Friday, October 21, 2016 - 08:01
The U.S. Air Force is turning obsolete F-16 Fighting Falcons into drones used for target practice, a longstanding tradition as older planes age out. The drones will also be sold abroad under the Foreign Military Sales program, the Pentagon's clearinghouse for sales to foreign countries.
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 07:30
Most recently, Turkey’s procurement agency released two requests for information (RFI) to task industry with research on two new types of drones: multicopter type strike drones and nano drones.
Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 07:24
From mast-mounted radar to drone-jamming guns, the U.S. military’s anti-IED office is rushing to keep up.
Friday, October 7, 2016 - 06:44
The United States and 44 other countries issued a joint declaration Thursday regarding the responsible export of armed and strike-enabled drones. With an increasing number of countries employing drones for a range of missions, and while many states already have restrictions in place, this week's declaration aimed to formally recognize certain principles regarding the future of the new vehicles.
Friday, October 7, 2016 - 06:14
"Soft language" in a new agreement governing international armed drone exports could give foreign companies an advantage over U.S. industry, according to analysts.
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 07:19
India is trying to hasten a deal with the United States to buy Predator drone aircraft for military surveillance.
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 07:02
The Obama administration has lined up more than 40 countries who have agreed to a joint declaration on the import and export of armed unmanned systems, in what the US State Department is billing as the first step toward creating global norms for the weapon systems.
Friday, September 30, 2016 - 08:15
U.S. military documents reveal new information about an American drone base under construction on the outskirts of Agadez, Niger. The long-planned project — considered the most important U.S. military construction effort in Africa — is slated to cost $100 million,
Friday, September 30, 2016 - 07:46
While the revised version is similar in content to the original draft presented to governments last month, it contains nine noticeable additions and four rewrites of existing text.
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 08:47
Riyadh has signed a contract with Chinese firm Chengdu for an unspecified number of Pterodactyl drones.That could be a problem, since the Saudis are in the midst of a rather nasty war.