105 new surveillance drones for the Ukrainian army
Germany's Quantum-System GmbH has agreed to deliver 105 Vector long-endurance reconnaissance drones to the Ukrainian Ministry of Defence. This contract follows a delivery of 33 Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) of the same model in August 2022.
Hensoldt develops SIGINT pod demonstrator for Eurodrone
Sensor solutions provider Hensoldt is developing sensor equipment that can be integrated into a pod to give the recently commissioned Eurodrone a signals intelligence (SIGINT) capability
Airbus and VDL Group join forces to produce an airborne laser communication terminal
Airbus and VDL Group have signed a partnership agreement for the development and manufacturing of a laser communication terminal for military aircraft and UAVs, known as UltraAir. They now prepare a demonstration of a prototype and a first flight test in 2024.
Northrop Grumman’s C-UAS System of Systems Architecture Excels During Complex Live Fire Tests
Northrop Grumman's short range Counter Unmanned Aerial Systems (C-UAS) command and control (C2) system successfully completed its most complex system of systems test to date.
Brasilian firm Akaer is also aiming at the growing combat drones market
Brasilian private firm Akaer is showcasing its Albatross combat drone at Indo Defence 2022. The first push was made during the last Farnborough AirShow.
Suicide drones for helicopters
FARA program will rely on Israeli suicide drone technology
General Atomics wins in India
The U.S. group now threatens the leading export market for Israeli drones
First flight of the Loyal Wingman
Boeing announced the successful completion of the first flight of the Loyal Wingman UAV.
IDEX 2021 : Paramount Group unveils swarm-capable N-Raven drone
Although several trade fairs have been cancelled recently, IDEX 2021 is a major event for manufacturers, who will be unveiling numerous innovations.
Poland deploys its Kamikaze UAV
The Warmate UAV is deployed in the Polish forces.
Two MQ-9A Block 5 delivered to Spain
General Atomics delivered 2 UAV MQ-9A Block 5 to Ejercito del Aire (Spanish Air Forces)
Joint venture: Ukraine to produce Turkish UAVs
According to Vadym Ihorovych, Managing Director of Ukrspetsexport, Ukraine and Turkey are currently developing a joint venture for the production of Turkish UAVs.
Chernobyl : UAV Elios 2 sent into Reactor five
Flyability announced having conducted an inspection inside Chernobyl’s Reactor five, using its UAV Elios 2.
Gazprom tests an unmanned cargo helicopter
Gazprom sees drones as a new way of linking its production sites
Elistair launches a UAV dedicated to defence applications
Elistair, a French company well known for its wire line stations and Orion drone, has unveiled a new aircraft, designed to meet the needs of defence and public security players.
French elite tactical unit RAID and Cerbair continue their collaboration
The Raid used Cerbair's UAV control solutions for EuroMed 7 summit.
Linden Blue, CEO of General Atomics, reveals its analysis of MALE RPAS market
On the occasion of Euronaval event, Air&Cosmos interviewed Linden Blue, CEO of General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc.
Parrot Selected by the U.S. Defense Innovation Unit as a major drone supplier
The inclusion of dedicated ANAFI USA systems in the GSA schedule for the U.S. Army and government operations is a testament to the exceptional security and performance of Parrot’s proven experience in the drone industry.
ICAO: Africa supports the development of drones
At the Kigali forum, ICAO highlighted the role played by Africa in the development of drones.
UTM: Frequentis and Altitude Angel enter the Norwegian market
Frequentis and Altitude Angel will provide a UTM solution to Avinor to manage the air traffic generated by drones.
The United States decrees drones grounding
The U.S. Department of the Interior has made the decision to stop drone operations due to security concerns.
The UK wants to rely on drones for nuclear dismantling
The British government has announced plans to use drones for nuclear dismantling operations.
Successful maiden flight for Leonardo’s Falco Xplorer
Leonardo carried out the first test flight of the new member of the Falco family, unveiled at Paris Air Show latest edition.
Embraer: a newcomer to the UAV market
Embraer has announced a collaboration with Elroy Air to develop an unmanned air cargo system able to carry out long-distance deliveries.
