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US Report Confirms Houthis Used Iran-Supplied Missiles, UAVs in Mideast Attacks

The Houthis used Iran-provided missiles and unmanned aerial vehicles to carry out attacks across the Middle East, according to a Defense Intelligence Agency report. Published on Tuesday, the unclassified report titled “Iran: Enabling Houthi Attacks Across the Middle East,” compared and analyzed publicly available images of Iranian missiles and UAVs with those displayed and employed...

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Treasury Sanctions Entities for Export of US-Made UAV Components to Iran

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control is imposing sanctions on companies and individuals based in the Middle East and East Asia for the export of American and foreign-made components to support Iran’s unmanned aerial vehicle production. In a notice published Tuesday, OFAC named Iran-based Hossein Hatefi Ardakani, Mehdi Dehghani Mohammadabadi...

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Northrop Says Initial Flight Confirms Australia’s MQ-4C Triton Ready for 2024 Delivery

Northrop Grumman has completed the first flight of Australia’s MQ-4C Triton unmanned aerial vehicle at its Palmdale Aircraft Integration Center in California. The initial flight conducted airworthiness assessments, covering engine, flight control and fuel system checks, and basic aircraft handling tests, the company said. According to Northrop, the flight test confirmed that the UAV is...

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UAE’s Edge Group Acquires Majority Stake in Swiss VTOL Maker Anavia

Abu Dhabi-based Edge Group has acquired 52 percent majority shares of Swiss vertical takeoff and landing system manufacturer Anavia.  The move makes Edge a leader in VTOL.  “The acquisition of a majority share in Anavia is an important step in Edge’s strategy of bolstering its advanced autonomous aerial vehicle capabilities as it rapidly expands its...

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Greek Startup Develops 5-Foot Drone Quadcopter Armed With a Rocket Launcher

Ukraine and other countries are interested in Spirit Aeronautical Systems’ five-foot drone quadcopter armed with a rocket launcher, officials of its Greek startup told Breaking Defense. The rotary drone SARISA SRS-1A carrying an RL275-1S rocket launcher was shown for the first time at the Association of the United States Army’s Annual Meeting and Exposition held from...

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US Adds Entities to Sanctions List Over Connections to Iranian UAV Program

The U.S. government has sanctioned five entities and two individuals from Iran, China, Hong Kong, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates for their involvement in supplying parts Iran requires for its one-way attack drones. In its announcement Wednesday, the Department of the Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control identified the designated organizations as: Pishgam Electronic...

Taiwan Steps Up Drone Manufacturing Program
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Taiwan Steps Up Drone Manufacturing Program

Geosat Aerospace and Technology is set to produce Turkish-designed Jackal drones in Taiwan The company recently signed a memorandum of understanding with British firm Flyby Technology for the purchase, technology transfer and manufacturing of up to 160 of the unmanned aerial vehicle. In the press release announcing the MOU with Flyby Technology, Geosat said it would further...

New US Sanctions Hit Iranian UAV, Military Aircraft Manufacturing Industry
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New US Sanctions Hit Iranian UAV, Military Aircraft Manufacturing Industry

The Department of the Treasury has slapped sanctions on a multinational network comprised of seven individuals and four companies based in Iran, China, Russia and Turkey connected with Iranian development of unmanned aerial vehicles and military planes. The network is behind shipments and financial transactions supporting the Iran Aircraft Manufacturing Industrial Company or HESA, the...

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Poland Reveals Latest UAV Concept

Poland’s Łukasiewicz Institute of Aviation has designed a new unmanned aerial vehicle dubbed HAASTA that is ideal for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions, and photogrammetry, infrastructure monitoring and other civilian uses. The UAV is armed with a mounted 5.45mm machine gun to target and destroy smaller enemy drones, such as the Shahed-type loitering munition. Italian firm...

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DIA Includes New Findings, Images in Updated Iranian UAV Report

The Defense Intelligence Agency has updated its “Iranian UAVs in Ukraine: A Visual Comparison” report to include new findings and images that counter Iran’s claims that its unnamed aerial vehicles were not deployed in Ukraine. The additional images include parts of the Iran-made Shahed-131 UAVs used by Russia against Ukrainian targets in 2022 and Shahed-131...

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