Tagged: Purchasing

Citadel Defense Wins $12M US DoD Anti COTS Drones Contract

The U.S. Government and Department of Defense has awarded Citadel Defense a $12.2M contract to defeat enemy drones on the battlefield and at covered locations in the United States. The decision to purchase Titan systems was made after extensive U.S. Government evaluation that assessed more than a dozen other counter

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Citadel Defense Wins $12.2M U.S. Department of Defense Contract to Autonomously Defeat Commercial Off-the-Shelf and Handmade Drones

Citadel’s contract award addresses urgent C-sUAS needs for Fixed, Mobile and Dismounted operations San Diego, CA – The U.S. Government and Department of Defense has awarded Citadel Defense a $12.2M contract to defeat enemy drones on the battlefield and at covered locations in the United States. The decision to purchase

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Japan Having Second Thoughts on Global Hawk

Two years ago Japan paid American Northrop Grumman nearly $500 million for a trio of Global Hawk spy drones, with deliveries wrapping up in 2022. Now Tokyo reportedly is reconsidering the purchase. The review comes a year after Iranian forces shot down a U.S. Navy Global Hawk that was flying

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Israeli Army May Procure Wearable Anti-Drone Device

The Israeli army and police are considering the purchase of personal anti-drone systems manufactured by Israeli company SKYLOCK, part of the Avnon Group. The growing threat posed by hostile UAVs and the need to neutralize them from afar has resulted in a race to create personal devices to curb unauthorized

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Greek Army Buys Turkish Drones

Turkish-made drones that are used primarily in search and rescue or mine detection operations are ready to enter Greek Armed Forces’ inventory with a signed preliminary agreement. This would be the first time that the Greek army would use drones produced by the Turkish private sector, namely the Istanbul-based Assuva

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ideaForge launches unique drone buyback offer with benefits up to INR 1.5 lakh along with the industry’s first financing option

ideaForge, India’s largest manufacturer of fully indigenous drones for defence, homeland security and industrial applications, has launched a unique drone buyback offer aimed at replacing products that are not compliant with Indian regulations with DGCA-approved, NPNT-compliant, indigenous drones. Organizations can avail benefits up to INR 1.5 lakh when they exchange

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Britain buys General Atomics’ Protector drone in $81M deal

Washington DC (UPI) Jul 15, 2020 –

San Diego-based General Atomics will build three Protector drones for Britain in an $81 million deal, the British Ministry of Defense announced on Wednesday.

The aircraft will also be deployed in intelligence, surveillance, targeting and reconnaissance missions, replacing Britain’s current fleet of Reaper drones, officials

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UK MoD Buys British Nano Drone

The UK MoD has taken delivery of the latest market leading technology. UAVTEK, a UK based SME has developed and provided UK forces with the latest world-beating technology Nano Drones after winning the UK MoD Nano drone programme. The UK MoD recently went to tender for a new

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XTEK Gets A$2.8M Australian Defence Force WASP Contract

XTEK Ltd has received an additional purchase order from the Australian Defence Force (ADF) for the supply of additional AeroVironment WASP AE Small Unmanned Aerial Systems. The order, which is worth around A$2.8 million, is in addition to XTEK’s ongoing SUAS supply contract to the ADF and represents XTEK’s

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State Department approves $23M sale of Black Hawk to Jordan

Washington DC (UPI) Jul 07, 2020 –

The State Department has approved the possible $23 million deal to sell one UH-60M Black Hawk helicopter and related equipment to the government of Jordan, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency announced Tuesday.

According to the DSCA, Jordan’s government asked to buy one UH-60M Black Hawk

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SkyWatch.AI launches a revamped drone insurance platform with the help of Google for Startups

SkyWatch.AI, the leading telematics-based drone insurance company released today their new online policy management platform. The revamped platform offers an advanced streamlined user experience with a modern design and improved functionality when purchasing and managing drone insurance policies. The system was created to help drone pilots, fleet managers, brokers and

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Serbia Displays Chinese Drones

Serbia has publicly displayed six new military drones purchased from China for the first time. Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic was on hand on July 4 at the military airport in Batajnica, near Belgrade, where military officials showcased the drones parked on the tarmac while journalists were given an opportunity to

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Iran Unveils New Drone with 1,000 Km Range

The Islamic Republic has been increasingly developing its domestic arms industry for years now, having started to do so in the face of international sanctions and its inability to buy weapons systems abroad. In recent years, the country has developed its own tanks, transports, radars, air defence systems, and jets,

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Azerbaijan to Buy Turkish Drones

The Azerbaijani government announced on that it would purchase unmanned aerial combat vehicles from Turkey after receiving approval from its parliament. Speaking to a local TV broadcaster about the purchase of new weapons and military vehicles for the armed forces, Azerbaijan’s Minister of Defense Zakir Hasanov said his country sought

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Russia Delivers Anti-Drone Systems to Central Asia

Avtomatika Group (part of Russia’s state hi-tech corporation Rostec) has started the deliveries of anti-drone systems to Central Asia, the company’s press office told TASS. Avtomatika Group is also holding negotiations with five more countries on the deliveries of anti-drone systems. The prospective buyers include India and the states in

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Australia to buy additional Triton surveillance UAV

Canberra, Australia (SPX) Jun 21, 2020 –

Northrop Grumman has announced the Australian government’s decision to provide funding for an additional three of their planned six MQ-4C Tritons and associated ground mission control stations.

The MQ-4C Triton is a cooperative development program between the Royal Australian Air Force and the U.S. Navy,

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Industry Leading Automotive Lidar, The Livox Tele-15, Now Available Globally For Purchase With Improved Detection Range

Livox Technology Company (Livox), is revolutionizing the lidar industry by announcing availability of the Livox Tele-15 automotive lidar to the global market on a mass producible scale. Since its announcement at this year’s CES in Las Vegas, the Livox Tele-15 has garnered a significant amount of interest due to its

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Draganfly Announces Global Dealer Network

Draganfly Inc. has announced the launching of its global dealer network for sales and service of Draganfly technology solutions including its secure, North American made drones. Draganfly’s global dealer network offers professional dealers who commit to purchase, represent, and support Draganfly’s products in the territories they do business, two levels

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