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  • Proximity Fuze Anti-UAS Warhead for the StingerThe Cruise Missile Defense Systems Project Office, in conjunction with the Armament Research and Development Engineering Center, has completed testing on a new Proximity Fuze warhead for the Stinger missile, which will lead to fielding under an urgent materiel release. With the test flights completed, the new configuration will be authorized for fielding to selected […]
  • Antares E2 Fuel Cell Technology at INTERGEOThe INTERGEO, which takes place in Frankfurt from 16 to 18 October, offers the opportunity to become acquainted with aviation innovation such as the Antares E2 of Zweibrücker Lange Research Aircraft GmbH as part of the Interaerial Solutions Expo (IASEXPO). The idea born in 2011 of conquering the airspace with hydrogen-powered aircraft is going into production for the first time with the Antares […]
  • K2 Unmanned Provides Tethered Drone Solutions K2 Unmanned Systems  has announced that they are now providing tethered drone solutions for their American manufactured UAVs. Drone tethering is the most recent trend in the unmanned world, eliminating the flight time restrictions of UAV technology. Tied to a power source on the ground, a thin cord is attached to the drone, providing […]
  • Delair Opens First Office in BeijingDelair has announced the opening of its first office in China. Based in Beijing, Delair will use it as a base to increase its presence in the rapidly expanding Chinese market and expand its network of local distributors. The office opening coincides with participation of Michaël de Lagarde, President and co-founder of Delair, at World Economic […]
  • Redkite-I Wide-Area Sensor Passes Final Flight Test Aboard Integrator  Logos Technologies has announced that the Redkite-I, a wide-area motion imagery (WAMI) system designed for the Insitu Integrator unmanned aircraft system (UAS), successfully completed its final flight test during the last week of August at the Insitu flight test facilities in Boardman, Oregon. The lightweight WAMI sensor successfully demonstrated complete end-to-end functionality, including highly stable imagery, live WAMI […]
  • Insitu Announces Integrator Extended RangeAt the Air Force Association’s annual Air, Space and Cyber Conference, Insitu leadership announced Integrator Extended Range, a beyond line of sight, SATCOM-enabled small UAS capable of ranging modern combat theaters. The system delivers Group 4 and 5 capabilities in a Group 3 aircraft including: Extended range operations of 10 hours time on station at […]
  • Russian PISHAL Anti-Drone Gun for Military and Civilian MarketsDuring the ARMY 2018 International Military-Technical Forum, a Russian company called “Avtomatika Concern” (a subsidiary of Rostec state corporation) has introduced an anti-UAV gun called “Pishal” (Пищаль – a Russian word meaning the very early hand cannons). Interestingly, this weapon system will be sold both in the military/LE and civilian markets. According to RIA Novosti news agency, […]
  • Novel Flying Robot Mimics Rapid Insect Flight A novel insect-inspired flying robot, developed by TU Delft researchers from the Micro Air Vehicle Laboratory (MAVLab), has been presented in Science (14 September 2018). Experiments with this first autonomous, free-flying and agile flapping-wing robot – carried out in collaboration with Wageningen University & Research – improved our understanding of how fruit flies control […]
  • Fire Scout Completes Sea Mine-Hunting DemonstrationA modified version of Northrop Grumman’s MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopter has successfully completed an automated sea mine-hunting demonstration. The work saw the rotorcraft coordinate with a small robotic surface ship and unmanned submersible at the US Navy’s Advanced Naval Technology (ANTX) exercise from 29-31 August, according to Northrop. The MQ-8C Fire Scout served as […]
  • Aerovironment Get $9M Puma Contract from EstoniaAerovironment Inc., Monrovia, California, was awarded an $8,868,341 firm-fixed-price contract for providing RQ-20B Puma AE II systems and support to Estonia. One bid was solicited with one bid received. Work will be performed in Monrovia, California, with an estimated completion date of March 24, 2019. Fiscal 2018 operations and maintenance (Army) funds in the amount […]