Maintenance: LATAM relies on Donecle
Donecle's drone system will participate in the heavy inspections of LATAM's fleet.
First test fire for French UAVs
French Reaper drones stationed in Niamey conducted their first test firing.
MBDA’s Mistral 3 missile intercepts a drone
In front of 15 foreign delegations, MBDA’s teams carried out a demonstration of the Mistral 3 missile which destroyed its Mirach 40 mobile drone target located over 7 km away.
NATO welcomes its first RQ-4D
NATO has taken delivery of its first RQ-4D drone, to strengthen its surveillance capabilities.
Dubai Airshow 2019: Elettronica, SteelRock and Invisible Interdiction focus on counter-UAV systems
During the Dubai Airshow, several companies presented their anti-drone vision and solutions. Whilst Invisible Interdiction focused on neutralization, Elettronica and SteelRock also displayed detection systems.
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Dubai Airshow 2019: partnership between Leonardo and IGG
Leonardo has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with IGG to analyse and explore the development of joined business activities in the UAE.
Dubai Airshow 2019: armed UAVs make their mark
All over the world, UAVs are being deployed by an ever-increasing number of armed forces — including in the Middle East, where China has emerged as the preferred supplier.
Counter-UAV: The UK issues a strategy
The United Kingdom has adopted an anti-drone strategy to set up initiatives to defend against malicious uses. The aim is to be able to protect sensitive infrastructures.
LIBYA: DRONES TEST LABORATORY FOR A NEW TYPE OF AIR WARFARE
IN LIBYA, DRONES HAVE BECOME AN ESSENTIAL DEFENSE TOOL, ENABLING TO ALLEVIATE THE DEFICIENCIES AND WEAKNESSES OF THE STAKEHOLDERS’ AIR VECTORS.
Elbit Systems wins contract in Asia
Elbit Systems has announced it has been awarded a contract in Southeast Asia for several drone models.
Deployment of an anti-drone microwave system
Raytheon will provide the U.S. Air Force with a microwave-based anti-drone control system.
South Korea shows interest for lasers
South Korea, through DAPA, launches a program for the development of laser weapons.
The Royal Air Force explores the anti-drone field
The Royal Air Force, supported by Leonardo, launches a program of counter-drone fight.
Rafael acquires the UAV company Aeronautics
Rafael made the acquisition of the company Aeronautics, specialized in the development and design of drones.
MAKS 2019: VR-Technologies and KrasAeroScan cooperate in drone field
On occasion of the MAKS 2019 Air Show, the Russian industrialists VR-Technologies and KrasAeroScan signed a cooperation agreement.
MAKS 2019: Teheran introduces its stealth reconnaissance drone Mobin
The Iranian reconnaissance UAV Mobin was exhibited at the MAKS 2019 Air Show. The aircraft would have begun its operational deployment.
MAKS 2019: Phazotron develops a Ku band multifunction radar for UAVs
Phazotron has developed a multifunction radar working on Ku band for UAVs weighting 35 kg.
MAKS 2019: Kronstadt introduces its UAV Orion-E deployed in Syria
Long dependent on licensed Israeli UAVs, the Russian industry is now developing long endurance platforms deployed in operation.
MAKS 2019: Ziyan’s UAV Blowfish A3
The Chinese UAV manufacturer Ziyan introduced its Blowfish A3 — a mini VTOL which military version is under deployment within Emirate forces.
Drone delivery: Amazon nears the FAA
Amazon presented a request of derogation to the FAA to carry out drone delivery in the United States.
A new order for Drone Volt
Drone Volt announced it received a new order for two drones Altura Zenith.
Indonesia is interested by UTM solutions
The company Terra Drone Indonesia carried out a demonstration of its UTM system before the Indonesian authorities.
The S-100’s first mission for the European Maritime Safety Agency
Schiebel announced that its VTOL Camcopter S-100 would conduct missions for Croatian coast guards.
The United Kingdom is considering a new combat drone concept
The United Kingdom announced they are focusing on a new combat drone concept capable of interoperating with combat aircraft.