Unmanned

Small unmanned aerial systems (sUAS) are now well on their way from suburban garages to the hands of the ADF.

The German government has leased IAI’s Heron TP unmanned aerial system (UAS) pending budgetary approval in the latest chapter of the competition between General Atomics (GA) and Israeli Aerospace Industries (IAI).

Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) will soon be rolled out to Army soldiers in Brisbane following the completion of the Black Hornet Nano UAS Program.

Airbus Helicopters and Schiebel have tested Manned Unmanned Teaming (MUM-T) capabilities between an H145 helicopter and a Camcopter S-100 UAS.

Sydney-based Raymax Applications has viewed training presentations in Norway for new hyperspectral cameras designed to be mounted onto UAVs.

The competition between GA and IAI over their rival armed unmanned aerial systems heated up this week with the news that the UK has chosen to buy the Protector, a variant of GA's Reaper drone.

Increasing emphasis is being placed on the development of autonomous technology for military land vehicles, but full-scale operational capability still seems years away.

The system provides a safe and effective method of protecting personnel and infrastructure from dangerous drones by automatically detecting and then stopping, redirecting or taking control of them.

Iridium Dynamics' CEO has joined Airbus at Toulouse in France, one of 12 global start up companies accepted in to the six-month program to develop skills such as business modelling, technical feasibility and team competence.

A key feature of Northrop Grumman's AIC plan is to establish sovereign maintenance and sustainment in-country for the Triton UAS program.

The level of integration achieved between the UAV and the frigate's combat system may have been a world first.

Navy may be open to issuing a new Request For Information for Sea 129 Phase 5 when the project to acquire a maritime tactical unmanned system comes out of its two year delay.

Lloyd’s Register, the UK-based ship survey and classification society, has released an Unmanned Marine Systems (UMS) Code for certifying design and build of unmanned vessels.

The RAN has completed operational evaluation (OPEVAL) of the ScanEagle Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS), including the first concurrent tasking - aboard HMAS Newcastle - and an embarked MH-60R helicopter.