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2009-12-14 04:24:00

HAIFA, Israel, December 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - The New Hermes(R) 900 Builds on the Rich Operational Experience of the Hermes(R) 450, Offering Additional Capabilities Such as Flight Altitude of Over 30,000 ft, Long Endurance, Large Payload Capacity (up to 300kg), Modular Design Allowing Fast Payload Replacement and Flight Capabilities in Adverse Weather Conditions Serial Production of the UAV Will Commence Shortly, Following Completion of Additional Test Flights (Photo:...

2009-12-11 07:30:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Defense companies that wish to claim a stake in the intensely competitive unmanned aircraft system (UAS) market will find the task challenging. Mature technologies, coupled with increasing consolidation, are making the UAS market a difficult space to enter. These challenges are not likely to hold back the market, especially with the Department of Defense's (DoD's) demand for UAS at an all-time high due to the ongoing war operations in Iraq and...

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2009-11-30 15:22:14

The Naval Research Laboratory's Ion Tiger, a hydrogen-powered fuel cell unmanned air vehicle (UAV), has flown 26 hours and 1 minute carrying a 5-pound payload, setting another unofficial flight endurance record for a fuel-cell powered flight. The test flight took place on November 16th through 17th. The electric fuel cell propulsion system onboard the Ion Tiger has the low noise and signature of a battery-powered UAV, while taking advantage of hydrogen, a high-energy fuel. Fuel cells create...

2009-11-12 05:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- AGL will provide UAV Aerial Imagery & Data collection technologies to geological survey companies in search of natural resources in the mining of minerals, gemstones, precious metals and natural gas & oil industries. AGL technology has a small footprint for the environment aerial non-disruptive technologies, and also provides increased accuracy that can locate resources and environmental dangers. AGL provides remote controlled UAVs with GPS...

2009-10-15 10:00:00

GRAND FORKS, N.D., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of North Dakota John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences (UND Aerospace), a world-renowned center for aerospace research, training and learning, is the first educational institution in the nation to offer an undergraduate major in Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Operations. The program addresses the increasing demand for qualified pilots and sensor operators in the rapidly growing field of UAS, high-altitude aircraft that are...

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2009-10-14 08:48:04

The Naval Research Laboratory's (NRL's) Ion Tiger, a hydrogen-powered fuel cell unmanned air vehicle (UAV), has flown 23 hours and 17 minutes, setting an unofficial flight endurance record for a fuel-cell powered flight. The test flight took place on October 9th through 10th at Aberdeen Proving Ground. The Ion Tiger fuel cell development system team is led by NRL and includes Protonex Technology Corporation, the University of Hawaii, and HyperComp Engineering. The program is sponsored by the...

2009-10-08 08:07:00

EAGAN, Minn., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) recently completed a successful test of a new infrared sensor turret aboard its Desert Hawk III Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS), marking the first time a small UAS has flown with a 360-degree infrared sensor. Battle-proven, the hand-launched Desert Hawk III has provided the British Army with critical Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities in both Iraq and Afghanistan. The small UAS (54-inch...

2009-09-29 01:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mundus Group, Inc. (Pink Sheets: MNDP) announces formation of AirStar Search & Rescue UAV 4 Life to focus on saving lives and property from wildfires in California. AirStar International has been under contract with U.S. Army and U.S. Navy as well as many other agencies as a search and rescue vehicle and is continuing its ambitious expansion to gain industry advantage in this lucrative niche market. Head of AirStar Design...

2009-09-10 10:25:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. World Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) & System Market http://www.reportlinker.com/p0119473/World-Unmanned-Aerial-Vehicles-(UAV)--System-Market.html This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) & Systems in US$ Millions. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for US, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Rest...

2009-08-25 10:23:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The world's largest association representing the unmanned systems community, the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI), announces the newly elected members to the association's governing board. John Lambert, AUVSI President and Senior Director for Tactical Systems, Aurora Flight Sciences A native of Massachusetts, Mr. Lambert received a BS degree in Physics from Providence College and a MS degree in Systems...