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2009-05-27 15:44:00

LAS VEGAS, May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mundus Group, Inc. (Pink Sheets: MNDP) and AirStar announced to the focusing of their efforts on commercializing AirStar's UAV Aerial Surveillance packages with training courses and technology that allow autonomous flight for 2 hours of stealth operation at 100 to 7,500 feet altitude, above city attractions, busy intersections, airports, beaches and events while providing high definition real time video to laptops and monitors anywhere. The...

2009-05-17 03:05:00

HAIFA, Israel, May 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Elbit Systems Ltd. (Nasdaq: ESLT) announced today that its subsidiary, Elbit Systems of America, LLC and General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products have formed a new joint venture named UAS Dynamics, LLC, to provide unmanned aerial systems (UAS) to the Department of Defense (DoD) and other potential U.S. government customers through programs such as the recently announced U.S. Marine Corps' Small Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System...

2009-05-05 09:00:00

EAGAN, Minn., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has successfully completed flight testing of a new signals intelligence (SIGINT) payload and a next generation wing design that will provide enhanced capabilities for the company's small Desert Hawk III (DHIII) Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS). Lockheed Martin's current DHIII is an open architecture system that consists of three key components: a light-weight, hand-launched, rugged air vehicle with a number of snap-on payloads...

2009-05-05 09:00:00

Meets requirement for Small Tactical UAS-Tier II competition YUMA PROVING GROUND, Ariz., May 5, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) KillerBee unmanned aircraft system demonstrated it can be recovered from a net on a moving platform, simulating an at-sea recovery. The KillerBee UAS features a blended-wing aircraft body design. It also has systems for land or sea launch, recovery and ground control. The unique design of KillerBee enables growth for future payloads and...

2009-04-01 09:00:00

New Report Cites Challenges, Charts Course Ahead for Developing Unmanned and Robotic Warfare Systems CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- How to leverage America's current global advantage in innovative warfare technologies is the focus of a new report prepared by the Leadership for a Network World (LNW) Program at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. The report, "Unmanned and Robotic Warfare: Issues, Options, and Futures," synthesizes discussions and findings...

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2009-03-31 08:00:00

Nearly undetectable from the ground, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are widely used by the military to scan terrain for possible threats and intelligence. Now, fuel cell powered UAVs are taking flight as an Office of Naval Research (ONR)-sponsored program to help tactical decision-makers gather critical information more efficiently"¦ and more quietly. Piloted remotely or autonomously, UAVs have long provided extra "eyes in the sky" especially for missions that are too dangerous for...

2009-03-23 11:23:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Elbit Systems of America, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESLT) announced it has joined as a team member for the commercialization of the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) project to develop an Energetically Autonomous Tactical Robot (EATR). This ambitious project is to develop an autonomous unmanned ground vehicle, or self-driving vehicle, capable of foraging - finding and consuming its own fuel....

2009-02-17 08:14:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) continue to be the most dynamic growth sector of the world aerospace industry, report Teal analysts in their latest integrated market analysis. Teal Group's 2009 market study estimates that UAV spending will almost double over the next decade from current worldwide UAV expenditures of $4.4 billion annually to $8.7 billion within a decade, totaling just over $62 billion in the next ten years. (For further details and study...

2009-02-06 15:47:00

BOHEMIA, N.Y., Feb. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Climatronics Corporation now offers an improved, tactical weather station, the EMI-hardened TACMET II (P/N 102304), to provide real-time surface weather input for UAV ground control stations (GCS). This rapidly deployable, compact, self-contained weather station typically mounts on a mast or tripod on or near the GCS and includes an internal flux gate compass to automatically align the wind direction data to North. The system requires extremely low power...

2008-12-16 08:13:00

HAIFA, Israel, December 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ:ESLT) announced that it was selected by the Israeli Defense Ministry to answer the battalion-level IDF tender, calling for a wide procurement of mini-UAVs for all IDF Ground Forces battalions, including training and logistics support. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080408/300441 ) The procurement potential is evaluated at dozens of million USD, in accordance with IDF's requirements and...


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