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The Black Hornet Personal Reconnaissance System (Image credit: Teledyne FLIR)

UK, Latvia to supply thousands of drones to Ukraine

The U.K.'s Ministry of Defence will supply thousands of drones to Ukraine, as co-leader of a capability coalition, according to a statement made by...
The 132 ft autonomous Sea Hunter USV (Image credit: U.S. Navy)

US Navy to form second USV squadron

The U.S. Navy plans to stand up its second unmanned surface drone squadron this May, two years after the U.S. Pacific Fleet (CNSP) formed...
The Switchblade 600 tactical missile system (Image credit: AeroVironment)

Pentagon requests $300 million for secret drone programme

The U.S. Department of Defense submitted a classified request to Congress last week, to redirect $300 million of approved funding from other budgets to...
Puma 3 AE UAS being launched from a navy vessel (Image credit: AeroVironment)

U.S. Navy funds AeroVironment ISR research

AeroVironment, Inc. has received a $16 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract from the U.S. Navy to develop computer vision and advanced video analytics systems for multi-domain...
The Corvo UAS from Australian company SYPAC

Stack ’em high, sell ’em cheap?

The pace of drone development has accelerated fast over the past decade, bringing in a myriad of new technologies to increase performance, add new...
MARTAC T38 Devil Ray

2024 will see the AI conveyor belt move faster

During the past five years we've seen the U.S. and European militaries work hard to understand AI, plan for AI and invest in being...
Edge Reach-M (Image credit: Edge Group)

Acquisitions bolster Edge Group’s UAV capabilities

As one might expect UAE defence group Edge had a significant presence at the Dubai Airshow this week, launched 11 new aerospace products. It...

From the Tiny, to the Mighty

Not so long ago unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) capabilities were limited to remote, winged flight for reconnaissance, or to carry payloads. They also required...

Drones are here to stay

Although the military's use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) goes back some 30 years, drones have recently shot up the priorities list. The past...
Xinhua virtual news anchor (Image credit: Xinhua)

How will the PLA use GenAI?

One of China's research institutes run by the Ministry of Science and Technology, revealed earlier this year that Chinese organisations had launched 79 large...

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