Serbia will become the first European country to acquire Chinese-origin UAVs as it plans to clinch a deal for 9 Wing Loong armed drones, with a possible future order of additional 15, from Beijing. “This sale will greatly strengthen the Serbian military, which will gain capabilities it has not had in...
BAE Systems will commence trial flights of a unique solar-powered UAV that can stay airborne for 1 year flying at 65000 feet, and work as a low-cost substitute for satellites delivering 5-G networks. The company announced today it had reached an agreement to acquire British SME, Prismatic Ltd which had done...
China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation (CASIC) has developed a new hexacopter drone capable of surveillance and reconnaissance functions that can “hunt” small, low flying drones with nets. The drone “hunts” by approaching its target and dropping a 16sqm net on it, forcing the hostile drone to fall to the ground...
General Atomics has won a $29.3 million modification contract for performance based logistics support services for US Armys MQ-1C Gray Eagle drones
Russia has unveiled its biggest ever drone yet- the 30 meter (98.42 feet) wingspan -surveillance drone named Sirus that puts in the league of the US-made MQ-9A Global Hawk
The United States and India are working to “tailor” the Predator B armed drone for export to New Delhi for all three services, a US-based defense publication reported on Wednesday. "The modifications for the India-specific drones would revolve around weapon systems, the avionics suite, the communications suite—they all need to be tailored to Indias needs, so it works with their other equipment," Ben Schwartz of the Chamber of Commerces US-India Business Council, was quoted as saying by Breaking Defense
Iran Aviation Industries Organization (IAIO) displayed a jet- powered stealth UAV, “Mobin,” at the MAKS 2019 show which it claimed was the first of its kind in the world designed to penetrate enemy defences and get past incoming missiles. It can function both as an attack and reconnaissance drone; Mr
After the debut of the export versions of Su-57 and Il-112 aircraft at the MAKS 2019 airshow, the export version of Korsar reconnaissance drone has been unveiled at the event. Korsar high altitude reconnaissance drone system, capable of flying at high altitudes, in excess of 5000 meters, was
Russia's new stealth drone on display at the MAKS Airshow may operate either autonomous or in conjunction with the Su-57 stealth jet. The Sukhoi S-70 Hunter-B (Okhotnik-B) unmanned combat air vehicle (UCAV) initially appeared in a flyable form back in January, with its first flight occurring in early August
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) announced on Thursday that it demonstrated new capabilities of MQ-9B SkyGuardian drone that includes automatic take-off and landing over SATCOM, rapid assessment and sharing of images captured by the drone, among others
The US Army awarded AeroVironment $45.2 million for RQ-11B Raven small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) on July 25, 2019
The Russian Altius-U medium altitude long endurance (MALE) drone made its debut flight today. The Russian Defence Ministry has posted a video of the maiden flight of a 6-tonne Altius-U drone, capable of being in the air for more than 24 hours