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Unmanned Systems

November 19, 2020

The Navy has conducted successful tests of its Submarine-Launched Unmanned Aerial System, a senior service official said yesterday.

November 19, 2020

The Army is conducting live-fire and force-on-force experiments until next March with more than 50 of the service's latest technologies focused on informing the service's unmanned aircraft systems strategy, autonomous resupply and shortening the sensor-to-shooter chain.

November 12, 2020

Senate appropriators have joined a chorus of lawmakers who are rejecting the Air Force's proposal to shut down the MQ-9 Reaper acquisition program early and want to keep the production line open while also looking to accelerate development of low-cost, attritable aircraft that could transform future drone operations.

November 11, 2020

The Senate Appropriations Committee does not support the Navy's request for two Large Unmanned Surface Vessels in fiscal year 2021, according to the panel's FY-21 defense spending bill released yesterday.

November 4, 2020

The State Department has authorized a $600 million sale of four General Atomics-made MQ-9B SkyGuardian unmanned aerial vehicles to Taiwan under a new government policy that loosens drone export restrictions.

November 2, 2020

The Army's Fires Center of Excellence will be creating a counter unmanned aircraft system academy focused on training common systems at its headquarters at Ft. Sill, OK, according to service officials in the Joint C-UAS Office.

October 30, 2020

The chief executive of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions is feeling confident about the company's near-term drone sale prospects even though the Air Force recently more than tripled the competitive field for Skyborg, an emerging program for autonomous, unmanned vehicles.

October 30, 2020

L3Harris Technologies and Martin UAV will conduct live demonstrations of their unmanned aerial systems later this year at Yuma Proving Ground, AZ, as part of the Pentagon's effort to replace a current drone used by naval special forces for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance.

October 30, 2020

The Navy is set to complete and release a concept of operations for the medium and large unmanned surface vehicles in "the next few months," a Navy spokesman told Inside Defense.

October 30, 2020

L3 Harris Technologies and Martin UAV will conduct live demonstrations of their unmanned aerial systems later this year at Yuma Proving Ground, AZ, as part of the Pentagon's effort to replace a current drone used by naval special forces for intelligence, surveillance reconnaissance.

October 28, 2020

Ahead of a planned production gap with the U.S. Navy, Northrop Grumman yesterday announced it has begun building the first MQ-4 Triton marked for sale to the Royal Australian Air Force.

October 27, 2020

As a result of the chief of naval operations tasking the service to develop an unmanned campaign plan, the Navy has created a "war room" to map out the capability gaps in its unmanned systems, according to a senior official.

October 20, 2020

The Navy's acquisition executive today announced he will stand up a "tech bridge" in London, the first of its kind to be established overseas.

October 16, 2020

​The Army has received an approved set of operational requirements for its efforts countering small drones and is planning engagements with industry to address specific focus areas, the service leader in charge told reporters yesterday.

October 15, 2020

The Air Force is looking to integrate the MQ-9 Reaper with a new open mission system computer called Stellar Relay that could strengthen the unmanned aircraft's utility for joint all-domain command and control as its traditional role monitoring and striking terrorism targets slows down.

October 13, 2020

The Army, with Textron, has completed the live-fire test portion of the RQ-7 Shadow V2 Block III drone follow-on operational test and evaluation effort, according to company and service officials.

October 13, 2020

The Navy needs to invest heavily in unmanned ships to improve its intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance functions, according to Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Michael Gilday.

October 7, 2020

While Air Force leaders advocate a new force structure to confront emerging threats, Rep. Don Bacon (R-NE) says military planners haven't demonstrated they can meet current operational needs while executing their ambitious plans to retire and replace legacy aircraft.

October 1, 2020

A Navy officer overseeing the service's newest unmanned surface vessels said Wednesday those vehicles will begin transits nearing a month in length this fiscal year.

October 1, 2020

AeroVironment officials yesterday unveiled the company’s new next-generation loitering missile, including a new system with extended endurance and multipurpose, anti-armor munition capabilities.

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