Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/39751/more en Can Aurora Orion UAV Extend Trump Border Wall Over Water? http://aviationweek.com/intelligence-surveillance-reconnaissance/can-aurora-orion-uav-extend-trump-border-wall-over-water <div class="node-body article-body">Aurora Flight Sciences’ long-endurance Orion UAV is hoping to transition from tech demonstration to deployed military system.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/intelligence-surveillance-reconnaissance/can-aurora-orion-uav-extend-trump-border-wall-over-water" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/intelligence-surveillance-reconnaissance/can-aurora-orion-uav-extend-trump-border-wall-over-water#comments Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Defense AWST Global Thu, 13 Apr 2017 08:15:00 +0000 1611031 at http://aviationweek.com Aurora Flight Sciences Startup Could Revolutionize Data Collection From Space http://aviationweek.com/intelligence-surveillance-reconnaissance/startup-could-revolutionize-data-collection-space <div class="node-body article-body">Using mass-production, York Space Systems plans to lower the barrier of entry to space. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/intelligence-surveillance-reconnaissance/startup-could-revolutionize-data-collection-space" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/intelligence-surveillance-reconnaissance/startup-could-revolutionize-data-collection-space#comments Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Resilient Space AWST North America Thu, 30 Mar 2017 08:15:00 +0000 1602901 at http://aviationweek.com CAID Industries DARPA’s Gremlin UAVs Could Enable Next Step In Air Warfare http://aviationweek.com/intelligence-surveillance-reconnaissance/darpa-s-gremlin-uavs-could-enable-next-step-air-warfare <div class="node-body article-body">Dynetics and General Atomics move to the next phase of a DARPA program to validate air launch and recovery of multiple small unmanned aircraft called Gremlins.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/intelligence-surveillance-reconnaissance/darpa-s-gremlin-uavs-could-enable-next-step-air-warfare" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/intelligence-surveillance-reconnaissance/darpa-s-gremlin-uavs-could-enable-next-step-air-warfare#comments Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Technology Technology AWST North America Tue, 28 Mar 2017 08:10:00 +0000 1602391 at http://aviationweek.com General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Islamic State’s New Weapon Of Choice: Off-the-Shelf Drones http://aviationweek.com/defense/islamic-state-s-new-weapon-choice-shelf-drones <div class="node-body article-body">Militants in Iraq and Syria are adapting consumer drones and micro-UAVs for surveillance missions and deadly strikes. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/islamic-state-s-new-weapon-choice-shelf-drones" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/islamic-state-s-new-weapon-choice-shelf-drones#comments Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Technology AW.com Defense Middle East Mon, 06 Mar 2017 09:00:00 +0000 1590921 at http://aviationweek.com Pictures: Lockheed Martin RQ-170 Sentinel Sighting In California http://aviationweek.com/defense/pictures-lockheed-martin-rq-170-sentinel-sighting-california <div class="node-body article-body">New photos of the still classified U.S. Air Force’s Lockheed Martin RQ-170 Sentinel reconnaissance unmanned air vehicle have emerged from Vandenberg AFB, California.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/pictures-lockheed-martin-rq-170-sentinel-sighting-california" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/pictures-lockheed-martin-rq-170-sentinel-sighting-california#comments Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance Defense Defense Top Stories Sun, 05 Mar 2017 09:20:00 +0000 1591381 at http://aviationweek.com Photo: Gene Blevins Scientists Look To GPS Sensors For Forecasting Dangerous Solar Storms http://aviationweek.com/space/scientists-look-gps-sensors-forecasting-dangerous-solar-storms <div class="field-deck"> U.S. milspace-sensor archives may ease space-weather risks to the wired world </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A major solar event knocked out telegraph service in 1859, so imagine what a direct solar storm hit on Earth would do to our wired economies today.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/scientists-look-gps-sensors-forecasting-dangerous-solar-storms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/scientists-look-gps-sensors-forecasting-dangerous-solar-storms#comments Connected Aerospace In Orbit Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance Aviation Week & Space Technology Space AW.com In Orbit North America Wed, 15 Feb 2017 09:25:00 +0000 1581831 at http://aviationweek.com Los Alamos National Laboratory Beijing Signals Carrier Plans With AEW Mockup http://aviationweek.com/aviation-week-space-technology/beijing-signals-carrier-plans-aew-mockup <div class="field-deck"> If China is developing a naval AEW, a few catapult-launch carriers must be coming </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A propeller-driven AEW indicated by a mockup would probably need catapults, which would be hard to justify unless China plans several carriers with catapults.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/aviation-week-space-technology/beijing-signals-carrier-plans-aew-mockup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/aviation-week-space-technology/beijing-signals-carrier-plans-aew-mockup#comments Combat Aircraft Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Naval Aviation Asia Pacific AWST Thu, 09 Feb 2017 09:00:00 +0000 1579461 at http://aviationweek.com Chinese Internet Evolved Standard Missile Extends Reach Of U.S. Defenses http://aviationweek.com/defense/evolved-standard-missile-extends-reach-us-defenses <div class="node-body article-body">The supersized Raytheon/MHI Standard Missile-3 Block 2A is on track for deployment in 2018 following a successful intercept test.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/evolved-standard-missile-extends-reach-us-defenses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/evolved-standard-missile-extends-reach-us-defenses#comments Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Defense AWST North America Wed, 08 Feb 2017 09:00:00 +0000 1578681 at http://aviationweek.com MDA U.S. Air Force Pushes Open-System Standards Into Programs http://aviationweek.com/connected-aerospace/us-air-force-pushes-open-system-standards-programs <div class="field-deck"> First programs adopt a U.S. Air Force-developed open-avionics architecture standard </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Hope that reduced integration costs will free up funding for more frequent capability upgrades is behind industry’s willingness to embrace open avionics standards and increased competition, says U.S. Air Force.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/connected-aerospace/us-air-force-pushes-open-system-standards-programs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/connected-aerospace/us-air-force-pushes-open-system-standards-programs#comments Connected Aerospace Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Technology Avionics AWST North America Fri, 27 Jan 2017 09:00:00 +0000 1571611 at http://aviationweek.com U.S. Air Force U.S. Air Force Is Looking For A Long-Range Stealthy UAV http://aviationweek.com/intelligence-surveillance-reconnaissance/us-air-force-looking-long-range-stealthy-uav <div class="node-body article-body">USAF is “aggressively” pursuing a long-range, stealthy unmanned surveillance aircraft to go places its high-altitude Lockheed Martin U-2S and Northrop Grumman RQ-4 Global Hawk cannot.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/intelligence-surveillance-reconnaissance/us-air-force-looking-long-range-stealthy-uav" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/intelligence-surveillance-reconnaissance/us-air-force-looking-long-range-stealthy-uav#comments Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance Defense Defense AWST Global Fri, 09 Dec 2016 09:00:00 +0000 1552701 at http://aviationweek.com Northrop Grumman