• Revised RFI anticipated for German Tornado replacement to accommodate electronic attack mission

    Representatives from German industry have said they anticipate the German government issuing an updated request for information (RFI) for its Tornado replacement requirement, to include the electronic attack (EA) mission not stipulated in the original solicitation. The statement was made by

  • Companies ready robotic combat vehicle proposals for US Army

    A handful of vendors are slated to deliver their light and medium robotic combat vehicle (RCV) proposals to the US Army in the coming days. Over the year, the service has been laying the groundwork for RCV-light (RCV-L) and RCV-medium (RCV-M) competitions and in recent weeks invited several

  • US MCM systems eyed for international forces

    The countermine systems being developed by the US Navy (USN), especially for the USN Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) mission module (MM), are being sought by other international naval forces as the USN continues to successfully test and employ those systems, industry officials say. Recent operational

  • UK Royal Navy begins mini-UAV training

    UK Royal Navy (RN) personnel have begun flying mini-unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) from an airfield in Cornwall as part of the service’s experimentation drive. The AeroVironment RQ-20 Puma and Wasp III UAV systems were purchased off the shelf earlier this year for use by the RN’s UAV

  • Update: UAVOS flight tests 14 m wingspan ApusDuo HAPS aircraft

    UAVOS in October flight tested in Belarus a modified version of its ApusDuo high-altitude platform system (HAPS) aircraft that features a 14 m wingspan. UAVOS spokesperson Taisia Vasiukovich said on 5 November that the goal of the flight test was to verify the aircraft’s power consumption,

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