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The Era of Small Drones Dominating the Battlefield Won’t Las…

Small aerial drones have dominated the battlefield in Ukraine, but according to French Army Chief of Staff Gen. Pierre Schill, they could soon lose their combat advantage. Speaking at the Eurosatory defense show in Paris on June 19, Schill said that their advantage represented merely “a moment in history,” Defense …

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MBDA-Rheinmetall Agree to Integrate Small Anti Drone Missile…

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To close the existing capability gaps in mobile defence against drones at short range, Rheinmetall Electronics and MBDA Deutschland signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) at ILA 2024. The companies intend to integrate MBDA’s Small Anti Drone Missile (SADM) into the Skyranger 30 and other Rheinmetall military vehicles. Utilising Enforcer …

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Inside the unit deploying small explosive drones in Ukraine’…

By Nick Paton Walsh, Kosta Gak and Christian Streib, CNN Kherson, Ukraine (CNN) — Zip-tying old grenades and mortars to tiny, online-bought drones, and using virtual reality headsets to direct them into Russian targets. It is not the war this four-man drone unit initially signed up for, but it is as effective as it …

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Small Tactical UAS program office welcomes new leadership

A new program manager stepped into command for the Navy and Marine Corps Small Tactical Unmanned Aircraft Systems program office (PMA-263) during a change of command ceremony Sept. 21 at Naval Air Warfare Center Webster Outlying Field, St. Inigoes, Maryland. During the ceremony overlooking the St. Mary’s River at Unmanned …

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MITRE opens experimentation range dedicated to small UAS

A pioneer of drone technology and applications for more than 20 years, MITRE opened a new facility dedicated to small uncrewed aircraft systems (UAS). The site in Orange, Va., serves as a proving ground for MITRE’s technologists and U.S. government sponsors who develop, test, and evaluate the newest technological advances …

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Draper equips small UAVs for tomorrow’s battlefield

Battlefields entered a new era with the introduction of small unmanned aerial vehicles, or sUAVs. Commonly called drones, sUAVs enable soldiers to gain an aerial view of the battlefield and improve their situational awareness of the battlespace. Designed for low-altitude intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions that depend on rapid deployment …

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Aurora Flight Sciences Announces New Fixed-Wing eVTOL Small …

Aurora Flight Sciences, a Boeing Company, has released its latest small UAS product, the Skiron Expeditionary sUAS, or SKIRON-X. This Group 2 unmanned aircraft system (UAS) combines the simple operation of an electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) configuration with the longer range and endurance of a fixed-wing design. SKIRON-X …

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Small Drones Market – According To Latest Research On Focusi…

(MENAFN- Comserve) Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Japan, Japan, Sep 05, 2022, 01:24 /Comserve / — Key players operating in the small drones market include Northrop Grumman (US), Textron (US), Boeing (US), DJI (China), Parrot (France), 3D Robotics (US), and AeroVironment (US). “The small drones market is projected to grow at a CAGR …

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319th SFS Tests Small UAS Capabilities, Seeks Innovation

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By U.S. Air Force, Senior Airman Ashley Richards | May 09, 2022 GRAND FORKS AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. —   As technological capabilities of America’s adversaries increase, the Air Force is constantly seeking new and innovative ways to defend its assets. With this in mind, several members from the 319 …

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