Russia's new stealth-capable heavy drone, dubbed "Okhotnik" or "Hunter" has completed its first flight, Russian defense ministry announced Saturday. "The first flight of the Sukhoi Okhotnik unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV) took place at 12
General Atomics has won a $21.7 million modification contract to supply spares and ground support equipment for US Armys fleet of extended range MQ-1C Gray Eagle drones
The United States (US) has green signalled South Koreas request to provide Contractor Logistics Support (CLS) for its fleet of Northrop Grumman RQ-4 Block 30 Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPS) for $950 million. “The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) to the Republic of Korea of Contractor Logistics Support (CLS) for RQ-4 Block 30 Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPS) for an estimated cost of $950 million,” Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) said in a
The Indian Air force (IAF) is reconsidering the purchase of 30 American drones for an estimated $6 billion, after Iran shot down US Navys RQ-4 Global Hawk drone with its S-300 missile system in the Persian Gulf region last month. “The IAF are now especially concerned about the US drones effectiveness and survivability in volatile airspace along Indias border with Pakistan and China, which New Delhi claims can be equipped with advanced surface-to-air missile (SAM) systems,”
Croatias Maritime Safety Directorate has selected Schiebels Camcopter S-100 Unmanned Air System (UAS) for Coast Guard functions, according to a mobilization request the country sent to the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA). The Camcopter S-100 will be deployed in the summer of 2019 to assist in maritime Coast Guard functions such as search and rescue, monitoring and surveillance, ship and port security, vessel traffic, environmental protection and response, ship casualty assistance, as well as accident and disaster response, the company said in a statement Tuesday
Northrop Grumman has been awarded a $33.7 million contract by the US Navy to provide support for the MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft system (UAS)
General Atomics Predator A remotely piloted aircraft has completed 25 years of service this month, the company has announced. The MQ-1 Predator made its first flight in July 1994 and made its operational debut in 1995
The United States (US) has used its new Light Marine Air Defense Integrated System (LMADIS) anti-drone electronic warfare system to bring down the Iranian drone from its amphibious naval ship. “The encounter is the first known kill by a new generation of electronic warfare and directed energy weapons the US has developed over the last decade to handle the daunting problem of how to counter voluminous, low-end threats without resorting to waste high-dollar missiles,” naval analyst and retired Navy officer Thomas Callender told USNI News on Friday
President of the United States (US) Donald Trump on Thursday announced that an amphibious ship belonging to the US Navy destroyed an Iranian drone as it was entering the Strait of Hormuz. “I want to apprise everyone of an incident in the Strait of Hormuz today, involving USS Boxer, a US Navy amphibious assault ship
The Iranian army has received the first batch of the country-made Mohajer-6 ISTAR (Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Reconnaissance) drone capable of carrying two precision-guided bombs. The Iran Army Ground Forces, on Wednesday, received the drones, previously used only by Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), Mehr news agency reported
Israel-based Aeronautics has won a contract worth $10 million to supply its Orbiter 2 and Orbiter 3 UAV to an unnamed South American country. The contract includes providing maintenance and support services of the drones, Globes reported Tuesday
The US Navy is looking to buy 38 units of Northrop Grumman MQ-8C Fire Scout Helicopters which was declared to be combat ready by the navy on June 28, 2019. “Current plans call for purchasing 38 Northrop Grumman MQ-8C Fire Scouts, which are based on a commercial Bell 407 airframe,” reports
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