First Turkish Bayraktar TB2 Drone Delivered to the Ukrainian Navy

July 15, 2021 @ 09:23 AM

Turkey's Baykar Savunma has delivered the first Bayraktar TB2 combat drone to the Ukrainian Navy. "The first naval Bayraktar TB2 drone has been delivered to Ukraine

USSOCOM Orders SATCOM-Enabled UAS for BLOS Ops

July 13, 2021 @ 02:02 PM

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AeroVironment Introduces 'Crysalis' Ground Control Station for UAV

July 9, 2021 @ 04:18 AM

AeroVironment unveiled Crysalis, a new ground control solution (GCS) that will provide command and control (C2) of compatible company unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and their payloads. Crysalis is an integrated hardware and software-based ground control system built around three core elements – software, hardware, and antennas

General Atomics Marks Roll-out of First MQ-9A Block 5 Drone for the...

July 8, 2021 @ 09:27 AM

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) rolled out the first MQ-9A Block 5 Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) and Ground Control Station (GCS) for the Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) on Wednesday

Thales’ New Long-Range Surveillance Drone 'UAS 100' Completes First Flight

July 7, 2021 @ 10:18 AM

Frances Thales successfully completed the first flight of a half-scale prototype of its UAS 100 long-range unmanned air system on June 22. Developed in partnership with Issoire Aviation and Hionos, and with the support of the French Ministry of the Armed Forces via the Defense Innovation Agency (AID), UAS100 will help...

Land, Sea and Air Combat Robots Displayed at Beijing Expo

July 7, 2021 @ 09:53 AM

At an expo that kicked off in Beijing on Monday, China displayed its latest advanced land, sea and air combat robots. The event is organized by the Chinese Institute of Command and Control, the 9th China Conference on Command and Control and the 7th China Military Intelligent Technology Expo

Israel’s Elta Delivering Counter-Drone Systems to ‘South Asian’ Country

July 2, 2021 @ 01:27 PM

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) though its ELTA Systems group is delivering dozens of its ‘Drone Guard Counter-UAS (CUAS) systems to a country in South Asia in a deal, worth tens of millions of dollars (USD). The ‘South Asian country could be India or Sri Lanka as Israel has close military-industry relations with both

Albania Approves Bayraktar TB2 Drone Purchase

July 2, 2021 @ 06:32 AM

Albanias parliament allocated an additional budget of more than €8 million for the procurement of Bayraktar TB2 drones from Turkey. The nod for such a contract came after Albanian Interior Minister Bledar Çuçi and military officials paid a visit to Turkey, Turkeys government-owned Anadolu Agency reported Thursday

Ukraine Deploys Turkish Bayraktar Drone in NATO's Sea Breeze Exercise

July 2, 2021 @ 03:51 AM

The Ukrainian Army deployed Turkey-made Bayraktar TB2 drones armed with MAM-C, a high explosive variant of Roketsans smart micro munitions (MAM) family, during Sea Breeze 2021 exercises being held in the Black Sea which has over 30 countries participating. While the Ukrainian Army already has these combat UAVs in service, the Navy could receive some of them this year for use in the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov

Northrop Completes Successful First Flight of Japan’s Second RQ-4B Global Hawk...

June 25, 2021 @ 12:43 AM

Northrop Grumman announced the first flight of Japan's second RQ-4B Global Hawk high-altitude, remotely-piloted, surveillance aircraft. Global Hawk is the only high-altitude, long-endurance unmanned air vehicle (UAV) to deliver near real-time on demand data around the clock

Turkey’s Akinci Combat Drone Armed with HGK-84 Bombs

June 24, 2021 @ 12:55 PM

The first mass-produced version of Turkeys Akinci unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV), the Akinci S-1, was seen armed with a HGK-84 bomb in its underbelly for the first time. A picture of Akinci S-1 equipped with HGK-84 bombs along with the drones second prototype PT-2 was shared by Selcuk Bayraktar, Chief Technology Officer of drone maker Baykar Savunma, in a tweet, on Wednesday