• AUSA 2019: InstantEye Robotics improves sUAS, competes for DoD contract

    InstantEye Robotics has extended the battery life of several models of its small unmanned aerial systems (sUAS), and is also competing for a contract for the US Department of Defense (DoD), Jane’s has learned. The company displayed its updated systems at the 2019 Association of the United

  • HHI awarded contract to design STOVL-aircraft-capable LPX-II amphibious assault ship

    South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) announced on 16 October that it has been awarded a contract for the conceptual design of a next-generation, large-deck amphibious assault ship for the Republic of Korea Navy (RoKN) capable of supporting operations of short take-off and vertical

  • India delivers final two Mi-24 attack helicopters to Afghanistan

    India has delivered the final two of four refurbished Russian-built Mil Mi-24 ‘Hind’ attack helicopters it had promised the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) in early 2018 to boost their counter-insurgency capabilities. The two Mi-24Vs, which were purchased from

  • IAF to upgrade its Su-30MKI fleet and acquire more such fighters

    The Indian Air Force (IAF) aims to upgrade its fleet of Sukhoi Su-30MKI multirole fighters by equipping them with advanced avionics, radar, and weapon systems. “We will upgrade the Su-30MKIs with [modern] radar and weapon capabilities and also tackle their obsolescence management and

  • ADEX 2019: KAI debuts Light Armed Helicopter

    Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) has debuted its Light Armed Helicopter (LAH) prototype at the Seoul International Aerospace & Defense Exhibition (ADEX). The first public appearance of the Airbus Helicopters H155 (formerly the EC155 B1)-derived assault platform came some three months after the

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  • US Army advances robotics development

    The US Army Research Laboratory (ARL) is pursuing a range of upgrades to its Legged Locomotion and Movement Adaptation (LLAMA) robot, including an effort to boost speed and mobility through system weight reduction, researchers told Jane’s . The autonomous quadruped system was revealed in
  • US Army advances robotics development

    The US Army Research Laboratory (ARL) is pursuing a range of upgrades to its Legged Locomotion and Movement Adaptation (LLAMA) robot, including an effort to boost speed and mobility through system weight reduction, researchers told Jane’s . The autonomous quadruped system was revealed in
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