Aug 16, 2009
AUVS Australia, the Australian affiliate of AUVSI, is being officially launched in conjunction with AUVSI's Unmanned Systems North America 2009. AUVS-Australia is a collaboration between industry, academia, defense and government departments and is aimed at nurturing the development of indigenous unmanned capabilities and technology. Aug 10, 2009
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) is developing key technologies for disaster monitoring unmanned air vehicles that would operate in tandem over an area providing rapid response and persistent surveillance. JAXA envisages a fixed wing UAV that would dash to the site of a disaster to provide information on the situation for first responders, and then be followed up by an airship to deliver the persistent surveillance for disaster relief workers. Aug 11, 2009
Korea Aerospace Industries
Korea Aerospace Industries and Eurocopter have rolled out the prototype for the Korean Utility Helicopter programme at the former's Sacheon production plant, and say the 8t-class aircraft...