Drone

Third flight test for X-61 Gremlins drone, still no recovery

Dynetics announced the successful completion of the third flight test of the X-61A Gremlins drone, but its primary goal was not yet reached.  ...


5GAT aerial target drone crashes on maiden flight

The first prototype of 5GAT, a 5th generation aerial target drone, crashed during its first flight on October 23, 2020, a report reveals....


New Chinese combat drone WJ-700 performs maiden flight

China performed a successful first flight test of its WJ-700 Falcon, a new jet-powered combat and reconnaissance drone....


Modified Avenger drones to be used for Skyborg testing

General Atomics announced that two of their Avenger drones will be used in 2021 and 2022 to test teaming with fighter jets. ...


Canada buys Hermes 900 drone for environment monitoring

Transport Canada orders a Hermes 900 Starlinerfor drone environmental monitoring purposes.  ...


Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and their enormous potential in most sectors

Drones are used in various sectors like environmental audits, logistics, military defense, agriculture, construction, media and entertainment and many others....


Aevum rolls out satellite launching drone

Aevum presented Rawn X, the largest unmanned aircraft to date, intended as a first stage for launching small payloads into low orbit....


US Navy experiment aerial delivery to resupply submarines [Video]

The United States Navy ran a battery of tests using different aerial means in order to evaluate the capacity to deliver supplies to a submarine. The experiments that involved the nuclear submarine USS Henry M. Jackson saw a variety of aircraft ranging from a helicopter, a plane and even a drone try their luck....


BAE’s surveillance pseudo-satellite completes endurance trials

BAE announced that their Persistent High-Altitude Solar Aircraft (PHASA-35), a drone capable of loiter for up to one year in the upper atmosphere, has completed critical endurance trials in a harsh simulated environment....


Skyborg dozen: 13 companies developing US drone fighter jet

In the closing days of September 2020, the Skyborg Vanguard program completed its second phase of awards and now includes 13 companies competing for a design of the loyal wingman – a drone that will accompany U.S. fighter jets into battle....