Tag Archives: vertical take-off and landing

DCNS, Airbus’ Helicopters Business to Design French Navy’s Aerial Drone

DCNS and Airbus Group‘s helicopter business unit have partnered to design a vertical take off and landing drone system for France’s navy. Airbus said Thursday DCNS will design and develop components for the ship-based operation and integration of the VSR700 drone such as payload specification and validation as well as mission data links. DCNS will …

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Aurora Flight Sciences Lands Contract Modification for Navy Unmanned Aerial Cargo Platform

Aurora Flight Sciences has received a potential two-year, $11 million contract modification to build an autonomous airborne cargo platform for the U.S. Navy. The Autonomous Aerial Cargo Utility System is an Office of Naval Research-funded program that seeks to allow remote-controlled, vertical take-off and landing platforms to perform cargo deliveries …

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