Tagged: Drone Wars

Burevestnik-MB Armed Drone for Belarus Army

During the military parade marking the Belarus Independence day, Belarusian armed forces have unveiled new types of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) which are now in service, including armed drone Burevestnik-MB and Busel-MB reconnaissance drone. Belarus armed forces showed two Burevestnik-MB fixed-wing unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV), that were carried on

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Raytheon’s High-Energy Counter UAS Laser Weapon

Drawing on decades of manufacturing expertise, Raytheon produces high-energy laser systems, target designators and next generation laser range finders. Combat proven sensors and ready-now technology turn “just an idea” into a dominant battlefield advantage. Raytheon produced the first laser rangefinder, the first laser target designator and the first production military

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PITBULL – A Wearable Counter UAS Jammer

MyDefence has launched PITBULL – the next generation wearable Counter UAS solution that utilizes smart jamming to defeat enemy drones. PITBULL was developed to have minimal impact on other signals while jamming, in an effort to maintain own communication. The Counter UAS jammer is a tactical solution weighing just 775

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MyDefence Launches PITBULL – Wearable Counter UAS Jammer

MyDefence is launching PITBULL – the next generation wearable Counter UAS solution that utilizes smart jamming to defeat enemy drones. PITBULL was developed to have minimal impact on other signals while jamming, in an effort to maintain own communication. The Counter UAS jammer is a tactical solution weighing just 775

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Thailand Introduces Elbit Hermes 450

The Royal Thai Army (RTA) has introduced the Elbit Hermes 450 unmanned aerial system (UAS), becoming the second Southeast Asian country after Singapore to operate this drone. Elbit Systems says that the H450 has now performed “40,000 successful combat missions,” but like other Israeli companies, it does not specify customers.

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IAI Completes Successful Demo of the ROTEM

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) recently performed successful demo of its Rotem system. ROTEM is a lightweight, lethal assault Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS), which can be carried and operated by a single combatant. The demo covered end-to-end capabilities of the Rotem, including fast assault of miniature target with utmost precision. The

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Team Dedrone Selected to Compete at ThunderDrone ‘Game of Drones’ Competition

Best-In-Class Detection, Radar, Acoustic and Defeat Technologies to Join Forces and Showcase Solutions at C-UAS Event San Francisco, CA – June 5, 2018 — Dedrone, the market and technology leader in airspace security, announced today that its team of Echodyne Corporation, Squarehead Technologies, and Battelle, has been selected by SOFWERX

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FLIR Launches Next-Gen Black Hornet 3 Nano-UAV

FLIR Systems, Inc. has announced the Black Hornet 3 nano-unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) for use by global militaries, government agencies, and first responders. The Black Hornet Personal Reconnaissance System (PRS) is already the world’s smallest combat-proven nano-Unmanned Aerial System (UAS), and FLIR’s next generation Black Hornet 3 nano-UAV adds the

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FLIR Launches Next-Generation Black Hornet 3 Nano-UAV

FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) today announced the Black Hornet® 3 nano-unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) for use by global militaries, government agencies, and first responders. The Black Hornet Personal Reconnaissance System (PRS) is already the world’s smallest combat-proven nano-Unmanned Aerial System (UAS), and FLIR’s next generation Black Hornet 3 nano-UAV

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Cormorant Achieves IDF Mission Demo Milestone

 On May 7th, Tactical Robotics (a subsidiary of Urban Aeronautics Ltd), based in Yavne. Israel, successfully performed a first “mission representative” demonstration for its lead customer, the Israel Defence Forces. This milestone was announced for the first time today at the Israel Combat Rescue and Emergency Medicine conference

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Lockheed Martin MQ-25 – Video

The Skunk Works purpose-built MQ-25 unmanned tanker concept is designed to deliver robust refueling capability to support our combat strike fighters and extend the range of our aircraft carriers. Our offering builds on our unmanned systems legacy including the RQ-170 to bring proven, low-risk approaches to our design. Source: YouTube/Lockheed

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Russia’s Altius MALE UAV Development on Track

The work on the Altius heavy unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) with a combat load of up to two tons is planned to be completed within a year, Russian Deputy Defense Minister Yuri Borisov said. The Russian Defense Ministry confirmed the information through its Facebook page. Borisov made this statement in

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Aurora’s Autonomous Aerial Cargo Utility System (AACUS) Makes First Operational Cargo Delivery to US Marines

Aurora’s Autonomous Aerial Cargo Utility System (AACUS) achieved a major milestone last week when it successfully delivered cargo to US Marines in the Integrated Training Exercise at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms in California. AACUS completed its first closed loop mission from takeoff to landing for

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US clears sale of MQ-9B combat drones to India

Last year in June (https://bit.ly/2JNdz16), following a meeting between US President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Indian government cleared a deal with the United States for the purchase of 22 MQ-9A Guardian surveillance drones, to be used for reconnaissance in the Indian Ocean (as both the

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