Libraries

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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