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GA-ASI Predator A Turns 25

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. marks the 25th anniversary of its Predator A unmanned aircraft this month. Predator A completed its first flight in July 1994 and made its operational debut in 1995. More than 320 Predator A’s have been delivered to customers in support of global security throughout the

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Medical Cargo Drones Training

International health organizations, governments, major donors, non-governmental organizations and companies are increasingly looking to use cargo drones to improve public health services. So what does it actually take to run cargo drone deliveries for public health? Far more than most realize.

Participants in the this WeRobotics Online Training course will learn

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Everdrone completes first autonomous drone delivery between hospitals in Sweden

Deliveries in urban environments is by many considered to be the holy grail of the drone industry. Swedish software and drone service developer, Everdrone, just completed their first fully autonomous deliveries between two hospitals in central Gothenburg. The flight stretched 4,4 km and was made possible through a first-of-its-kind permit

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Denmark Charges 3 Men for Buying Drones for ISIS

Danish prosecutors have charged three men under Denmark’s anti-terror laws on suspicion of buying drones and components with the purpose of delivering them to the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq where they were to be used “in combat actions.” Prosecutor Kristian Kirk says the three men, aged 30,

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NUAIR Validates Second Drone Parachute

Following strenuous testing completed by Northeast UAS Airspace Integration Research (NUAIR) at the New York UAS Test Site in Rome, New York, Israel-based drone company Flytrex, has the parachute on its package delivery drones validated as compliant with industry standards. Through these rigorous tests, NUAIR is providing the unmanned aircraft

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Portuguese Army Receives First RQ-11B Ravens

The Portuguese Army Material General Support Unit took delivery of the first eight AeroVironment RQ-11B Raven Digital Data Link (DDL) lightweight hand-launched tactical unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) on 27 June, the army general staff’s force planning division has told Jane’s. The UAS will be delivered to Artillery Regiment No 5’s

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DHL & EHang Join Forces

DHL Express, the world’s leading international express delivery service provider, and the world’s leading intelligent autonomous aerial vehicle company EHang have entered into a strategic partnership to jointly launch a fully automated and intelligent smart drone delivery solution to tackle the last-mile delivery challenges in the urban areas of China.

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DJI’s partner Heliguy awarded a major nationwide contract with UK’s Network Rail worth up to £2.6million

The UAV specialist will supply, maintain, repair and service Network Rail’s drones and deliver expert training to the infrastructure group’s in-house pilots DJI’s Authorised Reseller and partner Heliguy has been awarded a major nationwide contract with Network Rail in the United Kingdom, as part of an Unmanned Aircraft Services framework

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AVT Australia named a finalist for AAUS Industry Champion Innovation Award

This week, the Australian Association of Unmanned Systems (AAUS) named AVT Australia a finalist for the AAUS Industry Champion Innovation Award 2019. The product nominated was AVT Australia’s CM142 lightweight, a gyro-stabilised imaging system that delivers superior intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance in a compact 1kg system. For maximum detection, recognition

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Drone Delivery Service to Japanese Tourist Island

A drone service will start on July 4 to deliver or replenish supplies mainly for beachgoers and picnickers on an uninhabited island off Yokosuka. E-commerce giant Rakuten Inc. and supermarket chain Seiyu GK said June 17 that their drone delivery service to Sarushima island will last for about three months.

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Airbus and French Region Team for UAV Deliveries

Airbus and the Hauts-de-France region have signed a framework partnership agreement to assess the economic development potential of air deliveries on a regional scale. This agreement was signed in the presence of Xavier Bertrand, President of the Hauts-de-France region, Antoine Bouvier, Head of Strategy at Airbus, Alain Storck, President of

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Raytheon and Black Sage team to deliver counter-drone tech

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Black Sage are now partnering through a formal teaming arrangement to provide an integrated drone detection and mitigation system for civil authorities, critical infrastructure and military organizations around the world. “As we saw at Gatwick and Heathrow airports, drones operating inside commercial air corridors are

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SkyGuardian Surpasses 100 Test Flights

The MQ-9B SkyGuardian Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) – designed and developed by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI) – has now flown more than 100 test flights as development continues towards its first delivery to the Royal Air Force (RAF) as part of the Protector RG Mk1 programme. Since making

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Amazon Prime Air Unveils New Delivery Drone Design

During Amazon’s re:MARS Conference (Machine Learning, Automation, Robotics and Space) in Las Vegas, the company unveiled its latest Prime Air drone design. Amazon has been actively working to build fully electric UAS that can fly up to 15 miles and deliver packages under five pounds to customers in less than

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Amazon says drone deliveries coming ‘within months’

Las Vegas (AFP) June 5, 2019 –

Amazon said Wednesday it expects to begin large-scale deliveries by drone in the coming months as it unveiled its newest design for its “Prime Air” fleet.

Jeff Wilke, head of Amazon’s consumer operations, told the company’s Machine Learning, Automation, Robotics and Space conference in

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Drone Delivery Canada Grows

Drone Delivery Canada (DDC) has announced that it has entered into an agreement with Air Canada effective May 29, 2019 whereby Air Canada Cargo will market and sell DDC’s drone delivery services in Canada using Air Canada Cargo’s marketing and sales platforms and resources.

Pursuant to the terms of the agreement

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IBM is giving away 1,500 free drones for disaster relief

IBM’s Developer Drone Drop 2019 contest is officially underway. Now, through June 16th, the company will be giving away 1,500 drones to developers who enter. IBM hopes coders and developers will use them to deliver AI-powered solutions to the problems caused by natural disasters. The contest started a couple of

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Amazon’s Prime Air Delivery

Within a matter of months, your future Amazon orders could be delivered by an autonomous drone.

Officials with the online shopping giant unveiled the latest Prime Air drone design Wednesday at Amazon’s re:MARS Conference (Machine Learning, Automation, Robotics and Space) in Las Vegas.

“We’ve been hard at work

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