NATO Support and Procurement Agency Orders Puma 3 AE Tactical UAS

April 10, 2021 @ 05:03 AM

AeroVironment has won a contract worth approximately $11.5 million from the NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA) for Puma 3 AE tactical UAS and initial spares packages

U.S. Marines' Resupply Drone Undergoes Field Assessment

April 9, 2021 @ 11:10 AM

The Marines assessed a two prototypes of Tactical Resupply Unmanned Aircraft System (TRUAS) in March at Yuma Proving Ground, Arizona. The prototypes were identified by a successful prize challenge in last year

Russia's Ruselectronics Begins Delivering Reconnaissance System Meant for Aircraft, Drones

April 9, 2021 @ 05:11 AM

Russias Ruselectronics Holding has started deliveries of newly developed reconnaissance systems that can be fitted on all types of aircraft including drones. The BKR system has been produced by Vega Concerns Kulon Research Institute

Russia May Deliver Orion-E Drones to Armenia

April 8, 2021 @ 10:15 AM

Russia could export unmanned aerial vehicles to other countries including Orion-E drones to Armenia. "As of today, we are offering a number of UAVs for exports, in particular, the Orion-E reconnaissance system with a long-duration flight capability

China Tests Unmanned Drone Swarm Carrier

April 8, 2021 @ 06:40 AM

Chinese company Zhongtian Feilong recently concluded tests of a new unmanned aerial mother ship that can carry multiple smaller drones and release them in the air for missions like reconnaissance and attack. In a statement last week, the company said that the “airborne aircraft carrier” made a test flight on March...

General Atomics wins UK’s MQ-9 Drone Contract

March 31, 2021 @ 05:47 AM

General Atomics has won the United Kingdoms MQ-9 drone contract worth $13 million. “General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc

Turkish FNSS tests Unmanned Armored Vehicle Teaming with UAV

March 29, 2021 @ 09:24 AM

Turkish firm FNSS has tested a teaming concept between an unmanned M113 Armored Personnel Carrier (APC) with an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). FNSS Unmanned Land Vehicles Technical Leader Cankat Aykurt said during a presentation last week that tests pertaining to this teaming during a cavalry exercise has begun

Third Prototype of Turkey’s Akinci Combat Drone Makes First Flight

March 29, 2021 @ 04:53 AM

The third prototype of Turkeys Akinci combat drone, Akinci PT-3, took off on its maiden flight last week. “We could not hold the PT-3 any longer

Turkey's Defense Agency Starts Drone-based Electronic Warfare Project

March 26, 2021 @ 11:24 AM

Turkeys Presidency of Defense Industries (SSB) has launched a new project to equip drones with electronic warfare (EW) capabilities. The Stand-Off-Jammer/Remote Jammer project named IHA SOJ was announced by SSB during a defense industry event held recently,

GA-ASI Gray Eagle UAS Surpasses 1 Million Flight Hours

March 25, 2021 @ 07:21 AM

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) announced today that the family of Gray Eagle Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) surpassed 1 million flight hours on March 16, 2021 during U

Textron to Upgrade Shadow Unmanned Aircraft for U.S. Army

March 19, 2021 @ 12:20 PM

Textron Systems announced today it received a contract for up to $607 million from the U.S