Category Archives: Applications & Testing & Experience

VStar’s Successful Flight Test of MA-C Signal Intelligence Sensor

Vstar MA-C on Martin

VStar Systems Inc., a privately held aerospace and defence systems company, announced the successful flight test of its modular Signal Intelligence Sensor, MA-C/lite, aboard the Martin UAV V-Bat aircraft. Over the duration of 35 minutes at an altitude of 400 feet above ground level, MA-C/lite collected signals from as far as 20 miles distance. Continue reading

US Navy Uses Spike Miniature Missiles to Down UAVs

Weapons specialists at the US Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (NAWCWD) at China Lake, CA. have recently tested the capability of guided missile to defeat an unmanned aerial vehicle in flight. The Spike miniature, lightweight precision guided missile was used for the test performed in December 2016 at China Lake. Continue reading

Production Representative Gray Eagle Extended Range Flight Testing Starts

Gray Eage Extended Range 2016_ige_firstflightGeneral Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. has announced the commencement of flight testing for its MQ-1C Gray Eagle Extended Range (ER) series with the successful first flight of the company’s production representative MQ-1C Gray Eagle ER aircraft from its El Mirage Flight Operations Facility in Adelanto, California, on October 29th.

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