Raytheon is developing a “Block 2” update of the Coyote tube-launched unmanned aircraft system (UAS) it acquired more than two years ago. The aim is to produce a low-cost, multi-mission-capable air vehicle that users will ultimately dispose of once it completes a mission. Continue reading
At the 2017 Paris Air Show in Le Bourget Elbit Systems launched SkyStriker – a remotely operated electro-optical, precise guided Loitering Munition(LM) designed to seek, locate and engage various targets for the tactical level corps. The new platform is based on Elbit Systems’ vast experience providing precise long-range tactical solutions. Continue reading
UMS Skeldar, the joint venture between Sweden’s Saab and Swiss company UMS Aero, has signed a contract with Martek Marine to deliver two Skeldar V-200 rotary-wing unmanned air systems. They are being supplied to support a contract won by Martek Marine to provide remotely-piloted aircraft systems to the European Maritime Safety Agency. Continue reading
Researchers with Spain’s Center for Advanced Aerospace Technologies (CATEC), the University of Seville and Airbus will test the use of a small multi-rotor drone to perform tasks in an aerospace manufacturing plant under the European Robotics Challenges (EuRoC). Continue reading
Textron Systems Unmanned Systems has announced the introduction of the Nightwarden Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System (TUAS) at the 2017 Paris Air Show.
Drone technology helps golf course superintendents spot problems on the green before they become visible and address them proactively without players ever noticing. Angel Eyes UAV pairs DroneDeploy with the Turf.Solutions app to identify green maintenance issues early and reduce treatment times by up to 96%. Continue reading
The Single European Sky Air traffic management Research Joint Undertaking has unveiled its blueprint to make drone use in low-level airspace safe, secure and environmentally friendly. Continue reading