Robotic tank proves itself in successful live-fire test

Milrem Robotics and Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace teamed up for the first live-fire exercise of a medium-sized robotic tank based on Milrem's Type-X Robotic Combat Vehicle (RCV), fitted with a Kongsberg Protector Remote Turret (RT-40).

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Wilder off-road combat patrol vehicle offers remote drive-by wire

Israeli defense company Plasan Sasa has rolled out its Wilder ground vehicle at the Eurostory 2022 defense exhibition in Paris. Designed for military patrols and special forces, the 3.7-tonne armored 4x4 provides NATO Stanag 4569 Level 2 protection.

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First quadcopter drone that can be launched from a submarine underwater

SpearUAV has released its Ninox 103 UW Sub-to-Air encapsulated autonomous quadcopter, which it says is the first loitering drone that can be launched from a submarine and other submerged platforms.

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Reusable hypersonic rocket sled recovered after Mach 5+ run

For the first time, the US Air Force has successfully recovered a reusable rocket sled traveling at hypersonic speed. The test in late March was part of the USAF's Hypersonic Sled Recovery project and saw the sled reach 5.6 times the speed of sound.

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Saab’s Sirius Compact warfare sensor stays stealthy, locates threats

Saab has introduced a passive, lightweight, electronic warfare sensor called Sensor Compact, which is designed to act alone or in an array to locate incoming threats on a variety of tactical levels without revealing its presence.

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Quicksink kit turns “dumb” bombs into ship destroyers

The US Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) has demonstrated the ability of air-dropped bombs to sink ships with the effectiveness of a submarine-launched torpedo at a fraction of the cost by sinking a full-scale vessel in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Boeing’s Loyal Wingman drone is now officially the MQ-28A Ghost Bat

Boeing's Loyal Wingman is officially the "MQ-28A Ghost Bat." The new name marks the move out of experimental phase for the autonomous drone, which is the first Australian-produced military combat aircraft in over half a century.

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HMS Prince of Wales becomes first surface ship to carry an atomic clock

Britain's supercarrier HMS Prince of Wales has become the first surface ship to be equipped with a state-of-the-art atomic clock as it departs for the Exercise Cold Response 2022 NATO joint exercises off the north coast of Norway.

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General Atomics’ Gambit autonomous combat drone takes the initiative

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. has unveiled its latest jet-powered robotic drone, the Gambit, which is designed to use artificial intelligence and autonomous systems to fly alongside human-piloted aircraft and achieve air dominance.

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