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Lockheed Martin MQ-25 – Video

The Skunk Works purpose-built MQ-25 unmanned tanker concept is designed to deliver robust refueling capability to support our combat strike fighters and extend the range of our aircraft carriers. Our offering builds on our unmanned systems legacy including the RQ-170 to bring proven, low-risk approaches to our design. Source: YouTube/Lockheed

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Workhorse Autonomous Drone Package Delivery Pilot Underway in Cincinnati

Workhorse Group Inc. , an American technology company focused on providing sustainable and cost-effective solutions to the commercial electric transportation sector, announced that the HorseFly truck-launched Autonomous Drone Package Delivery System is now making real-life package deliveries to homes in the Cincinnati area in a pilot program with the City

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Israeli Company Flytrex in FAA Pilot Program

Israeli drone logistics company Flytrex has teamed up with the North Carolina state government to participate in a groundbreaking Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) pilot program that will bring Flytrex’s food-delivery drone technology closer to rollout in the United States. It’s a significant step for Flytrex, whose CEO Yariv Bash last

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Workhorse Horsefly™ Autonomous Drone Package Delivery Pilot Underway in Cincinnati

Workhorse Group Inc. (NASDAQ: WKHS), an American technology company focused on providing sustainable and cost-effective solutions to the commercial electric transportation sector, today announced that the HorseFly truck-launched Autonomous Drone Package Delivery System is now making real-life package deliveries to homes in the Cincinnati area in a pilot program with

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Drones & private property

Recent efforts to integrate commercial drones into everyday business endeavors, like package delivery, have shined a new light on an old issue: Who controls the airspace around private property? It is well established that the federal government has exclusive sovereignty over navigable airspace in the United States. Congress delegated the

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Aurora’s Autonomous Aerial Cargo Utility System (AACUS) Makes First Operational Cargo Delivery to US Marines

Aurora’s Autonomous Aerial Cargo Utility System (AACUS) achieved a major milestone last week when it successfully delivered cargo to US Marines in the Integrated Training Exercise at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms in California. AACUS completed its first closed loop mission from takeoff to landing for

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New Drone Release: DJI Mavic Air

The newest addition to the DJI family, the Mavic Air is an ultra-portable, foldable camera drone that delivers even higher performance and more intelligent features than previous DJI aircraft. Developed with the outdoor enthusiast in mind, the Mavic Air has the best features of DJI’s iconic Mavic series including a

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Drone Delivery Canada News

Drone Delivery Canada announced that they’ve successfully completed a series of test flights during the week of March 5th, 2018 in the U.S. at the Griffiss International Airport located in Rome, New York.

“Testing at Griffiss was a natural extension for continued progress with our platform in a BVLOS non-segregated

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Reno-Flirtey Picked for Integration Pilot Program

Flirtey, a Nevada-based drone delivery service company that is pioneering life-saving applications of drone technologies, and the City of Reno have been selected by the Department of Transportation for the highly competitive Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Integration Pilot Program. The DOT received more 140 applications and

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Heller Announces Department of Transportation Has Selected City of Reno, Flirtey for Highly Competitive Drone Pilot Program

U.S. Senator Dean Heller (R-NV), a member of the U.S. Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, announced today that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has selected the City of Reno and Flirtey, a Nevada-based drone delivery service company that is pioneering life-saving applications of drone technologies, for its highly

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JetLease Signs MoU with FLYING-CAM

The world’s largest private leasing company, JetLease, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with FLYING-CAM, the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) specialist and provider of aerial cinematography for blockbuster movies including James Bond, Harry Potter and Mission Impossible, to deliver a unique portfolio of leasing solutions to FLYING-CAM’s global customer

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Schiebel Integrates Maritime Surface Search Capability by Overwatch Imaging

Schiebel and Overwatch Imaging successfully integrated PT- 8 Oceanwatch, a revolutionary small target detection payload, on the CAMCOPTER S-100 Unmanned Air System (UAS). The PT-8 Oceanwatch delivers an image-based wide area maritime search capability that significantly extends the coverage area and makes the CAMCOPTER S-100 an even more powerful naval

