TITLE

No Droning About!

AUTHOR(S)
Biass, Eric H.
PUB. DATE
August 2004
SOURCE
Armada International;Aug/Sep2004, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the declining market for drone aircraft as of April 2004. Information on drone manufacturing at Sagem; Data on drone types available; Description of the Tag-M65 and Tag-M80 helicopters from the Tactical Aerospace Group; Value of the contract given to BAE Systems to convert several F-4 Phantom fighter aircraft into IQ-4 in the U.S.
ACCESSION #
14279498

 

Related Articles

  • BAE Systems Converts 300th F-4 Flying Drone For the Air Force.  // Helicopter News;11/20/2012, Vol. 38 Issue 23, p3 

    The article reports on the successful conversion of BAE Systems PLC's 300th F-4 Phantom fighter jet into an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) for the U.S. Air Force. It states that the Air Force converts the aircraft into UAV for target practice and aircraft training purposes. It adds that once...

  • BAE Systems to convert F-4 Phantom II jets into target drones. Howard, Courtney E. // Military & Aerospace Electronics;Jun2007, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p4 

    The article reports that officers at the 691st Armament Systems Squadron at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, have awarded BAE Systems in Mojave, California $26.5 million contract to convert F-4 Phantom II jets into target drones. The target drones are intended for the U.S. Air Force and Navy...

  • BAE Systems converts 20 F-4 jet fighters into target drones for U.S. Air Force.  // Military & Aerospace Electronics;Aug2006, Vol. 17 Issue 8, p4 

    The article reports that BAE Systems PLC has received a contract to provide the U.S. Air Force with 20 QF-4 full-scale aerial targets modified for remote control operation in Mojave, California. The aircraft will be delivered to Tyndall Air Force Base in Florida. The target drones are then flown...

  • THE DRONE RANGERS. Johnson, Luke // Citizen Airman: The Official Magazine of the Air National Guard ;Apr2013, Vol. 65 Issue 2, p28 

    The article reports the completion of the project to turn old aircrafts to new and updated versions by a small Air Force Reserve organization and the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona in February 2013. The project involved getting F-4...

  • Iranian Fight Turned Back From U.S. Drone.  // Helicopter News;3/26/2013, Vol. 39 Issue 6, p3 

    The article reports that the Iranian jet fighter plane, F-4 departed before approaching, a U.S. Predator MQ-1 unmanned aerial vehicle, following a verbal warning in the U.S. It mentions that MQ-1 was flying in international airspace over the Persian Gulf. It offers information on an incident...

  • French Develop New UAV Programs. Sparaco, Pierre // Aviation Week & Space Technology;6/26/2000, Vol. 152 Issue 26, p42 

    Focuses on Aerospatiale Matra and the Sagem group's plan to extend their unmanned aerial vehicle product range in France. Acquisition of more business in the export market; France's participation in Operation Allied Force; Aerospatiale Matra's strategic alliance with CAC Systems; French Defense...

  • High Point. Sweetman, Bill // Defense Technology International;Jul2011, Vol. 5 Issue 7, p32 

    The article offers information on long-endurance unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV). Some advantages of long-endurance UAV are reduced landings and takeoffs and the need for ground crews. Boeing is said to be readying its Phantom Eye demonstrator for flight tests at Edwards Air Force Base (AFB) in...

  • BAE Systems converts F-4 Phantom fighter jets into unmanned aerial vehicles for U.S. Air Force.  // Military & Aerospace Fiber Optics;Jul2013, Vol. 7 Issue 7, p5 

    The article reports on the conversion of defense and aerospace company BAE Systems Inc. of F-4 Phantom fighter jets into unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for the U.S. Air Force. It is inferred that the converted UAVs were delivered by BAR to the U.S. Air Force in November 2012, under the QF-4...

  • General's Bold Account Of US F-22, Iranian F-4 Engagement.  // AVweb;9/23/2013, Vol. 20 Issue 12a, p6 

    The article reports on an account of an engagement involving a U.S. F-22 Raptor jet and Iranian F-4 jets within 16 miles of an MQ-1 Predator drone off the coast of Iran in March 2013. U.S. Chief of Staff General Mark Welsh delivered the account at the Air Force Association's Air & Space...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics