First BLOS Command & Control Demo of Drone Completed Using MQ-9

January 8, 2021 @ 07:59 AM

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) completed the first Beyond Line of Sight (BLOS) High Frequency (HF) Command and Control (C2) demonstration for an Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) using its MQ-9 drone

Spanish firm Escribano to Develop Multiplatform Swarm System

January 7, 2021 @ 10:28 AM

The Spanish Army has asked Alcalá de Henares-based Escribano company to develop a multiplatform swarm system. The company has been contracted to develop an autonomous, and multiplatform swarm system for ISTAR (Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition, and Reconnaissance), Search and Rescue and Loitering missions

GA-ASI to Install Skyborg Software onto Avenger RPA for U.S.A.F....

January 7, 2021 @ 07:06 AM

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) said today it will modify its Avenger Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) with upgraded datalinks and Skyborg software

Ukraine to Buy Additional Turkish Bayraktar TB2 Drones for Navy

January 6, 2021 @ 06:53 AM

The Ukrainian Navy plans to acquire Bayraktar TB2 drones from Turkey for the Navy. “Bayraktar with improved tactical and technical characteristics and increased operational range will be used in the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov,” said the Navys commander Rear Admiral Oleksiy Neizhpapa

US Deploys MQ-9 Reaper Drones in Romania

January 4, 2021 @ 06:01 PM

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In a First, Turkey's Drones Suppressed & Destroyed Syria's Russian Air Defenses:...

January 4, 2021 @ 12:56 PM

Turkish Bayraktar TB-2 and Anka-S drones executed "suppress enemy air defense (SEAD)" and "destroy enemy air defense (DEAD)" in Syria in tasks normally requiring F-16s. The incident, marking the first of drones for both SEAD and DEAD took place during Operation Spring Shield – a cross-border military operation kicked off on February 27, 2020, by the Turkish Military against Syrian regime elements – in retaliation for an attack that killed 33 Turkish soldiers, Turkish defense analyst Hakan Kılıç said in an interview to

Glaive International Defence and Marques Aviation Partner to Manufacture UAVs in Australia

December 29, 2020 @ 04:49 PM

Glaive International Defence and Marques Aviation will collaborate to manufacture advanced unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in Australia. The new partnership with Marques Aviation involves Technology Transfer (TT)

British Army to test BAE Systems-UAVTEK Deliver Stealthy Nano “Bug” Drones

December 29, 2020 @ 06:49 AM

The British Army have received 30 units of nano “Bug” drones developed by BAE Systems and UAVTEK for tests. The Bug is a nano-Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) weighing 196g – similar to the weight of a smartphone – with 40 minute battery life and a 2km range

In a First, Attack Drones Brought Down Using Smoke Screen, EW During...

December 26, 2020 @ 06:21 AM

Russian air defense artillery units brought down attack and reconnaissance drones using a smoke screen, electronic warfare equipment and radio intelligence. This is the first time that a combination of firepower and counter-measures was demonstrated during an exercise held in Chelyabinsk region of the Central Military District,

Northrop to Support U.S.A.F. Global Hawks, MQ-4C Triton Drones...

December 24, 2020 @ 06:34 AM

Northrop Grumman has won a contract valued $53.7 million to support the U

First Unmanned Helicopter Drones Delivered to Russian Aerospace Forces

December 23, 2020 @ 04:00 PM

The Technodinamika holding of the Rostec State Corporation handed over to the Russian Aerospace Forces the first batch of multifunctional helicopter-type unmanned aerial systems. They are intended for use as flying targets for testing new types of weapons

Canada Buys Elbit Systems’ Hermes StarLiner Unmanned Aircraft System

December 22, 2020 @ 08:45 AM

Canada has contracted Israeli firm Elbit Systems to supply Hermes StarLiner Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS). The selection of the UAS was made following a competitive procurement process, Public Services and Procurement Canada, on behalf of Transport Canada, to support maritime environmental protection missions in the Arctic and along the Canadian Eastern and Western coasts, as part of the Canadian National Aerial Surveillance Program