Rotary Unmanned Aerial Systems (RUAS)’s Steadicopter, expands the Black Eagle 50’s uses to include Electronoc Warfare missions. The company is to present it’s lightweight unmanned robotic helicopter, Black Eagle 50 for the first time at the Singapore Airshow.
The Black Eagle 50 is meant for naval missions. A special inertial navigation system capability enables the continuation of the flight and the mission, without relying on GPS, delivering a significant advantage in GPS-denied areas.
The system has a steady hovering endurance of up to 3 hours and flight endurance of up to 4 hours.
Black Eagle 50 is lightweight and compact, with a maximum take-off weight of 35Kg, and payload capacity of 5Kg. It has a communication range of up to 150km, and a service ceiling of up to 10,000ft. Its total length is 2540mm, while its maximum air speed is 70 knots (126Km/h) with a cruising speed of 45 knots (81 Km/h).
Noam Lidor, Marketing Director at Steadicopter, said, “Thanks to our collaboration with these companies, we were able to extend Black Eagle 50’s capabilities to EW missions by integrating their cellular payload for collecting and detecting cellular identities and RF signals, and their Wi-Fi payload for identifying, detecting and intercepting Wi-Fi broadcasts. These EW capabilities have been added to existing GPS independence and marine capabilities.
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
Naftali Bennett, Defense Minister of Israel, approved the lsrael Defense Forces' five-year readiness plan, the Momentum Plan, that calls for quick deployment of troops and military equipment, on Sunday. Known as "Tenufa" in Hebrew, the plan was designed by Defense Chief of Staff Lt
The British army is working with Israeli firm Elbit Systems and UK-based BAE Systems to build a new main battle tank (MBT) offering 360 degree situational awareness, for urban operations. The British Army released a video showing off its new concept for the Challenger 2 MBT
Elbit Systems has launched its new Aircrew Mobile Simulation and Training Field (AMSTF), an Electronic Warfare (EW) system enabling Training and Simulation (T&S) for pilots against EW threats. Housed in a standard mobile container, the
Singapore Plans to restructure its Maritime Security Task Force (MSTF) and beef up its assets to deal with piracy in the Straits of Malacca, a crucial waterway connecting Asia to the rest of the world. "That review is expected to be complete in the next few months," Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen said on Monday in a written reply to a parliamentary question by Mr Christopher de Souza (Holland-Bukit Timah GRC), according to a Singapore MoD release
Fifteen exhibitors including ten from China alone have withdrawn from participating in the upcoming Singapore Airshow 2020 (February 11-16) at the Changi Exhibition Centre (CEC). The announcement was made by Experia Events, the organizer of the airshow, on Tuesday
South Korean Air Force's Black Eagles aerobatics team pulled out of participators list in the upcoming Singapore Airshow 2020 (February 11-16) as part of precautions against the novel Coronavirus. The Black Eagles have notified Singapore of the decision, which was taken on Monday
The Israel Ministry of Defense has announced it concluded experimental test of its rocket propulsion system from a military base located in the center of the country. "The Israel Ministry of Defense has completed a test of a rocket propulsion system from a military base in central Israel
Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) will unveil the Heron MK II, a Multi Altitude Long Endurance Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), at the upcoming Singapore Airshow. The Heron MK II is an updated model of the Heron UAV, which is used by the Israeli Air Force and is operational with over 20 other organizations worldwide
USAF Awards Northrop $262M F-16 AESA Radar Deal
Mitsubishi Successfully Tests First Made-in-Japan P&W Aero Engine
US Navy takes delivery of Amphibious Assault Ship Tripoli
Turkish Drone Strike Destroys Syrian Army’s Pantsir-S1 Air Defense System
Mobile Phone Led Israelis to Destory Pantsir-S Air Defence Battery in Syria
China’s Z-10 Attack Helicopter Upgraded with Powerful Engine
Japan's F-X Stealth Fighter to Rival US' F-22
Russian Shipbuilder Reconfiguring Project 11356 Frigates for Indian Navy
Several joint production and direct procurement programs could be halted if the US and Europe carry through with their threat...
Sanctions-hit Iran has found ingenious ways to develop military hardware
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is rapidly permeating the defence industry to aid and improve human decision-making
Upgrade of Russias Sukhoi Su-30SM fighters to equip them with armaments, radar, sensors and engines from the more powerful Su-35...
US companies sanctioned by China for supplying weapons to Taiwan may be denied rare earth elements (REEs), which have critical...
While the US F-35 stealth aircraft has become one the fastest selling fighter jets in the world aircraft market, thanks...