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Polygon Military Magazine

Polygon Military Magazine

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) completed a month-long demo event that showcased a suite of long-range sensors, Air Launched Effects (ALE) and Scalable Command and Control (SC2) on its Gray Eagle Extended Range (GE-ER) Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS). This was the third in a series of demonstrations for the U.S. Army that were based out of the Yuma Proving...

Ascent Vision Technologies (AVT) has received a contract from the Defence Technology Institute (DTI) of Thailand for its field-proven eXpeditionary Mobile Air Defense Integrated System (X-MADIS). The X-MADIS will protect critical assets against hostile small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS). The X-MADIS was selected by the DTI following a series of Counter small Unmanned...

SkyWall Patrol will be integrated as part of the ALADDIN project at a demonstration in Greece later in 2020 using the SkyLink module. OpenWorks Engineering and its SkyWall products will be working in collaboration with ALADDIN’s other partners to develop ‘a seamless, tightly integrated system for countering malicious drones’. The ALADDIN platform will be made up...

One of Europe’s leading robotic systems manufactures Milrem Robotics’ is developing the world’s most modern robotic fighting vehicle intended to reduce the number of troops on the battlefield. Development is done by Swedish and Estonian engineers. The new system, known as the Type-X Robotic Combat Vehicle (RCV) is supposed to replace conventional fighting vehicles...

A consortium led by Milrem Robotics and composed of several major defence, communication and cybersecurity companies and high technology SMEs was awarded 30,6 MEUR from the European Commission’s European Defence Industrial Development Programme (EDIDP) to develop a European standardized unmanned ground system. During the project, a modular and scalable architecture...

Elbit Systems UK completed a series of Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) trials with the UK MoD. The trials were delivered via Dstl’s (Defence Science and Technology Laboratory) Progeny Framework, exploring how autonomous systems could support future ASW operations. Elbit Systems UK was one of a shortlist of UK companies selected to take part in this second phase of the project...

General Dynamics Land Systems–UK has delivered two fully-electric 8×8 Multi-Utility Tactical Transport (MUTT) Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGV) to the British Army. Alongside the delivery of these UGV’s, which took place in April 2020, General Dynamics Land Systems–UK will provide New Operator Training, Maintainer Training, In-Service Support, Maintainer Tools and...

IDRAK Technology Transfer of Azerbaijan has prepared a tactical Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) type Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV). The information is provided by Mr Hikmat Abdullayev, President of IDRAK Technology Transfer in the interview with Azeri Defence Magazine. Equipped with gasoline engine, VTOL type UAV can be additionally equipped with radar, LIDAR, multispectral...

DroneShield Ltd is pleased to announce the release of its camera based software for drone detection, identification and tracking, DroneOptIDTM. DroneOptIDTM has an Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning (“AI/ML”) engine at the core of its software, offering the latest in computer vision technology to detect, verify and track drones in real time. The AI/ML model...

Russian company ZALA AERO has developed a new multipurpose VTOL unmanned aerial vehicle ZALA 421-16EV. The new unmanned VTOL ZALA 421-16EV HD features a unique adaptive system for using the aerodynamic properties of UAV in all flight modes. The new unmanned ZALA 421-16EV HD system combines the latest scientific and technical developments of the company – it broadcasts...