US DoD’s completes successful test of its unmanned boat

U.S. DoD's unmanned boat

The US Department of Defense (DoD) has successfully tested its unmanned boat, the Ghost Fleet Overlord, in a recent test that saw it travel more than 5,400 miles, with minimal human contact. The test is a massive milestone for the drone boat and the Ghost Fleet Overlord program.

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ELTA NA delivers counter-drone tech to the U.S. DoD and DHS

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) have taken up mobile counter-drone technology orders. The two government departments have turned to North American counter-drone company ELTA to address the U.S.’s need to be able to put up a fight against aerial attacks such as drone swarms.

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U.S. 5GAT drone ready for first test flight after COVID delay

The Fifth Generation Aerial Target or 5GAT drone will take off for the first time later this month during a test flight at the Dugway Proving Ground, Utah. The drone will take to the sky after it completed ground-based tests back in September.

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DroneShield secures US DoD funding for anti-drone tech

Drone security company DroneShield (ASX:DRO) has announced to shareholders that it has secured funding from the US Department of Defense (DoD) from a single undisclosed origin.

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Citadel drone protection system works against 98% of drones

Citadel Defense has just released its latest AI-powered software and networking solution capable of autonomously protecting against 98% of commercial off-the-shelf drones. It connects multiple Titan systems together allowing a military base to be protected 24/7, 365 days a year.

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Pentagon hands $13.4m to drone startups amid coronavirus

The Department of Defense (DoD) has given out $13.4 million to five US drone startups in the hope of further developing current and new technologies. The companies to receive the money include AirMap, Graffiti Enterprises, ModalAI, Obsidian Sensors, and Skydio.

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