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Milkor’s flagship UAV takes flight

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Milkor has flown its Milkor 380 unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) for the first time, marking a giant milestone in the development of its flagship...

Ultimate Heliport briefly shut down due to illegal drone activity

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The Ultimate Heliport in the Waterfall precinct in Midrand was shut down for an hour on Monday after drones were observed flying in the...

Additional UAVs being acquired for the Nigerian Air Force

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The Nigerian Air Force has ordered eight unmanned aerial vehicles from China, with training of 70 personnel ready to begin. This is according to the...

ALTI signs partnership agreement with Argentech on UAV distributorship

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Knysna-based unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) specialist ALTI has signed a partnership agreement with the United States’ Argentech to supply the US government with a...

Drone Council South Africa launches

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The Drone Council South Africa has been launched by Department of Communications and Digital Technologies (DCDT) minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams under the theme “Strategic partnerships...

Germany renews service contract with Airbus for Heron UAV in Mali

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Germany’s Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) has signed a renewed service contract agreement with Airbus Defence and Space...

Nigeria, Uganda to receive Aerosonde UAVs

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Nigeria and Uganda will be receiving Aerosonde Mk 4.7 unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) from the United States after contracts were placed with Textron Systems. The...

New South African UAV start-up accelerator launched

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South African unmanned aviation technology start-up Mzansi Aerospace Technologies and engineering consultancy firm Royal HaskoningDHV have officially launched Africa’s first unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV)...

CLEARSKY counter-drone system aiming at African market

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Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs or "drones") are becoming increasingly more available and affordable to the public. With that comes the risk of where and...

Turkish drone industry advances

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When compared to major players, Turkey’s defense sector might not look that impressive, and yet it has been delivering of late. According to the...

Armed UAV proliferation update

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It has been a year since Drone Wars UK published Drone Wars: The Next Generation, which gave an assessment of who is operating armed...

CSIR progressing with UAV developments

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

Israel establishes counter-drone task force

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The use of drones has become widespread over the past years. Besides their advantages, there also exists the risk for malevolent use....

Israel’s Elbit speeds up race to fly military drones in civil...

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Israeli defence firm Elbit Systems on Thursday unveiled a 1.6 tonne unmanned aircraft vehicle (UAV) designed to fly in airspace currently reserved...

Drones are a disruptive technology

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Valter Adao is not a drone specialist. He's Deloitte's chief digital officer and he's fascinated by technological disruption. Drones, he told the...

Deployable counter-UAV system unveiled by Hensoldt

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Sensor solutions provider Hensoldt has unveiled its new compact and deployable Xpeller Rapid counter-unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) system. Based on the existing Xpeller,...

Drone rescues swimmers in Australia in world first

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A drone rescued two swimmers off an Australian beach on Thursday, a world first for the fast-developing technology that seems perfectly suited...

Industry bemoans CAA’s slow progress on UAVs

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The slow process of granting companies and pilots permission to commercially operate unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in South Africa is causing a...

Global military UAV market worth $80 billion over next decade

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The global military unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) market will be worth an estimated $80 billion over the next decade, according to new...

SA UAV industry frustrated by red tape

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South Africa's emerging unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), or drone, industry is showing growing frustration with what many view as an overly rigid...

Drone support boosts firefighting efforts

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With fires recently causing a spate of disasters both in SA and globally, modern drones stand to offer multi-faceted support in combating...

No more drones for Kruger

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The Kruger National Park (KNP) is no longer using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to combat poaching, after a year-long evaluation period exposed...

General Atomics lawsuit to delay Heron drone programme

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Germany's Defence Ministry on Tuesday informed lawmakers that its plan to lease armed Heron TP drones from Israel Aerospace Industries will be...

UN flying Hermes 900 UAVs in Mali

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The United Nations is flying Hermes 900 unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in Mali in support of its Minusma mission. The aircraft are built...

Unmanned below the radar at Farnborough, but the arms race is...

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An Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) arms race is underway as defence technology companies work on greater stealth and protection against interference -...

