How Russia’s Military Plans to Counter the Pentagon’s Drone Swarms

Over the past decade, Russian armed forces and Russian defense industry have made strides in developing, testing and fielding domestically produced unmanned aerial vehicles(UAVs). While lagging behind their Western and East Asian counterparts in reach, distance and strike capability, Russia nonetheless was successful in using smaller and lighter UAV concepts for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance … Read more How Russia’s Military Plans to Counter the Pentagon’s Drone Swarms

Russian Army to get weapons to fight mini-drone swarms in two years

The Russian Army may get weapons against swarms of attack mini-drones in two years, CEO of the United Instrument Manufacturing Corporation Alexander Yakunin told TASS on Thursday. “Powerful types of such hardware with large strike capabilities may become operational in the Russian Army within four years while simpler systems may appear already in two years. … Read more Russian Army to get weapons to fight mini-drone swarms in two years

Russia to fit tanks with ‘PTERODACTYL’ drones as Putin bolsters forces on Europe’s borders

The “Pterodactyl” drones – expected to give Russian tanks the ability to scan up to 10 kilometres from their position – boosts Russian ground forces’ capabilities as the military bolsters its presence on Europe’s borders. The drones will be attached via cable to Russia’s Armata tanks, and will greatly increase the distance at which they … Read more Russia to fit tanks with ‘PTERODACTYL’ drones as Putin bolsters forces on Europe’s borders

Unidentified drones flown at Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Army asks Police to Investigate

Drones in Andaman and Nicobar islands

Amidst concerns that drones are being flown in the strategically-important Andaman and Nicobar islands, the Army has asked the Union Territory administration to investigate the matter. An official of the tri-service Andaman and Nicobar Command said they have recently written to the police informing them of such reports and asking to take action. “On February … Read more Unidentified drones flown at Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Army asks Police to Investigate