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Unmanned Unleashed

Army poised to transform ground robotics industry

The Army is poised to transform the ground robotics industry over the next year as it launches sever…

WATCH: DARPA and the evolution of unmanned

Bradford Tousley, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's director of tactical technology, d…

The latest drone pilot challenge: Training with manned aircraft for combat missions

RPA pilots go straight from training into combat missions, often with limited live flying experience…

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Before drones sold to Jordan and UAE, safeguards needed [Commentary]

Members of Congress are pushing for drone sales to Jordan and the UAE.

Army poised to transform ground robotics industry

The Army is poised to transform the ground robotics industry over the next year as it launches sever…

From the sponsor: The progress and challenges in RPA pilot training

The need for training pilots on unmanned platforms is on a clear upswing, right along with the numbe…

The latest drone pilot challenge: Training with manned aircraft for combat missions

RPA pilots go straight from training into combat missions, often with limited live flying experience…

DoD weapons designer: Swarming teams of drones will dominate future wars

The head of the Strategic Capabilities Office says teaming will be vital.

Elbit offers multimission, unmanned naval robot

Seagull is fully autonomous and is controlled via line of sight or satellite communications data lin…

Marine exercise takes aim at emerging technologies

An April exercise involving the Marine Corps and Navy will focus on identifying new technologies for…

Interview: Col. Ross Anderson talks reserve RPA pilots and why they 'don't stand alone'

Col. Ross Anderson, the commander of the 926th Wing, spoke to Defense News about the reserves' role…

In the fight against ISIS, Predators and Reapers prove close-air support bona-fides

The MQ-1 and MQ-9 squadrons from Creech AFB dropped more than 1,500 weapons on the Islamic State las…

Northrop starts flight testing advanced imaging sensor on Global Hawk

This February, Northrop Grumman began testing the MS-177 multispectral sensor aboard the RQ-4 Global…

Uncertainty at State Department holding up new agreement on armed drones

Partner nations hesitant to move forward without clear guidance from Trump administration.

Turkey gets additional drones to fight ISIS, Kurds

Kale-Baykar, a privately owned Turkish venture specialized in drones, has delivered a batch of six a…

Latest-generation Chinese combat drone makes maiden flight

The drone's successful test flight "allows China to follow the U.S. in producing a new generation of…