Ukraine Initiates Establishment of Unmanned Systems Forces

February 7, 2024 @ 12:19 PM

Ukraine is set to establish an Unmanned Systems Forces as a separate branch within the Ukrainian Armed Forces, following a directive issued by President Volodymyr Zelensky. The presidential decree, numbered 51/2024 and titled 'On increasing the Capabilities of the Defense Forces,' has been officially published on the Presidential Office website

France’s DGA Asks Naval Group to Develop Unmanned Combat Underwater Vehicle

January 31, 2024 @ 04:58 AM

The French Directorate General of Armaments (DGA) has granted Naval Group a framework agreement for the development of an Unmanned Combat Underwater Vehicle (UCUV) demonstrator. This agreement encompasses the design, production, and testing of the UCUV, with an additional contract signed for the Autonomous Decision-Making Process (ADMP) and secure autonomous navigation...

Ukraine Arms ‘Sea Baby’ Naval Drones with Weapons

January 3, 2024 @ 11:31 AM

Ukraine's Security Service (SBU) released a video on January 1, 2024, showcasing the Sea Baby unmanned surface vehicle (USV) launching rockets or missiles during an attack in Sevastopol Bay. The video, recorded during an undisclosed attack, features the Sea Baby drone engaging with Russian boats that ventured out from one of...

U.S. Navy Receives First Orca Extra Large Uncrewed Undersea Vehicle

December 21, 2023 @ 04:03 AM

Boeing has delivered the first Orca Extra Large Uncrewed Undersea Vehicle (XLUUV) to the U.S Navy after completing acceptance testing this month

Russian Military Developing Unmanned Surface Drones with 100 kg Cargo Capacity

December 19, 2023 @ 01:17 PM

Russian military experts are in the process of developing unmanned surface attack drones capable of carrying payloads ranging from 10 kg to a potential 100 kg. A source within the military-industrial complex revealed this information to state-controlled TASS

Russia Develops Underwater Strike Drone with 5-kg Payload

December 13, 2023 @ 12:33 PM

Russian defense specialists are currently in the process of designing an underwater strike drone equipped with a 5-kg payload. "The design is underway of an underwater strike drone with four engines

Saab Secures U.S. Navy Contract for Undersea Drone Deployment with Kuwait Naval...

December 11, 2023 @ 01:14 PM

Saab has clinched a contract from the U.S

EDGE Group to Arm Locally-Made Fast Attack Vessel with MANSUP Missile

November 17, 2023 @ 11:07 AM

EDGE Group's subsidiary, Abu Dhabi Ship Building PJSC (ADSB), has revealed plans to incorporate the MANSUP surface-to-surface missile onto its domestically produced Fast Attack Vessel, set to debut at NAVDEX 2025. The vessel, serving as a First of Class prototype, will be both designed and constructed in the United Arab Emirates by ADSB, showcasing various maritime products from the EDGE portfolio

Taiwan Aims for Mass Production of Maritime Drones by 2026

November 6, 2023 @ 11:24 AM

Taiwan is eyeing the commencement of mass production of maritime drones, uncrewed surface vessels with a speedboat-like appearance, in 2026, contingent on the successful outcome of military tests conducted by the Chungshan Institute of Science and Technology. Senior government officials announced this development to

Latest Unmanned Surface Vessels in German Aid Package for Ukraine

November 3, 2023 @ 07:33 AM

Germany has announced the dispatch of new Sonobot 5 unmanned surface vessels as part of its latest military aid package. This update was posted on the official website of the German government