Israel’s “Skylord” Drone Interception System Being Tested by US Forces

September 24, 2020 @ 06:42 PM

The Israeli Ministry of Defense's R&D unit, together with the Israeli company XTEND and the Anti-Terrorism Body of the US Department of Defense (CTTSO), have launched an operational pilot that will examine the use of the “Skylord” drone interception system for the protection of US military forces. “Skylord” is a...

GA-ASI to Upgrade Air National Guard’s MQ-9 Drones

September 24, 2020 @ 03:26 PM

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) has been awarded a $13

Israel Aerospace Acquires 50% of BlueBird Aero Systems

September 24, 2020 @ 03:01 PM

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) signed today an

Russia Conducts Drone Swarm Drill during Kavkaz-2020 Exercise

September 24, 2020 @ 12:01 PM

Russia used a swarm consisting of Forpost, Orlan-10 and Eleron-3 drones to attack “hostile” forces for the first time during Kavkaz-2020 exercises.

New Unmanned Helicopter Displayed at China Military Intelligent Technology Show

September 24, 2020 @ 09:58 AM

A new unmanned helicopter drone carrying the designation Z-5 B/H was displayed at 6th China Military Intelligent Technology and Equipment Expo that opened on September 22 in Beijing. While the Z-5 helicopter drone has been around for several years now, it is not clear what the B/H designation stands for...

India's $600M MQ-9B Drone Purchase Gathers Pace: Media Report

September 23, 2020 @ 12:41 PM

The Indian defence ministry plans to acquire six MQ-9B Guardian drones from the United States - two each for the Army, Air Force and the Navy - for $600 million under fast track procurement. New Delhi wants to invest $3 billion for 30 of these drones, sources told

Boeing Fires Up Engine on First Loyal Wingman ahead of Maiden Flight

September 17, 2020 @ 08:56 AM

Boeing Australia powered up the commercial turbofan engine on the first Loyal Wingman aircraft in September, as part of ground testing and preparations for first flight. “This engine run gets us closer toward flying the first aircraft later this year and was successful thanks to the collaboration and dedication of our team,” said Dr

Israeli Heron First to Operate at Civilian Airport alongside Commercial Jets

September 16, 2020 @ 11:15 AM

Israels Heron unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) became the first in the world to land at an international airport, and integrate into the airspace alongside commercial flights. The Heron, a UAV developed and built by Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), landed today at Ben Gurion International Airport, becoming the first UAV to land in an international airport alongside commercial flights occupying civilian air space

First MQ-9B Configured for Surveillance Over Open-Water Makes Flight

September 15, 2020 @ 06:05 AM

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI) concluded a set of maritime test flights over the sea-lanes off the coast of Southern California on September 11th, using the MQ-9B SeaGuardian Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS)

General Atomics Unveils MQ-9 Successor Drone With 'Ultra-Long Endurance'

September 15, 2020 @ 05:52 AM

General Atomics has unveiled a rendering of its stealthy, next-generation unmanned aircraft system (UAS) that could replace U.S

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