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Regional Defense & Security News

A new drone with folding wings and the potential to be deployed on China’s third aircraft carrier debuted at Airshow China 2018 in Zhuhai, South China’s Guangdong Province this week. Previously only seen in an illustration released a week before the show, the HK-5000G unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) appeared on display at the booth of the Aeromarine Intelligent...

According to news from the Office of the Commission for Integrated Military and Civilian Development of Jiangxi Provincial Party Committee on November 1st, the AV500W light unmanned autonomous helicopter, independently developed by the Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) has successfully completed the FT-8D air-to-surface missile target shooting test at a shooting...

During the official visit to Turkey, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko visited the production of Baykar Makina, one of the world’s leaders in the production of powerful unmanned aviation complexes. Tactical and technical characteristics of UAVs of various types, including the military ones, were demonstrated to the Head of State and the Ukrainian delegation. Also,...

DroneShield Ltd is pleased to announce a launch of the additional product DroneCannon RWTM, in response to end-user requirement1. Historically, DroneShield has focused on “soft kill” counterdrone solutions, which means that DroneShield’s products interdict drones through technological interference rather than physical kinetic impact. Military users around the world...

Techmash (part of Rostec) is ready to adapt ammunition to meet the needs of drone manufacturers. Companies of the concern produce a wide range of air ammunition, such as aerial bombs whose weight ranges between 2.5 kg and 50 kg. “Currently, we are considering the drone manufacturers who are interested in cooperation, i.e. for whom we can adapt our samples. At...

UVision Air Ltd. – a global pioneer of high-precision lethal loitering systems of all sizes – will present the Hero-30 launcher in its new advanced configuration, at AUSA 2018. The entire HERO family will also be on display at the event. The newly configured launcher offers reduced system weight, greater safety and ease-of-use during launch, and can be easily...

Demonstrating its precision strike capability, STM’s Autonomous Rotary-Wing Kamikaze UAV “KARGU” successfully passed the round of tests carried out at the Mechanical and Chemical Industry Company compound in Kırıkkale on July 5, 2018. KARGU is able to recognize and eliminate its target in complex and crowded areas showing similarity and has scored highly in tests...

Ministry of Defense Industry of Azerbaijan Republic (MODIAR) and the company of Israel – “Aeronautics” have signed a protocol about joint production of  brand-new unmanned systems. The information was given by MODIAR to RDS. The protocol was signed during a meeting between Yahya Musayev, Deputy Minister of Defense Industry, and the staff which was leaded by Yedidia...

Elbit Systems Ltd. confirms that its’ Seagull™ Unmanned Surface Vessel (USV) was deployed by NATO forces in a recent joint Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) exercise. The ASW force included the Spanish Navy’s Santa Maria-class frigate “Victoria”, the Royal Navy’s Type-45 HMS Duncan as well as the Seagull USV. Having a far greater endurance than ASW helicopters often...

DroneShield Ltd is pleased to announce that it has received an order for 70 units of its DroneGun™ tactical jammer product for use by the Ministry of Defence (the “MOD”) of a major Middle Eastern country allied with the Western governments. This approximately $3,200,000 order was placed for the MOD with the Company by the Company’s distributor Zariba Security. This...