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.

Jun 27, 2017 - 10:17 AM
Safety study will examine recent incidents involving the presence of drones in aircraft flight paths near Portuguese airports.
FAA Administrator Michael Huerta
Jun 20, 2017 - 6:45 AM
The agency is considering legal or legislative options after a federal appellate court said its registry for drone hobbyists is unlawful.
Jun 19, 2017 - 7:47 AM
The Mid-Endurance Unmanned Aircraft Systems III program has a potential value of $475 million.
Jun 19, 2017 - 2:48 AM
Swiss/Swedish joint venture UMS Skeldar is to supply its V-200 UAV for operations on behalf of the European Maritime Safety Agency.
Jun 18, 2017 - 9:46 AM
Elbit will also feature a new wide-area persistent surveillance system at this year's Paris Air Show.
Drone
Jun 18, 2017 - 4:48 AM
Spain’s Center for Advanced Aerospace Technologies and the University of Seville lead project under European Robotics Challenges effort.
Jun 17, 2017 - 4:27 PM
Raytheon envisions the Coyote serving ISR, strike, swarming applications.
Wing Loong II
Jun 17, 2017 - 9:24 AM
The Chengdu/AVIC Wing Loong II is making its international show debut in Paris. Its appearance highlights global export success for Chinese UAVs.
Jun 17, 2017 - 9:00 AM
Airforces involved in the non-NATO airstrike campaign against ISIS are seeing success but tension is high with Russian/Syrian forces.
Jun 15, 2017 - 9:48 AM
The relationship is highlighted by recent operations over Syria.