US Navy successfully tests a laser weapon that can destroy aircraft mid-flight – Times of India

WASHINGTON: A US Navy warship  has successfully tested a new high-energy laser weapon that can destroy aircraft mid-flight, the Navy’s Pacific Flee has announced. Images and videos provided by the Navy show the amphibious transport dock ship USS Portland executing “the first system-level implementation of a high-energy class solid-state laser” to disable an aerial drone aircraft, the […]

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UPS partners with Wingcopter to develop new multipurpose drone delivery fleet – TechCrunch

UPS is working with German startup Wingcopter to develop a new type of delivery drone, to be used for the logistics company’s growing commercial drone delivery efforts both in the U.S. and globally. Wingcopter has already designed an electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft that has a range of up to 75 miles and […]

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China Deployed 12 Underwater Drones In Indian Ocean

China has deployed a fleet of underwater drones in the Indian Ocean. According to Chinese government sources, the drones were launched in mid-December 2019 and recovered in February after making more than 3,400 observations. These Sea Wing gliders are a type of Uncrewed Underwater Vehicle (UUV) which can operate for months on end. https://www.forbes.com/sites/hisutton/2020/03/22/china-deployed-underwater-drones-in-indian-ocean/

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The risky first transatlantic flight of a Reaper drone – TechCrunch

The Royal Air Force delayed safety warnings about the first transatlantic flight of a new Reaper aircraft in 2018, over fears that they could tip anti-drone protestors to its arrival in the U.K., according to emails seen by TechCrunch. Read more about this article in link… https://techcrunch.com/2020/03/09/the-risky-first-transatlantic-flight-of-a-reaper-drone/

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China adapts surveying, mapping, delivery drones to enforce world’s biggest quarantine and contain coronavirus outbreak | South China Morning Post

China’s government, in enforcing the world’s largest quarantine to contain the coronavirus outbreak, has adapted and co-opted industrial drones to help ensure that an estimated 50 million residents are kept at home and indoors across a dozen cities. More about the drones in link… https://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/3064986/china-adapts-surveying-mapping-delivery-drones-task

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