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Iran test-fires ballistic missiles

July 3rd, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran's Revolutionary Guards Tuesday test-fired a number of intermediate range ballistic missiles as part of a large-scale training exercise."Dozens of rockets" of various ranges and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indian-run New Zealand firm designs UAV for cloud seeding

March 26th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 26 (IANS) An Indian-promoted aviation company in New Zealand is developing what it claims to be the world's first Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) for cloud seeding.Auckland-based Apeiron Aerospace, ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Thales studies integrating military systems with civilian airspace

June 16th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) In a step that could have applications in India, aerospace major Thales has completed a year-long technical study on integrating unmanned aerial systems (UAS) with Europe's civilian ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pentagon planning to replace unmanned drones with manned ones to avoid legal hassles

June 7th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jun.7 (ANI): In the wake of widescale criticism and warnings by a top UN official over the use of unmanned drones to target militants in Pakistan's lawless tribal region and other ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Unmanned aircraft may reveal detailed information about remote areas

January 3rd, 2010 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
Washington, January 3 (ANI): The US Geological Survey (USGS) has announced that it is establishing a new program for earth observation using Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), which would be able to provide ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Unmanned aerial vehicles take flight using fuel cells

March 31st, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 31 (ANI): Scientists have used fuel cells to power unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), which would help tactical decision-makers gather critical information more efficiently and more quietly.Piloted remotely or autonomously, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Strict laws restrict robots to take flight

July 20th, 2008 - 11:05 am ICT by ANI
London , July 20 (ANI): Some of the leading proponents of UAV (Unmanned aerial vehicles) technology have said that opportunities to use their vehicles for scientific research are being missed because ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Pakistan air force inducts homemade UAV

April 20th, 2008 - 9:45 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Islamabad, April 20 (Xinhua) The Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Sunday inducted the unmanned aerial vehicle system (UAVs), developed by its engineers. The PAF said in a statement the long endurance of UAVs ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |