IAI and KAI Signs Additional MOU on Loitering Munitions

October 20, 2021 @ 09:43 AM

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) and Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on a Loitering Munitions Program. The MoU aims to secure a new concept weapons system that will maximize the effectiveness of Suppression and Destruction of Enemy Air Defenses (SEAD & DEAD) missions along with the...

UMS Skeldar’s V-200 VTOL UAV Completes Flight Trials in Finland

October 20, 2021 @ 08:56 AM

UMS Skeldars V-200 medium-range VTOL UAV has completed five-day long surveillance flight trial demonstrations aboard the OPV Turva as part of the Valvonta2 project led by the Finnish Border Guard and funded by the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund. The project aims to achieve an understanding of how authorities could use...

Defects Found in $812 million South Korean Global Hawk UAVs

October 15, 2021 @ 07:27 AM

All four Global Hawk unmanned surveillance aircraft that the South Korean Air Force procured from the United States have defects in them, a ruling party lawmaker claimed Thursday. Rep

GA-ASI SeaGuardian Completes Europe’s Five-Week Maritime Demo

October 14, 2021 @ 06:53 AM

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. (GA-ASI) completed a series of flight demonstrations that featured a company-owned MQ-9B SeaGuardian Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) in partnership with the Royal Air Force (RAF)

Rheinmetall, UVision to Market Hero Loitering Munitions in Europe

October 12, 2021 @ 08:31 AM

Rheinmetall and Israeli company UVision have today signed a strategic partnering agreement to market Hero series of loitering munitions to the armed forces of Europe. Rheinmetall will take the industrial, technological and commercial lead for enhancing the capabilities of the weapon system; while UVision will make available the Hero loitering munitions...

New Kronshtadt Facility to Produce Tens of Russian Combat Drones, Unmanned Helicopters...

October 12, 2021 @ 07:13 AM

Russias Kronshtadt company is opening a new facility in Dubna just outside capital Moscow that will produce tens of combat drones and unmanned helicopters annually starting next year. "The capacities of our factory in Dubna will make it possible to produce tens of drones annually

General Atomics to Implement Modular Open Systems Approach for its Gray Eagle...

October 8, 2021 @ 09:51 AM

General Atomics is working with the U.S

U.S. Army Awards AeroVironment $11.7M for Raven Tactical UAS Contract

October 7, 2021 @ 02:54 PM

AeroVironment today announced the United States Army exercised the third and final option under the Flight Control Systems (FCS) domain of the Armys multi-year small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) contract on Sept. 9, 2021

Turkish Firms Develop Drone that Kills Enemy Drones

October 7, 2021 @ 12:02 PM

Turkeys Havelsan and Transvaro are testing Fedai, a Kamikaze unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) they developed to neutralize other drone-borne threats. The was exhibited at the 3rd Military Radar and Border Security Summit, organized by the Independent Industrialists and Businesspersons Association (MÜSIAD) in Ankara, Turkish government-owned Anadolu Agency reports

Turkey’s Baykar to Establish Joint Bayraktar UAV Training & Maintenance Centers in...

October 1, 2021 @ 12:17 PM

Turkeys Baykar Savunma will set up joint training and maintenance centers for Turkish-made armed Bayraktar TB2 unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in Ukraine. A memorandum was signed between the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense and Baykar Savunma on Wednesday

GA-ASI Wins UK’s $77M MQ-9B Deal

September 30, 2021 @ 09:14 AM

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. (GA-ASI) has been awarded $77 million for the United Kingdom MQ-9B Protector program

Airshow China to Display New Drones, J-16D EW Aircraft

September 27, 2021 @ 08:10 AM

New Drones- including WZ-7 and WZ-8 high-altitude drones besides the JARI-USV maritime attack drone will be displayed at the Airshow China at Zhuhai starting September 28. The WZ-7, built to be deployed in missions that require extended endurance like border reconnaissance and maritime patrol, is making its debut at the show