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Israel Is Shooting Down Drones With High-Power Airborne Laser Weapons
Israel Is Shooting Down Drones With High-Power Airborne Laser Weapons

22 Jun 2021, 14:57 UTC / Israel is testing a new high-power laser weapon that can intercept and destroy unmanned aerial vehicles with 100 percent precision.

 
The Quad 8 Tethered Drone Endures with 108 Hours of Proved Continuous Flight
The Quad 8 Tethered Drone Endures with 108 Hours of Proved Continuous Flight

14 Jun 2021, 09:55 UTC / The Quad 8 tethered drone exceeded expectations in terms of flying hours. It stayed in the air for 108 hours continuously, proving impressive endurability.

 
Delivery Drones Are Just a Testing Ground for the Ultimate Cargo, Humans
Delivery Drones Are Just a Testing Ground for the Ultimate Cargo, Humans

11 Jun 2021, 11:46 UTC / From Amazon to Samsung, delivery services powered by UAVs are now big business; the industry is still in its infancy and questions remain unanswered, though

 
This Little Guy Is the Smallest Scanning Sensor Ever, Can Be Your Drone’s Eyes
This Little Guy Is the Smallest Scanning Sensor Ever, Can Be Your Drone’s Eyes

10 Jun 2021, 12:24 UTC / The world's smallest scanning sensor is the size of a golf ball and can give the gift of sight to your drone. Meet the SF45 microLiDAR.

 
U.S. Army Wants More of These Black Hornet UAVs, So Here's What They’re Buying
U.S. Army Wants More of These Black Hornet UAVs, So Here's What They’re Buying

14 May 2021, 11:46 UTC / This UAV is designed to assist army troops with instant situational awareness; they're equipped with thermal and electro optical imaging and live feed

 
U.S. Marine Corps to Upgrade the K-Max Unmanned Helicopters, Meet K-Max Titan
U.S. Marine Corps to Upgrade the K-Max Unmanned Helicopters, Meet K-Max Titan

30 Apr 2021, 09:25 UTC / The K-Max helicopter has been flying cargo missions for the U.S. troops in Afghanistan for over a decade; now it will be available for the commercial market

 
R2-150 UAV From FLY-R Introduces a New Class of Drones for the World Stage
R2-150 UAV From FLY-R Introduces a New Class of Drones for the World Stage

4 Apr 2021, 13:15 UTC / This drone uses an ingenious takeoff and landing sequence that allow this rhomboidal wing UAV to be deployed and used nearly anywhere at anytime.

 
Supersonic Combat Drones Are a Thing Now Thanks to Kelley Aerospace
Supersonic Combat Drones Are a Thing Now Thanks to Kelley Aerospace

26 Feb 2021, 09:47 UTC / The company has just unveiled its very own unmanned combat aerial vehicles drone that can be used for air-to-air and air-to-surface missions

 
This Is the First Tactical UAV Taking off Automatically From a Ship
This Is the First Tactical UAV Taking off Automatically From a Ship

23 Feb 2021, 13:01 UTC / UMS SKELDAR has announced that its V-200 UAV platform is now capable of providing automatic take-off and landing (ATOL) on a ship

 
Kalashnikov Launches Unmanned Aircraft That Can Fly and Land Anywhere
Kalashnikov Launches Unmanned Aircraft That Can Fly and Land Anywhere

22 Feb 2021, 11:01 UTC / ZALA AERO GROUP, a company owned by Russia-based Kalashnikov, has announced its all-new ZALA VTOL at IDEX 2021 in Abu Dhabi

 
Civilian in Florida Controls Drone Over Detroit With Commands Sent From Italy
Civilian in Florida Controls Drone Over Detroit With Commands Sent From Italy

11 Jan 2021, 14:06 UTC / A Skypersonic drone is flown by a civilian located more than 1,000 miles away, opening the doors for long-distance operation for businesses

 
Michael Jordan’s Ultra-Private Golf Club Grove XXIII Is Super Fly, Has UAVs
Michael Jordan’s Ultra-Private Golf Club Grove XXIII Is Super Fly, Has UAVs

6 Jan 2021, 14:00 UTC / The very exclusive club offers luxury amenities, including a pro golf shop, and spectacular service: guests have drinks and refreshments delivered by drones

 
PigeonBot Drone Uses Wings and Actual Feathers to Fly Like a Bird
PigeonBot Drone Uses Wings and Actual Feathers to Fly Like a Bird

23 Jan 2020, 22:28 UTC / Researchers are able to recreate movement used by birds in flight, hoping to pave the way for improvement in wing design for small aircraft and drones

 
DARPA Successfully Tests Autonomous UAV Weapons
DARPA Successfully Tests Autonomous UAV Weapons

22 Nov 2018, 07:54 UTC / Real and virtual UAVs equipped with DARPA's CODE software showed weapons can carry on combat missions without human intervention

 
Hyundai Investing in Drones with Two-Hours Flight Time
Hyundai Investing in Drones with Two-Hours Flight Time

15 Nov 2018, 11:04 UTC / Hyundai teams up with Top Flight Technologies to develop drones that can be used for high-definition mapping and other operations

 
DARPA Gremlin Drones to Be Launched and Controlled by Fighter Jets
DARPA Gremlin Drones to Be Launched and Controlled by Fighter Jets

11 May 2018, 08:11 UTC / DARPA says the Gremlin drones it is working on could be launched from fighter aircraft. First tests with transport aircraft launch to take place in 2019.

 
Volocopter VC200 Is Your Dream of Flying in a Drone Come True
Volocopter VC200 Is Your Dream of Flying in a Drone Come True

11 Apr 2016, 12:26 UTC / Volocopter VC200 is trying to convince us that the next drone we buy might come with a seat and onboard controls, and we can't say we mind the idea

 
Watching These Drones Race Through a Warehouse Will Make You Dizzy and Happy
Watching These Drones Race Through a Warehouse Will Make You Dizzy and Happy

10 Feb 2016, 16:23 UTC / Given the chance to watch this or a Formula One race at home, it's pointless to say which one we'd go for. Hint: it doesn't involve billions of dollars

 
Drone Makes First Flight Powered by Hydrogen Fuel Cell: Toyota Was Right
Drone Makes First Flight Powered by Hydrogen Fuel Cell: Toyota Was Right

9 Feb 2016, 01:19 UTC / The aircraft doesn't have a hydrogen tank. Instead, it's got solid balls that store hydrogen and release it when slightly heated

 
This Drone Will Drop into Water and Sink on Purpose
This Drone Will Drop into Water and Sink on Purpose

27 Jan 2016, 18:12 UTC / Just like electric vehicles come with range anxiety, drones give their operators "flying over water" anxiety. But there's a cure now