Unmanned Systems

Unmanned ground, aerial and naval systems provide a remotely-operated and autonomous safe option for surveillance, data gathering, inspection, resupply, etc. for defense, security and dual-use missions.

This British Upgraded Drone Is Just What Poland Needs

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The WK450 Watchkeeper, which is based on Elbit’s Hermes 450, is currently being used solely by the British military, but recently Thales has presented...

Watch: Russian Robot Makes A Dash For Freedom

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A crafty robot was able to escape the clutches of scientific research and make a dash for freedom outside a research lab in Perm,...
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New Drone System Enables Large Remote Control Ranges

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Taiwan’s largest high-tech applied research institutions, ITRI (Industrial Technology Research Institute), has a new ICT Solution for Drones - a remotely-controlled autonomous drone system. The...

U.K. Company Delivers Naval Target Drones to South Korea

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Autonomous Surface Vehicles (ASV) Ltd has successfully completed phase one of a two phase C-Target 9 program with South Korea. The highly maneuverable, ultra...

Brazil’s Navy to Test Austrian UAV

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Unmanned Systems Event 2014 - Austrian Schiebel has been invited by the Brazilian Navy to demonstrate its Camcopter S-100 rotary-wing unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV)...

Cape Town’s eye in the sky

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Cape Town - The City of Cape Town is aiming to deploy an unmanned aircraft as early as March next year to monitor crime,...

UASs on ships – a growing trend

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Navies all over the world want Unmanned Aerial Systems (UASs) on their ships. Technical problems have slowed the implementation down, but now it is...

Iran’s New Suicide UAS Held Together with Tape

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This is no surprise. Iran keeps "developing" all sorts of "advanced" weapon system that are no more than toys. Iran TV has recently showed...

Cassidian to Support French DRAC UAVs

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Cassidian will provide support for the French Army's Drone de Renseignement Au Contact (DRAC) mini unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), under a contract announced on...

Robot Assistance Following Italian Earthquake

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In the aftermath of the earthquake that struck the Italian town of Amatrice and its surrounding region a couple of months ago, Italian authorities...

Small UAV to Generate 3D Maps

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MetaVR has unveiled an aircraft-mounted system for using geospatial data to generate 3-D terrain maps. The company describes the system as a “low-cost process for...

Will the growing use of unmanned platforms breach the privacy of...

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Israel is a "super power" of unmanned air systems (UAS) or drones as the Americans prefer to call them. This debate about the use...

JARUS Publishes Certification Specification for Rotorcraft UAS

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JARUS, an international group whose purpose it is, to recommend technical, safety and operational requirements for the certification and safe integration of Remotely Piloted...
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Pilots May Need to Look for A New Job

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A Pentagon effort to develop businesses in Silicon Valley may be bearing some of its first fruit, as a San Diego company rolls out...

U.S. Army Develops Anti-UAV Weapons

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As the military use of unmanned aircraft systems has increased dramatically, including by entities that may pose a threat to the United States, scientists...

Homeland Security’s robotic tuna

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Inspired by the real tuna, BIOSwimmer is a UUV designed for high maneuverability in harsh environments, with a flexible aft section and appropriately placed sets of...

iHLS TV – Ebola possibly weaponized, Safe City projects, next gen...

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iHLS Israel Homeland Security In this weekly report (28 October 2014): Ebola possibly weaponized Safe City projects US next generation bunker-buster bombs New Hovermast unveiled Euclid antenna pedestals

Ghost UAV nears operational status

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IAI is among the presenters at the upcoming Autonomous Unmanned Systems & Robotics Expo on November 25-26 2014 The mini hovering unmanned system (UAS) GHOST,...

Pilots and UAS Operators Share Flight Data

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Lockheed Martin has deployed the first components of a UAS traffic management (UTM) system that helps pilots and UAS operators to share data, which...

Researchers Create Insect-Computer Hybrid

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Scientists from Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University have made a new robotic creation using what they describe as “nature’s ready-made robot platforms” - insects. They...

FAA investigating armed drone video

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 An 18-year-old from Connecticut has posted a video on YouTube showing a small drone hovering about ten of fifteen feet above ground in a...
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Watch: IDF’s UAV Unit Comes to Light

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The IDF has exposed the activities of the Israeli Artillery Corps UAV Unit (Rochev Shamaim), which operates UAVs in various zones and directs the...

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