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5G connectivity for all Sky Drone products

Sky Drone has just updated all of their existing 4G/LTE products with capabilities to operate on 5G mobile networks. Each product now has a “5G Version” option that can be chosen at the time of order. Overview of new Sky Drone 5G Products Name Price Sky Drone FPV

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Allegheny County adheres to Federal and State drone preemption

The Pennsylvania Drone Association, the Pittsburgh Drone Masters and Allegheny County have collaborated to address Allegheny County Code § 650-2(A), which appears to prohibit the operation of drones in areas not expressly permitted by the county. While the FAA maintains jurisdiction of the National Air Space at the state level,

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Drone Video of Blacktip Sharks in Florida

Florida photographer Paul Dabill captured drone footage large school of blacktip sharks near the beaches of Singer Island, Florida, on March 3. Dozens of them gathered off the coast, some even flipping through the air after breaching the surface of the water. Blacktip sharks typically migrate during winter months, with

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Rheinmetall Air Defence Unveils Upgraded Skyranger 30 CUAS

At the Digital Defence Talks session organised online by the Düsseldorf-based group, Fabian Ochsner, CEO of Rheinmetall Air Defence, introduced a new product, currently at concept demonstrator stage, that will be refined in the near future, taking into consideration potential customers requirements, before making it a real product. Speaking from

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Nordic Unmanned Raises Capital for Acquisitions

Nordic Unmanned, a Norway-based provider of unmanned systems and services, announced that it has carried out a private placement of NOK 100 million to pursue acquisitions. “While we see strong organic growth ahead, we also see tremendous opportunities to add value through acquisitions. We have mapped the industry in Europe,

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LiquidPiston Gets US Air Force Contract to Develop X-Engine

LiquidPiston, Inc., a developer of advanced rotary internal combustion engines, has announced the adaptation of its X-Engine technology for the United States Air Force to use in unmanned aerial systems (UAS) as well as “orbs” – urban air mobility (UAM) vehicles designed to carry people and cargo around. The X-Engine,

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American Aerospace Completes BVLOS UAS Pipeline Patrol Operation for NASA

American Aerospace Technology Inc’s AiRanger (formerly the Resolute Eagle) unmanned aircraft system (UAS/drone) successfully completed a demonstration flight on February 25 as part of NASA’s Systems Integration and Operationalization (SIO) activities. The objective of the AiRanger demonstration was to tackle key challenges to enable routine commercial UAS operations in the

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Domo Tactical Communications (DTC) Launches New Miniature SDR Transceiver

The wireless communications specialist, has launched a miniature Software Defined Radio transceiver, designed specifically for size and weight critical unmanned vehicle applications and is particularly suitable for small drone platforms The extremely small, very low power SOL8SDR-M BluCore module, provides access to a wide range of IP Mesh and unidirectional

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Online Event – 25 March: Meaning-less human control: Lessons from air defence systems for LAWS

Together with Center for War Studies of University of Southern Denmark, we are hosting an online event on Thursday 25 March at 2pm (GMT) to discuss our co-published report, Meaning-less human control: Lessons from air defence systems for Lethal Autonomous Weapon Systems (LAWS). In recent years, autonomous weapons systems have

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Release of DroneCannon MKII

DroneShield Ltd (ASX:DRO) (“DroneShield” or the “Company”)is pleased to announce the release of the DroneCannon MKIITM, the next generation fixed site UAS/drone disruption device. Following on the numerous successful deployments of the first generation DroneCannonTM around the world, the DroneCannon MKIITM is substantially lighter and more portable, with increased durability

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Elbit Systems Awarded a $300 Million Contract to Supply Hermes 900 Unmanned Aircraft Systems to a Country in Asia

Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESLT, TASE: ESLT) (“Elbit Systems” or “the Company”) announced today that it was awarded an approximately $300 million contract by a country in Asia to provide HermesTM 900 Unmanned Aircraft Systems (“UAS”). The contract will be performed over a period of five years. Under the contract,

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Skyports – Chief Technology Officer (UK)

Skyports, established in 2017, is the leading owner and operator of vertiports to enable electric air taxi operations in a number of cities around the world, with the first commercial flights planned for 2023. We also operate a logistics service, Delivery by Skyports, which provides cargo drone

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COPTRZ – Trainer – Commercial drone courses

Leeds, Full Time, Up to £30k There’s no doubt that drones are changing the world and you’re fully aware of that as you’ve already worked with them and witnessed the vast opportunities they provide! Reports value the industry at £100 billion in the next five years – there’s no sector

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Sen. Lee Introduces Drone Integration and Zoning Act

WASHINGTON – Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) today introduced the Drone Integration and Zoning Act (DIZA), a bill to establish a regulatory framework for drones based on the principles of local governance and cooperative federalism. “The FAA cannot feasibly or efficiently oversee millions of drones in every locality throughout the country,”

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UAS Software Engineer at Freefly East in New Jersey

Why Freefly? Efficient The first, again and again! Check out our innovation timeline here Transparent Long-term sustainable thinking. We are building Freefly to be an Evergreen company, a long-term hub of innovation. Transparency and building from first principles are key. Good ideas win here. Innovative We see the world differently.

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AATI Completes Successful BVLOS UAS Pipeline Patrol Operation in the San Joaquin Valley for NASA

American Aerospace Technology Inc’s AiRanger™ (formerly the Resolute Eagle) unmanned aircraft system (UAS/drone) successfully completed a demonstration flight on February 25 as part of NASA’s Systems Integration and Operationalization (SIO) activities. The objective of the AiRanger demonstration was to tackle key challenges to enable routine commercial UAS operations in the

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Jetoptera receives contract awards from US Air Force

Jetoptera was recently awarded two 2021 Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) contracts from the USAF to further characterize the noise of its patented Fluidic Propulsive System (FPSTM) in an anechoic chamber wind tunnel and to prove that the FPSTM used with an Upper Surface Blown Wing (USB) configuration will produce

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Programme Specialist (African Drone & Data Academy), NOC (Temporary Appointment), 364 days, Lilongwe, Malawi

Job no: 538519Contract type: Temporary AppointmentLevel: NO-3Location: MalawiCategories: Innovation UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential. Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere,

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AIRO Engages Stephens to Represent the UAM and Drone Ecosystem Group for an Optimally Aligned SPAC Merger

The AIRO Group (AIRO), a global end-to-end Urban Air Mobility (UAM) and drone ecosystem company, today announced that it has engaged Stephens Inc. to assist in exploring a business combination agreement with a Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC) which would result in a public listing on a US Stock Exchange.

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Boeing inks $115M deal for 3 more Loyal Wingman drones for Australia

Washington DC (UPI) Mar 2, 2021 –

The Australian government announced a plan Tuesday to co-develop three more Loyal Wingman unmanned aircraft, which recently completed its first test flight.

The three-year, $115 million-dollar deal will support the maturation of the aircraft design, evolution of current and future payloads and create the sustainment

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Boeing Resource Carrier One Flying Oil Tanker

With a wingspan of 500 feet, 12 engines, 56 wheels and a carrying capacity of 2,3 million pounds – this plane was five times more powerful than an Antonov An-225 and could be listed as the most insane cargo plane ever designed. But it would never be built. When the

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