Raytheon, NOAA win Aviation Week Laureate Award For Unmanned Hurricane Tracker

Raytheon, NOAA win Aviation Week Laureate Award For Unmanned Hurricane Tracker

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration received Aviation Week magazine’s prestigious Laureate award for using the Raytheon Coyote® unmanned aerial vehicle to provide near-real-time, potentially life-saving data during hurricanes. Developed for the military, Coyote is a small, expendable UAV that’s air- or ground-launched into environments too dangerous for manned aircraft. […]

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Arsenal Mothership Tests Launching Fleets of Scout Drones.  What Could Go Wrong?

Arsenal Mothership Tests Launching Fleets of Scout Drones. What Could Go Wrong?

A new breed of air-launched drones is giving pilots a close look at places they would fear to fly, like the heart of a hurricane or inside a zone of heavy anti-aircraft fire. Sometimes called “off-board sensors,” these. small unmanned vehicles can be simple, expendable camera-carrying drones or far more sophisticated machines. Either way, the […]

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