The next frontier in drone warfare? A Soviet-era crop duster

In September 2020, on the second day of the six-week war between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh enclave, the  Armenian defense forces published a video of one of their units deploying a surface-to-air missile system to target a low-flying, slow-moving object—a drone. But what the soldiers shot down was no cutting-edge autonomous [...]

By |2021-02-16T15:07:02+00:00February 16th, 2021|AUV, AV|

China Unveils Wing Loong-10 at Nanchang Airshow

China has unveiled its new Wing Loong-10 attack drone at the Nanchang Airshow 2020, which started on Saturday. The aircraft is a ground-attack version of Wing Loong. It uses a ZF850 engine that costs about $ 57,000, according to Chinese media reports Developed by the Chengdu Aircraft Industry Group, the Wing Loong or Pterodactyl-I is [...]

By |2020-11-04T18:51:22+00:00November 4th, 2020|AV|
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