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Russia Claims Developing ‘Revolutionary’ Electro-Magnetic Pulse UAV That Can Down Drone Swarms

Russia has leveled up its Electronic Warfare game by developing a new drone with an onboard electromagnetic pulse (EMP) generator capable of disabling even UAV swarms, a report in a Russian technology publication claims. The novel system can be considered a part of the country’s lead in EW that was displayed in the early months …

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Chinese drone company DJI received funding from Chinese government investors, despite prior claims

Comment on this story How Chinese drone maker DJI, a leading supplier of drones to US law enforcement, obscured its Chinese government funding while claiming that Beijing had not invested in the firm, according to a Washington Post review of company reports and articles posted on the sites of state-owned and -controlled investors, as well …

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Amazon Manager Claims He Was Fired After Voice Safety Concerns Over Drone Delivery Crashes

Amazon Prime Air is Amazon’s drone delivery program that is supposed to deliver a 5 pound or less package to you in less than 30 minutes. Amazon’s foray into drone delivery has been a bumpy road, according to a former Amazon manager who worked with the tech. Cheddi Skeete says that he was fired from …

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China Claims Inducting World’s 1st Unmanned Drone Carrier That Can Function Completely On Its Own

The Zhu Hai Yun, the first seaborne drone carrier in the world that can function independently, was delivered in China’s Zhuhai on January 12. The delivery comes almost eight months after the vessel was launched in May 2022. After a year and a half of development, the Zhu Hai Yun finally arrived in its home …

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Report claims Apple could reverse course and add touchscreens to Macs

Enlarge / Apple’s MacBook Pro lineup. Capping a week of Apple rumors about the company’s mixed-reality headset plans and its efforts to design its displays and wireless chips in-house, Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman reports that Apple might reverse years of design decisions and rhetoric and add touchscreens to a future MacBook Pro refresh. The report says …

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China claims to have mastered laser-powered drones – Asia Times

Chinese researchers have invented a way to keep drones airborne indefinitely by recharging them with laser beams, which may one day enable drones to complement or replace military satellites in some scenarios. This week, South China Morning Post (SCMP) reported that scientists from Northwestern Polytechnic University (NPU) fitted drones with photoelectric conversion modules that could …

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Russia to Start Producing Iranian Shahed Drones Themselves, Ukraine Claims

Russia intends to start producing Iranian Shahed drones domestically to use in Ukraine, Kyiv claimed. Russian President Vladimir Putin’s forces have regularly used the Shahed-131/136 kamikaze drones—which they renamed Geran-1 and Geran-2—in Ukraine and the weapons are playing a key role in the war. In an interview with the Kyiv Post, published Monday, Oleksiy Danilov, …

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22 Countries Keen To Acquire Iranian Kamikaze Drones That Are Creating Havoc In Ukraine, Tehran Claims

A serious Iranian military official revealed that 22 countries submitted formal requests to purchase Iranian-produced armed drones, suggesting that Tehran’s domestically produced UAVs are gaining popularity in the global market. The information was announced during a gathering at Imam Hussein University by Major General Yahia Rahim Safavi, a former commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard …

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