Aerial Common Sensor Contract Award

ON AUGUST 2, as AFM was closing for press, the US Army awarded an industry team led by Lockheed Martin, a cost-plus-award fee contract, valued at $879 million, to complete development of the Aerial Common Sensor (ACS) programme. Lockheed Martin’s successful bid for the airborne Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) system will be integrated on Embraer ERJ-145 type aircraft. Embraer will assemble the aircraft and fit the mission systems in Florida at a new facility at the former Naval Air Station at Cecil Field, outside Jacksonville.

The IxKkheed Martin proposal was selected over a Northrop Grumman-led team offering a version

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Firm NELK conducted flight tests with the new UAV autopilot

JSC "Scientific-Production Center" Company "NELK" conducted flight tests of an unmanned aircraft with a new type of helicopter autopilot, said "AviaPort" said assistant executive director Nicholas Panasenko. According to him, the autopilot will be developed by the use of virtually all new development complexes unmanned aerial reconnaissance, surveillance, and monitoring the development of unmanned aerial vehicles. Conducted flight tests showed the correctness of the software autopilot, which is scheduled to immediately apply to several types of unmanned aircraft developer.

New set on autopilot tested shestikoptere (platform with six rotors with bearing propellers for vertical take-off and

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Impact UAV weighing 20 tons will appear in Russia in 2018

MOSCOW, October 3 — RIA Novosti.The first sample of the impact of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), weighing 20 tons, is being developed by "dry", will appear in 2018, and the five-ton hammer drone, developed by "Falcon" will be created at the turn of 2015-2016, told RIA Novosti on Thursday a high-ranking source in the Russian military-industrial complex (MIC).

Earlier, the President of the United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) Mikhail Pogosyan, reported RIA Novosti that Russia is developing an unmanned aerial vehicle shock-purpose weighing about 20 tons on the basis of the technical solutions of the fifth-generation fighter

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Serial unmanned aerial survey of the development of complex GeoScan Geoskan

GeoScan 101

As you know, the tasks that can be performed unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), and where the use of its economic sense, a great multitude: the land management and cadastre, geodesy and cartography, construction, municipal services, highway, agriculture, power, control and investigation of railway objects of the fuel and energy complex, conservation and environmental activities, the use in emergency situations.

St. Petersburg company "Geoskan" for the past year and successfully produces a distributor for the unmanned aerial survey complex GeoScan 101. The system is designed to conduct aerial surveys in the fully automatic mode on

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RAC MiG has signed a contract with the Ministry of Industry R &D by drones

Luhovitsy (Moscow Region), May 31. RAC "MiG", won the competition for Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, signed a contract R &D for the development of unmanned aerial vehicles, said the head of the RAC "MiG" Sergei Korotkov.

"The contract for research and development on drones we concluded on May 15. Contract involves determining the shape of the future of unmanned aircraft for the Defense Ministry. Backlog we already have. It is based on the program" Scat "- said Korotkov.

Mock combat UAV "Scat" RAC "MiG" was first presented at the air show

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Radiozavod Popov received a license for the production of unmanned aerial vehicles

OJSC "Omsk Production Association" Radiozavod Popov "was licensed by the Federal Defense Order for the production of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) as aircraft and helicopter type. "The magnitude of vehicles, load capacity and range may be quite different. The plant expects to first obtain an order from the army and put them into service. Although aviation radio plant had not worked, nothing new in this product for the enterprise not. Basically drones — another type of media, which is directly connected with the systems of monitoring and transmitting information, "- said the" Interfax "deputy director of Radio Works Sergei Demensky.

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Young scientists SFU awarded diplomas MAKS-2011

Young scientists Siberian Federal University X were awarded diplomas of the International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2011 in Zhukovsky. SFU development of civil unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), a complex aircraft and ground control systems on display in the pavilion "University science."

 Photo source:krskstate.ru

SFU for the first time took part in the Salon, but the university team received offers of cooperation in the field of UAV aerial photography, as well as in the development of software and hardware UAV.

The delegation included specialists from the University Department of unmanned aircraft systems student design bureau of the

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UAVs for the Armed Forces will be built and purchased in Russia

PETERSBURG, July 20 — RIA Novosti. Unmanned aerial vehicles for the Russian Armed Forces will be built and purchased in Russia, told reporters on Wednesday the chief of the General Staff Nikolai Makarov.

In late June, a senior official of the military-industrial complex of Russia told RIA Novosti that the Russian authorities over the past two years does not fund the development of unmanned aircraft for military use. He noted that "the Russian Defense Ministry can not decide for themselves how to proceed: whether to continue the acquisition of unmanned aerial vehicles abroad, whether to finance their

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UAVs for the Armed Forces will be built and purchased in Russia

PETERSBURG, July 20 — RIA Novosti. Unmanned aerial vehicles for the Russian Armed Forces will be built and purchased in Russia, told reporters on Wednesday the chief of the General Staff Nikolai Makarov.

In late June, a senior official of the military-industrial complex of Russia told RIA Novosti that the Russian authorities over the past two years does not fund the development of unmanned aircraft for military use. He noted that "the Russian Defense Ministry can not decide for themselves how to proceed: whether to continue the acquisition of unmanned aerial vehicles abroad, whether to finance their

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Kronstadt will show new developments at the MAKS-2011?

CJSC "RET Kronstadt "at the International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2011 will present new developments in the field of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), the chief of the department of geographic information technologies and automated systems enterprise Vladimir Voronov.

According to him, at the MAKS-2011 is planned to show the modified UAV "Watch-100."

In such a device has been successfully tested gyrostabilized Optoelectronic system COH-820 (it is composed of a night channel, thermal imager, daylight and thermal imaging camera channel), weighing 5 lbs. In addition to her on the UAV can be set and a digital camera.

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