Unmanned aircraft

07.16.12
Lockheed Martin Stalker drone stays airborne 48 hours using laser power, all-seeing eye gets literal (video)
07.16.12

Lockheed Martin Stalker drone stays airborne 48 hours using laser power, all-seeing eye gets literal (video)

Aerial drone designers have been pushing hard to get devices that can stay airborne for days. Afte...

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04.08.12
US Navy Fire Scouts will automatically spot pirates, give 30 seconds to comply
04.08.12

US Navy Fire Scouts will automatically spot pirates, give 30 seconds to comply

War. What is it good for? Well, if new use of technology by the US Navy has anything to do with it,...

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11.30.11
South Korea creates speedy new UAV, gives it VTOL capabilities to boot
11.30.11

South Korea creates speedy new UAV, gives it VTOL capabilities to boot

In the never-ending quest to give our future robot overlords better tools with which to enslave u...

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11.02.11
DIY unmanned airship soars 95,000 feet above Earth, lays claim to new record (video)
11.02.11

DIY unmanned airship soars 95,000 feet above Earth, lays claim to new record (video)

Are you entertaining dreams of launching your own private spacecraft? All you need is about 30...

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05.10.11
Scaled Composites and Northrop Grumman's new Firebird spy plane: pilot optional
05.10.11

Scaled Composites and Northrop Grumman's new Firebird spy plane: pilot optional

Scaled Composites is best known for creating commercial spaceships for Sir Richard Branson, but it...

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02.07.11
X-47B unmanned stealth bomber completes its first flight (video)
02.07.11

X-47B unmanned stealth bomber completes its first flight (video)

The evil geniuses at Northrop Grumman successfully completed the first flight of its X-47B unmanned...

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12.29.10
Zephyr solar-powered UAV breaks three more world records
12.29.10

Zephyr solar-powered UAV breaks three more world records

The Zephyr is a winning machine. Last we reported, QinetiQ's solar-powered drone had just completed...

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08.27.10
MQ-8 Fire Scout UAV resists its human oppressors, joyrides over Washington DC
08.27.10

MQ-8 Fire Scout UAV resists its human oppressors, joyrides over Washington DC

A Northrop Grumman MQ-8 Fire Scout UAV strayed into restricted airspace above Washington DC after d...

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07.12.10
Britain's Ministry of Defence unveils unmanned Taranis combat aircraft
07.12.10

Britain's Ministry of Defence unveils unmanned Taranis combat aircraft

Well, it looks like Boeing's unmanned Phantom Ray stealth aircraft just got a bit of company courte...

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