Boeing unveils new unmanned system

Boeing has introduced its new unmanned platform, the Boeing Airpower Teaming System. Designed for global defence customers by Boeing Australia, it becomes the company’s largest investment in a new UAS programme outside of the Unites States. It has been designed to complement and extend airborne missions through smart teaming with existing military aircraft. Kristin Robertson, vice president and general manager of Boeing Autonomous Systems commented: “The Boeing Airpower Teaming System will provide a disruptive advantage for allied forces’ manned and unmanned missions. Adding: “With its ability to reconfigure quickly and perform different types of missions in tandem with other aircraft,
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RAF puts Lincoln locals at ease ahead of drone use

Staff at RAF Waddington have taken to social media to put members of the public in Lincoln at ease ahead of drone use in the area. It posted on Facebook to alert inform locals that RAF security personnel would be operating a UAS between January 21 and February 8. The post stated: "The drones will regularly fly in the vicinity of the perimeter fence and with land owner permission, out to 500 metres beyond the fence line. The drone used is a small remote controlled vertical landing and take off quadcopter - the Aeryon SkyRanger." It continued: "The flying activity
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