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Northrop Grumman Receives $4.8 Billion Contract for USAF Global Hawk Modernization

November 26, 2020 @ 03:32 AM

Northrop Grumman has been awarded a $4,800,000,000 contract for Global Hawk surveillance drone development, modernization, retrofit and sustainment activities for all Air Force Global Hawk variants, a Pentagon contract announcement said. This contract provides for management, including program, business and technical areas; configuration management, data management, reliability, availability and maintainability

India Chooses to Lease MQ-9B Guardian UAVs

November 26, 2020 @ 03:25 AM

The Indian Navy has leased a pair of MQ-9 SeaGuardian drones that come with an expensive price tag as instead of buying them. A report by

Philippine Navy Receives First ScanEagle UAS from US

November 25, 2020 @ 09:09 AM

The Philippine Navy today received its first ScanEagle Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) from the United States. Acting Deputy Chief of Mission Kelly and JUSMAG officials delivered this Php710-million ($14

General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper Drones to Become Deadlier with New Smart Sensors

November 25, 2020 @ 03:59 AM

MQ-9 Reaper drones, the U.S

Turkish Firm to Develop AI to Link Up to 50 Drones in

November 20, 2020 @ 08:17 AM

Software developed by Turkeys MilSOFT company coupled with Artificial Intelligence (AI) will enable the military to link upto 50 drones in a swarm. The software-based solution will allow swarms of UAVs to be released from planes and other platforms

Aselsan Inks $38.8M Deal for Electro-Optic & Communication Systems with Mystery Customer

November 19, 2020 @ 11:58 AM

Turkish firm Aselsan has inked a $38.8 million deal to deliver electro-optic and communication systems to an undisclosed foreign customer

Chinese Troops Deploy Unmanned Helicopters Near Border With India

November 19, 2020 @ 09:07 AM

Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Tibet Military Command troops stationed at the border with India have deployed two locally-built unmanned helicopters designed for high-altitude combat. The aircraft, Blowfish A2 and Ranger P2-X, were built by Zhuhai Ziyan UAV company

General Atomics to Develop AI for Smart Sensor Prototype Drone

November 19, 2020 @ 04:42 AM

General Atomics was awarded a $93,293,554 hybrid contract for research, development, test and evaluation of artificial intelligence for the smart sensor prototype unmanned aerial platform. Bids were solicited via the internet with 999 received

France Issues RFI for Drone Payload to Detect Telecom Transmitters

November 17, 2020 @ 10:32 AM

The French MoD has issued a request for information seeking a drone payload to detect telecommunication transmitters, identify and map their locations. Significantly, the

General Atomics Wins $82M for UK MQ-9B Program

November 13, 2020 @ 09:23 AM

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc., has won a $82 million modification contract for the U

Nigeria Receives Four Chinese Wing Loong II Attack Drones

November 11, 2020 @ 11:24 AM

Nigeria is believed to have received four Chinese-made Wing Loong II attack drones out of an order of eight. “The Wing Loong II, which can remain airborne for 31hrs in Intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) mode and 26 hrs in offensive role, will add significant value to counter intelligence and anti-banditry operations,” Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola tweeted Tuesday from the official Twitter handle of the Director of Public Relations and Information Headquarters Nigerian Air Force ( DOPRI)

Ukraine Develops New Reconnaissance Strike Drone

November 7, 2020 @ 09:44 AM

Ukraines state-owned Luch Design Bureau presented mock-up of a new reconnaissance strike unmanned aerial vehicle Sokil (Falcon)-300, on Friday. The Sokil-300 UAV is armed with guided missiles with a range of up to 10 km

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