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.

Aerosonde HQ
Jul 5, 2017 - 2:51 PM
The Naval Air Systems Command and Special Operations Command have awarded IDIQ contracts of $1.7 billion and $475 million, respectively.
Jul 3, 2017 - 3:27 PM
Complying with a federal appellate court ruling, the agency will delete the information it has collected on drone hobbyists—at their request.
General Atomics Advanced Cockpit Ground Control Station
Jul 3, 2017 - 12:40 PM
Plans call for the Block 50 Advanced Cockpit Ground Control Station to replace existing ground stations for U.S. Air Force MQ-9 Reapers.
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.
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.