Category Archives: unmanned

US Army’s unmanned aircraft rodeo firms up requirements for Shadow replacement

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Army is putting the finishing touches on its requirements for a replacement for its Shadow unmanned aircraft system as it conducts a week-long rodeo with four tactical UAS that offer far greater capability than the decades old, runway-dependent, noisy and logistically burdensome system used today. The Future Tactical Unmanned Aircraft Systems […]

If the US Navy isn’t careful, its new unmanned tanker drone could face a 3-year delay

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WASHINGTON — The US Navy could face a three-year delay in testing of the MQ-25 Stingray carrier-based tanking drone if it doesn’t get its designated test ships through the required modernizations on time, a possibility the Navy said was remote. Two carriers — Carl Vinson and George H.W. Bush — have limited windows to complete […]