Teledyne FLIR Defense announced at Eurosatory that it is delivering 127 PackBot 525 unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs) to the German Army (Deutsches Heer). Final shipments are expected to occur in July. Contract award and deliveries were facilitated through Teledyne FLIR’s partner, European Logistic Partners (ELP) of Wuppertal, Germany. The Teledyne FLIR PackBot 525 is...

At Eurosatory 2022, Rafael showcases the smallest member of the SPIKE family: the SPIKE Firefly. SPIKE FIRELFY is part of the SPIKE Family of precision guided electrooptical missile systems, a portable vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) miniature tactical loitering munition designed for ground organic precision strike for close combat forces in any environment. The weapon...

The Israel Ministry of Defense will begin testing a robotic unmanned vehicle (M-RCV Medium Robotic Combat Vehicle), developed by the Ministry’s Directorate of Defense Research and Development (DDR&D), the Tank and APC Directorate, and Israeli security industries. The robotic combat vehicle was unveiled at Elbit Systems’ pavilion at the Eurosatory Defense...

Israeli company iSTAR debuted its Reach vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) at the Eurosatory defence exhibition running in Paris from 13 to 17 June. The fixed-wing Reach UAV is billed as being the flagship in iSTAR’s range of unmanned aircraft, which includes the identically configured but smaller Transition, and is designed for...

The Indian government has not only emphasised the need to increase the number of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) operated by the Indian Armed Forces but also to strengthen the service’s ability to deploy such technologies across a wide range of tactical missions. To achieve this, India has increased collaboration with foreign partners – particularly, Israel and...

According to Kelvin Chen in Taiwan News, the Taiwanese army has purchased 50 sets of tactical short-range unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) in order to strengthen the reconnaissance capabilities of the army’s joint battalions, the Army Command said on Monday, June 6. The Taiwanese Army prepared a budget of US$26.5 million from 2020 to 2023 to buy 14 rotor-wing UAVs this...

According to information published on May 10, 2022, XTEND, a company specializing in human-guided autonomous drone operating systems for military forces and law enforcement agencies – is to supply hundreds of its advanced Wolverine drone systems to the U.S Department of Defense (DoD), developed under the joint leadership of the DoD and the Israel Ministry of Defense...

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc (GA-ASI) and Leonardo have integrated and flown the Seaspray 7500E V2 active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar on an MQ-9A Reaper Block 5 testbed, the unmanned aircraft system (UAS) manufacturer announced on 26 April. The flight of the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) took place on 14 April, ahead of the eventual integration...

DroneShield Ltd an Australian-US provider of Artificial Intelligence-based platforms for protection against advanced threats such as drones and autonomous systems and Allen-Vanguard, a US-owned provider of C-IED solutions with facilities in the UK & North America, have today announced a partnership between their companies. Both companies are respective global leaders...

The UK company ISR Unmanned Technologies unveiled at the occasion of UMEX 2022, which takes place in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, the new ISR-LD1 Loitering drone. The new ISR-LD1 Loitering drone has been designed to gather relevant information through intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions. The new ISR-LD1 has a unique design with a rugged airframe....