China’s Wing Loon II was part of the static display at the Paris Airshow 2017, demonstrating clearly that China is open for business and looking to export. Continue reading
The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) will equip the majority of its combat companies by the end of this year with small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) designed for the consumer and commercial markets, a senior military source has told Jane’s. Continue reading
Iran is sharing its experience of operating UAVs with Russia, including three years of operations over Iraq and Syria. The cooperation started in October 2013, when Russian air force commander General Victor Bondarev visited Tehran and was presented with a local copy of the Scan Eagle UAV. Continue reading
UMS Skeldar, the joint venture between Sweden’s Saab and Swiss company UMS Aero, has signed a contract with Martek Marine to deliver two Skeldar V-200 rotary-wing unmanned air systems. They are being supplied to support a contract won by Martek Marine to provide remotely-piloted aircraft systems to the European Maritime Safety Agency. Continue reading
Textron Systems Unmanned Systems has announced the introduction of the Nightwarden Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System (TUAS) at the 2017 Paris Air Show.
Lockheed Martin’s Skunk Works recently divulged some information about the SR-72 programme to build a successor to the iconic SR-71 Blackbird reconnaissance aircraft. Continue reading