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UAV Powered by LG Chem Lithium-sulfur Battery Sets Domestic Altitude Record

UAV Powered by LG Chem Lithium-sulfur Battery Sets Domestic Altitude Record

SEOUL, Sept. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Chem Ltd., South Korea’s leading chemical firm, announced on Thursday that the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) EAV-3, powered by the company’s next-generation lithium-sulfur (Li-S) battery, set a new altitude record for South Korea. The EAV-3 is a solar-powered UAV developed by the Korea Aerospace Research Institute and powered [...]

S. Korean Solar-powered UAV Breaks Record for Longest Continuous Flight

S. Korean Solar-powered UAV Breaks Record for Longest Continuous Flight

DAEJEON, Aug. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — A solar-powered unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) developed by a South Korean research team has broken the national record for longest continuous flight. The state-run Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) carried out a flight test for its high-altitude solar-powered unmanned aerial vehicle (EAV-3) at its aviation center in Goheung County, [...]

Military Pushing to Deploy Drones for Air Base Defense

Military Pushing to Deploy Drones for Air Base Defense

SEOUL, Apr. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — The South Korean Air Force is pushing to deploy unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) to better defend its air bases across the country, officials said Sunday. The Air Force has recently commissioned a research project into the use of drones for operations over air bases, the officials said. Currently closed-circuit [...]

Korean Air Inks Contract to Mass-Produce Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

Korean Air Inks Contract to Mass-Produce Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

SEOUL, Jan. 11 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s No. 1 air carrier Korean Air Lines Co. said Sunday that it has signed a 400 billion-won (US$333.5 million) deal with the military procurement agency to mass-produce reconnaissance unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) as part of the government’s plan to build up its aerial mission capability. Under the [...]

Korea to Commercialize Tilt-rotor Drone by 2023

Korea to Commercialize Tilt-rotor Drone by 2023

SEOUL, April 14 (Korea Bizwire) – A new step in the development of Korea’s unmanned aerial vehicle technology has been reached with the introduction of a tilt-rotor drone that can take-off and land vertically like a helicopter, but is also capable of fast flight like an airplane. On April 10, the Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) introduced the [...]