Category Archives: Military Unmanned

NATO’s Newest Drone: AGS Global Hawk

The Global Hawk Block 40 is part of the Alliance Ground Surveillance Program (AGS). AGS is a NATO programme to acquire an airborne ground surveillance capability (Multi-Platform Radar Technology Insertion Program on the Northrop Grumman RQ-4 Global Hawk).
The first of NATO’s five unmanned air vehicles rolled off the factory line in San Diego on Thursday, 4 June 2015.
The NATO-owned and -operated AGS core capability will enable the Alliance to perform persistent surveillance over wide areas from high-altitude long-endurance aircraft in any weather or light condition . The system will give commanders a comprehensive picture of the situation on the ground.

This New Drone Ship May Change Naval Combat Forever

The Anti-Submarine Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel (ACTUV), also known as Sea Hunter, arrived in San Diego. The vehicle was lowered into San Diego bay and transited under its own power to the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific (SSC Pacific) will it will continue undergoing its development. The Project is managed by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).

AMAS Capabilities Advanced Demonstrations (CAD)

Lockheed Martin’s Autonomous Mobility Applique System (AMAS) is a low-cost, low-risk autonomy kit for military logistics vehicles that provides driver warning/driver assist and leader-follower capabilities with a path to full autonomy. The CAD testing successfully demonstrated AMAS performance in both urban improved road conditions and secondary road conditions.