AeroVironment, Inc. unveiled its new Mantis i45 electro-optical/infrared (EO/IR) gimbal payload designed for AeroVironment Puma AE (All Environment) small unmanned aircraft systems – for both commercial and military applications.
UAV Vision (Australia), a leader in the ISR payload market, has announced the commencement of a strategic partnership with Ascent Vision (Bozeman, MT) that will provide regional distribution, an expedited support network and integration engineering assistance of UAV Vision products within the Americas. Continue reading
The UK government’s Centre for Defence Excellence (CDE) is supporting the development of payload projects, which will seemingly be adapted for use on its new Airbus Defence & Space Zephyr high-altitude pseudo satellite (HAPS). Continue reading
Two flights in February with a Senior Year Electro-Optical Reconnaissance System (SYERS)-2 intelligence gathering sensor strapped to a Block 30 Global Hawk were the first demonstrations by Northrop Grumman of its Universal Payload Adapter – a move toward creating one fleet of the unmanned aircraft to carry any sensor the US Air Force needs.
The Northrop Grumman universal payload adapter attaches to the underside of the RQ-4 Global Hawk. Continue reading