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.
Dubai Airshow 2019
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.
Switzerland takes one more step in drone’s air traffic management.
Skyguide and AirMap have announced the deployment of a flight information management system for drones.
Google develops an app for drones
Wing — Google’s drone delivery company — announced the app for drones OpenSky is now available in Australia.
Indra gives specifics on its anti-drone strategy
The Spanish company Indra detailed its vision of anti-drone systems.
Drone Rescue Systems tested its parachute solution
ASTM approves Drone Rescue Systems’s parachute.
Partnership between Rakuten and Seiyu for drone delivery
Rakuten and Seiyu have decided to become partners to launch a delivery servicing by drone in Japan.
DroneShield unveils the DroneGun MKIII
DroneShield developed a new handheld anti-drone solution.
Frontex: Falco EVO drone for migratory surveillance missions
Leonardo’s Falco EVO drone has been operated in a Frontex mission for migratory flows surveillance.
AirMap and CerbAir announced their partnership
CerbAir and AirMap will collaborate to develop airspace safety and security solutions.
Taiwan is interested in getting a UTM system
Terra Drone and Unifly participated to a bunch of tests in Taiwan to illustrate the interest of an unmanned traffic management system.
Terra Drone took part in the inspection of a port
Terra Drone Europe, a subsidiary of Terra Drone Corporation, has carried out a port inspection in Djibouti.
Paris Air Show 2019: Elbit Systems will introduce Hermes 45
During the 2019 Paris Air Show, Elbit Systems will present its new drone: Hermes 45.
Paris Air Show 2019: IAI will unveil the T-Heron drone
During the 2019 Paris Air Show, Israel Aerospace Industries will unveil its new T-Heron UAV.
Vinci Airports reports 12.2% traffic growth in Q3
Vinci Airports has reported 12.2% growth in traffic during the third quarter compared with the same period in 2016. A total of 42.3 million passengers were handled across platforms operated by the French company.
Airbus takes full ownership of Sepang Aircraft Engineering
The facility becomes an integral part of the Airbus Customer Services network and is set to become a key element of Services by Airbus growth strategy in the Asia-Pacific region.
Jet Airways expands services to Europe, Middle East
The Indian carrier is introducing new non-stop flights to Saudi Arabia and Europe and adding frequencies to London, Singapore and the Middle East.
Air India receives final Boeing 787-8
Air India has taken delivery of its 27th and final Boeing 787-8, the last of an order placed in December 2005. The Indian carrier received its first 787-8 in September 2012.
Airlines carried 3.8bn passengers last year
The International Air Transport Association statistics for 2016 show that airlines carried 3.8 billion passengers on scheduled services last year, 7% more than in 2015.
Dubai pursuing air taxi drone plans
Dubai’s Road and Transport Authority (RTA) has reported the first flight of a prototype for its Autonomous Air Taxi (AAT) vehicle that will be the basis for the city’s future self-flying taxi service.
Radar antenna tested for Jupiter mission
The Radar for Icy Moon Exploration (RIME) instrument will be the first to look below the icy surface of Jupiter moons Europa, Ganymede and Callisto.
First A330 tanker for France makes maiden flight
Airbus Defence and Space has successfully completed the maiden flight of the first Phénix A330 MRTT tanker/transport for France, which has ordered nine aircraft to date.