Italy testing drone-blasting microwaves, laser beams

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The Italian military is testing the use of direct-energy beams in blasting hostile or unauthorized drones from the skies. The leading sources of those thus far are microwaves and lasers.

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Germany’s Euro Hawk drone to be placed in the Berlin museum

Germany’s Euro Hawk drone is set to be delivered to the Bundeswehr Military History Museum in Berlin after a rocky lifetime. While the airframe heads to the museum, the rest of the parts are being transferred to NATO for use as spare parts.

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NATO’s new surveillance drones are ready to hit the skies

NATO’s top general in Europe has announced that its new surveillance drones are ready to take flight from their base in Sicily, Italy. The drones will allow the member countries to understand potential threats better, focusing on their borders.

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NATO secretary general says he’s in favor of armed drones

At a recent debate on the use of armed drones in Cologne, Germany, NATO secretary general Jens Stoltenberg expressed his support as a way of protecting soldiers’ lives on the front line. The debate was about technology in future warfare.

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