Thales-led Team Demos Hydrogen Fuel Cell Powered Surveillance Drone

May 15, 2021 @ 05:33 PM

Thales, Drones-Center and ZenT have conducted a demonstration flight with a drone powered by hydrogen fuel cell technology. "Hydrogen drone technology opens up new opportunities in applications such as surveillance of sensitive sites and military facilities

Soldiers Can Now Control MQ-1C Gray Eagle via Tablet on Ground

May 15, 2021 @ 05:54 AM

Soldiers on the ground can now control the airstrikes conducted by a MQ-1C Gray Eagle drone via a tablet. On Thursday, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc

China Demos Drone-guided Helicopter-launched Missile Attack on Maritime Targets

May 12, 2021 @ 04:07 PM

In a recent live-fire exercise, the Chinese Peoples Liberation Army (PLA) guided Z-19 gunships to launch missile attacks on maritime targets beyond visual range using reconnaissance drones. The drills were conducted by an aviation brigade attached to the PLA 71st Group Army recently held the drill in the Yellow Sea

S.Korean Agency Develops Tech for UAVs to Avoid Collisions at Close Distances...

May 11, 2021 @ 08:39 AM

South Koreas Agency for Defense Development has developed a new technology for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to steer clear of collisions. The technology allows UAVs to automatically seek flight paths to avoid threats at close distances and decide the sequence to complete their tasks

Morocco to Buy Electro-Optical Sensors Directly from Canada for its Turkish Drone

May 8, 2021 @ 04:00 PM

Morocco is acquiring electro-optical systems from Canada to equip them on Turkish-made drones it soon plans to buy. On April 18, Moroccos

Israel’s Aeronautics Unveils Orbiter 4 Small Tactical UAS for Maritime Patrol

May 3, 2021 @ 10:46 AM

Aeronautics, an Israeli company has introduced its Orbiter 4 small tactical UAS, capable of performing long-range, long-endurance maritime patrol missions. The Orbiter 4s EO/IR and MPR payloads are ideal for maritime monitoring, gas and oil rigs protection, illegal activity tracking, and search & rescue

Iran Unveils Electronic Warfare, Surveillance Systems for Drones

April 29, 2021 @ 11:13 AM

Iran on Sunday unveiled a slew of electronic warfare and other electronic systems to disrupt enemy drones and provide protection to its own drones over enemy territory. These products developed by the Iranian Army Ground Forces Research and Self-Sufficiency Jihad Organization were unveiled during a ceremony held Sunday

Airbus to Test Autonomous Technologies in Helicopter Flightlab

April 26, 2021 @ 06:13 PM

Airbus is introducing autonomous features to its helicopter Flightlab through a project code-named Vertex. The autonomous technologies set to integrate into the Flightlab are: vision based sensors and algorithms for situational awareness and obstacle detection; fly-by-wire for enhanced auto-pilot; and an advanced human-machine-interface - in the form of a touchscreen and head worn display for inflight monitoring and control