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Russia Builds Microwave Anti-Drone Weapon

2016-10-18
Russia Builds Microwave Anti-Drone Weapon
The Russian government is backing a military research project to develop a powerful microwave-based weapon designed to take out unmanned enemy drones from up to half a mile away.

Tzur: New Israeli Defence Force Drone

2016-10-17
Tzur: New Israeli Defence Force Drone
The new Israeli UAV will be capable of carrying supplies and special reconnaissance equipment, hover for long periods of time, and operate at a range of 10 kilometers.The IDF is developing a new drone, the first of its kind to be developed by the Israeli military in-house. The development of the drone, code-named Tzur, began about two years ago, and could conclude in a year, following further tests.

Drone Aviation Gets DoD Contract for WATT Tethered Drones

2016-10-14
Drone Aviation Gets DoD Contract for WATT Tethered Drones
Drone Aviation Holding Corp, a manufacturer of tethered drones and lighter-than-air aerostats, has announced that it has been awarded a contract to supply its WATT electric tethered drones to a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) customer.

Ultimate Unmanned Unveils Viper 1000C

2016-10-12
Ultimate Unmanned Unveils Viper 1000C
South African company Ultimate Unmanned has launched its new Viper 1000C unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), which is based on a Stemme motor glider.

US Army Cyber Command Tests COTS-Modified Quadcopter

2016-10-09
US Army Cyber Command Tests COTS-Modified Quadcopter
During battlefield exercises that took place in August at Fort Irwin, California, the Army tested new tactical unmanned aerial vehicle capabilities to feed information directly to brigade combat team commanders.

Russian State Tech Firm Designing Dragonfly Drone

2016-10-03
Russian State Tech Firm Designing Dragonfly Drone
Russia’s United Instrument Manufacturing Corporation (UIMC), a state tech firm, is working on a tiny reconnaissance drone that will be small enough to fit in one hand, its press office said.

UPS Tests Drones for Urgent Deliveries

2016-09-26
UPS Tests Drones for Urgent Deliveries
Package delivery giant United Parcel Service Inc. began testing last Thursday the use of drones to make commercial deliveries of packages to remote locations. Working with Danvers, Mass.-based drone maker CyPhy Works, UPS staged a mock delivery of urgently needed medicine from Beverly, Mass. to Children’s Island.

Korean Air Develops Unmanned Helicopter with Boeing

2016-09-25
Korean Air Develops Unmanned Helicopter with Boeing
South Korea’s largest full-service carrier Korean Air Lines Co. and the worlds leading aircraft manufacturer Boeing Co. have teamed up to develop unmanned combat helicopters.

Certifiable Predator B Nears Flight Test Phase

2016-09-23
Certifiable Predator B Nears Flight Test Phase
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems is carrying out ground tests of its newly built Certifiable Predator B unmanned air vehicle, ahead of a flight campaign at the US Army’s Yuma Proving Ground throughout 2017 and 2018.

SkyWall Dominates Anti-Drone Contest

2016-09-22
SkyWall Dominates Anti-Drone Contest
An anti-UAV company’s drone-dropping launcher proved to be Top Gun during a recent industry competition.


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