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Israeli drone sensor pinpoint terror sites

June 18th, 2012 - 5:44 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, June 18 (IANS) The Israel Air Force is testing a sensor designed to enable its drones to spot militant hideouts and weapons, a media report said Sunday.Israeli drones carry ... Read more...

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Raytheon delivers first radar for Indian P-8I to Boeing

February 18th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Feb 18 (IANS) Raytheon has delivered the first APY-10 radar to Boeing for integration on board the Indian Navy's first P-8I maritime reconnaissance aircraft that should be delivered in ... Read more...

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Flying robot to track security threats

May 12th, 2011 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
London, May 11 (IANS) A deadly new flying robot, named Aeryon Scout, promises to replace the CCTV camera and track down criminals and security threats with greater effectiveness. Users simply ... Read more...

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Shape-shifting robot plane to make maritime rescue safer than before

August 27th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 27 (AN): In what could make maritime rescue operations safer than they used to be, researchers have developed a shape-shifting robot plane that could ensure a smooth flight for extended ... Read more...

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Giant unmanned airships to patrol Afghanistan skies

July 12th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) Giant unmanned airships that can fly for up to three weeks at a time could soon be providing cover for British soldiers in Afghanistan, a media report said ... Read more...

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US pledges millions in aid to Pakistan, but no n-deal

March 26th, 2010 - 10:03 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 26 (IANS) Praising Pakistan's efforts to combat terrorism, the United States has pledged tens of millions of dollars of aid for roads and power plants, but sidestepped ... Read more...

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US resumes secret drone surveillance to help Pak Army nab Mehsud

June 30th, 2009 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): With the Pakistan Army intensifying its offensive against the Tehreek-e-Taliban (TTP) chief Baitullah Mehsud in South Waziristan, the United States, with an aim to provide a wide ... Read more...

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Pakistan gets sensitive US drone images: NYT

May 14th, 2009 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 14 (IANS) The United States military for the first time has provided Pakistan with a broad array of surveillance information collected by American drones flying along the border of ... Read more...

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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...

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Hydrogen fuel to boost range of drones seven-fold

March 31st, 2009 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 31 (IANS) Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or drones that scan terrains unobtrusively for possible threats and intelligence can now fly farther and carry heavier loads with the help of fuel ... Read more...

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Drone attacks on Pak-Afghan border to be even more intense

February 10th, 2009 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb. 10 (ANI): US Central Command officials are planning to rope in even more capable drones to support their Afghanistan operations. Already, unmanned aircraft system (UAS) flight hours in Afghanistan ... Read more...

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Robot aircraft that harness thermal air currents to save fuel unveiled

August 22nd, 2008 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 22 (ANI): British researchers have written a piece of software that can help harness upward-moving thermal air currents to keep un-crewed aerial vehicles aloft, with a view to saving ... Read more...

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Future spy planes may recharge their batteries by clinging to power lines

December 19th, 2007 - 6:46 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 19 (ANI): The US Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) in Dayton, Ohio, US, is developing an electric motor-powered micro air vehicle (MAV) or spy plane that can harvest energy from ... Read more...

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