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The development of Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGVs) and tanks is on an "irreversible" track and will soon replace armoured vehicles driven by humans, according to a senior People's Liberation Army speaking to Chinese media. "Unmanned ground vehicles will play a very...
In recent years, unmanned aerial systems (UAS) have played increasingly significant roles in multiple varied combat theatres. Irregular warfare operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, combined with a growing need to limit operational risks, have made equipment like unmann...
Such is the prevalence of headlines relating to Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) each week, perhaps we should have a review of the week’s UAV news every Monday. It’s certainly warranted this week at least. UAV: Unintentionally Advancing Violence
The first recognised use of unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs) as part of a live mine countermeasures operation occurred in March 2003, when US Navy mine warfare elements deployed as part of Operation ‘Iraqi Freedom’ took the Hydroid REMUS 100 system into the shallow w...
WASHINGTON—The U.S. Army has formally canceled part of Boeing Co.'s manned ground systems contract, under which the defense contractor was expected to build combat vehicles better suited for fighting insurgents in places like Afghanistan. The formal decision follows...
UK specialist engineering company MIRA exhibited its new MACE 2 unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) at the Defence Vehicle Dynamics (DVD) 2009 exhibition. An evolution of the MACE 1 platform, which won the prize for ‘Best Use of Autonomy’ at the UK Ministry of Defence’s (Mo...
Would the military really benefit from the procurement of an unmanned aircraft system specifically designed for delivering supplies to troops in remote and dangerous locations?
Counterterrorism efforts in the past decade have been responsible for surveillance in the skies to extreme security measures on the ground. Now, one research institute is bringing a whole new surveillance technique to the table.
Unmanned Air Systems (UAS), also refered to as Unmanned Air Vehicles (UAV), have been an ever-growing part of Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) for decades. Both weaponized and unweaponized systems have been used extensively by different countries in...
The Italian Air Force has seen relentless use of its unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in recent years, undertaking vital operations in Afghanistan, Libya and Iraq for a variety of endeavours and is showing no signs of reducing its emphasis on this cutting-edge equipmen...
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