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Russian firms to Develop "Small" Munitions for Drones

February 15, 2020 @ 02:20 PM

Russian firms Tactical Missiles Corporation and Kronshtadt hi-tech firm are together developing small-sized munitions to be armed on drones. "This issue is important and developers are trying to reduce both the dimensional and weight characteristics of air-launched weapons

Israel Aerospace Unveils Updated Heron UAV at Singapore Airshow

February 15, 2020 @ 05:10 AM

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has unveiled Heron MK II, a Multi Altitude Long Endurance (MALE) Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), at the ongoing Singapore Airshow (February 11-16) The Heron MK II is an updated model of the Heron UAV, which is used by the Israeli Air Force. Fitted with a Rotax 915...

Loyal Wingman Drone's Fuselage Complete, First Flight in 2020

February 10, 2020 @ 07:35 AM

Boeing has completed fuselage structural assembly for the first stealth-capable Loyal Wingman drone, and is targeting its first flight for this year. The Loyal Wingman (Boeing Airpower Teaming System) is designed to use artificial intelligence (AI) in teaming with other manned and unmanned platforms

US Navy Orders Two MQ-4C Triton Drones

February 7, 2020 @ 08:07 AM

The United States Navy has awarded Northrop Grumman a $172.4 million order to supply two MQ-4 Triton drones

BEL to develop Drone Swarm Tech with Indian Startup

February 7, 2020 @ 07:46 AM

India's state-run Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at DefExpo 2020 with a Bengaluru-based startup to develop Unmanned systems, Swarm technologies, and more. Newspace Research & Technologies Limited (NRT) and BEL will co-operate in the design, development, manufacturing, integration, testing and supply of Unmanned Systems, Swarm...

DefExpo 2020: India’s HAL & Dynamatics Technologies to build Israel Aerospace Drones

February 6, 2020 @ 07:52 AM

Indias Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) and Dynamatics Technologies Limited (DTL), and Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to build IAIs drones for the Indian military, at DefExpo 2020 in Lucknow city. “HAL, IAI and DTL signed an MoU for marketing, manufacturing and selling of IAIs Unmanned Ariel Vehicles (UAVs) to Indian potential customers such as Indian Defence Forces, Paramilitary Forces and Central Armed Police Forces at DefExpo 2020 here today,” state-run HAL said in a

Morocco Buys Israeli Heron Drones Decommissioned from French Service

February 3, 2020 @ 09:08 AM

Moroccos Ministry of Defence (MoD) has taken delivery of three Heron long endurance UAVs made by Israeli Aerospace Industries (IA) which were decommissioned from service with the French Military. French firm Dassault is said to be mediated the deal between Morocco and IAI as the North African Muslim-majority state does not have diplomatic relations with Israel

Russian Electronic Warfare System Brings Down Hostile Drones in Syria

February 3, 2020 @ 07:03 AM

Russian electronic warfare (EW) system de-activated the control system of hostile drones launched by terrorists at its Hmeymim air base in Syria yesterday. This is the first time that the Russian command has reported the use of EW system to defeat drones

South Korean Military Sets up Reconnaissance Squadron for Global Hawk Ops

January 31, 2020 @ 11:37 AM

The South Korean Air Force has set up a reconnaissance squadron charged with operating the high altitude-long range surveillance drone, Global Hawk. The new military unit was established in December as South Korea brought in its first RQ-4 Block 30 Global Hawk Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) that month, the defence ministry announced

Israeli Firm to Display Cellular EW Drone at Singapore Airshow

January 30, 2020 @ 09:58 AM

Rotary Unmanned Aerial Systems (RUAS)s Steadicopter, expands the Black Eagle 50s uses to include Electronoc Warfare missions. The company is to present its lightweight unmanned robotic helicopter, Black Eagle 50 for the first time at the Singapore Airshow

IndoIsraeli JV to Manufacture Loitering Munition

January 29, 2020 @ 11:10 AM

Israeli UVision Air announced a joint venture with Indian Aditya Precitech to manufacture loitering munitions under the brand PALM (Precision Attack Loitering Munition) Hero Systems. The JV, called AVision will explore various opportunities in India for Loitering Munitions Systems including the design, manufacture, sales, maintenance, support, upgrading, and lifecycle management

Northrop’s MQ-4C Triton UAV to Provide Ship-level Surveillance to US Navy...

January 28, 2020 @ 07:16 AM

Northrop Grummans MQ-4C Triton surveillance UAV will allow the United States Navy to detect, track, classify and identify vessels on the ocean or in the littorals in some of the worlds busiest shipping lanes. The MQ-4C Triton is considered the most advanced surveillance platform with the US Navy which can track even small ships and relay their information to the US Navy for further action

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