The United States Air Force's Air National Guard (ANG) has contracted General Atomics for the provision of Detect and Avoid System (DAAS) for installation on two of its MQ-9 Remotely Piloted Aircraft. The DAAS will be equipped on one MQ-9 Block 1 and one MQ-9 Block 5 drones
The United States has approved the sale of Raytheons Coyote Block 2 counter-drone weapon as part of Howler counter-drone system for international sales. “The US government has cleared Raytheon to sell the Coyote Block 2 counter-drone weapon to approved allied nations as part of the Howler counter-drone system,” the company said in a statement Tuesday
Turkish firm Harp Arge unveiled its new lightweight, electromagnetic anti-drone gun designed to disrupt communication between drones and their control units. The 2
General Atomics is set to procure radomes to protect radars of its MQ-9B Sky Guardian and SeaGuardian Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) from Belgim-based SABCA company. The Government of Belgium has approved Belgian Defense to negotiate the acquisition of MQ-9B to meet the nations RPA requirements
Turkey will build a drone control center to house some of its drones such as the Anka and the Bayraktar, in eastern Erzurum province to target militants in the Eastern Anatolia region. The facility is expected to be operational soon, Turkish officials were quoted as saying by
The Indian Ministry of Defence has issued a request for information (RFI) to procure 100 loitering munition systems for the Indian Army. In late January this year, Israeli firm UVision Air announced a joint venture named “AVision” with Indias Aditya Precitech to manufacture loitering munitions under the brand PALM (Precision Attack Loitering Munition) Hero Systems
The Chinese military announced its plans to procure two different types of loitering munitions on Monday. The statement released on weain
Schiebel has announced the completion of the acceptance tests of their Heavy fuel S2 engine designed for the Royal Australian Navy's CAMCOPTER S-100 UAS. “Delivered as a next generation replacement for the current propulsion unit, the S2 further increases the overall capability of the system,” the company said in a statement Monday
Istanbul-based Ekba Holding has acquired Turkey's first electromagnetic anti-drone weapons manufacturer Harp Arge Corp after an unnamed Dutch firm tried to buy the firm to collaborate on undisclosed defense projects. "The acquisition came after a Netherlands-based technology firm showed interest in buying Harp Arge for yet undisclosed defense projects," Anadolu Agency reported on Sunday
Israel's Ben-Gurion University of the Negev has developed a laser-based defense system dubbed "Light Blade" capable of destroying next-generation combat drones. The technology is being developed and commercialized in the university's new company, OptiDefense
The US Army has awarded Sierra Nevada Corp $8.5 million for Tactical Automated Landing System components support for the RQ-7B tactical unmanned aircraft system (UAS)
General Atomics has integrated L3Harris WESCAM MX-20 Electro-optical/Infrared (EO/IR) system onto its MQ-9 Predator Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS), providing it with the ability to locate and track targets at long stand-off ranges. The company has already begun testing the MQ-9 equipped with the long-distance targeting payload
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