Northrop, Martin UAV Conduct Flight Test for Future Tactical Unmanned Aircraft

September 2, 2021 @ 05:25 AM

Northrop Grumman and Martin UAV (a Shield AI company) on Wednesday completed successful flight testing of a V-BAT unmanned aircraft system (UAS) with new features including GPS-denied navigation and target designation capabilities. “The enhanced V-BAT offers a near zero footprint, flexible vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) capability that is based on...

Russian Drone Maker Kronstadt Signs First Export Contracts

September 1, 2021 @ 01:52 PM

Russian firm Kronstadt today announced contracts with several foreign countries for shipment of drones in 2022. The model(s) of drones or their numbers were not specified in a statement released by the company as reported by

Turkish Military Inducts Akinci Advanced Attack UAV

August 31, 2021 @ 07:15 PM

The Turkish military inducted the Akinci unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV), claimed to be the most advanced drone built in Turkey. In his speech at the induction ceremony, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said, “We are determined to make Turkey the leading country in Unmanned Warplanes

Iraq Seeks Turkish Bayraktar Drones, T129 Helicopter, EW Systems

August 30, 2021 @ 10:31 AM

Iraq is eyeing Bayraktar TB2 combat drones, T129 helicopters and Electronic Warfare (EW) systems manufactured by Turkey. Iraqs Defense Minister Juma Anad Saadoun said on Iraqi television that the country had “reached a consensus” with Turkey concerning the purchase of Bayraktar TB2 drones

Pakistan Will Start Producing Components for Turkey's Anka Combat Drone

August 23, 2021 @ 07:45 AM

Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) said it inked a contract with Pakistan's National Engineering and Science Commission (NESCOM) to produce components for TAI's medium-altitude, long-endurance (MALE) combat drone, Anka. TAI opened its first office in Pakistan in December 2019 at the country's National Science & Technology Park

Russian Helicopters to Display BAS-200 Drone at Army 2021 Show

August 20, 2021 @ 01:25 PM

The first ever drone developed by Russian Helicopters, BAS-200 will be displayed in the static area at Army 2021 event in Moscow starting Monday. BAS-200 will be presented at the "Army" forum and placed in the aviation exposition area at "Kubinka" airfield

Global Hawk Drone Supports U.S.A.F.’s Advanced Battle Management System Exercise ...

August 19, 2021 @ 04:33 PM

The RQ-4B Block 30 Global Hawk drone, with imagery and signals intelligence collection capabilities, was utilized by the United States Air Force during Advanced Battle Management System (ABMS) exercises for the United States European Command. Global Hawk plays a significant role in autonomous high-altitude, long-endurance systems in support of numerous missions, manufacturer of the drone Northrop Grumman said in a statement

Turkey's UAVERA to Showcase Cagatay VTOL UAV at IDEF 2021

August 16, 2021 @ 10:00 AM

Turkish UAV manufacturer UAVERA, an investment of Coşkunöz Holding is poised to showcase its new Cagatay VTOL UAV at the 15th International Defense Industry Fair (IDEF) 2021 being held in Istanbul TÜYAP Fair and Congress Center between 17-20 August. The Cagatay VTOL UAV is a sub-cloud UAV (BIHA) class with 6 hours of flight time and a communication range of up to 150 kilometers

Taliban Seizes Afghan Military’s Boeing ScanEagle Drone

August 12, 2021 @ 12:56 PM

A day after Taliban fighters took control of India-gifted Mi-35 attack helicopter operated by the Afghanistan military, reports arose that claimed that the latter lost a ScanEagle drone produced by Boeing to them. On Thursday,

Russia Developing Unguided Weapons for Drones

August 12, 2021 @ 08:12 AM

Unlike global trends where attack drones are equipped primarily with guided weapons, Russia is developing a series of unguided rockets and bombs for use on the aircraft. The project to develop the weapons has received the green light from the Russian Ministry of Defense,