- Kinetic-kill boost phase intercept regains favor. Scott, William B. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;3/4/1996, Vol. 144 Issue 10, p22
Relates that the advent of high-payload Tier-family unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) is bringing back lightweight hit-to-kill boost phase intercept weapon technologies. Shelving of these technologies in past years; The Pentagon assessing several concepts for mounting high-speed missiles on UAVs;...
- Stall speed indicator. Asker, James R. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;11/13/1995, Vol. 143 Issue 20, p19
Reports on problems concerning the US Department of Defense's unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) programs. Restructuring of the programs; Plans to shift the program's focus to advanced concept technology demonstration; Implications on the construction and testing of UAVs for operational and...
- Recon beacons. Hibbert, Lee // Professional Engineering;08/05/98, Vol. 11 Issue 15, p33
Forecasts the defence policy of the British government, noting the use of military drones/unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), to convey accurate battle information. Details on the other benefits of UAV; Indication of an increase in UAV research; Contents of the governments strategic defence review;...
- Competitors protest UAV design selection. Fulghum, David A. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;10/17/1994, Vol. 141 Issue 16, p21
Reports on the aerospace industry official's questioning of the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) designs selected by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) and the Defense Airborne Reconnaissance Office (DARO) for the Tier 2+ program. Features of a Martin Marietta design which was not chosen...
- INFORMATION FOR THE PRESS - Meeting of EU Chiefs of Defence. // African Business News;5/14/2013, p24
The article offers information on the meeting of the European Union (EU) Military Committee with the Chiefs of Defence (CHODs) on May 16, 2013 in preparation of the December 2013 European Council meetings.
- Targets locked on. Asker, James R. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;10/2/1995, Vol. 143 Issue 14, p19
Reports on call for fewer unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) program by Bill Owens and The Joint Requirements Oversight Council in a move to muscle away programmatic decisions away from their civilian Defense Dept. counterparts. Brief on the larger version of UAV of Lockheed Martin/Boeing Darkstar.
- ALASKA BANS DRONE USE FOR HUNTING. // Predator Xtreme;Jun2014, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p14
The article reports on the ban of drone use for hunting by Alaska hunting regulators and mentions remote-controlled aircraft carrying cameras, Alaska Wildlife Troopers and the unanimous approval of the ban by the Board of Game members.
- UAV Weapons Focus of Debate. Fulghum, David A.; Wall, Robert // Aviation Week & Space Technology;9/25/2000, Vol. 153 Issue 13, p29
Focuses on the programs of the United States Department of Defense designed to incorporate conventional and energy weapons into unmanned aircraft as of September 25, 2000. Defense officials' plan to fire the Hellfire missile from a Predator unmanned aircraft; Unmanned aircraft platforms being...
- Drone Rules Likely Years Away. // AVweb;5/12/2014, Vol. 21 Issue 20a, p1
The article reports that Federal Aviation Administration official Jim Williams confirmed that it would take 10 years before rule for the commercial use of drones could be completed, which until then would be only decided on a case-by-case basis through an exemption process authorized by the U.S....