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  • Export restrictions limit Predator potential


    Following requested purchases of General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Predator/Reaper-series unmanned air vehicles by France and the Netherlands in recent weeks, the USA’s backing of an export licence for India but a rejection for Jordan have raised questions over how much potential the UAVs really have outside of NATO.


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  • RAAF begins Reaper training in USA


    The Royal Australian Air Force has deployed a number of personnel to the USA to begin training on the US Air Force’s...


  • RAAF pushes for tighter integration of assets


    The Royal Australian Air Force has ambitious plans that emphasise the seamless integration of airborne assets, as it...


  • India to develop indigenous variant of AeroVironment UAVs


    ​India is to begin manufacturing an indigenous derivative of AeroVironment’s family of small unmanned air systems,...


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  • RAAF begins Reaper training in USA

    News | 23 Feb 2015 16:01 | Beth Stevenson

    The Royal Australian Air Force has deployed a number of personnel to the USA to begin training on the US Air Force’s General Atomics Aeronautical Systems MQ-9 Reaper unmanned air vehicle.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/RAAF-begins-Reaper-training-in-USA-409339/
  • RAAF pushes for tighter integration of assets

    News | 23 Feb 2015 07:01 | Greg Waldron

    The Royal Australian Air Force has ambitious plans that emphasise the seamless integration of airborne assets, as it continues to induct new platforms.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/RAAF-pushes-for-tighter-integration-of-assets-409308/
  • India to develop indigenous variant of AeroVironment UAVs

    News | 17 Feb 2015 16:37 | Beth Stevenson

    ​India is to begin manufacturing an indigenous derivative of AeroVironment’s family of small unmanned air systems, dubbed the ‘Cheel’.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/India-to-develop-indigenous-variant-of-AeroVironment-UAVs-409142/
  • ANALYSIS: How Australia will ramp up ISR capabilities

    News | 17 Feb 2015 12:30 | Andrew McLaughlin

    ​The Royal Australian Air Force’s air combat and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities will be substantially increased over the next decade as new fifth generation capabilities are introduced.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-How-Australia-will-ramp-up-ISR-capabilities-408684/
  • Predator XP carries out 40h endurance flight

    News | 17 Feb 2015 11:14 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Predator XP unmanned air vehicle has carried out its first long-endurance flight, achieving a record 40h non-stop flight.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Predator-XP-carries-out-40h-endurance-flight-409106/
  • Anti-IS air strike mission 'only contains insurgency'

    News | 11 Feb 2015 16:56 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The coalition air strike campaign to defeat Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria will only be successful in containing the spread of extremism in the region, but more has to be done if it aims to defeat it, the International Institute for Strategic Studies has claimed.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Anti-IS-air-strike-mission-only-contains-insurgency-408950/