Drone

India to invest $680 million in drone manufacturing industry

India will invest $680 million in the drone manufacturing and components industry under the PLI scheme...


Meet Protector, the UK’s new combat drone

RAF showcases the MQ-9B SkyGuardian, the prototype of the Protector, in preparation for the drone’s entry into service....


Drones, delays and 6th gen jets: Russia’s UAC publishes strategy update

The United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) has a new strategy that offers snippets of information on Russia’s plans for development and production of new aircraft....


Sukhoi readies for S-70 combat drone serial production

The Russian defense minister visited the assembly line of the S-70 Okhotnik combat drone as it prepares for serial production....


Boeing simulates manned-unmanned teaming with MQ-25

Boeing tested manned-unmanned teaming between MQ-25 refueling drone and F/A-18 fighter jet....


Are drones the future of MRO?

Several companies have presented drone solutions for the MRO industry. But this innovative technology wasn’t adopted as quickly as one might have predicted....


China successfully tests firefighting drone

Chinese firefighting equipment test center finished testing the EHang EH216F drone....


Avenger drone flies autonomously in second Skyborg test

USAF has completed the second test of the Skyborg autonomy core system (ACS), this time with the General Atomics MQ-20 Avenger drone. The test flight had a duration of two and a half hours and, according to a press release of USAF Research laboratory, was a complete success. Right after takeoff, the human controller transferred the command of the aircraft to the autonomy core, which performed a series of behaviors including responding to navigati...


Hybrid solar-hydrogen drone offers stealthy surveillance solution

The Hybrid Tiger developed by the US Naval Research Laboratory flew for 24 hours using a combination of hydrogen and solar power....


FAA overhauls UAV flight rules, paves the way to drone delivery services

New US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) rules regulating flights of small drones over populated areas went into effect on April 21, 2021....