German Army Buys Rheinmetall's LUNA NG Reconnaissance Drones

September 29, 2023 @ 05:51 AM

The German Army (Bundeswehr) has contracted Rheinmetall to supply 13 units of the new LUNA NG air-supported reconnaissance drone. The amendment contract, signed on September 28, 2023, by the President of Germanys Federal Office for Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology, and In-Service Support (BAAINBw), Annette Lehnigk-Emden, ensures the project's continuation with Rheinmetall...

Russian Forces Use 'Volleyball Nets' to stop Ukrainian FPV Drones

September 26, 2023 @ 09:47 AM

Russian forces have deployed steel mesh resembling volleyball nets on roads around their positions in the occupied city of Bakhmut.A

Taiwan’s GEOSAT Aerospace, UK’s Flyby Technology to Produce Turkish Jackal Drones...

September 25, 2023 @ 01:13 PM

Taiwan's GEOSAT Aerospace and Technology has solidified a partnership with the British firm Flyby Technology for the acquisition, technology transfer, and production of 160 Jackal drones, originally manufactured in Turkey. The memorandum of understanding, inked during the Taipei Aerospace Defense Technology Exhibition this month, outlines technology transfer to various regions, primarily...

New Russian Drone to take on Ukrainian Armored Vehicles

September 25, 2023 @ 12:35 PM

Russia has developed a new kamikaze drone, ‘Italmas, to take on Ukrainian armored vehicles against which its current suicide drone, ‘Lancet was ineffective. As reported by Russia's state-owned Rossiya 1 TV channel, Aeroscan, has unveiled its creation - the Italmas kamikaze UAV, officially designated as Product 54

Iraq Acquires Chinese CH-5 Killer Drones: Reports

September 23, 2023 @ 08:57 AM

Iraq has reportedly acquired an unspecified number of Chinese CH-5 attack-reconnaissance drones considered a competitor to the American Reaper armed-recon UAV. Multiple Osint experts posted today on X images of a CH-5 UAV “theoretical, practical and flight training certificate” signed jointly by the CH UAV Science and Technology Co...

Newly Unveiled Chinese KVD002 Attack-Reconnaissance Drone Deployed in Taiwan Patrols

September 23, 2023 @ 04:39 AM

The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Army has been employing the KVD002 armed reconnaissance drone for patrols and exercises in the vicinity of Taiwan since 2022, initially identified as CH-4. Recently, during the 6th China Helicopter Exposition held in North China's Tianjin Municipality from September 14-17, 2023, it was revealed that the KVD002 is, in fact, a specialized variant of the renowned CH-4, tailored specifically for the PLA Army

Is Ukraine Self-sufficient in Drones?

September 22, 2023 @ 12:33 PM

Recent arms transfers to Kyiv from the U

Ukrainian MiG-29 Damaged in Strike by Russian Lancet Loitering Munition

September 20, 2023 @ 05:41 AM

A Ukrainian MiG-29 fighter plane suffered damage from a Russian Lancet loitering munition, also known as Flying Kalashnikov, while stationed at Kryvyi Rih airfield. This incident may mark the initial occurrence of such an attack

Russia's Own 'Switchblade' Drone, BAS-80 Loitering Munition Undergoing Tests

September 19, 2023 @ 11:34 AM

Russian engineers are currently in the process of developing the BAS-80 loitering munition, which appears to draw inspiration from the American Switchblade drone. Evgeniy Dudorov, the general director of SPA "Android Technics," has publicly released both video footage and images showcasing this Russian drone

Elbit Systems to Supply 'Several Hundred' SkyStriker Loitering Munitions to European Nation

September 18, 2023 @ 10:30 AM

Elbit Systems Ltd. announced today that it will supply 'several hundred' SkyStriker loitering munitions (LM) to a European country in a contract worth $95 million that will be carried out over a period of two years