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Polygon Military Magazine

Polygon Military Magazine

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...

AeroVironment, Inc., a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), announced the receipt of a one-year, $75,930,901 funded contract award on April 30, 2020 from the United States Army for procurement of the company’s Switchblade® loitering missile system. The contract award was funded for the first year of procurement through a Joint Urgent Operational Need Statement...

The 2nd Infantry Brigade of the Defense Forces supported the Police and Border Guard Board by monitoring Estonia’s southern border with a Stream C unmanned aircraft system (UAS), produced by Threod Systems to enable the detection of illegal border crossing attempts. On Wednesday afternoon, the Defense Forces launched Threod’s unmanned aircraft near Antsla to conduct...

Elbit Systems introduces a unique life saving capability to its Hermes 900 Maritime Patrol Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS). Integrating detection and identification capabilities, onboard inflated life-rafts, and precision dispatch capability, enables the UAS to perform long-range maritime Search and Rescue (SaR) missions. Such a configured Hermes 900 Maritime Patrol UAS...

Meteksan Defence, who has developed and introduced the high-tech critical systems of the platforms in the defense industry, now offers the users a new product that will prevent the jamming of the Global Navigation Satellite System signals, which is one of the most important threats in the operational environment. Since the Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) signals...

ECA Group has been awarded a significant export contract to modernize robots dedicated to naval mine warfare. This contract, worth around € 20 million will last over 48 months and will allow to modernize the mine clearance capacities of the customer, a Navy, in order to improve their performance against sea mines. The evolution of the mine threat in maritime areas is...

Milrem Robotics, the provider of robotic solutions for challenging environments, successfully completed its first deployment period of its unmanned ground vehicle, THeMIS, in operation Barkhane in Mali. The THeMIS was initially deployed to Mali with the Estonian Defence Forces (EDF) during a French lead counter-terrorism operation in April 2019. Up until April 2020, the...

Israel’s MOD has placed an order for RAFAEL’s SPIKE FireFly (known in the IDF as “MAOZ”) loitering munition. Jointly developed by RAFAEL and the IMOD, FireFly weighs only 3 kg and provides Behind-Cover Precision Attack Capabilities for the Dismounted Soldier. Ordered for the IDF (Israel Defense Forces) ground forces, FireFly was designed for fighting within the...