Unmanned Systems

Russian UAV Countermeasures: Electronic Countermeasure Equipment

UAVs are used by both regular army forces and non-state formations. The presence of UAVs can often affect the outcome of a conflict, and only a complex system can counter them, one of the most important elements of this system being electronic countermeasure (ECM) equipment.   They are not as well-known as EW means, but…
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GY-500 UAV at MAKS-2021

GY-500, a Russian UAV of the LLC "Research and Engineering Company", is presented at MAKS-2021. An important difference from many initiative projects in the field of small aviation traditionally exhibited at MAKS-2021 is that the GY-500 is already flying and undergoing testing. [newslist] The exhibition presents the first flight sample made in the basic cargo…
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Three New Civilian UAVs from Kalashnikov

ZALA Aero, a Kalashnikov Group subsidiary, presented three new civilian unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) within the framework of the ZALA EXPO exhibition in Moscow.  Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News.     ZALA 421-24 This model is the first quadrocopter in the ZALA line of unmanned systems. ZALA 421-24 has a compact foldable design and…
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German Parliament Approves ‘Unarmed’ Eurodrone

The German parliament has approved the development and procurement of the Eurodrone together with France, Italy, and Spain. However, it has also set limits both for the further release of funds and for an armament not wanted in Germany for the time being. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. On the 14th of April, the…
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ZALA 421-08 Tested in Antractica

Zala Aero, a subsidiary of the Kalashnikov Group, has tested its ZALA 421-08 unmanned aerial vehicle in extreme Antarctic conditions at minus 52 degrees Celsius.   Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News.   Head of Special Projects at ZALA Aero, Nikita Khamitov, told TASS that the ZALA 421-08 small unmanned aerial vehicle is being used by…
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The Army to Receive Inokhodets UACVs in 2021

In 2021, the Russian army will receive the new “Inokhodets” unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV). Their further procurement will go on incrementally. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. Russian Defence Minister, Sergey Shoigu, has inspected the fulfilment of the state defence procurement at the Moscow-based “Kronshtadt” enterprise. Kronshtadt operates a full production cycle for the…
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ZALA VTOL Unveiled at IDEX 2021

ZALA AERO GROUP unveiled a new hybrid unmanned complex ZALA VTOL at the IDEX 2021 International Defence Exhibition and Conference, which opened on February 21st in Abu Dhabi. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. The unique complex combines the best qualities of fixed-wing and multirotor types of UAVs and can change the configuration depending on…
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Armenia Tests Domestically Made Kamikaze Drones

Armenia’s Minister of High Tech Industry, Hakob Arshakyan, revealed that Armenia is testing its strike and reconnaissance drones. The Armenian-made drones are now undergoing state tests, and they might later undergo combat tests, he said at a press conference. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. “The possibilities that were created, will be able to fully…
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UDAR Robotic Vehicle to Fight on its Own

Russia’s latest Udar robotic vehicle will be capable of moving on the battlefield autonomously and interacting with drones, Armament Cluster Industrial Director at the state tech corporation Rostec Bekkhan Ozdoyev told TASS on Thursday. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. The operational prototype of the Udar robotic system has been developed by the Signal All-Russian…
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