unmanned systems

May 2006
By Rita Boland

 
Concept art illustrates what the Revolutionary Approach to Time-critical Long Range Strike (RATTLRS) might look like from a fighter jet platform. RATTLRS weapons will reach speeds of at least Mach 3.
Development team will test the high-speed system starting next fiscal year.

March 2006
By Clarence A. Robinson Jr.

March 2006
By Henry S. Kenyon

March 2006
By Rita Boland

 

Fuel cells may one day be used to power small surveillance unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). Fuel-cell-powered UAVs could support longer missions than current power alternatives allow.
Photograph courtesy of European Communities.

Benchmark tests pave way for longer surveillance missions.

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