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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...
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...
The “Volnorez” electronic warfare system.

Vehicle Mounted Jammers Counter Suicide Drones

The Kamikaze or Suicide drone or loitering munition are presenting a new challenge to forces on today’s battlefields much like the proliferation of IEDs...
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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...
'Sea Baby' sea drone (Credit: Security Service of Ukraine)

Has Russia destroyed Ukraine’s naval drone capability?

This week Russia claims to have destroyed the Ukrainian Navy's production and storage facilities for naval drones, using multiple seaborne long-range precision weapons against...
General Autonomics MQ-9 Reaper Drone

US Marines Receive Reaper Drone

The US Marine Corps has taken delivery of its first General Autonomics MQ-9 Reaper Drone supplied under a US Air Force contract. This is...
TCG Anadolu (Anadolu Agency image)

Turkey eyes a slice of global drone market

It's been a big month for Turkey's drone industry, with the commissioning of the TCG Anadolu, the world's first navy carrier to carry a...
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French Army Pursues Loitering Munitions

After observing the use of loitering munitions in combat the French military have determined that given systems with the necessary performance these have a...
First Flight Auto'Mate Demonstrator

Airbus achieves in-flight autonomous guidance and control of a drone from a tanker aircraft

Airbus Defence and Space and the company’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Airbus UpNext, have achieved in-flight autonomous guidance and control of a drone using an A310...
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GPS-Free Navigation Solution Guarantees Safe Delivery Drone Operations

Drone delivery technologies are already here, and soon they will become an integral part of urban life in the smart city environment. Drone flights...

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