AeroVironment Tests Jump 20 VTOL UAS with Heavy Fuel Engine

June 20, 2024 @ 09:55 AM

AeroVironment (AV) demonstrated its

Belgian Defense Ministry Announces Completion of Initial Training for First MQ-9B Crews...

June 20, 2024 @ 07:39 AM

The Belgian defense ministry disclosed on Wednesday that the first six Belgian crews have concluded the initial phase of their MQ-9 Sky Guardian training program. Over the course of several months, the crews underwent training at the General Atomics facility situated in North Dakota

Rostec’s Ruselectronics Offers Anti-Drone Systems to Belarus

June 20, 2024 @ 06:19 AM

Rostec subsidiary Ruselectronics has offered to supply Belarus with anti-drone systems, which it showcased for the first time at the II International Exhibition of the Security Industry “National Security Belarus-2024” in Minsk (June 19-21). The equipment enables the detection of not only the drone itself but also its operator, and provides...

Rheinmetall, Anduril to Jointly Develop Air Defense System to Defeat Small Drones

June 20, 2024 @ 05:15 AM

Rheinmetall and Anduril have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at Eurosatory-2024 to develop new layered Counter small Unmanned Aerial System (C-sUAS) air defense systems. The scope of this collaboration is primarily to address European markets first

Safran, Edge Autonomy Unveil Lanner VTOL UAS at Eurosatory 2024

June 20, 2024 @ 04:44 AM

Safran Electronics & Defense and Edge Autonomy have jointly introduced the Lanner, a new configuration of the Penguin Vertical Takeoff and Landing (VTOL) Uncrewed Aircraft System (UAS), at Eurosatory 2024. The Lanner is based on the Penguin UAS platform, modified specifically to meet the requirements of the Light Tactical Drone System...

Safran Unveils Skyjacker Counter-Drone Solution at Eurosatory 2024

June 19, 2024 @ 05:30 AM

Safran Electronics & Defense announced the launch of its Skyjacker counter-drone solution at the ongoing Eurosatory-2024 exhibition in Paris. Skyjacker addresses the growing threat posed by drones in battlespaces and sensitive installations through its spoofing capability, which alters the trajectory of a drone by simulating GNSS signals

Israel's Aeronautics Introduces Orbiter 2 LM Loitering Munition to Complement Surveillance UAVs

June 17, 2024 @ 01:13 PM

Israeli firm Aeronautics has introduced the Orbiter 2 LM, a one-way loitering munition designed to complement surveillance UAVs on the battlefield. Eyal Assenhaym, Vice-President of Marketing and Business Development at Aeronautics Group, emphasized the changing landscape of conflict, citing recent events in Ukraine and ongoing tensions in Israel

Patria Acquires Nordic Drones to Enhance Unmanned Aerial Systems Capabilities

June 13, 2024 @ 12:49 PM

Patria has signed a bill of sale on Thursday to acquire the entire share capital of Nordic Drones Oy, a Finnish drone pilot trainer and manufacturer specializing in professional drones. The value of the acquisition has not been disclosed

Multi-Grenade Launching Quadcopter Drone Presented at Heli-Russia 2024

June 13, 2024 @ 06:33 AM

A quadcopter drone that can launch 12 VOG-17 grenades or one 82mm mortar round was presented at the ongoing Heli-Russia show in Moscow. The drone was developed by Russian company Stratim established in 2022, state media

Diehl Defence Presents FEANIX Loyal Wingman at ILA Berlin

June 7, 2024 @ 12:30 PM

Diehl Defence has unveiled the Light Remote Carrier FEANIX (Future Effector - Adaptable, Networked, Intelligent, Xpendable) at ILA Berlin 2024, running from June 5 to June 9. The low-observable (LO) Light Remote Carrier (LRC) weighs under 300 kilograms and measures less than 4 meters in length