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DroneShield’s DroneGun Gets NATO Approval

DroneShield has received the ultimate stamp of approval in the form of a “stock number” from NATO for its DroneGun MKII. The issuing of the stock number by NATO opens up the opportunity for sales to potentially dozens of military units around the world for Droneshields unique drone combating device.

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Lithium-ion Batteries Key to Powering UAVs

By Felix Frisch, VP Marketing and Sales, Epsilor Electric Fuel Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are gaining more popularity in both the defense and civilian sectors thanks to their effectiveness and ease of operation when compared to manned aircraft. Battery-powered aerial vehicles are already in use for various functions of military

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More WASPs for US Army

Drone Aviation has delivered new multi-mission, tactical Winch Aerostat Small Platform (WASP) systems to the US Army. The delivery was made under a contract awarded …

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President Buhari Didn’t Launch Same Drone as Jonathan

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has reacted to claims in some quarters that President Muhammadu Buhari had inducted an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) commissioned by his predecessor, Goodluck Jonathan. President Buhari launched Tsaigumi UAV, a ten-hour capacity drone for day and night operations on Thursday, January 15, 2018 in Kaduna.

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Fortem Announces DroneHunter Counter UAS Solution Using AI-Enabled Radar Technology

Fortem Technologies, Inc., has announced the release of DroneHunter, the first military-tested unmanned aircraft that provides perimeter intrusion detection and protection by autonomously patrolling an airspace and towing away any rogue drones from the sky. Using AI algorithms, the DroneHunter system provides detection, monitoring and capture of rogue drones over

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General Atomics enlists Boeing for its MQ-25 Stingray proposal

Washington (UPI) Feb 14, 2018 –
General Atomics has announced their collaboration with Boeing, among other companies, to develop and build the MQ-25 Stingray carrier-based tanker drone for the U.S. Navy.

Tuesday’s announcement comes as the Navy has suggested in its latest budget request that it will only order four of the

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L-3 awarded $8.2M for retrofits to Predator simulators

Washington (UPI) Jan 30, 2018 –

The U.S. Air Force has awarded L-3 Link Simulation & Training an $8.2 million contract for retrofits on the Predator Mission Aircrew Training System simulators.

The new award, announced Monday by the Department of Defense, is a modification to a previous contract, which is now valued

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Fortem Technologies, Inc., Announces DroneHunter: First Fully Autonomous Counter UAS Solution Using AI-Enabled Radar Technology

Fortem Technologies, Inc., announced today the release of DroneHunter™, the first military-tested unmanned aircraft that provides perimeter intrusion detection and protection by autonomously patrolling an airspace and towing away any rogue drones from the sky. Using AI algorithms, the DroneHunter system provides detection, monitoring and capture of rogue drones over

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Israeli Air Force Expands Heron TP Fleet

The Israeli Air Force (IAF) will take delivery of additional IAI Heron TP’s, the largest unmanned reconnaissance aircraft used by the IAF. The new aircraft will feature capabilities which Israel Defense Forces (IDF) never used before. The significant fleet expansion will be accompanied by a 70%-increase in flight hours. The

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GA-ASI Announces Partners for MQ-25 Stingray

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI) has announced its MQ-25 Stingray offering to the U.S. Navy in collaboration with a range of highly regarded industry partners that represent the best in American aerospace. GA-ASI has designed a purpose-built MQ-25A Stingray, optimized for the tanking mission and providing exceptional fuel give,

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United States Marine Corps Orders 800 InstantEye Systems

InstantEye Robotics announced today that it has received an order from PMA-263, the Navy and Marine Corps Small Tactical Unmanned Aircraft Systems Program Office, for an additional 800 InstantEye Mk-2 GEN3-A0 sUAS systems. The systems delivered under this contract will support deployed Marine infantry squads, providing organic surveillance and reconnaissance

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Mayflower Delivers Anti-Jam Antenna Systems to US Air Force

Mayflower Communications Company has delivered its Multi-Platform Anti-Jam GPS Navigation Antenna–Federated (MAGNA-F) to the U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC). Mayflowers’ GPS anti-jam system (MAGNA) provides protection for multiple military GPS receiver types (C/A and SAASM). The AFSOC platform has been proven in an operational environment. MAGNA-F can

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Poland to Acquire Integrator STUAS

Poland is to acquire the Insitu Integrator small tactical unmanned aircraft system (STUAS), most likely to replace the smaller ScanEagle systems it already fields. A Foreign Military Sale (FMS) notification for systems related to the Integrator was posted by the US Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) on 7 February. According

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MQ-9 Reapers Fly to New Assignment Rather than Shipped In

The MQ-9 Reapers the Air Force recently shifted to Afghanistan from an undisclosed location where they were supporting Operation Inherent Resolve were flown to Kandahar Airfield, rather than boxed up and shipped, marking a first for US Central Command. Maj. Gen. David Nahom, deputy commander of Air Forces Central Command

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Israeli Helicopter Downs Iranian Drone Flown from Syria

 The Israeli military released on Saturday a video of Israeli attack helicopters shooting down an Iranian drone infiltrating Israeli airspace from Syria. In response to the drone infiltration, Israeli aircraft stuck Iranian targets in Syria, with a barrage of Syrian air-defence missiles bringing down an Israeli F-16 over Israel.

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China’s Wing Loong II on Display in Singapore

Two China-built UAVs—the Wing Loong I and Wing Loong II—made their Southeast Asian debut at the Singapore Airshow this year. The participation of the UAVs also marks the first time a Chinese military product is being shown at the Singapore Airshow. The aircraft are produced by the Chengdu Aircraft

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US Marine Corps Orders 800 InstantEye Systems

InstantEye Robotics announced that it has received an order from PMA-263, the Navy and Marine Corps Small Tactical Unmanned Aircraft Systems Program Office, for an additional 800 InstantEye Mk-2 GEN3-A0 sUAS systems. The systems delivered under this contract will support deployed Marine infantry squads, providing organic surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities.

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