Sikorsky, Northrop Grumman Progress in DARPA's VTOL UAS Development Program

May 23, 2024 @ 04:23 AM

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, and Northrop Grumman have advanced in developing vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) uncrewed aerial systems (UAS) under DARPAs AdvaNced airCraft Infrastructure-Less Launch And RecoverY (ANCILLARY) program. Sikorsky is conducting flight tests to mature the control laws and aerodynamics of their VTOL UAS

Poland Receives Final Turkish Bayraktar TB2 Drone

May 20, 2024 @ 05:46 AM

Turkeys Baykar has handed over the final batch of Bayraktar TB2 combat systems to Poland, fulfilling a $270 million contract signed in May 2021. The agreement covered four systems, each comprising six aircraft and three ground control stations, totaling 24 drones

Eurodrone Programme Completes Preliminary Design Review

May 17, 2024 @ 04:14 AM

The Eurodrone programme, led by Airbus Defence and Space as the prime contractor, has completed its Preliminary Design Review (PDR). This was achieved in collaboration with the Organisation for Joint Armament Cooperation (OCCAR) and representatives from the four customer nations—France, Germany, Italy, and Spain

Made-for-Germany Israeli Heron TP UAV Marks First Flight Over German Airspace

May 15, 2024 @ 02:03 PM

The German Heron TP (GHTP), a Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) developed through collaboration between Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), the Israeli Ministry of Defense's Directorate of Defense Research and Development (DDR&D), and Airbus, performed its maiden flight in German airspace today. This flight marks a crucial step in the joint venture aimed at fulfilling the specific requirements of the German Ministry of Defence

New Upgraded Triton Anti-FPV Drone System Deployed by Russian Troops in Ukraine

May 15, 2024 @ 04:50 AM

The Russian troops engaged in the special military operation in Ukraine have received an upgraded version of the Triton tank anti-FPV drone system. This was announced by Denis Oslomenko, CEO of Laboratory PPSh, to

Polish WB Group Creates Attack Drone with "100s of Km" Range

May 13, 2024 @ 10:06 AM

WB Group, a Polish defense technology company, has unveiled the Warmate 20 long-range drone, capable of operating over hundreds of kilometers. This announcement was made to

General Atomics Developing New Missile Threat Detection Capability for MQ-9A Drone

May 10, 2024 @ 11:30 AM

General Atomics is working with the U.S

Textron Systems Secures U.S. Army Contract for Future Tactical Uncrewed Aircraft System...

May 10, 2024 @ 08:37 AM

Textron Systems has been selected by the U.S

Teledyne FLIR Unveils New Loitering Munition 'Rogue 1'

May 9, 2024 @ 09:57 AM

Teledyne FLIR Defense has unveiled its new Rogue 1 loitering munition system at this weeks Special Operations Forces (SOF) Week convention in Tampa.

GA-ASI Partners with Shift5 to Enhance MQ-9A Reaper Cybersecurity

May 9, 2024 @ 07:33 AM

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) is partnering with Shift5 to bolster cybersecurity measures for the MQ-9A Reaper remotely piloted aircraft used by the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) and Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC)