Tag Archives: Future Tactical UAS

Report: Army Eyes Northrop-Designed VTOL Drone as Potential RQ-7 Replacement

The U.S. Army is evaluating a vertical takeoff and landing drone Northrop Grumman designed with MartinUAV as the military service considers replacing its RQ-7 Shadow fleet, C4ISRnet reported Sunday. Both companies developed the V-BAT unmanned aerial system to perform reconnaissance missions without the use of special equipment. A single controller can operate the drone using a …

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Report: Army Eyes Midsize Unmanned Cargo Air Vehicle to Address Soldier Load Weight Issue

The U.S. Army seeks a midsize unmanned cargo air vehicle that can help reduce soldiers’ loads by eliminating the need for them to carry mission equipment and emergency supplies, FlightGlobal reported Thursday. Lt. Col. Jeremy Gottshall, autonomous aerial resupply capability manager at the Army’s Training and Doctrine Command, said at an industry event hosted by the Association for …

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