Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/39751/more en 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 Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance In Orbit 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 UTAS Designing Hyperspectral Sensor For Global Hawk http://aviationweek.com/intelligence-surveillance-reconnaissance/utas-designing-hyperspectral-sensor-global-hawk <div class="node-body article-body">UTC Aerospace Systems is expanding its MS-177 "family" to include two hyperspectral configurations with embedded autonomy. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/intelligence-surveillance-reconnaissance/utas-designing-hyperspectral-sensor-global-hawk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/intelligence-surveillance-reconnaissance/utas-designing-hyperspectral-sensor-global-hawk#comments Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance Defense ISR AWST North America Mon, 05 Dec 2016 09:00:00 +0000 1549821 at http://aviationweek.com U.S. Air Force U.S. Navy’s MQ-4C Triton Prepares For Guam Deployment http://aviationweek.com/intelligence-surveillance-reconnaissance/us-navy-s-mq-4c-triton-prepares-guam-deployment <div class="node-body article-body">After 10 years of development, the Navy’s $14 billion MQ-4C Triton program is preparing its fifth and sixth aircraft for deployment to Guam.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/intelligence-surveillance-reconnaissance/us-navy-s-mq-4c-triton-prepares-guam-deployment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/intelligence-surveillance-reconnaissance/us-navy-s-mq-4c-triton-prepares-guam-deployment#comments Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance Defense Defense Asia Pacific AWST North America photograph Mon, 28 Nov 2016 09:00:00 +0000 1546441 at http://aviationweek.com U.S. Navy Seoul Pushes Quicker Path To Thwarting North Korean Missiles http://aviationweek.com/intelligence-surveillance-reconnaissance/seoul-pushes-quicker-path-thwarting-north-korean-missiles <div class="field-deck"> South Korea bolsters programs to ward off North Korean missile attack </div> <div class="node-body article-body">South Korean Massive Punishment and Retaliation is a plan to go after Kim Jong Un and other top North Korean leaders if they launch a nuclear attack.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/intelligence-surveillance-reconnaissance/seoul-pushes-quicker-path-thwarting-north-korean-missiles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/intelligence-surveillance-reconnaissance/seoul-pushes-quicker-path-thwarting-north-korean-missiles#comments Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance Defense Defense AWST Global Fri, 28 Oct 2016 08:00:00 +0000 1531561 at http://aviationweek.com South Korean Defense Acquisition Program Administration