South Korean Anti-Drone Radar Can Detect UAVs the Size of Baseball

June 22, 2021 @ 06:38 AM

The South Korean military will operate an anti-drone radar system capable of detecting very small drones, even those the size of a baseball, over the next six months. The system is capable of detecting drones as small as the size of a baseball within 8km of distance and incapacitating them with...

UAVs Destroyed from the Air Using Laser in Israeli Experiment

June 21, 2021 @ 02:39 PM

The Israeli Ministry of Defence (MoD)s research organization, Mafat, Elbit Systems and the Air Force have completed a series of experiments during which UAVs were intercepted at different ranges and flight altitudes using an aerial laser system installed on an aircraft. The ability to destroy air threats from the air is...

Israeli UVision to Supply Hero-120 Loitering Munition to U.S. Marine Corps

June 21, 2021 @ 01:33 PM

Israeli company UVision has won a contract to supply Hero-120 loitering munitions for the U.S

Turkey’s 1.9 Kilogram Loitering Munition, Alpagu Hits Target in Test

June 20, 2021 @ 05:24 AM

Turkeys tactical fixed-wing loitering munition, ‘Alpagu hit target with pinpoint accuracy in a test fire by the military. Weighing less than two kilograms, Alpagu can be operated by a single soldier

Turkey’s ALPAGU Fixed-Wing UAV Test Fires Ammunition

June 18, 2021 @ 05:28 AM

Turkeys ALPAGU fixed-wing UAV developed by STM, fired ammunition during its tests on Thursday. “The Fixed Wing Intelligent Strike UAV System developed by STM with its national engineering capability, capable of effective operation day and night by a single soldier, successfully carried out the test fire with ALPAGU ammunition,” head of...

Insitu to Deliver ScanEagle Drones to the U.S. Navy, FMS Customers

June 18, 2021 @ 05:09 AM

Boeings Insitu Inc. won $12

Israeli Blue Bird Aero Strikes World's Single Biggest Drone Deal for 150...

June 15, 2021 @ 02:26 PM

BlueBird Aero Systems today won a contract to deliver 100 WanderB-VTOL UAVs to a European customer. The Vertical Takeoff and Landing (VTOL) UAVs are part of a transaction involving over 150 WanderB-VTOL and ThunderB-VTOL UAVs worth tens of millions of dollars (USD)

New Ukrainian Attack Drone Concept Has Russian UAVs, Tanks in its Sights

June 15, 2021 @ 01:56 PM

Air Combat Evolution (ACE), a new Ukrainian company has released a promotional video of its conceptual drone called ACE-1, in which it is shown shooting what appears to be the Russian Orion drone and T90 tank. ACE-1 is claimed to deliver a combination of high-speed and low visibility, along with Artificial Intelligence (AI), swarming solution and the capability to deliver a mix of missiles and guided bombs from its two internal weapon bays

Ukraine’s PrAT Ramzay Develops Helicopter Drone with Laser Homing Missiles

June 10, 2021 @ 08:15 AM

Privately held Ukrainian Firm, PrAT Ramzay JSC has developed an armed helicopter drone together with laser homing missiles which will be unveiled at the Arms & Security International Expo later this month in Kyiv. The project to build a rotor drone has been under development during the past few years, and the first prototype is expected to make its maiden flight this year

Gray Eagle UAS Completes Initial Flight Tests with New Generator System

June 10, 2021 @ 06:18 AM

The Gray Eagle Extended Range (GE-ER) Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) completed initial flight tests equipped with a new brushless generator system, providing over 50% more power than the current system. The tests were held on May 13, 2021, at Yuma Proving Grounds, Arizona

Boeing Subsidiary, Insitu Joins Norwegian Firms to Launch UAS Ecosystem in the...

June 9, 2021 @ 12:57 PM

Insitu, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company has collaborated with two Norwegian firms - Robot Aviation and Andøya Space - to promote the unmanned aircraft system (UAS) ecosystem in the Arctic and High North. The alliance will offer products and services optimized for the harsh environments north of the Arctic Circle where many North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and Nordic Defence Cooperation (NORDEFCO) allies operate The alliance will also seek to collaborate with other like-minded companies, research institutions and academic organizations that can add value to the economy in North Norway