Kalashnikov Group's Kamikaze Drone Cleared for Export

January 26, 2022 @ 11:16 AM

The Kalashnikov Group's kamikaze drone KUB-E guided munitions system has received export permit form Russian authorities making it possible to promote this product abroad. “The Kalashnikov, Group, together with Rosoboronexport, is ready to start promoting the KUB UAV on the international market, including during intergovernmental commissions and international exhibitions

Is Ukraine the First Export Customer of Akinci Attack Drone?

January 24, 2022 @ 04:32 AM

Turkey's Baykar has exported the first model of its latest drone, the Bayraktar Akıncı unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV). "We have also completed the first export contract of Bayraktar Akıncı UCAV

AeroVironment Introduces Switchblade 300 Sensor to Shooter Kit

January 18, 2022 @ 02:42 PM

AeroVironment has introduced the Switchblade 300 Sensor to Shooter Kit which enables operators to instantly transfer target coordinates from AeroVironments suite of small unmanned aircraft systems (SUAS) to the Switchblade 300 loitering missile system. "Sensor to Shooter maximizes the operators ability to see first, strike first, combining the superior intelligence, surveillance,...

Houti Claims Drone Attack on Abu Dhabi Airport

January 17, 2022 @ 03:13 PM

Yemeni Houti rebels have claimed responsibility of the attacks on Abu Dhabi International Airport that has left 3 people dead and six others wounded. In a statement, the Abu Dhabi police said that three fuel tankers had exploded in the industrial Musaffah area near storage facilities of oil firm Abu Dhabi...

Leonardo Bags First International Contract for New Mirach 100/5 V2 Target Drones

January 12, 2022 @ 07:28 AM

Leonardo said it won the first export contract for the delivery of ten Mirach 100/5 V2 drones featuring new engines and advanced new avionics. The Mirach 100/5 V2 will accurately simulate hostile aircraft and incoming missiles during training exercises, allowing Armed Forces to train with radars and weapon systems in realistic scenarios, the company said in a statement, without revealing the name of the country it will be exporting these drones to

France, Spain Conduct Reaper Drone Flight through Civilian Airspace

January 12, 2022 @ 07:19 AM

France and Spain has successfully controlled an MQ-9 Reaper drone from the 02/33 "Savoie" drone squadron in the same airspace as commercial aircraft in December of 2021. Since January 2017, the French civil and military authorities have been carrying out an experimentation campaign to explore the operational framework and the changes necessary for the continued integration of MALE (medium altitude long endurance) drones into civil air traffic

Raytheon Swarming Tech Enables One Person to Operate Over a Hundred Drones

January 11, 2022 @ 08:59 AM

Integrated swarm technology developed by a Raytheon BBN-led team under DARPAs fifth OFFensive Swarm-Enabled Tactics (OFFSET) project enabled a single operator to control tens of drones. The swarm – composed of 130 physical drone platforms and 30 simulated drone platforms – was controlled by the operator in both indoors and outdoors in an urban setting

Legion Pod-Equipped Avenger UAS Autonomously Sends Fused Air Threat Data to Command...

January 11, 2022 @ 06:59 AM

General Atomics used two company-owned Avenger Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), each equipped with a Lockheed Martin Legion Pod, to send long-range air threat data captured passively and fused by an advanced sensor algorithm to a Command Center. In the two-hour flight on November 18 last year, the Avengers flew over the high desert of southern California

Smart Shooter Unveils SMASH Dragon Precision Killer Drone

January 10, 2022 @ 03:15 PM

Smart Shooter has unveiled SMASH Dragon, an armed drone system incorporating company-developed SMASH Technology for precise target elimination. Presented by the company for the first time, SMASH Dragon is an advanced robotic weaponry payload that can be mounted on different drones and other unmanned aerial platforms