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Unmanned Systems

February 23, 2018 | Daily News

ORLANDO, FL -- The head of Air Force Air Education and Training Command told reporters here last week he is working to flesh out initiatives to shrink the manpower and the cost needed to keep the remotely piloted aircraft enterprise running.

February 23, 2018 | Daily News

The Air Force plans to buy 29 new MQ-9 Reapers from General Atomics in fiscal year 2019, largely to replace aircraft lost in combat or those the service expects will be unusable.

February 21, 2018 | Daily News

Robotics testing and prototypes would receive some sizable gains in the Army's fiscal year 2019 budget request.

February 14, 2018 | Daily News

The Navy should shift its focus on ship count to the capability various platforms bring to operators, according to a top unmanned systems official.

February 13, 2018 | Daily News

The Air Force is asking Congress to fund a new $13.5 million procurement program for the RQ-20B Puma in its fiscal year 2019 budget request, after the service unsuccessfully tried to reprogram money to purchase the small unmanned aerial vehicles last year.

February 13, 2018 | Daily News

Citing a 2026 initial operational capability threshold, the Navy is seeking $234 million more than projected for its unmanned tanker program in fiscal year 2019.

February 13, 2018 | Daily News

Citing a 2026 initial operational capability threshold, the Navy is seeking $234 million more than projected for its unmanned tanker program in fiscal year 2019.

February 12, 2018 | Daily News

The Air Force is pursuing new battle management and command-and-control efforts after abandoning the E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System recapitalization program in its fiscal year 2019 budget request.

February 08, 2018 | Daily News

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is focused on developing platforms and systems containing a "significant amount of autonomy," as the Defense Department pushes for technological breakthroughs in artificial intelligence and manned-unmanned teaming.

February 07, 2018 | Daily News

Autonomous systems, artificial intelligence and cyber capabilities "should be central components to future war" and the Army has to prepare to integrate and protect those capabilities, according to the director of the service's Office of Business Transformation.

February 07, 2018 | Daily News

The Army is "taking risks in favor of accelerating programs," particularly robotics, according to a service official.

February 06, 2018 | Daily News

Robotics and autonomous systems have quickly taken over a larger share of the Army's investments for modernization and will continue to do so, according to Maj. Gen. John George.

February 05, 2018 | Daily News

General Atomics has received $49.3 million to develop common MQ-9 Reaper software under an open agreement that facilitates upgrades to the remotely piloted aircraft, according to a Defense Department contract announcement.

February 02, 2018 | Daily News

Air Force officials are still nailing down the specifics of a heavy maintenance plan for Northrop Grumman's RQ-4, and will bring a third aircraft to Robins Air Force Base, GA, within the next few months.

January 31, 2018 | Daily News

A demonstration of the U.S. and British armies' robotic systems last October gave a glimpse into the future of transporting supplies to the front lines without drivers. It was the beginning of a three-year project to eliminate risks inherent in the "difficult and dangerous" last mile, according to an Army release.

January 30, 2018 | Daily News

The Navy last year began planning for an unmanned Aegis self-defense test ship only after repeated arm-twisting by the Office of the Secretary of Defense, according to a Defense Department report.

January 30, 2018 | Daily News

The Army is in the midst of a review of all requirements for small unmanned aircraft systems, with the results expected to drive all future small UAS requirements, the service told Inside the Army.

January 29, 2018 | Daily News

The Defense Department chartered the Stand-Off Weapons Defeat Joint Integrated Product Team to study "state-of-the-art" unmanned undersea vehicle countermeasures, according to a Federal Business Opportunities notice.

January 26, 2018 | Daily News

Developmental testing on Northrop Grumman's RQ-4 Global Hawk revealed the MS-177 sensor's electromagnetic interference could lead to false signals intelligence reporting, the Pentagon's director of operational test and evaluation wrote in his fiscal year 2017 report released this week.

January 19, 2018 | Daily News

Shaw Air Force Base, SC, expects to fly its first MQ-9 combat line by early spring, and officials there told Inside the Air Force this week they hope service leadership will continue their commitment to sustained funding and flexible planning as the new Reaper control group stands up.

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