Morocco to Buy Electro-Optical Sensors Directly from Canada for its Turkish Drone

May 8, 2021 @ 04:00 PM

Morocco is acquiring electro-optical systems from Canada to equip them on Turkish-made drones it soon plans to buy. On April 18, Moroccos

Israel’s Aeronautics Unveils Orbiter 4 Small Tactical UAS for Maritime Patrol

May 3, 2021 @ 10:46 AM

Aeronautics, an Israeli company has introduced its Orbiter 4 small tactical UAS, capable of performing long-range, long-endurance maritime patrol missions. The Orbiter 4s EO/IR and MPR payloads are ideal for maritime monitoring, gas and oil rigs protection, illegal activity tracking, and search & rescue

Iran Unveils Electronic Warfare, Surveillance Systems for Drones

April 29, 2021 @ 11:13 AM

Iran on Sunday unveiled a slew of electronic warfare and other electronic systems to disrupt enemy drones and provide protection to its own drones over enemy territory. These products developed by the Iranian Army Ground Forces Research and Self-Sufficiency Jihad Organization were unveiled during a ceremony held Sunday

Airbus to Test Autonomous Technologies in Helicopter Flightlab

April 26, 2021 @ 06:13 PM

Airbus is introducing autonomous features to its helicopter Flightlab through a project code-named Vertex. The autonomous technologies set to integrate into the Flightlab are: vision based sensors and algorithms for situational awareness and obstacle detection; fly-by-wire for enhanced auto-pilot; and an advanced human-machine-interface - in the form of a touchscreen and head worn display for inflight monitoring and control

Turkey’s ‘Aksungur’ UAV hits Target 30 km Away with New Indigenous Missile...

April 25, 2021 @ 05:09 PM

Turkeys ‘Aksungur medium-altitude, long-endurance drone hit a test target 30 km away with a new domestically made missile, Chairperson of the Defense Industries Presidency (SSB) Ismail Demir announced Sunday. The new projectile, named KGK-SIHA-82, weighs 340 kilograms (750 pounds), and was fired by the UAV the first time, Ismail Demir wrote on his official Twitter account

Embraer Agrees to Develop Drones for Brazilian Air Force

April 23, 2021 @ 04:21 PM

Embraer will be developing advanced unmanned aircraft systems under an agreement signed with the Brazilian Air Force (FAB) today. The memorandum of understanding (MoU) establishes a cooperation for the study and evaluation of the necessary capabilities for the conceptual design and development of advanced unmanned aircraft system to meet FABs needs, the company says

Turkish Akinci Drone’s First Firing of Roketsan Smart Munitions

April 23, 2021 @ 02:44 PM

Turkeys Akinci combat drone has for the first time fired MAM laser-guided smart munitions manufactured by Roketsan. On Thursday, Selcuk Bayraktar, chief technology officer (CTO) tweeted that Akinci hit its target accurately