China Develops 'Drone-Hunting' Reconnaissance Drone

September 6, 2019 @ 11:34 AM

China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation (CASIC) has developed a new hexacopter drone capable of surveillance and reconnaissance functions that can “hunt” small, low flying drones with nets. The drone “hunts” by approaching its target and dropping a 16sqm net on it, forcing the hostile drone to fall to the ground...

General Atomics to Provide Logistics Support US Army’s MQ-1C Drones

September 6, 2019 @ 06:46 AM

General Atomics has won a $29.3 million modification contract for performance based logistics support services for US Armys MQ-1C Gray Eagle drones

Russia Unveils its Biggest Ever Drone to Compete with US Global Hawk

September 3, 2019 @ 10:14 AM

Russia has unveiled its biggest ever drone yet- the 30 meter (98.42 feet) wingspan -surveillance drone named Sirus that puts in the league of the US-made MQ-9A Global Hawk

Predator B Armed Drones to be Customised for India: Report

August 31, 2019 @ 11:02 AM

The United States and India are working to “tailor” the Predator B armed drone for export to New Delhi for all three services, a US-based defense publication reported on Wednesday. "The modifications for the India-specific drones would revolve around weapon systems, the avionics suite, the communications suite—they all need to be...

Iran Displays Jet Powered Stealth Attack Drone at MAKS 2019

August 29, 2019 @ 07:11 AM

Iran Aviation Industries Organization (IAIO) displayed a jet- powered stealth UAV, “Mobin,” at the MAKS 2019 show which it claimed was the first of its kind in the world designed to penetrate enemy defences and get past incoming missiles. It can function both as an attack and reconnaissance drone; Mr...

Export Version of Korsar UAV Unveiled at MAKS 2019

August 28, 2019 @ 10:37 AM

After the debut of the export versions of Su-57 and Il-112 aircraft at the MAKS 2019 airshow, the export version of Korsar reconnaissance drone has been unveiled at the event. Korsar high altitude reconnaissance drone system, capable of flying at high altitudes, in excess of 5000 meters, was

Russia's New Stealth Drone May Operate Together with Su-57 Jet

August 26, 2019 @ 06:49 AM

Russia's new stealth drone on display at the MAKS Airshow may operate either autonomous or in conjunction with the Su-57 stealth jet. The Sukhoi S-70 Hunter-B (Okhotnik-B) unmanned combat air vehicle (UCAV) initially appeared in a flyable form back in January, with its first flight occurring in early August

General Atomics Demos New Capabilities of MQ-9B SkyGuardian

August 24, 2019 @ 10:01 AM

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) announced on Thursday that it demonstrated new capabilities of MQ-9B SkyGuardian drone that includes automatic take-off and landing over SATCOM, rapid assessment and sharing of images captured by the drone, among others

AeroVironment to Supply Raven Small UAS to US Army

August 22, 2019 @ 11:39 AM

The US Army awarded AeroVironment $45.2 million for RQ-11B Raven small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) on July 25, 2019

Russia Unveils Long Endurance Drone

August 20, 2019 @ 01:17 PM

The Russian Altius-U medium altitude long endurance (MALE) drone made its debut flight today. The Russian Defence Ministry has posted a video of the maiden flight of a 6-tonne Altius-U drone, capable of being in the air for more than 24 hours

Taiwan Targets China's Drone Export Market With Two New Drones

August 16, 2019 @ 10:19 AM

Taiwan displayed two drones at the Taipei Aerospace and Defense Technology Exhibition (TADTE) currently on in Taipei today which are aimed at defending itself against China as well as target Chinas highly successful drone export market. The two drones are ‘Jian Hsiang and ‘Teng Yun

Russia Deploys Forpost Reconnaissance Drones In Crimea

August 16, 2019 @ 08:44 AM

Russia has deployed a squadron of Forpost drone reconnaissance systems in the Crimean city of Sevastopol, Russian news outlet Izvestia reported on Wednesday