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U.S. Army awards contract to FLIR for more nano drones

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FLIR Systems announced on Tuesday that it has won an additional $15.4 million contract to deliver its Black Hornet Nano Unmanned Aerial Vehicle to the U.S. Army. The award, announced by the FLIR on 04 May, covers delivery of FLIR Black Hornet 3 Personal Reconnaissance Systems (PRS), a hand-held surveillance device that can be used […]

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Israel Defense Forces unveil its revolutionary robotic system

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Israel Defense Forces have demonstrated its new semi-autonomous robotic system, called the Jaguar. According to an IDF statement, the Jaguar developed is one of the first military robots in the world that can substitute soldiers on the borders. It is currently being integrated into the Gaza Division in southern Israel in order to protect the […]

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U.S. Army tests robotic rocket launcher

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The U.S. Army is working to test a robotic version of the High Mobility Artillery Rocket System, or HIMARS. The U.S. Army’s Long Range Precision Fires Cross-Functional Team (CFT) has announced that in preparation for this summer’s Surrogate Semi-Autonomous Multi-Domain Launcher live-fire demonstration at Fort Sill, members of the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Aviation […]

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Top U.S. Navy chief visits MQ-25 aerial refueling drone production line

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The U.S. Navy is closely following the developments of its newest carrier-based unmanned aircraft, the MQ-25 aerial refueler, that will allow for better use of combat strike fighters by extending the range of deployed Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet, Boeing EA-18G Growler, and Lockheed Martin F-35C aircraft. Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Michael Gilday also visited […]

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Australia cleared to buy combat drones with serious airstrike capabilities

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Just this week, the U.S. State Department approved the potential sale of MQ-9B Remotely Piloted Aircraft from General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) to Australia, in a deal that could be worth about $1.651 billion. The potential sale, announced on the website of the Defense Security Cooperation Agency, involves up to twelve MQ-9B aircraft, precision-guided munitions, […]

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U.S. Navy tests Vanilla unmanned aerial vehicle from moving truck

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A Vanilla ultra endurance land-launched unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) participated in U.S. Pacific Fleet’s Unmanned Integrated Battle Problem (UxS IBP) 21 at Naval Base Ventura County, Point Mugu, according to a recent service news release. The VA001 Vanilla is long-endurance aircraft (MALE) unmanned aircraft system (UAS) designed and built by Vanilla Aircraft for military forces […]

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U.S. Navy showcases new type of unmanned surface vessel

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The U.S. Navy has showcased its new type of unmanned surface vessel during exercises off the coast of Southern California. The small drone boat, called the ADARO, took part in the Unmanned Systems Integrated Battle Problem 21 (UxS IBP 21) off the coast of San Diego. UxS IBP 21 integrates manned and unmanned capabilities into […]

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U.S. Navy demonstrates unmanned anti-submarine warfare capability

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On Thursday, the U.S. Navy has reported that it successfully integrated an MQ-9B Sea Guardia drone system with manned capabilities during the Unmanned Systems Integrated Battle Problem 21 (UxS IBP 21) off the coast of San Diego, April 21. The unmanned system developed by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) recently used in an anti-submarine warfare […]

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South Korea reports successful development of new unmanned surveillance ground vehicle

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On Thursday, South Korea’s defense procurement agency announced that the exploratory development of an unmanned surveillance ground vehicle has been completed successfully. The development of the 6×6 Unmanned Surveillance Vehicle (USV) was led by the Agency for Defense Development (ADD) affiliated with the Defense Acquisition Program administration (DAPA). Hanwha Defense is responsible for developing the […]

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XTEND delivers counter-drone interceptors to U.S. military

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Xtend, an Israeli startup, announced that it is providing counter-unmanned aircraft system (C-UAS) technologies for U.S. military and defense entities. To date, the Israeli startup has delivered its Skylord Griffon counter-drone interception systems to the U.S.  Department of Defense as well as other special forces and airports worldwide. As noted by Xtend, when used by […]

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