Bayraktar TB3 UCAV Climbs to 33,000 ft. Highlighting High Altitude Reconnaissance Capability

May 4, 2024 @ 06:17 AM

Baykars Bayraktar TB3 UCAV equipped with an indigenous engine has touched an altitude of 33,000 feet during its High-Altitude System Performance Test. This sets a new altitude record for an aircraft with its indigenous engine, the company announced in press release

Boeing Advances Manned-Unmanned Teaming Software for U.S. Navy with F/A-18, MQ-25 Integration...

May 3, 2024 @ 09:31 AM

Boeing has advanced its manned-unmanned teaming (MUM-T) technology through recent testing involving a digital F/A-18 Super Hornet and MQ-25 Stingray. The testing demonstrates the maturation of software intended for future use by the U

Pakistan to Acquire Chinese CH-4 Drones

May 3, 2024 @ 06:01 AM

Pakistan reportedly plans to purchase 10 more Caihong-4 (CH-4) Medium Altitude - Long Endurance (MALE) Class Unmanned Aerial Vehicles from China for $24 million. Pakistan Air Force has been operating CH-4s since 2021

South Korea to Double Military Drone Fleet by 2026

May 2, 2024 @ 08:54 AM

South Korea's Yoon Suk Yeol government announced plans on Thursday to more than double its military drone fleet by 2026, aiming to enhance readiness against potential threats from North Korea's unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). The decision was made during a meeting of the presidential Defense Innovation Committee chaired by National Security...

Canada Lifts Drone Technology Export Controls to Turkey

April 30, 2024 @ 12:45 PM

Canada announced the lifting of weapons export controls to Turkey late on Monday, including crucial drone optical technology. This is according to an official notice posted online by Global Affairs, the country's foreign ministry

Ukrainian Drones Mine Roads Behind Russian Lines Affecting Re-supply, Reinforcements

April 30, 2024 @ 05:53 AM

Ukrainian defense forces have disrupted the logistics and tactical operations of occupying forces by utilizing large unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to remotely mine roads and battle lines deep within enemy territory. According to a report from "

GA-ASI to Double EagleEye Radar Range with AESA Antenna Upgrade

April 25, 2024 @ 09:11 AM

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) will integrate an Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) antenna and associated software to the EagleEye multi-mode radar

U.K. Trials First Crewed-Uncrewed Teaming Demonstrations with Autonomous Drone

April 25, 2024 @ 08:45 AM

QinetiQ has conducted the U.K

Kalashnikov Presents New Mini-Reconnaissance UAV ‘Karakurt’ to Russian Defense Ministry

April 25, 2024 @ 08:21 AM

Russia's Kalashnikov Concern recently conducted a demonstration of its new unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), including the Karakurt, for specialists from the Russian Ministry of Defense. During the demonstration, the company also showcased the SKAT 350 M reconnaissance drone and the Quasimacht equipment lifting system to the ministry

AeroVironment Unveils Artificial Intelligence Capability, Autonomy Kit for Drones

April 24, 2024 @ 06:43 AM

AeroVironment (AV) has announced the introduction of its Autonomy Retrofit Kit (ARK) and AVACORE software aimed at advancing autonomy and machine learning capabilities for autonomous systems. The ARK and AVACORE technologies are designed to enhance the effectiveness of AV's existing UAS platforms, including the Puma 3 AE and Puma LE, and future autonomous systems

General Atomics' Mojave UAS Destroys Static Targets in Live-Fire Tests

April 24, 2024 @ 06:35 AM

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) has confirmed that its Mojave Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) conducted live-fire tests against static targets on April 13, 2024, at the Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona