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Polygon Military Magazine

Polygon Military Magazine

UVision Air Ltd.  a global pioneer in the area of lethal loitering systems for a wide variety of missions ‒ will unveil the Hero-400EC’s Multi-Canister Launcher at the Paris Air Show. The new launcher is suitable for a wide range of land and naval applications. An advanced configuration of the Hero-120 with powerful multi-purpose warheads will also be introduced at...

The THeMIS unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) equipped with the deFNder® Medium Remote Weapon Station was deployed by Milrem Robotics and FN Herstal in Estonia during Spring Storm 2019, the country´s biggest annual military exercise that was held from April 29 through to May 17, 2019. The UGV carrying a .50 cal (12.7mm) heavy machine gun was being used by soldiers from the...

Milrem Robotics and ST Engineering demonstrated a beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) combat UGV armed with a 40mm AGL and a 12.7mm HMG in April during a live fire exercise held in Tapa, Estonia. The joint warfare system consists of the THeMIS unmanned ground vehicle and the ADDER DM Remote Weapon Station and is intended as a force multiplier for dismounted troops that...

The Robot and Autonomous Systems (RAS) Unit of the 13th Light Brigade of the Royal Netherlands Army received two THeMIS unmanned ground vehicles developed by Milrem Robotics in April for their Concept Development and Experimentation Project. Milrem Robotics delivered the two UGVs in the middle of April for the Army’s project that looks into how to exploit the possibilities...

In the second half of April the Ministry of National Defence and the United States Government signed a sales contract for buying protective equipment (anti-drone) against unmanned aerial vehicles for the Lithuanian Armed Forces. The total worth of the contract is approx. USD 1.3 million not including VAT. It will be financed by the U.S. Department of State security assistance...

Belarus and Kazakhstan will arrange flight tests of the unmanned aerial system Busel-M in the Belarusian territory in May, Belarus state news agency BelTA learned from Yuri Yatsyna, Director of the R&D Center for Multipurpose Unmanned Systems of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus. The statement was made at a session of the subcommission on advancing cooperation...

Russian company ADA Aerospace LLC will open production of drones in Armenia, the company has revealed, according to media publications. “ADA Aerospace and Pro MAQ create a joint venture to launch serial production of TRIADA UAVs in Armenia. The partners are planning not only to develop joint production of UAVs, but also to take the products to promising international...

UVision Air Ltd. – a global pioneer of high-precision lethal loitering systems suitable for a wide variety of missions, presents for the first time in Latin America its tactical HERO Family at LAAD 2019. In focus are the light-weight man-packed Hero-30 – the smallest HERO family-member perfectly fit for asymmetric warfare against heavily armed guerrilla groups,...

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko took part in the testing of Bayraktar combat UAV of Turkish production. “According to its characteristics, this drone is one of the best. Bayraktar beat the world record in the class of tactical medium-sized unmanned aerial vehicles for the duration of the flight, staying aloft for more than a day at an altitude of eight kilometers....

National Armed Forces of Latvia will acquire unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) based on the agreement signed between the Ministry of Defense and the high technology company UAV Factory. “Cooperation with local manufacturers of unmanned aerial vehicles is crucial for national defense capability development. The key criteria in the selection of unmanned aerial vehicle suppliers...