Turkish STM Exports Mortar-dropping Drone to African Nation

July 10, 2024 @ 08:42 AM

Turkish defense firm STM has announced the completion of the first export of its BOYGA Ammunition Dropping Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) to an African nation. The BOYGA is designed to carry 81mm mortar ammunition

South Korea May Purchase Polish 'Warmate' Combat Drones

July 8, 2024 @ 12:08 PM

South Korea's military is reportedly contemplating the acquisition of Polish-made combat drones, likely the ‘Warmate” platform. The South Korean defense authorities plan to dispatch a delegation to Poland to inspect the drones and evaluate their suitability for operations on the Korean Peninsula, government officials were quoted as saying by local media...

Saudi Arabia Shows Interest in Turkish KAAN Fighter, KIZILELMA Drone

July 4, 2024 @ 06:37 AM

A Saudi Arabian delegation led by Defense Minister Khalid bin Salman Al-Saud visited Turkey to explore defense technologies, including detailed information on the KAAN fighter jet and Kizilelma combat drone. The delegation visited two Turkish defense companies, TUSAŞ and BAYKAR

Russia’s ZALA Group Increases Range of Lancet Loitering Munition to 65 km

July 3, 2024 @ 11:13 AM

Russias ZALA Group has announced that it has extended the range of its Lancet loitering munition, which has been extensively used in the Ukraine war, to 65 km—an increase of 15 km. The combination of Z-16 or Z-20 reconnaissance drones with Lancets has enabled effective counter-battery operations

Czech Firm Starts Producing Attack, Reconnaissance Drones for Ukraine

July 3, 2024 @ 08:00 AM

The Czech-Ukrainian company UAC commenced production of specialized military drones for the Ukrainian army with plans to manufacture hundreds of reconnaissance and attack drones annually. According to Czech publication

Netherlands Establishes New Patriot Unit, Anti-Drone Test Center

July 2, 2024 @ 07:26 AM

The Netherlands Defense on Monday

Russia Develops High-Speed Suicide Drone to Intercept Enemy UAVs

July 1, 2024 @ 12:50 PM

Russian specialists from Red Line have unveiled the high-speed Vogan-9SP combat drone, designed for intercepting enemy unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) through explosive means. A company spokesman confirmed this information to Russian

Aurora Flight Sciences Unveils Hydrogen Fuel Cell-Powered UAS for Long-Range Reconnaissance

July 1, 2024 @ 03:39 AM

Aurora Flight Sciences, a Boeing Company, has introduced the hydrogen fuel cell-powered SKIRON-XLE, a long-endurance variant of its SKIRON Expeditionary small UAS designed for extended long-range reconnaissance missions. Current flight tests suggest that the SKIRON-XLE will be able to sustain flight times exceeding five hours

GA-ASI, Lockheed Martin Collaborate to Enhance SeaGuardian UAS with Net-Enabled Weapons Capability

June 28, 2024 @ 07:24 AM

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) and Lockheed Martin have announced a collaboration to integrate Net-Enabled Weapons (NEW) capability into GA-ASI's MQ-9B SeaGuardian Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS)

Turkey’s Bayraktar TB3 Combat Drone Climbs to 36,000ft

June 27, 2024 @ 06:54 AM

Baykar's Bayraktar TB3 Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle (UCAV), equipped with an indigenous engine, has reached an altitude of 36,310 feet during a high-altitude system test at the Baykar Flight Training and Test Center in Keşan, Edirne. The drone's engine, the TEI PD-170, powered the flight

DARPA Unveils XRQ-73 in SHEPARD Program for Next-Generation Unmanned Aircraft

June 26, 2024 @ 05:54 AM

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has announced that the Series Hybrid Electric Propulsion AiRcraft Demonstration (SHEPARD) programme aircraft received its official designation, XRQ-73. The