Security Architectures in the EU

Schlagwort: Army

  • Loitering munition: Rheinmetall sells first kamikaze drones to NATO state

    Loitering munition: Rheinmetall sells first kamikaze drones to NATO state

    In the present wars, the military is increasingly using remote-controlled warheads. The German defence ministry calls such weapons „worrying“. But after similar plans a decade ago, the Bundeswehr is again considering to procure them. For the first time, the arms manufacturer Rheinmetall has won an order for its loitering munition. According to a press release […]

  • US military test flight: Zephyr solar glider crashed

    US military test flight: Zephyr solar glider crashed

    Airbus‘ high-flying drone has crashed in the desert just hours before setting a record for the longest flight ever recorded by an aircraft. The Zephyr solar-powered drone has crashed over the Arizona desert after a long-distance flight of 64 days. On tracking websites, the glider’s route suddenly became invisible on Friday 19 August and did […]

  • PackBot: German Army receives 127 new robots

    PackBot: German Army receives 127 new robots

    The Bundeswehr is being equipped with small ground robots for reconnaissance and bomb disposal. Rheinmetall, meanwhile, is showing off an armed drone tank. The German Army will receive 127 PackBot 525 ground robots, U.S. manufacturer Teledyne FLIR Defense announced last week at the Eurosatory military trade show in Paris. The tablet-controlled devices will be delivered […]

  • Ukraine war: Russia allegedly uses laser weapons against drones

    Ukraine war: Russia allegedly uses laser weapons against drones

    Russian high-energy lasers are also said to blind satellites. US land forces mount smaller systems on tanks, German Rheinmetall still working on it. Russian forces say they are using laser weapons in the war against Ukraine to take out defenders‘ drones. This was stated by Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov at a conference in […]