Drone


Comptroller Assails IDF Unreadiness for Drone Threat

Innumerable reassurances issued by senior IDF officials that they are prepared for any and all security threats do not stand inspection, at least as far drones are concerned, the State…

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Police Launch Investigation Into Drone Company

Israeli police have opened an investigation into an Israeli drone company regarding its dealings with a “significant client.” Police did not elaborate in their statement about Yavne-based Aeronautics Ltd. on…

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Swiss Admit Drone-Test Bungle in Golan Heights

Switzerland’s defense ministry has admitted sending staff to test reconnaissance drones in the Israeli Golan Heights, an embarrassing disclosure since the country does not recognize the region as part of…

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New York Advances Drone Industry With Testing Corridor

Envisioning a day when millions of drones will buzz around delivering packages, watching crops or inspecting pipelines, a coalition is creating an airspace corridor in upstate New York where traffic…

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Police to Get Drones in Pilot Program

A pilot program will see 20 drones distributed in the coming days to police stations around the country, the first step in an effort to equip all stations with at…

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Air Force Acquires Ready-to-Go Drone

The Israeli Air Force has integrated the Kochav drone — Elbit Hermes 900 — into its operational fleet, virtually doubling the capablities of its predecessor, the Hermes 450. The 900…

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Iran Says Its Drones Near U.S. Vessels Are Safe

Iran’s powerful Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) rejected U.S. criticism that it flew a drone unsafely near a U.S. aircraft carrier in the Gulf and it defended its right to…

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Yehudah and Shomron Units to Get Drones

Drones are set to take a more active role in defense in Yehudah and Shomron in the coming months. A report on the NRG news site said that the IDF…

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Germany Delays Decision on Israeli Drones

The German parliament’s budget committee on Wednesday postponed a decision on a 1-billion-euro ($1.11 billion) funding package for the military, including a deal to lease Israeli-made armed drones, sources told…

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