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China Tests World’s Largest Cargo Drone

Developed by the China Academy of Aerospace Electronics Technology and Chinese delivery company SF Express, the large commercial drone, known as Feihong-98 (FH-98), made a successful test flight at Baotou test site in North China’s Inner Mongolia autonomous region on Tuesday. The FH-98, developed from China’s Yun-5B aircraft, has a

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Drone Aviation’s $1.7M US DoD Contract for WASP Tactical Aerostat

Drone Aviation Holding Corp., a manufacturer of tethered drones and lighter-than-air aerostats, has announced that it has delivered its multi-mission capable tactical Winch Aerostat Small Platform (“WASP”) to the Department of Defense (“DoD”) under a contract award valued in excess of $1.7 million. This award is the third repeat order

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ARA Robotics Releases SKYMATE Accesories

Canada’s ARA Robotics has announced its line of advanced survey-grade UAV accessories, available with the SKYMATE series. The accessories include an RTK kit, PPK and dual antenna, delivering robust, high-precision positioning and accuracy performance, ideal for 2D/3D aerial inspection and mapping applications in all types of environments. The SKYMATE line

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DHL Tests Drone Delivery of Medicines in Tanzania

DHL, the German government and the Darmstadt-based drone manufacturer Wingcopter have completed successfully a six-month trial delivering medicines in 40 minutes to an island in Lake Victoria that normally takes six hours by road. Following an invitation by John Mongella, the Regional Commissioner of Mwanza, a port city on Lake

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Medical Supply By Drone

DHL, the German government and the Darmstadt-based drone manufacturer Wingcopter have completed successfully a six-month trial delivering medicines in 40 minutes to an island in Lake Victoria that normally takes six hours by road.

Following an invitation by John Mongella, the Regional Commissioner of Mwanza, a port city on Lake Victoria,

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Wilhelmsen’s – Pilot launch in Singapore: Autonomous drone delivery of parcels from shore to ship

Scheduled to launch at Singapore’s Marina South Pier in November 2018, Wilhelmsen’s Ships Agency and Airbus will be piloting the delivery of maritime essentials via Airbus’ Skyways unmanned aircraft system (UAS) to vessels at anchorage. Make history with us Be one of the first in the world to have maritime

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Moose Cree First Nation’s Stan Kapashesit Joins Drone Delivery Canada’s Advisory Board

Drone Delivery Canada ‘DDC or the Company’ (TSX.V:FLT OTC: TAKOF), is pleased to announce that Moose Cree First Nation’s Mr. Stan Kapashesit – Director of Economic Development has joined DDC’s Advisory Board to assist in the Company’s commercial strategy for remote communities in the James Bayregion. “Moose Cree is

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AeroVironment Gets $13M USAF RQ-11B Raven Contract

AeroVironment, Inc. has announced the United States Air Force awarded the company a $13 million indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (ID/IQ) contract on Sept. 30, 2018 forRQ-11B Raven small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to support Latin American and Caribbean nations. United States Government fiscal 2018 operations and maintenance funds of $2,800,000

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Raytheon to deliver small drone decoys to the U.S. Navy

Washington (UPI) Sep 26, 2018 –

Raytheon Missile Systems in Tucson, Ariz., has received a $46.7 million contract for technical work on the Miniature Air Launched Decoy for the U.S. Navy.

Work will be performed in Tucson, East Hartford, Conn., the Netherlands, and locations throughout the continental U.S. Work is expected to

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United States Air Force Awards AeroVironment $13 Million Indefinite-Delivery/Indefinite-Quantity Contract to Support Latin American and Caribbean Nations with RQ-11B Raven Drones

AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVAV) today announced the United States Air Force awarded the company a $13 million indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (ID/IQ) contract on Sept. 30, 2018 for RQ-11B Raven® small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to support Latin American and Caribbean nations. United States Government fiscal 2018 operations and maintenance

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Robonic Delivers Third-Generation KONTIO Launcher to Leonardo

Robonic Ltd Oy, subsidiary of Safran Electronics & Defense has delivered a third-generation KONTIO pneumatic launcher to Leonardo. Designed to launch tactical unmanned air systems and target drones, this high-pressure pneumatic launcher is capable of catapulting several types of aerial target drones. This Robonic’ success broadens its customer base and

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DHL – Rapid response from the air: medicines successfully delivered using a parcel drone in East Africa

Drone manufacturer Wingcopter, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH and DHL complete successful pilot project More than 180 take-offs and landings, over 2,200 km flown and roughly 2,000 flight minutes recorded. Darmstadt/Eschborn/Bonn, 4 October 2018: Revolutionising the delivery of medicines to remote areas using drones – the pilot project

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Drone Delivery Canada Integrates into Controlled Airspace in Moosonee and Moose Factory in Beyond Visual Line of Sight Pilot Project

Drone Delivery Canada ‘DDC or the Company’ (TSX.V:FLTOTC: TAKOF), is pleased to announce that the Company conducted numerous successful drone delivery test flights in the communities of Moosonee and Moose Factory, Ontario as part of DDC’s Beyond Visual Line-of-Sight (BVLOS) Pilot Project ‘BVLOS Pilot Project.’ Operations under the BVLOS Pilot

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Boeing Teams with Robotic Skies to Provide Enhanced Commercial Unmanned Aircraft System Services

Boeing [NYSE: BA] and its subsidiaries Jeppesen and Aviall have joined with Robotic Skies, a leading commercial unmanned aircraft system (UAS) support services provider, to develop and deliver industry-leading supply chain management and optimization, analytics, and maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services for the commercial and civil UAS markets. “Teaming

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Northrop Grumman Gets $65M US Navy Contract for Triton Support

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Linthicum Heights, Maryland, is awarded $64,800,000 for firm-fixed-price delivery order N0001918F2470 against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-15-G-0026). This delivery order provides for the low rate initial production 3 initial spares operational requirement to support organizational level maintenance for the MQ-4C Triton Unmanned Aircraft

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Insitu Announces Integrator Extended Range

At the Air Force Association’s annual Air, Space and Cyber Conference, Insitu leadership announced Integrator Extended Range, a beyond line of sight, SATCOM-enabled small UAS capable of ranging modern combat theaters. The system delivers Group 4 and 5 capabilities in a Group 3 aircraft including: Extended range operations of 10

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AeroVironment Gets $6M Raven Contract from NATO for Portuguese Army

AeroVironment, Inc. has announced the receipt of a fixed-price contract award valued at $5,962,494 from NSPA on August 20, 2018.The contract award encompasses the procurement of Raven® unmanned aircraft systems equipped with Mantis i23 sensors and pocket Remote Video Terminals (p/RVT) for the Portuguese Army, with delivery scheduled over a

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Flirtey Complete First Flights Under Drone Integration Pilot Program

Reno-based drone company Flirtey has completed the first multi-drone delivery demonstration with a single pilot under the Federal Aviation Administration’s Drone Integration Pilot Program. The successful test, which was performed in front of FAA representatives, puts the company on track to gain approval for its drone delivery program and start

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