Home Aerospace Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

CSIR progressing with UAV developments

-
The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) is getting ready for flight testing of its Long Endurance Modular Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (LEMU), which...

U.S. to sell 34 surveillance drones to allies in South China Sea region

-
The Trump administration has moved ahead with a surveillance drone sale to four U.S. allies in the South China Sea region as acting Defense...

Airbus, Spanish Air Force developing drone, augmented reality inspections for military aircraft

-
The Spanish Air Force has become the first air force worldwide to support the development of Airbus’ unmanned aerial vehicle, or drone, and augmented...

South Africa hopes to start delivering blood with UAVs

-
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), or drones, could soon regularly deliver urgently needed blood supplies to South African rural clinics. The South African National Blood Service...

DHS warns of data threat from Chinese-made drones

-
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has warned U.S. firms of the risks to company data from Chinese-made drones, according to a notice reviewed...

Battle tank’s aerial wingman

-
Armoured warfare is known for several shortcomings in irregular terrain, and that has plagued many tank commanders since the very conception of the weapon....

FAA to U.S. airports: Do not install drone countermeasures on your own

-
The Federal Aviation Administration told U.S. airports in a letter released on Wednesday they could not install drone countermeasures without federal consent, warning they...

Armed drone in Libya “likely” Haftar or third party

United Nations sanctions monitors are investigating possible use of an armed drone by eastern Libyan National Army (LNA) forces or a supporting “third party”...

Drones to deliver vaccines, blood and drugs across Ghana

-
Hundreds of drones will begin delivering life-saving vaccines, blood and medicines to patients in Ghana this week in the largest scheme of its kind,...

FAA paves way for Alphabet unit to make first U.S. drone deliveries

-
Alphabet Inc’s Wing Aviation unit on Tuesday got the okay to start delivering goods by drone in Virginia later this year, making the sister...

SA defence industry’s poor relation status must change

-
More proof – if needed – that the South African defence industry is the poor relation in the national industrial sector comes from the...