A company official has confirmed the engagement cycle of the Kargu-2, which keeps a human in the loop during attacks on targets.
USN issues Blackjack and ScanEagle contract modification
Work on the $12.51 million contract modification from Naval Air Systems Command is due for completion in June 2022.
According to Shephard Defence Insight, the ScanEagle maritime ISR platform has been exported to 17 countries as far afield as Cameroon and Vietnam, while it has been in USN service since 2005.
Canada and Poland are among the countries to acquire the RQ-21 via the FMS process.
The DoD budget request for FY2022 states that the USN previously procured a total of 95 Blackjacks and plans to procure another three in FY2022; this breaks down to 48 replacement vehicles and 50 complete systems.
The USMC procured 12 replacement units, the latest five of which were in FY2021.
Therefore, in total, the USA has procured a total of 110 RQ-21A Blackjack units.
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.