Unmanned Drones

US Navy Tests Massive New Drone

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 19.09.2014 | UK Tech

This is the Northrop Grumman MQ-4C Triton Unmanned Aircraft System, or Triton. It's the US Navy's replacement for its fleet of surveillance aircraft. ...

This Fighter Jet Is Actually Three Separate Planes

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 09.07.2014 | UK Tech

BAE has designed a plane which can 'transform' into three separate aircraft at a moment's notice, saving on fuel while allowing it to be more flexible...

This Is What Drone Pilots Really Say When They Crash

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.07.2014 | UK Tech

Flying unmanned aerial military vehicles is supposed to be easy. Like, playing an Xbox video game easy. The reality is somewhat different. Not only...

WATCH: The Moment An Unmanned Drone Just Barely Missed A Commercial Jet

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.05.2014 | UK Tech

The American Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said that an unmanned drone just barely missed hitting a commercial airliner in mid-air. The col...

Army's 'Watchkeeper' Drone To Fly Above British Skies

Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.02.2014 | UK Tech

A huge unmanned drone is set to fly above UK skies this week ahead of trials in Afghanistan. Watchkeeper, a reconnaissance and surveillance unmanne...

PICS: America's New Spy Plane Could Reach 3,600 MPH

Huffington Post Uk | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

An American company is developing an unmanned aircraft capable of travelling at six times the speed of sound. The SR-72 supersonic plane would use ...

WATCH: 'Drone Clouds' Form Themselves Into Multi-Rotor Hybrids

Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.09.2013 | UK Tech

A 'cloud' of experimental new drones are able to form themselves into a larger, multi-rotor vehicle, and fly as one. The Distributed Flight Array p...

Weaponised Laser Cannon Can Shoot Drones (And Mortars) Out Of Mid-Air

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 10.03.2013 | UK Tech

A German defense firm has built a laser cannon capable of blasting drones out of the sky. The high-energy laser can shoot fast-moving drones at...

Electric Trans-Atlantic 'Flight Of The Century' Enters Next Stage Of Testing

Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.09.2012 | UK Tech

An attempt to make the world's first electric flight across the Atlantic has taken a step forward, after the team attempting the feat announced it wil...

Planes Can Be Fuelled From The Ground Using Lasers

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 12.09.2012 | UK Tech

Planes could in soon be refuelled mid-flight by ground-based lasers after successful tests of the technology. Lockheed Martin said that its Stalker...

MoD: New Unmanned Drone Development Centre To Be Built In Wiltshire

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 12.07.2012 | UK Tech

The Ministry of Defence will establish a new technology centre to rapidly design and develop next-generation unmanned drones. The centre - the firs...

Hollande: We Won't Be Taxing British Second Homes in France

The Huffington Post UK | Chris Wimpress | Posted 10.07.2012 | UK Politics

French president Francois Hollande has performed an apparent U-turn and announced there will be no new taxes on second homes in France. The annou...

Pirate Bay Servers To Take To Skies In 'Act Of War'

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 20.05.2012 | UK Tech

Controversial file-sharing website The Pirate Bay has faced more than its share of legal troubles over the past few years, culminating in prison sente...