United for UAVs

  • 30-Jun-2008 07:44 EDT

The German Ministry of Defence awarded EADS Defence & Security the prime contractor role for the Agile UAV within Network-Centric Environments (Agile UAV-NCE) technology program. This program is aimed at the analysis and refinement of enabling technologies and operational concepts of unmanned agile reconnaissance operations of a UAV. DS is a partner in a tri-national advanced UAV study in France, Germany, and Spain, and its prime objectives are system-of-systems approaches and the network-centric operations context for its UAV portfolio. The Finnish Defence Forces will also contribute to the program via its Finnish Unmanned Vehicle Systems project and its UAV Data Link technology programs. The Agile UAV-NCE program is planned to be executed in subsequent phases and to run until 2013, covering both computer simulations and actual test flights. DS is responsible for the complete system design and will contribute to the program with the technology demonstrator Barracuda.

Share
HTML for Linking to Page
Page URL
Grade
Rate It
0.00 Avg. Rating

Read More Articles On

2016-11-13
Lengthy automotive development and production cycles have long prevented automakers and startups from working together. While that’s changed a bit, many young companies still find it difficult to work with OEMs.
2016-11-16
BWI is developing what it believes will be a cost-effective system that would improve ride quality at lower cost than employing magneto-rheological (MR) suspension units.
2016-12-04
Swamy Kotagiri will discuss how to foster an innovative organizational culture during a Leadership Summit roundtable, April 4 at the SAE WCX17 in Detroit. He spoke recently with Automotive Engineering on this topic at Magna’s Troy, MI, offices during the company's annual Innovation Awards activity.
2016-11-29
While Donald Trump was blasting China for allegedly taking U.S. jobs, GM was quietly importing new China-made vehicles into the U.S.

Related Items

Article
2016-12-08
Technical Paper / Journal Article
2010-10-19
Training / Education
1997-05-29
Technical Paper / Journal Article
2013-09-17