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Polygon Military Magazine

Polygon Military Magazine

Romanian aircraft equipment manufacturer and services provider Aerostar has signed a collaboration agreement with UK joint venture U-TacS for the potential production of Watchkeeper X unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in Romania. A social media post by Lucian Daniel Stanciu Viziteu, mayor of the Romanian town of Bacau where Aerostar is based, showed a model of an armed version...

Australian counter-unmanned aircraft system (C-UAS) specialist DroneShield has sold several of its RfOne MKII long-range direction-finding sensors to the Australian Army, part of a growing interest in the mobile applications of the technology in different domains. The deal was announced on 19 July and will “allow the Australian Army to assess its future counter-[UAS]...

Bayraktar Akinci combat drone flies at altitude of 38,039 feet, stays in air for 25 hours, 46 minutes. Turkey’s Bayraktar Akinci combat drone broke a new record in the country on Thursday by flying at an altitude of 38,039 feet and staying in the air for 25 hours and 46 minutes. According to the defense company Baykar, the unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV) was...

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI) has integrated the Leonardo SAGE 750 Electronic Support Measure (ESM) system onto the MQ-9B SeaGuardian® Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS). The SAGE 750 integration was performed by GA-ASI in partnership with Leonardo. The SAGE 750 installed on SeaGuardian will provide intelligence information on maritime and...

At the “ARMY 2020” Forum Roselectronica, the holding of Rostec State Corporation, has presented a Russian multi-functional mobile complex “Rat” (Russian transcription of “warrior-host”), aimed to fight against unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) with the system of direct laser destruction. The complex is based on a special armored vehicle and is equipped...

Commtact Ltd. – a leading provider of advanced wireless communications solutions for manned and unmanned platforms on the ground, in the air or at sea – announces the unveiling of its new comprehensive tactical communications kit. Weighing approximately 20 kg, the lightweight kit is simple to operate and offers fast mobility by forces in the field, helping...

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...