Military


US Navy explores counter-UAS capabilities

The US Navy is seeking near-term technological solutions to address threats from small remotely-piloted aircraft to its ships, bases, and other installations. Officials at the Naval Surface Warfare Centre in Dahlgren, Virginia, want to explore…



Saudi Arabia accepts first AH-6i helos

Saudi Arabia has accepted into service the first of 24 Boeing AH-6i Little Bird light attack and reconnaissance helicopters, the manufacturer disclosed in the December issue of its in-house magazine, Frontiers . While Boeing did…





North Korea developing long-endurance UAV, says report

North Korea is developing a long-endurance unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), Yonhap news agency quoted a South Korean defence ministry official as saying on 18 December. “The North is building larger drones with greater range…


Russian Navy receives first upgraded Ka-27M

The Kumertau Aircraft Production Enterprise (KumAPP) has handed over the first modernised Ka-72M anti-submarine warfare (ASW) helicopter to the Russian Navy, Russian Helicopters announced on 19 December. A first batch of eight Ka-27Ms is…