Raytheon Company has delivered two electronic attack payloads in support of the U.S. Army’s Networked Electronic Warfare, Remotely Operated (NERO) system. The payloads were delivered as part of a contract awarded by the U.S. Navy NAVSEA-Crane in 2012. Continue reading →
Saab has verified a number of key capabilities of its Skeldar V-200 vertical lift UAS through flight campaigns at different sites in US and Sweden demonstrating the system’s performance for both land and sea based operations. A number of successful customer demonstration flights have also been conducted. Continue reading →
Google Ventures and Andreessen Horowitz Wednesday announced a $10.7 million investment in Airware, a company that is creating a common platform for UAS that will allow developers to create industry-specific applications for unmanned aircraft without worrying about the specific underlying hardware. The company is run by Jonathan Downey, 29, who wants to be the Bill Gates of the commercial UAS industry. Continue reading →
The successful catapult launch of the X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) demonstrator from the deck of the USS George H.W. Bush(CVN-77) occurred at 11:18 a.m. Eastern time on May 14 while the carrier was under way off the coast of Virginia. Continue reading →
The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute said that Israeli companies were behind 41 percent of all UAS exported in 2001-11. Those Israeli exports went to 24 countries, including the United States.