Germany faces inflated Nato drone bill

Germany’s bill for the Nato drone defence system seems set to rise by about a quarter to hit nearly half a billion euros, according...

UAV Rustom-1 attains flying altitude of 11,500 feet

Capable of undertaking various military missions and intelligence gathering tasks, the indigenously developed Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Rustom-1 today demonstrated its ability to fly...

US selling combat drones to undisclosed countries

Russia Today The unmanned aerial vehicle industry is expected to bring in billions for domestic drone makers over the next few years. Where are the...

Hyperspectral SWIR sensors from Headwall selected for U.S. Navy UAVs

Fitchburg, MA--High Efficiency Hyperspec SWIR (Short-wave, Infrared) sensors from Headwall Photonics, designer and manufacture of hyperspectral imaging sensors, were selected for airborne applications by the U.S. Navy. With...

DoD Tries Buying Pixels, Not Planes, For Flexible ISR; It Ain’t Leasing

From AOL Defense By Richard Whittle Don't buy planes, buy pixels -- as the U.S. military is doing from companies offering a service best described as "rent-a-drone."...

Australia’s Shadow Tactical Unmanned Aerial System Commences Afghan Operations

The Shadow 200 Tactical Unmanned Aerial System (TUAS) has officially commenced operations in Afghanistan with the Australian Defence Force, providing an enhanced capability to...

Swiss evaluating Israeli UAVs

BERNE, Switzerland,  The Swiss military is preparing to evaluate two reconnaissance unmanned aerial vehicles prior to awarding a contract for UAV production. The systems to...

Finland selects Aeronautics Orbiter

Aeronautics has won a large tender in Finland for supplying 30-45 tactical UAVs to Finland’s Ground Forces. Three Israeli companies competed in the tender, which began...

Hood Tech UAV Imagers Show Up Big at a Simulated Showdown

According to a recent article in Lookout Navy News Online, the use of Hood Tech’s imagers on board an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) evened...

Ready to fly aerial mapping platform $599.99

We are edging ever closer to an off the shelf $500 mapping drone. By the time regulations are in place in the USA to...