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Packet Digital to Develop High-Performance Battery Systems for US Naval Drone Fleet

Packet Digital announced that it has been awarded an $8.5 million contract to develop unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) smart batteries, chargers, and power systems for the United States Navy. Packet Digital is now responsible for designing and manufacturing high-performance UAS battery systems for the next generation of Navy Maritime Logistics

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Skyports Drone Services and Pyka to Launch Heavy Payload Operations

Skyports Drone Services, and electric, autonomous aircraft manufacturer, Pyka, have agreed on a partnership for heavy payload drone logistics. The collaboration will leverage Skyports Drone Services’ extensive operational experience and Pyka’s best-in-class heavy payload aircraft to provide game-changing drone delivery services. The partnership will see Skyports Drone Services welcome the

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First Flight for GA-ASI Eaglet Air-Launched Effect

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. flew a new survivable Air–Launched Effect (ALE) for the first time as part of a flight demonstration based out of the Dugway Proving Grounds, Utah, on Dec. 8, 2022. The ALE, known as Eaglet, was launched from a U.S. Army MQ-1C Gray Eagle Extended Range

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