Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
News and issues relating to civil and military unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS) of all kinds and sizes, including those used for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR), combat (unmanned combat air vehicles, or UCAVs), law enforcement, research and other applications. Of particular focus is the FAA's planned integration of UAS into the U.S. national airspace system.
Textron confirmed that its Nexus eVTOL is a technology testbed, rather than an active program as it continues to assess its advanced air mobility options.
Boeing’s MQ-25 unmanned carrierborne tanker has conducted refueling trials with all of its intended receivers as part of early testing.
The Mi-28NE attack helicopter from Russian Helicopters is making its international debut at the Dubai Airshow.
For the first time, Israeli defense and aerospace firms can exhibit at the Dubai Airshow, following the 2020 Abraham Accords agreement with the UAE
After a series of unsuccessful attempts, DARPA’s Gremlins recoverable UAV program has launched and snagged an X-61A air vehicle in flight.
Vantis, North Dakota’s UAS network has selected Thales USA as its system integrator.
EHang and the Spanish National Police will explore potential use cases for autonomous air vehicles.
The biennial defense show in London was the first major international defense trade show to take place in Europe since the pandemic began.
Trials have proven the ability of the SkyGuardian to operate in controlled airspace as the UK gears up to begin operations with the Protector RG.Mk 1.
Blade said it will merge its MediMobility business with Trinity Air Medical, which it has signed an agreement to acquire.