Russian Military Drones to Use Cellphone Data Traffic to Track Targets

September 13, 2019 @ 09:18 AM

Russia has developed a new electronic warfare complex which comprises of three Orlan-10 drones and a mobile centre to track potential targets using cell phone signals. The “Leer-3” system can tap into cell phone base stations, analyze data flow to geographically locate a specific cellphone subscriber by their devices signal, and...

France Gets 27 Novadem NX70 Micro Drones

September 13, 2019 @ 08:00 AM

French Defense Procurement Agency (DGA) has received all 27 Novadem NX70 micro-UAV systems, order for which was placed late last year. Novadem received the Euro 2 million ($2

Serbia Buys Chinese Wing Loong Attack Drones

September 11, 2019 @ 07:31 AM

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 Preparing to Trail UAV that Can Stay Airborne for 1...

September 10, 2019 @ 10:34 AM

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 Develops 'Drone-Hunting' Reconnaissance Drone

September 6, 2019 @ 11:34 AM

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 to Provide Logistics Support US Army’s MQ-1C Drones

September 6, 2019 @ 06:46 AM

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 Unveils its Biggest Ever Drone to Compete with US Global Hawk

September 3, 2019 @ 10:14 AM

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

Predator B Armed Drones to be Customised for India: Report

August 31, 2019 @ 11:02 AM

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 Displays Jet Powered Stealth Attack Drone at MAKS 2019

August 29, 2019 @ 07:11 AM

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

Export Version of Korsar UAV Unveiled at MAKS 2019

August 28, 2019 @ 10:37 AM

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 May Operate Together with Su-57 Jet

August 26, 2019 @ 06:49 AM

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 Demos New Capabilities of MQ-9B SkyGuardian

August 24, 2019 @ 10:01 AM

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