Military

Boeing completes on largest UAS investment outside of the United States

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A Boeing-led Australian industry team has presented the first unmanned Loyal Wingman aircraft to the Royal Australian Air Force. Boeing described the move as a historic milestone for the company and the Commonwealth. The aircraft, which uses artificial intelligence to extend the capabilities of manned and unmanned platforms, is the first to be designed, engineered and manufactured in Australia in more than 50 years. It is Boeing’s largest investment in an unmanned aircraft outside of the United States. As the first of three prototypes for Australia’s Loyal Wingman Advanced Development Program, the aircraft also serves as the foundation for the
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Swiss Army selects Parrot for micro-drone supply

Parrot has been chosen to equip the Swiss Armed Forces with micro-drones as part of the "Swiss Mini UAV Program" call for tender against major civilian UAV players. Announcing the news, Parrot says its expertise in professional drones, the performance of its solutions dedicated to Defence and Security, and the high level of cyber security required by the Swiss armed forces were decisive assets in the final choice. The call for tender launched at the beginning of 2019 by armasuisse, the federal procurement agency responsible for the Swiss Armed Forces. It is intended to get the right cost-effective training aids
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