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DARPA's New Secret Hybrid Electric Drone Has Serious Nuclear Bomber Vibes
DARPA's New Secret Hybrid Electric Drone Has Serious Nuclear Bomber Vibes

12 Jul 2024, 10:53 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Defense contractor Northrop Grumman revealed the first image of the hybrid electric drone it is working on for DARPA, it's called XRQ-73 SHEPARD

 
USAF Turns a Glider Aircraft Into a Cheap, Flying Surveillance Truck
USAF Turns a Glider Aircraft Into a Cheap, Flying Surveillance Truck

5 Jul 2024, 08:34 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The U.S. Air Force released the initial details on a new kind of surveillance drone it calls Unmanned Long-endurance Tactical Reconnaissance Aircraft (ULTRA)

 
When American Valkyries Take Flight, This Wacky Chariot Is What Carries Them
When American Valkyries Take Flight, This Wacky Chariot Is What Carries Them

4 Jul 2024, 11:46 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Defense contractor Kratos presented a second method to get the XQ-58A Valkyrie airborne, it involves using a wheeled trolley

 
U.S. Readies Its Mightiest Drones to Target Long-Range Weapons
U.S. Readies Its Mightiest Drones to Target Long-Range Weapons

2 Jul 2024, 11:18 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Defense contractors General Atomics and Lockheed Martin are working together to give the MQ-9B SeaGuardian a better way to target long-range weapons

 
Fixed-Wing VTOL Made by Boeing's Aurora Gets Fuel Cell Power and More Range
Fixed-Wing VTOL Made by Boeing's Aurora Gets Fuel Cell Power and More Range

2 Jul 2024, 09:52 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Boeing subsidiary Aurora Flight Sciences announced a new version of a drone it likes to call the Skiron, this one packs a fuel cell for more range

 
U.S. Will Build Combat Drones Like Cars, Here’s the First One Flying
U.S. Will Build Combat Drones Like Cars, Here’s the First One Flying

1 Jul 2024, 09:19 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The U.S. Air Force (USAF) Research Laboratory (AFRL) released a video showing the first flight of the XQ-67A OBSS demonstrator drone

 
Skyjacker Is the Perfect Name for an Invisible Drone Killer, To Protect the Paris Olympics
Skyjacker Is the Perfect Name for an Invisible Drone Killer, To Protect the Paris Olympics

25 Jun 2024, 11:49 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / French defense contractor Safran says the Skyjacker anti-drone solution it presented last week at Eurosatory will be used during the Paris Olympics

 
DJI Breaks Into Portable Energy With the Power 1000 and Power 500 Battery Banks
DJI Breaks Into Portable Energy With the Power 1000 and Power 500 Battery Banks

22 Jun 2024, 19:21 UTC · By: Cristian Curmei / DJI, the same known for crafting world-renowned drones, are after a new venture: rechargeable and portable battery banks to complete their growing ecosystem

 
European AI to Fly Uncrewed Combat Aircraft in Support of Human-Piloted Jets
European AI to Fly Uncrewed Combat Aircraft in Support of Human-Piloted Jets

10 Jun 2024, 09:59 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / European aerospace giant Airbus said it tapped British software company Helsing to develop an artificial intelligence system for its Wingman drone

 
This Wingman Drone Looks Like the Result of the SR-71 Blackbird Loving a Missile
This Wingman Drone Looks Like the Result of the SR-71 Blackbird Loving a Missile

4 Jun 2024, 12:34 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / European aerospace giant Airbus is in Berlin for the International Aerospace Exhibition, a loyal Wingman drone concept is what it brought

 
Army National Guard Buys Itself the Most Badass Gray Eagle Drone Around
Army National Guard Buys Itself the Most Badass Gray Eagle Drone Around

4 Jun 2024, 09:44 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / General Atomics announced the start of production for the Gray Eagle 25M drone meant to be used by the Army National Guard

 
FAA Clears Amazon to Fly Its Delivery Drones Without Operators Seeing Them
FAA Clears Amazon to Fly Its Delivery Drones Without Operators Seeing Them

4 Jun 2024, 07:38 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is now allowing Amazon to perform beyond visual line of sight drone delivery flights

 
Gray Eagle With New GA-Cosworth Engine Is the Drone Enemies Will Run From, But Not Escape
Gray Eagle With New GA-Cosworth Engine Is the Drone Enemies Will Run From, But Not Escape

30 May 2024, 11:35 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / American defense contractor General Atomics is on the verge of completing testing of a new variant of the Gray Eagle drone engine

 
Flying Wildcat Is Meant to Take Off From Navy Ships and Track Down Enemy Targets
Flying Wildcat Is Meant to Take Off From Navy Ships and Track Down Enemy Targets

29 May 2024, 06:56 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Defense contractor AeroVironment presented its entry in the DARPA ANCILLARY program, a tail-sitting drone called Wildcat

 
DARPA Backs This Insect-Like Military Drone, Could Fly in 2026
DARPA Backs This Insect-Like Military Drone, Could Fly in 2026

28 May 2024, 06:13 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Defense contractor Northrop Grumman joins Sikorsky in the race to deliver a new kind of military drone for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

 
A Flying Wing With Rotors Is What Sikorsky Is Working on Now
A Flying Wing With Rotors Is What Sikorsky Is Working on Now

24 May 2024, 09:08 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Helicopter maker Sikorsky presented the first images of a drone it is working on for DARPA's AdvaNced airCraft Infrastructure-Less Launch And RecoverY

 
Military Drone Larger Than the A-10 Thunderbolt II Gets One Step Closer to Production
Military Drone Larger Than the A-10 Thunderbolt II Gets One Step Closer to Production

20 May 2024, 11:25 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / European aerospace giant announced that its Eurodrone concept passed the crucial preliminary design review and is now moving forward

 
U.S. to Deploy Thousands of Autonomous Anti-Armor Suicide Drones Against Potential Enemies
U.S. to Deploy Thousands of Autonomous Anti-Armor Suicide Drones Against Potential Enemies

10 May 2024, 11:59 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The U.S. military chose the Switchblade 600 loitering munition made by defense contractor AeroVironment to be part of the Replicator program.

 
USAF Builds From Scratch and Flies Autonomous Drone in 24 Hours, Must Be Some Record
USAF Builds From Scratch and Flies Autonomous Drone in 24 Hours, Must Be Some Record

7 May 2024, 10:52 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The U.S. Air Force (USAF) says it may just have found a way to build and fly small, multi-purpose autonomous drones in under 24 hours

 
Boeing Working on Refueling Drones Fighter Pilots Can Command From the Cockpit
Boeing Working on Refueling Drones Fighter Pilots Can Command From the Cockpit

7 May 2024, 08:33 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / American defense contractor Boeing is working on giving Navy pilots the ability to control a refueling drone from inside their cockpits