Israel’s new Ninox 40 drone and SpearUAV’s tactical concept

By SETH J. FRANTZMAN Israel is continuing to pioneer tactical drones. One of them is the Ninox 40 which Spear UAV in Tel Aviv has rolled out. This encapsulated drone can be launched from a tube, like firing a flare or smoke grenade and it can loiter for 40 minutes. It could revolutionize the battlefield, … Continue reading Israel’s new Ninox 40 drone and SpearUAV’s tactical concept

Military drone news August 2020

By SETH J. FRANTZMAN SINAI: A drone crashed in north Sinai. It looks like an RQ-20 Puma. The drone would have been used by the Egyptian military against the ISIS ongoing insurgency in Sinai. The drone that crashed in Egypt FRANCE: The French are getting more tools to counter drones. The French Ministry of Defense … Continue reading Military drone news August 2020

Israel: A drone entered the Galilee

The IDF says: "Overnight, IDF troops identified a drone which infiltrated into Israeli airspace in the Mount Hermon area, along the Israeli side of the Blue Line. The drone was monitored and downed by the IDF. IDF troops are conducting searches in the area. The IDF is on elevated preparedness in the North and will … Continue reading Israel: A drone entered the Galilee

Russia’s Okhotnik (Hunter) stealth heavy strike drone deliveries by 2024

Russia says that its Okhotnik heavy stealth drone will be ready by 2024. "We received an assignment from the Defense Ministry to speed up the experimental design work and maximally adjust the schedule in order to begin the deliveries already from 2024. That is why, we are actively working with colleagues on this issue," the … Continue reading Russia’s Okhotnik (Hunter) stealth heavy strike drone deliveries by 2024