From Mortar to Menace: Loitering Munitions Take New Form with PG-7VL Anti-Tank Weapon

A perhaps obvious progression in the world of low-cost loitering munitions. It looks like the PG-7VL anti-tank mortar was developed for this purpose. The new loitering mention first appeared on Telegram last week from Combat Footage UA This must surely go further and faster than most multirotor offerings but will suffer by being easier to […]

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Aerovironment announces first successful multi-drop, live fire GPS guided Shryke munitions from Vapour 55MX rotary UAS

AeroVironment, Inc. announced today the first successful multi-drop, live fire GPS-guided Shryke munitions from the VAPOR® 55 MX, all-electric unmanned aircraft system in collaboration with Corvid and L3Harris Technologies. The VAPOR 55 MX carried four rounds simultaneously and flawlessly showcased the live fire effects of this capability.  The integration of Shryke munitions on the VAPOR 55 MX […]

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ZALA – Product 55

The ZALA group of companies presents a new initiative development – “Product 55”. The loitering munition is equipped with four engines and continues the ZALA line, using the X-wing aerodynamic design of the Lancet family. The new short-range loitering munition is easy to operate, and safe for the operator, with remote container launch. Provides Full […]

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Air-Launched, Tube-Integrated Unmanned System (Altius) 700 first tube launch

The Uncrewed Aircraft Systems Project Management Office, in collaboration with the U.S. Special Operations Command, executed a successful flight demonstration involving the first launch of the Air-Launched, Tube-Integrated Unmanned System (Altius) 700 air vehicle on Dec. 3, at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. The event marks a significant milestone in the Army’s Launched Effects program. The demonstration, […]

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Insitu Announces Successful Shryke Demonstration with Integrator Uncrewed Aircraft System

Insitu, A Boeing Company, announced today the first successful drop of inert GPS-guided Shryke munitions from the Integrator Uncrewed Aircraft System (UAS) in collaboration with Corvid and L3Harris Technologies. Shryke, developed by Corvid Technologies with L3Harris Technologies, is known for its multi-mission precision strike and versatility and is another option in a long line of […]

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Anduril unveils Roadrunner & Roadrunner-M

Roadrunner is a VTOL autonomous air vehicle designed to be customized for various missions; Roadrunner-M defines a radical new class of recoverable ground-based air defense capability. Costa Mesa, CA (December 1, 2023) — Anduril Industries is excited to announce Roadrunner and Roadrunner-Munition (Roadrunner-M). Roadrunner is a modular, twin-jet powered autonomous air vehicle with extraordinary performance at […]

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Loitering Munitions Surge: New Report Reveals Astonishing 525% Market Growth Fueled by Russo-Ukrainian Conflict

In a seismic shift driven by the Russo-Ukrainian conflict, the loitering munitions market is poised for an unprecedented 525% explosion in growth between 2020 and 2024, with annual spending set to exceed $600 million in the coming years, according to a new report. “Our report on the Loitering Munitions market underscores the need for agile, […]

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MBDA-led consortium selected for France’s LARINAE loitering munition project

The French defence innovation agency AID (Agence de l’Innovation de Défense) has announced the selection of a consortium led by MBDA in response to the LARINAE call for projects. The objective of LARINAE is the rapid and collaborative development of a remotely controlled ammunition capable of neutralising a hardened target within a radius of fifty […]

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