Tag: UAV

  • US drone tests continue

    US Navy continues drone tests. DARPA Awards Northrop Grumman Contract for Full-Scale Demonstration Program of Next-Generation Unmanned System for Maritime ISR and Strike The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) […]

  • Unmanned Warrior discussions underway

    Royal Navy is staging its first ‘robot wars’ next autumn. Unmanned Warrior discussions underway Representatives from more than 40 research and defence companies met to discuss how unmanned systems can […]

  • UAVs in the South China Sea

    Cost effective maritime surveillance? Weapons of the weak: UAVs in the South China Sea By Liang Nah An often quoted statement by ancient Greek historian Thucydides in his principal work, […]

  • Reapers Go To Sea

    Eyes in the sky. Naval Air: Reapers Go To Sea The American firm that makes the 1.1 ton Predator and 4.7 ton Reaper UAVs is developing a maritime patrol kit […]

  • Nigeria to use drones in oil fight

    Annual loss estimated at $3 billion. Nigeria: drones to monitor vessels in fight against oil theft Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Dr Emmanuel Kachikwu has […]

  • Drones on Demand

    The era of cheap UAVs is here. Drones on Demand By Shilpa Kappur Vasudevan The British Royal Navy assembled a cheap drone with body and wings made using a 3D printer […]

  • EU drones for Mediterranean

    Hopes drones will speed up tracking of migrant boats. EU to use Tekever drones to help in Mediterranean migrant crisis BY JESSICA CHEN The Portuguese navy plans to use drones […]

  • Northrop to unveil UAV for NATO

    New system will add maritime radar. Northrop to unveil unmanned system for NATO By KATHERINE CONNOR After three years of design and engineering work at its unmanned aerial systems hub in […]

  • Indian Navy Seeks 50 Ship Borne Drones

    UAVs to be used in anti-piracy, counter terror and SAR. Indian Navy Seeks 50 Ship Borne Drones India’s Directorate of Naval Air Staff has issued Request for Information (RFI) last […]

  • EUNAVFOR UAV deployment concludes

    Italian UAV mission completed. First EU Navfor anti-piracy UAV deployment concludes On the 7th February 2015, the Italian Task Force Air (TFA) in Djibouti completed its deployment with the EU […]