Tagged: Delivery

INVOLI – Head of Engineering

INVOLI is a Swiss-based company which develops and produces air traffic awareness systems for professional drone applications. We enable the safe integration of drones into the air traffic, avoiding collisions and enabling new exciting applications such as drone delivery or drone taxi. Our system provides the currently missing low-altitude air

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Kratos awarded unmanned $90M aerial target drone systems contract

San Diego CA (SPX) Jun 08, 2018 –

Kratos Defense and Security Solutions, Inc. reports its Kratos Defense and Rocket Support Services Division (DRSS) has been awarded a prime contract for the Aerial Target Systems 2 (ATS-2), Multiple Award Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Contract. This is a combined firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee

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FAA’s Safety Rules for Commercial Drones Are Overly Strict, Report Says

Introducing drone operations into the nation’s airspace can provide substantial benefits to society, such as preventing derailments, inspecting cell phone towers, delivering medical devices to patients in cardiac distress, and assisting firefighters, says a new congressionally mandated report by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. However, an overly

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Dynetics Gets $470M Contract for Small Glide Bombs for US Special Operations

Dynetics has been awarded up to $470 million to produce GBU-69B Small Glide Munitions for U.S. Special Operations Command, a U.S. Department of Defense release said. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract has five ordering periods and allows for firm-fixed-price and cost-plus-fixed-fee task and delivery orders to be placed, the Friday, June 8

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FAA Should Change Its Safety Risk Assessment Approach for Drones to Effectively Integrate Them Into the Nation’s Airspace

WASHINGTON – Introducing drone operations into the nation’s airspace can provide substantial benefits to society, such as preventing derailments, inspecting cell phone towers, delivering medical devices to patients in cardiac distress, and assisting firefighters, says a new congressionally mandated report by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. However,

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US Navy Awards $48M for Counter-UAV Systems

The US Navy has awarded over $48 million worth contract to Virginia-based Six3 Advanced Systems Inc. to support deployment of counter- unmanned aerial systems (UAS) engineering, the Department of defense announced. The “$48,634,304 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract” covers integration, installation, sustainment, and engineering services to the AIRWorks Rapid Development Capabilities Integrated Product

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US Navy Orders Protonex Fuel Cell Systems for UAV Field Trails

Ballard Power Systems announced that the Company’s subsidiary, Protonex, has received purchase orders from the U.S. Navy for a total of 13 fuel cell propulsion systems for unmanned aerial vehicles. Deliveries of the fuel cell propulsion systems are expected to occur in 2018. Protonex has supplied proton exchange membrane (PEM)

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Singapore Trial of Shore to Ship Deliveries

Launching at Singapore port’s Marina South Pier in quarter three 2018, Wilhelmsen Ships Service and Airbus will be piloting the delivery of spare parts, documents, water test kits and 3D printed consumables via Airbus’ Skyways unmanned air system (UAS) to vessels at anchorage. With the signing of an MOU at

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Meal Drone Delivery Service Starts In Shanghai

Ele.me, one of China’s leading online food delivery platforms, has been given the green light by authorities to operate in the country’s initial delivery routes for drones. The 17 newly approved routes over an industrial zone in Shanghai will enable consumers there to receive online takeaway meal orders via drones

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UVify OORI

This may be the world’s first smart racing drone! Here are the deets from UVify:

OOri is the drone for everyone. Easy to control, fun to fly, and most of all, fast. The latest addition to the UVify product line delivers the UVify experience in an entirely different form factor.

Power to

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Drone Delivery Canada’s Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) Remote Communities Project Now Underway

Drone Delivery Canada (“DDC”) (TSX.V:FLT – OTCQB: TAKOF), is pleased to announce that Transport Canada has selected DDC to participate in the department’s Beyond Visual Line-of-Sight Pilot Project (the “Pilot Project”). The Pilot Project will advance its Beyond Visual Line-of-Sight (“BVLOS”) capabilities in Canada and will further DDC’s capabilities in

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Amazon Patent Covers Messaging a Delivery Drone

A patent just issued to Amazon addresses methods by which a drone could signal its approach, as well as techniques for signalling back. The application was filed by a group of Seattle-area inventors on Amazon’s behalf almost two years ago. There’s no indication that two-way messaging systems have been

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India’s Rustom-2 Delivered to Armed Forces by 2020

The Rustom-II which is being developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), will be delivered to the armed forces by 2020, said DRDO Chairman S Chistopher, in Pune on Friday. Christopher was speaking to the media on the sidelines of the 10th convocation ceremony of the Defence Institute

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US Army Issues RFI for Future Tactical UAS

The purpose of this RFI is to obtain information on industry’s ability to provide a Group II/III/IV unmanned aircraft system (UAS) which can deliver unmatched performance and is organic to manoeuvre in aviation brigade formations. The second objective is to obtain information on a Next Generation Scalable UA Mission Command

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Drone-based Vaccine Deliveries in Vanuatu

Submit your tender(s) BEFORE 20 JUNE 2018 1:00 PM VLT to provide the logistical services to deliver vaccines via drones for the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Vanuatu. The Republic of Vanuatu is a Y-shaped archipelago consisting of 83 relatively small islands of volcanic origin that run 1600

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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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