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GE’s XMC Module Is Suited For Video Streaming From Unmanned Vehicles
04/28/10 — Rugged ICS-8580 uses advanced technology to ease integration, minimize program risk and cost when adopting new video standards in embedded systems. GE Intelligent Platforms today announced the ICS-8580 Rugged Video Streaming XMC, a powerful, compact, easy to use and flexible answer to the problem of capturing, compressing and delivering video. The ICS-8580 responds to the rapid growth in unmanned vehicles and their requirement to deliver high quality mission video over links that are often bandwidth-constrained. It is designed to be a simple, plug-and-play solution that requires minimal integration or software development. The ICS-8580’s XMC form factor means that it is…

Astrium and EADS Defense & Security to Study Integration of UAVs Into Civil Airspace
03/13/10 — Astrium Services will demonstrate the value of using satellite communications to enable UAVs to operate safely in civil airspace, while EADS Defence & Security will investigate the use of a Medium Altitude Long Endurance (MALE) UAV to prove the operational feasibility of the integration. The European Defence Agency (EDA) has selected an Astrium and EADS Defence & Security (DS) consortium to lead a six-month study to demonstrate that by using satellite communications it is feasible to integrate UAVs into civil airspace. DS has more than 30 years of expertise in UAVs, and Astrium, Europe‚Äôs largest space company, will determine how…

Next-Generation of Global Hawk Unmanned Aircraft Takes Flight
12/06/09 — World’s first fully autonomous high-altitude, long-endurance unmanned aircraft system, the Global Hawk will carry the Multi-Platform Radar Technology Insertion Program (MP-RTIP) active electronically scanned array radar making well suited for designed for persistent ISR. The first Block 40 configuration of the RQ-4 Global Hawk high-altitude, long-endurance (HALE) unmanned aircraft system…

Smith Detection, AeroVironment and US Army Collaborate on Chemical Agent-Detecting UAV
10/21/09 — Partnership combines powerful chemical sensors and advanced algorithms to enable rapid aerial chemical detection and tracking by unmanned aerial vehicles. Smiths Detection announced the successful creation and demonstration of an unmanned aircraft chemical detection and identification system capable of warning troops against chemical warfare agents. The detection and identification system,…

GE Aviation Delivers First X 47B Navy Unmanned Combat Air System Landing Gear
10/12/09 — Navy Unmanned Combat Air System Carrier Demonstration (UCAS-D) program takes a step forward with release of a fully dressed production landing gear system ready for first flight. GE Aviation recently delivered the first fully-dressed landing gear to Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) in support of the X-47B Navy Unmanned Combat…

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