Tag Archives: vertical takeoff and landing

Martin UAV Wins Navy Prototype Project; Heath Niemi Quoted

Martin UAV V-Bat

Martin UAV has secured a project to develop an unmanned aerial system with vertical takeoff and landing capability for the U.S. Navy after the company won in a technology demonstration program run by the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division's AIRWorks division. The Plano, Texas-based unmanned technology maker said Wednesday its V-BAT platform participated in the Mi2 Challenge, where both Martin UAV and L3Harris Technologies were the finalists for the merit-based competition.

Read More »

Boeing Develops Unmanned VTOL Aerial Platform to Test Autonomous Tech

Boeing Develops Unmanned VTOL Aerial Platform to Test Autonomous Tech - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Boeing has revealed a new electric unmanned aerial vehicle prototype developed to serve as a test bed for the company’s future autonomous and electric propulsion technologies. The company said Wednesday it designed the vertical-takeoff-and-landing, multi-copter UAV platform to accommodate logistics and cargo payload of up to 500 pounds. The 747-pound unmanned …

Read More »

Textron Subsidiary Demos Small Aerosonde HQ Unmanned Aircraft to Potential Customers

Textron Subsidiary Demos Small Aerosonde HQ Unmanned Aircraft to Potential Customers - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Textron‘s unmanned systems business held an inaugural customer demonstration of a small unmanned aircraft system designed to combine vertical takeoff-and-landing capacity of a multirotor platform with the speed of the company’s Aerosonde fixed-wing aircraft offering. The company said Wednesday it demonstrated the Aerosonde HQ at the Textron Systems Unmanned Systems Service and Support Center as …

Read More »

Lockheed Picks North Atlantic Industries to Build VTOL Drone Navigation Tech; Kevin Renshaw Comments

Lockheed Picks North Atlantic Industries to Build VTOL Drone Navigation Tech; Kevin Renshaw Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

A Lockheed Martin subsidiary has chosen North Atlantic Industries to produce flight control equipment for a vertical-takeoff-and-landing unmanned aerial system. NAI will manufacture a navigation technology for the Aerial Reconfigurable Embedded System that is being built by Lockheed’s Skunk Works arm for a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency program, NAI said Thursday. “ARES …

Read More »