Tag Archives: Shadow

Army’s Universal Mission Simulator Helps Train UAS Flight Crews

The U.S. Army uses a full-simulation platform to augment live flight training for unmanned aircraft system crews and help reduce costs and risks at the service branch’s aviation and missile research, development and engineering center. The Universal Mission Simulator is designed to train flight crews on how to operate Gray Eagle and Shadow functions such as launch, preflight, taxi, flight route, target …

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Report: Army to Conduct Flight Demo for Future Tactical UAS

The U.S. Army plans to hold a flight demonstration of tactical unmanned aircraft systems that could replace the service branch’s Shadow and Gray Eagle UAS, Defense News reported Thursday. Layne Merritt, a chief engineer at the Army’s Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center, told the publication that the Army looks to …

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Army-SRC Team to Build UAV ‘Sense and Avoid’ Radars

The U.S. Army has partnered with SRC to build a radar system that would help manage the air traffic of General Atomics-built unmanned aerial vehicles and prevent collisions, Defense News reported Thursday. Joe Gould writes that the team will install the ground-based “sense and avoid” radars at five locations across the U.S. …

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