Unmanned Systems

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.

The U.S. Navy is preparing for the first test flight later this month of its upgraded MQ-8C Fire Scout Unmanned Aircraft System, a helicopter-like,...

These tiny robotic cubes can jump, move around, and can unify to create a bigger robot– in any form necessary. This new development by...

An Israeli Air Force (IAF) Hermes - 450 unmanned air system (UAS) crashed at sea off the coast of Ashkelon today. The wreckage was...

By iHLS NewsDesk The IDF's “Sky Rider” Artillery Corps Unit, which operates the Skylark UAV, is celebrating its third birthday, and it's getting some nice...

Israeli company, Simlat was selected to provide an UAS & ISR Training & Simulation Center for the Northland Imagery Analysis college program. Northland’s Imagery...

Next year the U.S. military will begin flying Global Hawk (UAS) unmanned air surveillance systems from Japan on missions to monitor North Korea, as...

The Tanzanian government says it is considering proposals from private American conservationists who are offering to help the country fight endemic rhino and elephant...

Stepping up surveillance along the tense border of China and Pakistan, the Indian Army is equipping its troops with hand-held drones. It has floated...

When arguing for and against participating in Defense and Homeland Security related events (expos, conferences, exhibits) from a marketing point of view there are...

Despite the doom and gloom associated with the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) budget cuts, market analysts see silver linings for defense electronics suppliers...

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems announced that a MQ-1 Predator unmanned air systems (UAS) successfully supported firefighters in their efforts to contain California’s Rim Fire,...

Iranian officials say they have completed decoding the surveillance data and software extracted from the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) UAS that the United States...

Boeing and the U.S. Air Force have completed the first unmanned QF-16 Full Scale Aerial Target flight, demonstrating the next generation of combat training...

Israeli manufacturers are trying to extend the endurance of their of unmanned air systems (UAS). In the meantime the U.S. Aurora Flight Science’s Orion...

A team of Embry-Riddle students and faculty has successfully tested a fully autonomous perimeter-patrol system at Daytona Beach International Airport. It is believed to...

Raytheon is moving ahead to demonstrate more rapid and accurate close air support after finalizing a contract with the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects...

For almost two years, hackers based in Shanghai went after one foreign defense contractor after another, totalling at least 20 in all. Their target,...

By David Behr Armies all over the world have been using UAVs for decades. The U.S. Army leads the way with their use in Iraq...

By iHLS NewsDesk A few countries, including Israel, are focusing more and more on the development of autonomous, unmanned surface and underwater vehicles – meant...

Early next year Europe could see certified professional usage drones from LiveU and its partner Virtual Robotix hitting the skies for sports, news and...

The Navy continues to demonstrate multiple technologies that promise to significantly increase the endurance and range of carrier-based unmanned aircraft. As part of the Unmanned...

A private initiative to supply a test, evaluation, demonstration and experimentation facility for beyond-line-of-sight (BLoS) unmanned air systems (UAS) operations in the U.K. took...