AVIATION WEEK Launches Unmanned Horizons Web Channel

Site covers all aspects of unmanned vehicles and technology with exclusive insights and multimedia coverage

Sep 01, 2010, 13:45 ET from AVIATION WEEK

NEW YORK, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- AVIATION WEEK has announced a new Unmanned Horizons web section on AviationWeek.com, focused on unmanned vehicles and technologies, and featuring videos, photos, blog posts, in-depth articles, official plans, and more. Launched with the August 24-30 double-issue of Aviation Week & Space Technology during the aerospace and defense (A&D) industry's premier unmanned event, AUVSI, Unmanned Horizons offers news and analysis from the industry's go-to experts, such as Amy Butler, David Fulghum, Bill Sweetman, Robert Wall, Graham Warwick, Guy Norris and Michael Bruno.

Visitors to the site will find exclusive insights on the booming unmanned vehicle market, as it grows underwater, in the air and on the ground. An unmanned timeline tracks progress since 1960; an "Ask the Experts" function connects inquirers with in-the-know AVIATION WEEK editors; and high-quality videos and photos bring these flying, buzzing and roaming vehicles to life. Some of the current articles include "Next UAV Contractors Will Need New Skills," "Mini-UAVs Tackle Big Missions," and "German UAS Aces Excel," showcasing a sample of the range of technologies, topics, programs and international interest available.

"AVIATION WEEK is dedicated to thoroughly covering rapidly evolving technologies and capabilities in the defense industry," said Greg Hamilton, publisher of AVIATION WEEK's Defense Technology International. "Unmanned systems represent one of the most exciting areas of high-tech defense development and global market growth, and our multimedia defense portfolio is perfectly positioned to provide leadership coverage."

Visit Unmanned Horizons at http://aviationweek.com/unmanned.

To arrange interviews with AVIATION WEEK's unmanned and defense experts, contact Lisa Jaycox at lisa_jaycox@aviationweek.com.

About AVIATION WEEK:

AVIATION WEEK, part of The McGraw-Hill Companies, is the largest multimedia information and services provider to the global aviation, aerospace and defense industries, and includes http://AviationWeek.com, Aviation Week & Space Technology, Defense Technology International, Business & Commercial Aviation, Overhaul & Maintenance, ShowNews, Aviation Daily, Aerospace Daily & Defense Report, The Weekly of Business Aviation, World Aerospace Database, AVIATION WEEK Intelligence Network, and MRO Prospector. The group also produces major events around the world.

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