Drone

UK CAA authorizes first Beyond Visual Line drone test flights

The UK Civil Aviation Authority authorized the first trials of Beyond Visual Line of Sight drone test flights to sees.ai....


German parliament approves €3B Eurodrone contract

The Budget committee of the Bundestag agreed to finance the pan-European MALE drone project....


Droneception: XQ-58A Valkyrie launches drone from weapons bay

The Kratos XQ-58A Valkyrie experimental combat drone successfully released its first payload from its internal weapons bay at Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona....


Russia to develop loyal wingmen for loyal wingmen

Russian loyal wingman drone Grom will be armed with a swarm of smaller Molniya drones, Kronshtadt announced....


FAA to test anti-drone solutions in five US airports

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced it would test technologies to mitigate the risk posed by unmanned aircraft in five airports....


France mulls hydrogen-powered military drone

The officer school of the French Air Force signed a research agreement with LITEN to develop a hydrogen drone that could be used by the military....


Loyal wingmen: the cyberpunk future of aerial warfare

“Loyal wingman” is a trending buzzword in the world of military aviation. But what exactly is it?...


What do we know about CATS, India’s new fighter jet drone program?

HAL CATS, announced at Aero India 2021, looks like yet another loyal wingman project derivative of Western examples. But it may be something more....


LongShot, DARPA’s dedicated air-to-air drone, enters development

General Atomics, Lockheed Martin, and Northrop Grumman have been awarded LongShot program contracts to design a drone for air-to-air engagements....


UK selects loyal wingman drone for RAF

Spirit AeroSystems was selected to develop and manufacture a prototype of the UK's loyal wingman drone....