Ukraine: drones detect landmines with centimeter-level accuracy

A Ukrainian producer has developed an anti-landmine drone with centimeter-level accuracy. The Ukrainian enterprise, in partnership with a foreign firm, developed special magnetometric sensors for drones to detect unexploded ordnance, the Ukrainian Defense Ministry’s press service said. “The sensors are mounted on a quadcopter, which flies within the designated area at an altitude of 5-10…

Armenia: military industry budget to grow in 2020

Budgetary allocations in the military industry will grow by 122% in 2020, Hakob Arshakyan, Minister of High-tech Industry, declared. “Out of the AMD 12.5 billion ($26.3 million) to be allocated to the Ministry of High-tech Industry, AMD 6.3 billion ($13.3 million) will be spent on military industry,” Arshakyan said. Some of the expenses, the minister…

Ukraine: new Vilkha-M MLR system tested

Ukraine has tested the Vilkha-M (“Alder”) multiple launch rocket system, a high-precision upgrade of the Vilkha complex, which in turn is a deeply modernized version of the Soviet “Smerch”. “Another stage of factory tests of the Vilkha-M high-precision MLR system took place on July 24. During the tests, more tasks for checking and improving a…