HAL's Displays RUAV Drone Concept for High-Altitude Cargo Delivery

February 3, 2021 @ 10:27 AM

India's Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has shown the concept of a helicopter drone called RUAV designed to carry load in high altitude regions. The concept shown at Aero India 2021 can be fitted with a surveillance payload too if desired

HAL's Warrior Drone Could Progress from Concept to Design in 2-3 years

February 3, 2021 @ 10:14 AM

The Warrior teaming drone revealed by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) at Aero India 2021 today could transition to detailed design phase by 2024. Ahead of that a scaled down version of the drone is planned for the next 1-2 years which will be a flying concept

Northrop Collaborates with Ultra to Demonstrate Unmanned Anti-submarine Warfare Capability

February 3, 2021 @ 06:45 AM

Northrop Grumman and UK-based Ultra equipped a modified, manned Bell 407 (acting as an MQ-8C Fire Scout surrogate) platform with Ultra sonobuoys, receiver and processor to complete an unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) anti-submarine warfare (ASW) capability demonstration. This successful demonstration of the UAS ASW mission on October 29 was the first...

India's HAL to Display Teaming Drone at Aero India 2021

February 2, 2021 @ 05:22 AM

A drone that can team up with fighter jets to carry munitions into heavily defended enemy skies will be on display at Aero India 2021. The Warrior aircraft, a full scale model of which will be showcased at the event, is Indias first ever semi-stealth drone

Israel Aerospace Announces Harop Loitering Munitions Sale to Two Asian Nations

February 1, 2021 @ 01:52 PM

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) today announced the sale of Harop loitering munitions systems to two different Asian nations - one for the Naval version and another for the Land version. The company announced three deals with a combined worth of $100 million

Pakistan Receives CH-4 Drones from China

January 27, 2021 @ 06:19 AM

A shipment containing an unspecified number of CH-4 Drones from China was received in Pakistan on January 15. According to a customs extract quoted by Pakistani website

Israel Aerospace to Provide Heron MK II UAVs to Central Asian Country

January 25, 2021 @ 11:41 AM

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) signed two deals, one to sell and one to lease two Heron MKII UAV systems to a central Asian country. The deal is valued at tens of millions of dollars

GA-ASI Completes Self-Protection System Demo on MQ-9

January 23, 2021 @ 05:51 AM

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) has successfully completed flight testing of a newly developed Self-Protection Pod (SPP) on an MQ-9 Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA)

First Export of Russian Orlan-E Drones Goes to Myanmar

January 22, 2021 @ 01:20 PM

Russia has bagged its first ever contract to provide Orlan-10E drones it has been aggressively marketing for several years. On January 22, Myanmar

Japan Tests Raytheon’s Radar & Targeting Systems on SeaGuardian Drone

January 22, 2021 @ 07:52 AM

Japans Coast Guard has concluded flight tests of MQ-9B SeaGuardian Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) fitted with Raytheon-made SeaVue Expanded Mission Capability (XMC) radar and AN/DAS-4 Multi-spectral Targeting System. The tests were conducted last year between October 15 and November 10 in Hachinohe, Aomori Prefecture, Japan, manufacturer of the MQ-9B RPA, announced today

Bayraktar Vertical Take-Off UAV revealed in Company Video

January 21, 2021 @ 11:45 AM

A prototype of a Bayraktar vertical take-off surveillance UAV has been revealed in a video made by Baykar, the Turkish drone manufacturer. In a video posted by Selçuk Bayraktar, Baykar Defense's Technical Manager on social media platforms, the drone could be spotted in the background