Unmanned Vehicles - supported by its dedicated on-line intelligence service www.uvonline.com - is the world’s leading independent bi-monthly publication for the unmanned systems industry.

With a circulation of more than 6,000, and a senior-level readership of more than 25,000 in 120 countries, UV together with the annual Unmanned Vehicles Handbook deliver essential, in-depth and up-to-date coverage of technology developments, news, procurement data and civil/commercial market opportunities.

The aim of UV is to be the business to business source of information for both the industry professional and the user community.

Editorial Comment
Editor Richard Thomas considers the progress of the unmanned systems sector across the land, air and sea domains.

News
A review of some of the latest developments from around the unmanned systems industry.

Attachment theories
The variety of payloads that can be incorporated onto a UGV is steadily increasing as the technology sees a wider range of applications across both the commercial and military markets. Grant Turnbull looks at some of the main growth areas.

Once the dust settles
Despite completion of a number of tactical UAV procurements following the drawdown in Afghanistan, the class remains a valuable asset for militaries around the globe preparing for the next era of operations, discovers Andrew White.

Support, protect, attack
Technological innovation at the core systems level is resulting in some exciting new capabilities in the field of UAV-based electronic warfare. Peter Donaldson reports on some recent key industry developments.

Into the mainstream?
USVs are starting to get noticed by civil and military agencies, as OEMs begin developing platforms that are multi-mission, have greater autonomy and can accommodate more advanced payloads. Claire Apthorp considers their potential utility.

Signs of life
The Indian UAS market is looking strong after years of stagnation. Neelam Mathews rounds up the latest developments.

Risky business
The growing realisation that unmanned systems can provide a cost-effective and safe method of conducting infrastructure inspections could result in a market boom. Richard Thomas examines where progress is being made.

Interview
Tekever Group unveiled the shipborne AR3 Net Ray UAV recently, putting it in direct competition with some established industry players. Richard Thomas talked to COO Ricardo Mendes

Dec/Jan 2014/15
(Aero India)

• UAS training
• Data links
• Commercial UGVs
• Environmental monitoring

Feb/Mar 2015
(IDEX, Avalon, LIMA, AUVSI Europe, Quad A, AUSA Winter, LAAD)

• Cargo-carrying UGVs
• Weapon integration
• Airspace integration
• MALE UAVs

Apr/May 2015
(AUVSI Unmanned Systems, IDEF, IMDEX Asia)

• Mine clearance
• AUVs
• Quadrotors
• Propulsion

Jun/Jul 2015
(UDT Europe, Paris Air Show)

• Underwater payloads
• Optionally piloted vehicles
• UCAVs
• Onboard processing

Aug/Sep 2015
(MSPO, DSEi, Modern Day Marine)

• Surveillance UGVs
• USVs
• Tactical UAVs
• Infrastructure monitoring

Oct/Nov 2015
(AUSA Annual, ADEX, Defense & Security, Dubai Airshow)

• Small UAVs
• Simulation and training
• Emerging markets
• Data links

Dec/Jan 2015/16
(Defexpo 2016)

• MCM
• Sense and avoid technology
• HALE UAVs
• Advanced materials

Unmanned Vehicles is part of the C4ISR division in Shephard's internationally renowned publishing portfolio and gained its first BPA Audit in 2011.

UV has circulation of over 6,400 and each printed copy has a 4 times pass on readership. (Adestra Readership Survey 2010).

Circulation has been further enhanced with the launch of our new free digital editions service.

- Qualified Circulation: 80.3% print, 19.7% digital

- Geographic breakdown: USA 44.2%, Europe 35.7%, Rest of World 20.1%

- Military 27%

- Government/Procurement/CEOs/Directors/Senior Management - 41.59%

Shephard's publications are also distributed at all major shows throughout the year.

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