The prototype of Airbus Helicopters’ VSR700 vertical take off and landing (VTOL) unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) has performed its first free flight. The VSR700 performed a ten minute flight at a drone test centre near Aix-en-Provence in the south of France.
Tag Archives : UAV
09 Jul 2020
Elbit Systems is expanding the operational capabilities of the Seagull Unmanned Surface Vessel (USV) beyond Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) and Mines Countermeasure (MCM). Trials conducted in recent weeks were dedicated to the integration of a mini-Unmanned Aerial System (UAS), onboard the Seagull USV, further enhancing its intelligence gathering capabilities.
02 Jul 2020
A new type of vertical take off and landing (VTOL) unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) was allegedly spotted last week aboard one of the two Type 075 LHD currently fitting out in China. Henri Kenhmann from East Pendulum has the story.
23 Jun 2020
Successfully withstanding all trial objectives, the system demonstrated compatibility to naval missions and applications, including remarkable performance in GPS denied environment
18 Jun 2020
Australia’s maritime approaches will be further strengthened with the purchase of an additional Northrop Grumman MQ-4C Triton high-altitude long endurance (HALE) unmanned aircraft system (UAS), bringing Australia’s Triton fleet to three.
09 Jun 2020
French minister of the Armed Forces, Florence Parly, announced that rotary and fixed wing unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) for the French Navy (Marine Nationale) will be procured ahead of schedule. The announcement came as part of a wider recovery plan to help the French aerospace industry cope with the current economic crisis.
15 May 2020
Northrop Grumman announced that it is pitching the MQ-4C Triton maritime surveillance high-altitude long endurance (HALE) unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to Norway.
12 May 2020
The Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) took delivery of the first batch of six ScanEagle Unmanned Aircraft Vehicles (UAV) on May 7, according to the US Embassy in Kuala Lumpur.
12 May 2020
The European Union (EU)'s European Defence Industrial Development Programme (EDIDP) have launched three calls for projects in the field of protection against of Sub-Surface threats.
03 Apr 2020
The U.S. Navy has awarded Boeing a contract modification for three additional MQ-25 unmanned aerial refueling aircraft, bringing the total number of aircraft Boeing is manufacturing to seven.