In a First, Manned Helicopter Refuels Unmanned Helicopter

August 23, 2023 @ 09:53 AM

Marines delivered fuel to a Navy MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned autonomous helicopter from a Marine Corps CH-53E for the first time recently. The exercise took place at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, California, July 31, 2023

Russian Army Develops Dedicated Ammunition for Drones

August 23, 2023 @ 07:58 AM

The Russian Army operating in Ukraine has begun receiving new ammunition that matches with the technical characteristics of drones used to launch them. Previously, the Army used ammunition such as grenades and mines strapped to drones which was not in flux with the aerodynamics of the UAVs

Netherlands Orders 4 More MQ-9A Drones

August 22, 2023 @ 09:25 AM

The Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) will double the number of MQ-9A Remotely Piloted Aircraft they will procure, taking the total order from four to eight aircraft. The first four MQ-9A Block 5 Reapers and associated Ground Control Stations were delivered to the RNLAF in 2022

Netherlands Orders Israeli Anti-Drone Systems for $55M

August 22, 2023 @ 07:00 AM

Elbit Systems has won approximately $55 million to supply multi-layered ReDrone Counter Unmanned Aerial Systems (C-UAS) to the Netherlands

India’s TAPAS Drones Crashes

August 21, 2023 @ 09:17 AM

Tapas drone prototype developed by Indias Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) crashed on Sunday at a village in Karnataka for unknown reasons. “TAPAS UAV was undergoing an experimental flight trial today morning from ATR Challakere, Karnataka

Russian Troops Induct Anti-drone Guns with 1km Detection Range

August 21, 2023 @ 05:59 AM

Russian troops in the North Military District (NMZ) zone have received improved anti-drone guns capable of detecting rogue drones at a distance of up to 1km. These anti-drone guns have a built-in suppressor LPD-820

Ukrainian Troops to Receive DJI Mavic 3 Enterprise UAVs

August 18, 2023 @ 07:47 AM

The Come Back Alive Foundation has purchased 208 quadcopters including 104 DJI

Granat-PG Bomber Drone Debuts at ARMY-2023

August 17, 2023 @ 12:37 PM

Russias Astron design bureau presented the new Granat-PG strike bomber drone at the Army-2023 international forum for the first time. "This is the first time that we show the Granat-PG strike bomber drone system

International Fund for Ukraine Orders Kongsberg’s C-UAS Air Defence Systems

August 15, 2023 @ 07:53 AM

Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace (KONGSBERG) has signed a contract through the International Fund for Ukraine for the delivery of Counter Uncrewed Aerial Systems (C-UAS), which will be donated to battle-ravaged Ukraine. The delivery consists of several CORTEX Typhon systems, developed to counter a wide specter of UAVs with solutions to either physically harm or otherwise disable the aerial threat

Ukraine to Get Germany’s Luna Drone System

August 14, 2023 @ 01:28 PM

Rheinmetall will reportedly handover several Luna new generation drone systems to Ukraine by year-end. The package will consist of a ground control station with several drones, a launch catapult and military trucks,

Russian Start-up to Unveil 300km Bomber Drone at ARMY 2023

August 13, 2023 @ 10:49 AM

Russian Start-up, Oko Design Bureau will unveil its latest attack drone, the Privet-120 (Hello-120) drone bomber prototype at the Army 2023 forum. "A new Privet-120 prototype will be demonstrated at the Army-2023 forum for the first time

Russia’s New Hello-82 Kamikaze Drone to Debut at ARMY 2023

August 11, 2023 @ 01:53 PM

Russias latest Privet-82 (Hello-82) kamikaze drone will perform a demonstration flight at the Army 2023 Forum on August 18. Manufacturer Oko Design Bureau revealed this to state-owned TASS today