Turkey to Integrate F-16 Mini-Bombs on UAVs

September 14, 2020 @ 08:36 AM

Turkey wants to arm its combat drones with mini-bombs that are presently fitted on F-16 jets. “The F-16 can carry four Miniature Bombs

Lockheed to Support US Navy MH-60R Helos

September 12, 2020 @ 04:58 AM

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TAI’s Aksungur UAV Tested with Laser Guidance Kit

September 11, 2020 @ 12:17 PM

Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) test-fired Aksungur unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) equipped with Teber laser guidance kit. “Teber guidance kit-equipped Aksungur test-fired for the first time,” Ismail Demir, Chairman of Turkish Presidency of Defense Industries (SSB),

Elbit Demos Hermes 9000 Search & Rescue UAS to UK Coast Guard

September 11, 2020 @ 10:28 AM

Elbit Systems Hermes 900 Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) was recently demonstrated for the UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA). The demonstration were run by the MCA and were designed to test the capabilities of using a UAS to enhance Search and Rescue (SaR) capabilities and the use of long-range unmanned capabilities...

Drone Delivery Drill Amid Reports of China-India Disengagement

September 11, 2020 @ 09:29 AM

China has employed drones to deliver “care packages” consisting of food, water and medicines to its frontline troops stationed engaging in drills held likely in plateau areas amid clashes with India. The drones were put to task by Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Tibet Military Command to provide logistics support for...

GA-ASI MQ-9B Gets Leonardo SAGE 750 for Electronic Support Measure Capability

September 11, 2020 @ 08:02 AM

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI) has integrated the Leonardo SAGE 750 Electronic Support Measure (ESM) system onto the MQ-9B SeaGuardian Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS)

GA-ASI to Weaponize French Reaper Drones

September 11, 2020 @ 06:40 AM

General Atomics has won a contract valued $28 million to weaponized French MQ-9 Reaper drones besides integrating FMS pods. “General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc

Egypt, Jordan Procure Sidewinder Rocket Motors

September 11, 2020 @ 06:19 AM

Northrop Grumman has won a $21 million contract to provide AIM-9M Sidewinder rocket motors to Egypt and Jordan. “Northrop Grumman Systems Corp

Chinese PLA Tests Drone Swarm-Armored Vehicle Integration

September 10, 2020 @ 12:35 PM

China has tested a new combat system that integrates armored vehicles and drone swarms, a technology that will allow armored troops to acquire more battlefield information and launch deadly attacks. Developed by China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation (CASIC), the system was used by an undisclosed unit of the Chinese Peoples Liberation Army for utilization training in May, Chinese state-media reported

Turkey Completes Critical Design Review of Akinci Drone

September 10, 2020 @ 07:54 AM

Turkeys Akinci combat drone has completed critical design review held on September 8 and 9. “Critical design review phase within the scope of AKINCI UAV Program has been successfully completed

India’s Light Utility Helicopter Cleared for ‘High-Altitude Warfare’

September 10, 2020 @ 07:33 AM

Indias indigenous Light Utility Helicopter (LUH) has completed ten-day hot and high altitude trials in the Himalayas. The Army version of the LUH is ready for Initial Operational Clearance (IOC)

IAF Inducts Five Rafale Jets

September 10, 2020 @ 06:47 AM

The Indian Air Force (IAF) today formally inducted five fourth-generation French-built birds, Rafale jets, at Ambala Air Base. The induction ceremony was attended by Indian defense minister Rajnath Singh and his French counterpart Florence Parly