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Threat from on high: race on to bolster drone defences

From hand-held copters that zoom around the living room to high-speed craft offering the sensation of flying over the countryside, drones have won over...

US to drop curbs on drone tech to boost arms sales

The United States dropped some restrictions Thursday on sales of its advanced drones in order to reinforce the armies of its allies and compete...

US gives Philippine’s air force first drone system

The United States gave the Philippine air force on Tuesday its first surveillance drone system, as the two nations step up co-operation in the...

EU launches defence pact with submarine drones

The EU unveiled on Monday a raft of new joint defence projects including submarine drones and cyber attack rapid response teams as it launched...

Worldwide Military UAV Market Worth $80 Billion

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) will be the most dynamic growth sector of the world aerospace industry this decade, more than tripling in the next...

US defense chief in India to boost military ties

Stronger military ties between India and the United States should not affect relations with neighbors such as Pakistan, US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said...

Fighter jets, drones on table as James Mattis visits key ally India

Fighter jets, drone deals and shared concerns over Afghanistan's security challenges look set to dominate the agenda when US Defence Secretary James Mattis visits...

US Army Aviation Soldiers usher in a new era of warfare

The air mission briefing began promptly at Al Asad Air Base, Iraq. The Soldier in charge of the briefing, Spc. Eleazar Gonzalez, provided updates...

US military bases can now shoot down private drones

The Pentagon has issued new guidance to the military allowing installations in the United States to shoot down commercial or private drones deemed to...

With no bullets, Mobile High-Energy Laser shoots drones from sky

A Stryker combat vehicle equipped with a 5kW laser and an array of sensors spent several minutes scanning the horizon for a wayward "enemy"...