May 25, 2007

The Fire Scout VTUAV Program: By Land and By Sea

"he USA's RQ/MQ-8 Fire Scout Unmanned Aerial Vehicle has had a colorful history. The program was begun with promise by the US Navy, canceled, adopted by the US Army, and finally revived by the Navy as well. A competition...
Posted by Darren

May 19, 2007

Army set to use made-in-Malaysia drones

"The army will soon use made-in-Malaysia unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to conduct surveillance of the country’s land and sea borders. Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said that once a contract is signed between the army and...
Posted by Darren

May 18, 2007

UAVs on Trial over Northern Waters in Australia

'Trials of an unmanned aerial surveillance vehicle, commencing later this year, will assess the suitability of unmanned surveillance platforms to protect Australia’s borders.The ten week trial of the high-tech unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) follow on from the signing of...
Posted by Darren

May 02, 2007

Northrop gets $7.7M Navy deal

'The U.S. Navy on Monday said it awarded a $7.7 million contract boost to a unit of Northrop Grumman Corp. for operations and maintenance support for an unmanned aerial vehicle used for surveillance. San Diego-based Northrop Grumman Integrated Systems...
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Latest 'Today's Air Force' now available

'This week's edition of "Today's Air Force" showcases the MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper and how the Air Force is currently working to become the executive agent for unmanned aerial vehicles. Also featured is the never-ending mission of moving...
Posted by Darren