Tag Archives: combat

Turkish aviation firm delivers combat drones to Poland

Within the scope of a contract signed between Turkish drone producer Baykar and the Polish Defense Ministry in 2021, another 24 Bayraktar TB2 unmanned combat aerial vehicles (UCAVs) were delivered to Warsaw this month, Türkiye’s Secretariat of Defense Industries (SSB) said on Friday. The first batch deliveries were made in …

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Russian Soldiers Beg For Shotguns To Combat FPV Drones

Ukraine estimates that over half of all Russian casualties are due to small, cheap FPV drones are just modified consumer items. Last year, Russian radio jammers often brought them down, to the point that Ukraine was losing upwards of 10,000 a month. Since then, the technology has advanced and their …

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Drone swarms can help combat forest fires and natural disast…

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Scientists at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) have a bold vision: deploying swarms of coordinated drones to combat forest fires and other disasters. Traditional firefighting methods, while heroic, have limitations. Ground crews can only cover limited area, while aircraft water drops might not target the most dangerous parts of …

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Türkiye’s new combat drone completes endurance flight test

Türkiye’s unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV), Bayraktar TB3, tailored for the country’s newly commissioned aircraft carrier, successfully completed a long-duration flight test on Wednesday, remaining airborne for 32 hours, its developer said. According to the statement from Baykar, after its first flight on Oct. 27, Bayraktar TB3 UCAV underwent consecutive …

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Military Drone Swarms and the Options to Combat Them

Military Drone Swarms and the Options to Combat Them By Ryan Bridley and Scott Pastor Introduction             The tactical use of drones is expanding as demonstrated from the past 100 years. Drones were first created in the U.S. and United Kingdom during World War I, though neither country employed them …

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India’s AMCA Stealth Fighter, Ghatak Combat Drone Project Ge…

India’s dreams of seeing its indigenous Ghatak (Lethal) Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle (UCAV) and fifth-gen AMCA fighter jet have come closer with the inaugural flight of the Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Demonstrator (AFW-TD) on Friday. India’s Defense Research & Development Organization (DRDO) announced on Friday that the exercise was carried …

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Slovakia considers buying Turkish Bayraktar TB2 combat drone…

Battle-tested Turkish combat drones seem to have gotten yet another customer as Slovakia has expressed interest and signaled it could become the second European Union member state to acquire Bayraktar TB2s. The intention was reaffirmed by Slovakia’s Defense Minister Jaro Nad who on Wednesday said talks on acquiring unmanned combat …

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