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Iran claim to have downed an Israeli ‘stealth drone’

Iran reported today its air defense forces have downed an Israeli unmanned aircraft possibly a previously unknown, stealth model. The aircraft was intercepted by a surface-to-air missile. "A pilotless Israeli spy plane was shot down after it was traced and intercepted by the IRGC Aerospace Force," a statement by the Iranian Republican Guards Corps' (IRGC) announced.

Aeronautics revamps Orbiter 2 – new B model is an all-digital...

Aeronautics is launching at Eurosatory a new variant of the electric-powered Orbiter 2 mini unmanned aerial system (UAS) family, designated Orbiter 2B. Externally, the new drone looks the same, but internally, its core systems - avionics, datalink and controls are all modernized, digitised, and more secured

IDF completes evaluation of IAI’s Green-Rock tactical C-RAM radar

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has completed a successful evaluation of IAI's 'Green Rock', a mobile force protection radar providing an autonomous, tactical counter Rocket, Artillery & Mortar (C-RAM) protection to lowest combat echelons

Israel Air Force opts for drones over attack helicopters

Israel has phased out the AH-1S Cobra helicopter gunship, in favour of using more drones, the Reuters news agency reports. The increasing reliance on unmanned aerial vehicles (drones) has evolved through the years, as the unmanned aircraft assumed increasingly complex missions, and proved themselves as an indispensable asset in the continuous war against terror along and beyond Israel's borders.

the 3rd International Fire Conference Photo Report

Photo report from the first day of the 3rd International Fire Conference, held May 20-22, 2014, at ”Home of the Gunners” in Zikron Ya’akov,...

Yamaha, Northrop Grumman to tailor a Rotary UAV for the US...

Northrop Grumman and Yamaha Motor Corp., are working jointly to develop and market a small, unmanned and autonomous helicopter based on Yamaha's existing product...

World First: Neuron UCAV flying in formation with Rafale, Falcon 7X

On March 20, 2014 Dassault Aviation has performed a unique formation flight in which the nEUROn unmanned combat air vehicle (UCAV) was flown in formation...

X-Wing Drone Launched From a Submerged Submarine for the First Time

The US Navy has recently demonstrated the launch of an all-electric, fuel cell-powered, unmanned aerial system (UAS) from a submerged submarine. For the test,...

Turkey Orders 10 Anka UAVs

The Turkish Under-secretariat for the Defense Industry (SSM) has signed an agreement with local producer Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) for 10 ANKA unmanned aerial...

Austrian Forces to Receive Tracker Mini-UAS from Cassidian

The Austrian Ministry of Defence has ordered six Tracker mini unmanned air systems (comprising a total of 18 aircraft) under an initial contract worth €3...

Improved Gray Eagle Flies Over 45 Hours Non-Stop

  General Atomics Aeronautical Systems announced  the successful completion of the first of two planned U.S. Army endurance demonstration flights with its Improved Gray Eagle (IGE) aircraft....

Iran’s Shahed-129 Combat Drone to Enter Serial Production

The Islamic Republic of Iran has launched the mass-production of the indigenously developed Shahed 129 unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), which was unveiled in September...

First Flight of the Orion Mega MALE Drone

Aurora Flight Sciences Orion UAS has made its first flight last month, on August 24, 2013 the Orion took off from an unnamed airfield...

Russia to buy Drones from the UAE

According to RIA Novosti The Russian military is planning to purchase aerial drones namely unmanned air systems (UAS) in the United Arab Emirates, i-HLS...