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Fighter Jets Versus Drones Over The Middle East

Fighter Jets Versus Drones Over The Middle East

A Royal Air Force Eurofighter Typhoon shot down a small drone over the U.S. Al-Tanf base in southern Syria this month. The RAF fighter used an Asraam (Advanced Short Range Air to Air Missile) to destroy the small incoming drone, …

Turkish army to be equipped with laser-weapon drones

Turkish army to be equipped with laser-weapon drones

The Turkish military has successfully tested the world's first drone with laser weapons of its own production. According to Anadolu Agency, during the tests, Eren drone fired shots from distances of 500, 300 and 100 m. The …

Israel ups the alarm on Iranian drones

Israel ups the alarm on Iranian drones

Defense Minister Benny Gantz revealed this week that Iran tried transferring explosives in 2018 from Syria to terror elements in the West Bank using an unmanned aerial vehicle. As …

Iran’s army intercepts American drones

Iran’s army intercepts American drones

During Iran’s army military drill entitled 'Zolfaghar 1400', American MQ-9 and RQ4 drones that had entered the FIR and the ADIZ (Air Defense Identification Zone) areas of Iran were intercepted by Iran’s Army Air Defense. …

Turkish drone magnate Baykar inks 13th export deal

Turkish drone magnate Baykar inks 13th export deal

Turkish drone magnate Baykar said it will be exporting its Bayraktar TB2 unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV) to another purchaser, without unveiling which country it will be. “We have completed the #BayraktarTB2 UCAV export …

Kyrgyzstan set to receive Turkish armed drones

Kyrgyzstan set to receive Turkish armed drones

Kyrgyzstan will take delivery of Turkish armed drones soon, chairman of the State Committee for National Security Kamchybek Tashiev said.  Tashiev told reporters they have ordered Bayraktar TB2 (Tactical Block 2) unmanned …

New kamikaze UAV against drone-borne threats developed in Turkey

New kamikaze UAV against drone-borne threats developed in Turkey

A group of Turkish defense contractors is testing a kamikaze unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) that will be used to counter and neutralize other drone-borne threats. The UAV is part of a wide range of drone detection and destruction systems …

US Congress alarmed by Turkish drones' global success

US Congress alarmed by Turkish drones' global success

Disregarding the effectiveness of Turkish drones in several regional conflicts, U.S. Congress members once again reflected their anti-Turkey stance against their NATO ally, hurting bilateral relations

Cheap and combat-tested: the growing market for Turkish drones

Cheap and combat-tested: the growing market for Turkish drones

After several successive and well-publicized victories over numerous battlefields last year, Turkey’s locally-built Bayraktar TB2 armed drones have gained several new export customers in 2021, with Ankara even exporting its drones to Europe for the first time

Drones vs plastics

Drones vs plastics

The planet is drowning in plastic pollution. Plastic has been found on the world's tallest mountain peak and its deepest ocean trench. It's washed up on the shores of Antarctica and on the beaches of remote, uninhabited islands in the South Pacific

Ways of reviving the Turkey-Azerbaijan-Israel triangle

Ways of reviving the Turkey-Azerbaijan-Israel triangle

For the first time in a long while, some positive news has emerged regarding Turkey-Israel relations. According to the Turkish media, the invitation extended to Israeli Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz to attend the Antalya Diplomacy Forum …

IDEX 2021: what weapons Azerbaijan put in display

IDEX 2021: what weapons Azerbaijan put in display

Azerbaijan sent last week a delegation from the country's Ministry of Defense Industry to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for IDEX-2021 where it is showcasing locally-made arms at the annual international defense exhibition. A total of 106 Azerbaijani-made arms are on display in Abu Dhabi, including various types of small arms and short-range combat vehicles, mortars, rifles, grenades, unmanned aerial vehicles, ammunition of various calibers and purposes over the next four days, Caspian News writes