The UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) plans to assess the potential use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) for SAR missions under a program named « Drone Demonstration and Development Project », a recent tender document reveals.
Tag Archives : United Kingdom
15 Aug 2019
The UK and Norway reinforced their commitment for joint anti-submarine operations in the North Atlantic at RAF Lossiemouth in North-East Scotland today.
06 Aug 2019
The United Kingdom has reaffirmed its commitment to freedom of navigation and safe passage through the Gulf by playing a leading role in a new international maritime security mission. The mission will see the Royal Navy working alongside the US navy to assure the security of merchant vessels in the Strait of Hormuz.
31 Jul 2019
In March, MBDA announced the end of the Key Review on the Future Cruise/Anti-Ship Weapon program. In June, the company unveiled scale models of different multipurpose missiles that could be linked to the FC/ASW.
16 Jul 2019
The first of nine maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) on order for the Royal Air Force has taken to the skies. The flight of the Poseidon MRA Mk1 (P-8A) was completed successfully at the hands of Boeing test pilots.
26 Jun 2019
According to pictures released on Boeing UK & Ireland Twitter account, the first Poseidon MRA Mk.1 (P-8A) Maritime Patrol Aircraft being built for the RAF is now painted and undergoing pre-flight preparations for its maiden flight.
25 Jun 2019
The UK’s newest and most advanced fighter jet, the F-35B, has successfully completed its first operational missions, the UK MoD announced today, June 25.
04 Jun 2019
The British Army Apache AH1 has debuted aboard Britain’s biggest warship as the gunship undergoes three days of trials with HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier, the Royal Navy announced on June 4, 2019.
22 May 2019
Babcock International has completed the first docking and maintenance period on HMS Queen Elizabeth at its Rosyth site, the British Aerospace and Defence company announced on May 21, 2019.
23 Apr 2019
The UK MoD’s Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL) on April 16 launched a competition aiming at « developing the Royal Navy’s autonomous underwater capability » by studying he utility and operational boundaries of Extra-Large Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (XLUUVs).