A company official has confirmed the engagement cycle of the Kargu-2, which keeps a human in the loop during attacks on targets.
USAFRICOM confirms Gray Eagle crash
US Africa Command (USAFRICOM) has confirmed that one of its MQ-1C Gray Eagle UAVs crashed near Agadez, Niger on 29 February.
The incident was confirmed by the organisation in a tweet on 2 March: ‘US Africa Command lost one remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) in vicinity of Agadez, Niger. Our initial and current assessment is that the RPA was lost due to mechanical failure.’
In images circulated on unverified social media accounts, local residents posed with the wreckage. At least one Hellfire missile, which survived the incident, was also pictured.
The US has an air base on the outskirts of Agadez, from where it operates UAVs for ISR missions in the fight against terrorism in the Sahel.
Brunei will be able to monitor its maritime territory with its new UAV capability obtained from the US.
The agreement will help bring greater platform autonomy to UAV Factory’s platforms.
The test flight was designed to showcase the modularity, portability, and scalability of the Skyborg autonomy core system (ACS).
Financial issues surrounding the UK's Protector UAV procurement have come to light from a National Audit Office report.
UVision to provide its Hero-120 aerial loitering munitions systems to the US Marine Corps.