Royal Marines test multiple drones in LRG(X) exercise

A new video reveals some of the ways in which drones might soon be helping Britain’s naval forces. The Royal Marines recently put a number of drone technologies to the test – and for a number of different purposes.

Continue Reading

DroneShield’s counter-drone tech supports U.S. Army exercise

Counter-drone company DroneShield has shared that it successfully demonstrated its technology during the recent U.S. Army Defense in Depth Exercise (DiDEX 20). The company’s DroneSentry, DroneSentry-X, RfPatrol, and DroneGun were all in action, demonstrating their capability.

Continue Reading

U.S. Army to improve VTOL drones during flight transition phase

Researchers with the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command center want to speed up VTOL drones when transitioning from vertical flight to horizontal flight. Most drones nowadays slowly transition between the two to prevent a stall from occurring and the drone from falling to the ground.

Continue Reading

US Army looks at ways to mass-charge drone swarms

US Army researchers are looking to solve a problem that will become apparent over the next few years. How to charge a drone swarm safely and efficiently? You surely can’t get someone to plug in each drone.

Continue Reading

Army infantry to receive supply drops by drone in upcoming test

An infantry unit in the U.S. Army‘s XVIII Airborne Corps will be testing out drone supply drops for the first time in tests that will take place next year. The exact unit receiving the unmanned drops is unknown, likely to keep the soldiers’ and drones’ security intact.

Continue Reading

The Pentagon is building a counter-drone school

The Pentagon is creating a counter-drone school for all military branches to understand better how to deal with drone threats effectively. The new initiative came when the Pentagon realized a lack of training across joint forces when it comes to neutralizing drone threats as the result of an assessment completed earlier this year.

Continue Reading