The United States Air Force has commenced test flights of the XQ-58A Valkyrie unmanned air vehicle developed in partnership with Kratos Unmanned Aerial Systems.
It touched down with a quiet grace – the first time ever a Northrop Grumman Global Hawk unmanned aircraft has landed during an airshow.
A waterproof drone designed by RMIT University engineers in conjunction with Defence Science & Technology (DST) Group has been nominated for a National Defence Innovation Award at the airshow.
Australian firms stand to gain substantial work from the Triton unmanned aircraft program as the RAAF progressively rolls out an advanced capability to conduct long-range maritime surveillance.
Boeing has released images of its autonomous passenger air vehicle (PAV) prototype making its first test flight at its Manassas, Virginia facility.