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Schiebel Opens Facility in France

The Schiebel Group is strengthening its European footprint by establishing Schiebel Aéronaval SAS in Toulon, France. The CAMCOPTER S-100 has been in service with the French Ministry of Armed Forces since 2012. In order to more closely support this successful partnership and meet the operational requirements of the Armed Forces in case of major engagements, […]

Rheinmetall and Anduril Join Forces to Develop C-sUAS System

The Düsseldorf-based technology group Rheinmetall and the US company Anduril Industries signed a Memorandum of Understanding during Eurosatory in Paris, one of the world’s leading trade shows for defence and security. Under this collaboration, Rheinmetall and Anduril will work together to design, develop, and produce new layered Counter small Unmanned Aerial System (C-sUAS) air defense […]

MatrixSpace Gets $1.25M AFWERX Open Topic SBIR Contract to Develop Low SWAP-C Multi-Function Payload

MatrixSpace has been selected by AFWERX for a $1.25M Direct-to-Phase II SBIR to develop a prototype low SWaP-C multi-function, multi-band antenna payload, based on the MatrixSpace Radar hardware platform. Created to satisfy requirements for the Replicator initiative and address the most pressing challenges in the Department of the Air Force (DAF), the project is part […]

AgEagle Announces $2M UAV Sale to United Arab Emirates Distributor

AgEagle Aerial Systems Inc., a provider of best-in-class full stack flight hardware, sensors and software for commercial and government use, has announced that the Company has secured a purchase order to deliver 20 eBee VISION full-stack systems with control systems, batteries, backpacks, and limited spares, to a leading distributor in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). […]

Denmark, Germany and Hungary to Jointly Purchase Skyranger Air Defense Systems

The German Ministry of Defence announced at Eurosatory 2024 that Denmark, Germany, and Hungary signed a letter of intent in Paris for the joint procurement of SKYRANGER as part of the European Sky Shield Initiative ESSI. The turret system can be integrated into Boxer vehicles, for example. It is considered the cornerstone of the German […]

AeroVironment Gets $14M US Navy Contract to Develop Video Using Soft Biometrics

AeroVironment Inc., Simi Valley, California, is awarded a $13,691,731 cost-plus-fixed-fee order (N6833524F0079) against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N6833519G0059). This order provides for the development of automated entity classification in video using soft biometrics, in support of advanced image and video analytics capabilities for unmanned system technologies, including the optimization of system design through […]

Quantum Systems Gets $20M Vector systems Order from the Romanian Ministry of Defence

Quantum Systems, the Munich-based manufacturer of dual-use reconnaissance drones that use multi-sensor technology to collect data for government agencies and commercial users, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a significant contract to supply the Romanian Ministry of Defence with its advanced Vector unmanned aerial systems. The contract, valued at approximately 18.4 Million […]

Red Cat Introduces New Family of Low-Cost, Portable Unmanned Reconnaissance and Precision Lethal Strike Systems

Red Cat Holdings, Inc. , a drone technology company integrating robotic hardware and software for military, government, and commercial operations, has introduced its new family of unmanned Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) and precision lethal strike systems. The announcement, made on the first day of Eurosatory in Paris, comes on the heels of Red Cat’s LOI […]

Northrop Grumman Gets $9.5M MQ-4C Triton US Navy Contract for US and Australia

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., San Diego, California, is awarded a $9,536,612 modification (P00009) to a firm-fixed-price order (N0001921F0806) to a previously awarded basic ordering agreement. This modification is for the procurement of last-time buys, material required for the continuance of the MQ-4C Triton Unmanned Aircraft System production and sustainment efforts for the Navy and Royal […]