Russian Firm Develops 'Sparrow' 1.5kg FPV Drone to Strike Armored Vehicles

September 15, 2023 @ 10:10 AM

Russian specialists have crafted a 1.3-kilogram FPV drone called Vorobey (Sparrow) with a 500-gram munition payload for targeting armored vehicles

Elbit Systems Unveils FAST Capability Integrating UAS and Loitering Munition

September 13, 2023 @ 12:27 PM

Elbit Systems has unveiled the Find-and-Strike (FAST) Capsule, combining the Skylark III UAS and SkyStriker Loitering Munition (LM). The Skylark III is a Small-Tactical Intelligence UAS, equipped with the most advanced intelligence gathering sensors and with extensive endurance of up to 18 hours, it is designed to support ISTAR missions in...

BAE Systems, QinetiQ to Collaborate on Autonomous Uncrewed Air Systems

September 13, 2023 @ 11:58 AM

BAE Systems and QinetiQ have entered into a framework agreement that outlines their collaboration in the field of autonomous unmanned air systems (UAS) and mission management systems. The framework agreement will explore the potential to collaborate and develop a family of UAS, and associated mission management systems, to support interoperability with...

General Atomics Secures DARPA Contract for LongShot Air-to-Air Combat Drone

September 9, 2023 @ 06:08 AM

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) has secured the DARPA LongShot program, aiming to develop an air-to-air missile-equipped drone launchable and controllable by fighters and bombers

India’s Grene Robotics Develops ‘Indrajaal’ Autonomous Anti-Drone System

September 4, 2023 @ 06:46 AM

Hyderabad-based Grene Robotics demonstrated ‘Indrajaal an autonomous wide area Counter-Unmanned Aircraft System (C-UAS) to a group of journalists in Hyderabad on September 2. Indrajaal's design principle leverages a LEGO block-like combination mechanism of 12 unique layers of technology powered by artificial intelligence

Ukraine to Manufacture or Buy up to 200,000 Drones by End 2023

August 30, 2023 @ 12:18 PM

Buoyed by the excellent results by drones in its war against Russia, Ukraine has plans to buy or manufacture up to 200,000 UAVs worth an estimated $1.09 Billion by the year-end

Thales, Schiebel Conduct Factory Acceptance Test for UK Peregrine Programme

August 30, 2023 @ 11:17 AM

Thales and Schiebel have announced the completion of the Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) for the UK Ministry of Defence's (MOD) Peregrine Programme. It marks an important step towards the final delivery of the CAMCOPTER S-100 UAS Peregrine System, which is a rotary wing Uncrewed Air System (UAS) which aims to provide a protective ‘eye in the sky capability for Royal Navy warships

Morocco Eyes Turkey’s AKINCI Combat Drone

August 29, 2023 @ 10:16 AM

Morocco is exploring acquisition of Turkish-made AKINCI unmanned combat aerial vehicles (UCAVs) and has already begun talks with drone maker Baykar. This was reported by

Pentagon to Replicate Lessons From Ukraine in ‘Replicator’ Drone Program to Counter...

August 28, 2023 @ 04:46 PM

Learning from the success of small, cheap and deadly drones in Ukraine, the Pentagon on Monday announced a new drone program, "Replicator" to better prepare for a possible attrition with China. Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen Hicks introduced the “Replicator” program at the Emerging Technologies conference hosted by the National Defense Industrial Association

Kalashnikov to Set up Universal Training Centre for Military Drones

August 25, 2023 @ 07:05 AM

Russias Kalashnikov Concern plans to establish an unmanned aviation training center for training of operators of all company-made drones. This was stated by Alan Lushnikov, President of the Kalashnikov Concern JSC, on the sidelines of the plenary session "Unmanned aircraft - dual-use technologies in war and peace

Iran Unveils Mohajer-10 Drone with 2,000km Range

August 24, 2023 @ 01:55 PM

Iran unveiled the domestically-manufactured Mohajer-10 drone during a ceremony marking Defense Industry Day on August 22. According to Iranian

Chinese Air Force Demos Fighter Jet- Attack Drone Teaming

August 24, 2023 @ 09:55 AM

The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force recently carried out manned-unmanned teaming (MUM-T) exercise involving a GJ-2 armed reconnaissance drone and two J-16 fighter jets. State-owned China Central Television (CCTV) published a report on the training that took place at an undisclosed location