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Drone News: Mission-Ready Sky Ranger

Check out this mission-ready drone from Aeryon Defense USA! Designed specifically for use in the field by small groups of soldiers operating in hostile combat environments, the R80D is designed to fulfill many different missions with interchangeable payloads that include visible-light and thermal cameras, as well as payload delivery options

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Elecnor-Deimos Delivers D80 TITAN to ONERA, France

Elecnor-Deimos has recently delivered to the French public institution ONERA, the first unit of its unmanned aerial platform D80 TITAN. This delivery is the result of a supply contract awarded to Deimos in 2017 by the aforementioned aerospace R & D body, affiliated to the French Ministry of Defence. D80

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Zipline Signs MoU for Health Care Drone Deliveries in Ghana

The Ghana Health Ministry has signed an agreement to offer a drone-enabled supply chain solution that will ensure secure, reliable and timely deliveries of essential health care products to hospitals and other health facilities. The Memorandum of Understanding was signed with Zipline, a developer and operator of Unmanned Aircraft Systems.

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M-AUDS Delivered on MAT-V Vehicles

M-AUDS MATV-HD Orbital ATK, with sub-contractors Liteye, Numerica, and Pratt & Miller, was awarded an $8,499,990 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract on November 1st, 2017 for integrating the mobile-anti unmanned aerial vehicle defense system with a networked low, slow, small, unmanned aerial system integrated defeat system into a mobile platform. One bid was

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Introducing the new AsteRx-i for IMU-enhanced GNSS positioning and attitude

GNSS receiver manufacturer Septentrio today announced the launch of the next generation AsteRx-i at IEEE/ION Position Location and Navigation Symposium in Monterey, US. The AsteRx-i combines Septentrio’s latest compact, multi-frequency multi-constellation GNSS engine with an external industrial grade MEMS based IMU. It can deliver accurate and reliable GNSS/IMU integrated positioning

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Skylark, a Cloud-Based, High-Precision GNSS Service

The Villages, San Jose Swift Navigation, a San Francisco-based tech firm building GPS technology to power a world of autonomous vehicles, has announced the release of Skylark, a new, one-of-a-kind cloud-based GNSS corrections service that delivers affordable, fast, centimeter-level accuracy and eliminates the complexity of deploying and maintaining GNSS networks.

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Altavian Gets $250M US Army TUAS Contract

Altavian, Inc. has been awarded a $250MM Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity contract with the US Army. Under the Program Executive Office Aviation, Products Office for Tactical Unmanned Aircraft (TUAS), Altavian will be supporting the largest small UAS program in the world. The US Army Family of Systems, Unmanned Aircraft Systems

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Altavian Awarded US Army TUAS Contract

Altavian, Inc., a U.S. based Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) engineering and manufacturing firm, today announces the award of a $250M Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity contract with the US Army. Under the Program Executive Office Aviation, Products Office for Tactical Unmanned Aircraft (TUAS), Altavian will be supporting the largest small UAS

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ICAO Calls for Innovative Solutions for UTM

Drone deliveries, drone inspections and even autonomous flying taxis are near term realities, and to make these services safe and efficient ICAO has begun the consultative work needed to establish low-altitude traffic management guidance for domestic unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). Recognizing that an agreed global approach will greatly assist

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Insitu tapped to manage ScanEagle UAS in Afghanistan

Washington (UPI) Mar 29, 2018 –

Insitu Inc. has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Navy for eight ScanEagle unmanned aircraft systems.

The deal, announced Wednesday by the Department of Defense, is valued at more than $47 million under the terms of a firm-fixed-price delivery order contract, which is a modification

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Portugal to Establish UAV-Based ISTAR capability

Tekever, Elbit Systems, Airbus’ SURVEY Copter, AeroVironment, and Altus are competing to deliver the Portuguese Army’s first intelligence, surveillance, target acquisition, and reconnaissance (ISTAR) capability based on small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). The procurement, to run through 2021, is worth up to EUR6 million and is being executed by the

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