Airbus sees big growth in UAV market

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Airbus Defence and Space believes the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) market is poised for massive growth, and it is seeking to become...

Drones emerge from shadows to become key cog in U.S. war...

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When U.S. drones obliterated a car carrying Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour last month, it was the kind of targeted killing that...

US Army tests high energy laser in exercise

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Last month, the US Army's Space and Missile Defense Command proved again how effective the High Energy Laser Mobile Test Truck is...

British airliner may have collided with drone at Heathrow, lands safely

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A British Airways passenger aircraft was hit by what most likely was a drone as it prepared to land at Britain's Heathrow...

Lufthansa reports near miss with drone over Los Angeles

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The pilot of a Lufthansa passenger jumbo jet reported a drone aircraft nearly collided with the airliner on Friday on its landing...

SAAF confirms reactivation of 10 Squadron

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The South African Air Force (SAAF) has confirmed that it is reactivating 10 Squadron, which used to operate Scout and Seeker unmanned...

14 SA pilots get UAV licences

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UAV Industries, a Western Cape-based unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) pilot training centre, has released its first batch of 14 graduates. These are the...

French UAVs exceed 15 000 flight hours in the Sahel

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French unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) deployed in the Sahel as part of Operation Barkhane have accumulated more than 15 000 flight hours. The...

French Airbus plane narrowly avoids collision with drone

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An Air France Airbus A320 jet narrowly avoided colliding with a drone while descending for an approach to Paris Charles de Gaulle...

France, Britain seal 2 billion euro UAV deal

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France and Britain agreed on Thursday to a 2 billion euro (1.49 billion pound) project to build a new unmanned aerial vehicle...

Eagle Owl – a South African UAV built for African conditions

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South Africa's progressive approach to implementation of regulations for the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) has seen a Johannesburg company start...

Consistent growth for UAV market to push industry above $10 billion...

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Global defence spending fell by 0.4% in 2014, according to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). Nevertheless, according to HIS Jane's,...

Consistent growth for UAV market to push industry above $10 billion...

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Global defence spending fell by 0.4% in 2014, according to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). Nevertheless, according to HIS Jane's,...

Drone Crew becomes first fully licensed UAV operator in the film...

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Drone Crew has received its Remote Operator Certificate (ROC) from the South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA), making it the first fully...

RocketMine becomes SA mining sector’s first licensed UAV operator

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Aerial data solutions provider RocketMine has become the first commercial unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) operator to be given approval to operate in...

Growing market for counter UAV technology

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In recent years, the rise of the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) industry among the consumer market has been increasingly preoccupying governments and...

Growing market for counter UAV technology

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In recent years, the rise of the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) industry among the consumer market has been increasingly preoccupying governments and...

Sagem and Egypt collaborate on UAVs

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Sagem and Egyptian company AOI-Aircraft Factory have signed a collaboration agreement indicating the Egyptian Ministry of Defence is acquiring Patroller unmanned aerial...

Pakistan deploys first homemade drone, kills three militants

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A missile-firing Pakistani drone has killed at least three suspected militants in the first ever reported use of the indigenously developed aircraft...

2015 World unmanned aerial vehicle analysis

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According to the Teal Group's latest market analysis, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) continue as the most dynamic growth sector of the world...

Europe faces up to flight safety threat posed by drones

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No-drone zones, software to block flights into sensitive areas and registration rules are among proposals from European regulators and aviation experts to...

U.S. military to step up drone flights by 2019

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The U.S. military plans to widen its surveillance and firepower in conflict zones worldwide, including in Ukraine and the South China Sea,...

Global UAV market worth $93 billion over next decade

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Worldwide production of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) will total $93 billion over the next ten years as UAVs continue as the most...

Lufthansa flight has near-miss with drone near Warsaw

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A Lufthansa plane with 108 passengers on board nearly collided with a drone as it approached Warsaw's main airport on Monday afternoon,...

MBDA Deutschland uses laser against mini UAV

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In May 2015, MBDA Deutschland deployed a laser effector to acquire, track, and defeat a free-flying mini unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), the...

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