MQ-9 Surveillance Drone Upgraded with High Capacity Communication Capability

May 30, 2023 @ 02:14 PM

An MQ-9 Reaper drone featuring an upgraded satellite communications capability took part in a recent exercise. On May 27, the U

Kalashnikov Sets up Loitering Munitions Manufacturing Facility

May 27, 2023 @ 05:01 AM

Kalashnikov Concern has established a new facility to manufacture guided loitering munitions. The complexes are designed for high-precision destruction of remote single and group enemy ground targets, Rostec said in a release

S.Korea Develops Lightweight Carbon Fiber for UAVs

May 26, 2023 @ 11:33 AM

The Defense Science Research Institute, part of South Koreas Agency for Defense Development (ADD) has transformed domestic carbon fiber into advanced aerospace composite material for use on drones. The development of the material began in 2020

Turkish Aerospace to Export Three Customised ANKA Drone Systems to Malaysia

May 25, 2023 @ 04:25 PM

Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) signed a contract to export three specially customised ANKA drone systems to Malaysia for approximately $100 million.The ANKAs for Malaysia are equipped with with satellite control capability besides radars specific to Malaysia's needs

Russia announces its own First-Person-View Drone

May 23, 2023 @ 12:13 PM

Days after studying a U.S

Russia Trials Drone-based Version of Krasnopol Guided Artillery

May 22, 2023 @ 07:50 AM

A pilot project involving a drone-based version of the Krasnopol guided artillery munition has been carried out by Russias Rostec State Corporation. Rostecs High Precision Systems told TASS during the MILEX-2023 arms and equipment expo that the development of the modified drone-based guided munition is complete

Russian BAS-200 Drone Tested at Maximum Distance from Control Center

May 19, 2023 @ 05:10 AM

Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Rostec State Corporation has tested the BAS-200 drone for a communication channel range that exceeded 80 km. This confirmed the high efficiency of the UAV when performing monitoring and search and rescue tasks over large areas

Captured First-Person-View Drone to Give Russia Insights into American UAV Technology

May 17, 2023 @ 08:53 AM

Russia has captured a drone in Ukraine that represents the latest in American UAV technology- called the First-Person-View (FPV) drone, which enables soldiers to see deep into enemy territory without the drone being detected. Dmitry Kuzyakin, head of Russias Center of Complex Unmanned Solutions, revealed details of the new drone to Russian government-owned

U.S. Marine Corps Receives First New-Build MQ-9A UAS

May 17, 2023 @ 06:53 AM

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) handed over the first new-build MQ-9A Extended Range (ER) UAS to the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) on April 19, 2023. The delivery of the first new-build MQ-9A ER is part of the Marine Air-Ground Task Force (MAGTF) Unmanned Expeditionary (MUX) Program

French DGA, Airbus test UAS VSR700 in Operational Configuration

May 16, 2023 @ 06:58 AM

Airbus Helicopters and the French Armament General Directorate (DGA) conducted tests the unmanned aerial system (UAS) VSR700 for the first time in an operational configuration from a ship at sea. At the beginning of May, the

Ukraine to Get ‘Hundreds’ of New Long-range Kamikaze Drones

May 15, 2023 @ 02:43 PM

The United Kingdom has promised to supply hundreds of new air defense missiles and long-range kamikaze drones to Ukraine to help it fend off Russian invasion. The declared flight range of these drones exceeds 200 km

U.S. Marines to Deploy MQ-9 Reaper UAV in Indo-Pacific

May 11, 2023 @ 01:01 PM

The United States' Marine Corps recently received the first of eight MQ-9 Reapers, which was delivered under a joint contract with the U.S