The U.S. Navy is moving ahead with plans to kick off a series of tests in Guam this summer of its MQ-4C Triton autonomous signals-intelligence aircraft, a service official said April 4. Continue reading
Riding on its success with the French Army after being selected for the Système de Mini Drone de Reconnaissance (SMDR) requirement, Thales is now positioning the man-portable Spy’Ranger unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) for surveillance and reconnaissance requirements of armed forces in the Asia-Pacific region. Continue reading
Russia’s new drone-based electronic-warfare system, the Leer-3 RB-341V combines jammers and Orlan-10 unmanned aerial vehicles to disable cellular networks, and allow the Russian military to send fake messages to subscribers. Continue reading
General Atomics – Aeronautical Systems Inc., Poway, California, has been awarded a $98,000,000 ceiling indefinite-delivery/
China will construct a new facility to produce unmanned aerial vehicles in Saudi Arabia, following a recent visit from Saudi King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud Salman. Continue reading
US Air Force weapons developers expect to operate hypersonic intelligence, reconnaissance and surveillance drones by the 2040s, once scientific progress with autonomy and propulsion technology matures to a new level.