Turkish Bayraktar UAVs to be Put into Service in Albania Soon

September 30, 2022 @ 06:34 AM

Signing a satellite service contract with U.S

Thailand Orders Israeli Hermes 900 UAS for $120M

September 30, 2022 @ 05:06 AM

Israels Elbit Systems has won $120 million to supply Hermes 900 Maritime Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) and training capabilities to Thailand. The contract will be performed over a three-year period

5G-enabled Drones Capture Surveillance Data in Lockheed Martin, Verizon Test

September 29, 2022 @ 07:37 AM

Lockheed Martin and Verizon recently flew 5G-enabled rotary wing drones to capture and securely transfer high-speed, real-time intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) data from aircraft in flight to geolocate military targets. The companies demonstrated two key advances in technology that can provide critical applications for the Department of Defense (DOD): First, real-time...

Eight Ukrainian Attack UAVs Intercepted Over Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Plant: Russian MoD

September 28, 2022 @ 07:13 AM

As many as eight Ukrainian combat drones have been intercepted over Europes largest nuclear power plant located in Zaporizhzhia, Russias defense ministry has claimed. "Attempts by the Armed Forces of Ukraine to strike at the territory of the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) with eight kamikaze drones were prevented

Russian UAVs Do Not Meet Military Requirements: MoD Spokesman

September 28, 2022 @ 04:05 AM

Drones produced in Russia do not meet the requirements of the military in terms of their tactical and technical characteristics and thus, the country is in dire need of them, spokesman for the Russian defense ministry Igor Ischuk has said. The colonel spoke at the round table "Prospects for the development...

Malaysia, Indonesia Buying Turkish Drones

September 27, 2022 @ 09:30 AM

Malaysia and Indonesia have reportedly expressed an interest in buying armed drones from Turkish defense firm Baykar, Türkiyes Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Monday. “Many Asian countries, especially Malaysia and Indonesia, show great interest in our defense industry products

Not Enough Money for Bayraktar Drones, Latvian Donors Obtain Cheaper Locally-made UAVs...

September 22, 2022 @ 05:52 PM

Latvian donors have decided to buy cheaper, locally-made drones as they have raised only 900,000 euros against 5 million Euros needed to buy Turkish Bayraktar UAVs for the Ukrainian Army. The drones to be purchased are manufactured by a local company, Atlas Aerospace, said the organizers of the donation campaign, Latvian publication,

AeroVironment Secures $21M to Provide PUMA 3 AE UAS to Allied Nations

September 21, 2022 @ 01:33 PM

AeroVironment announced it received two U.S

Lithuanian MoD Earmarks €36M to Buy Small, Mini UAVs Including Switchblades

September 21, 2022 @ 01:03 PM

Lithuanias defense ministry has set aside €36 million to procure 35 unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). In a statement, the ministry said it plans to buy 26 sets of "mini" type and 9 sets of "small" type UAV systems

Avenger MQ-20A Finishes AI-Controlled Flight

September 20, 2022 @ 06:41 AM

Avenger MQ-20A Unmanned Aircraft System recently finished a flight controlled completely by an Artificially Intelligent (AI) pilot deployed on an operationally relevant, Open Mission Systems (OMS) software. The test was conducted by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc

Increasing Use of Attack, Surveillance Drones in PLA Flights Over Taiwan: China

September 19, 2022 @ 05:41 AM

Taiwans defense authority on Saturday spotted a Chinese CH-4 armed reconnaissance drone, making it the sixth type of drone appearing in the region in September. On September 15, a WZ-7 high-altitude reconnaissance drone made its debut

Chinese WZ-7 High Altitude Surveillance drone Spotted near Taiwan for First Time

September 17, 2022 @ 05:48 PM

The Taiwanese military tracked some Chinese 26 aircraft on September 15 including the WZ-7 High Altitude Surveillance drone, 'Soaring Dragon,' which it said has been spotted for the first time in Taiwan's air defense identification zone (ADIZ). The WZ-7 Soaring Dragon is claimed to be comparable to the Northrop Grumman RQ-4 Global Hawk meant to perform continuous visual and electronic surveillance over wide swathes of land and sea