Albania Approves Bayraktar TB2 Drone Purchase

July 2, 2021 @ 06:32 AM

Albanias parliament allocated an additional budget of more than €8 million for the procurement of Bayraktar TB2 drones from Turkey. The nod for such a contract came after Albanian Interior Minister Bledar Çuçi and military officials paid a visit to Turkey, Turkeys government-owned Anadolu Agency reported Thursday

Ukraine Deploys Turkish Bayraktar Drone in NATO's Sea Breeze Exercise

July 2, 2021 @ 03:51 AM

The Ukrainian Army deployed Turkey-made Bayraktar TB2 drones armed with MAM-C, a high explosive variant of Roketsans smart micro munitions (MAM) family, during Sea Breeze 2021 exercises being held in the Black Sea which has over 30 countries participating. While the Ukrainian Army already has these combat UAVs in service, the...

Northrop Completes Successful First Flight of Japan’s Second RQ-4B Global Hawk...

June 25, 2021 @ 12:43 AM

Northrop Grumman announced the first flight of Japan's second RQ-4B Global Hawk high-altitude, remotely-piloted, surveillance aircraft. Global Hawk is the only high-altitude, long-endurance unmanned air vehicle (UAV) to deliver near real-time on demand data around the clock

Turkey’s Akinci Combat Drone Armed with HGK-84 Bombs

June 24, 2021 @ 12:55 PM

The first mass-produced version of Turkeys Akinci unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV), the Akinci S-1, was seen armed with a HGK-84 bomb in its underbelly for the first time. A picture of Akinci S-1 equipped with HGK-84 bombs along with the drones second prototype PT-2 was shared by Selcuk Bayraktar, Chief...

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 jammers when identified as an unauthorized vehicle, Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) said in a statement

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 an innovative capability with the potential for a strategic change in the air defense capability of the State of Israel, the Israeli MoD announced

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 the Defence Industries Presidency (SSB), Ismail Demir,

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)