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Drone Delivery Canada to Unveil its 180kg (400lbs) Payload Cargo Delivery Drone ‘the Condor’ – February 19th at The Toronto Stock Exchange

Drone Delivery Canada ‘DDC or the Company’ (TSX.V:FLT,OTC: TAKOF), is pleased to announce it will unveil DDC’s largest payload cargo delivery drone. With 180 kgs of capacity, ‘The Condor’ will be displayed at media, public and investor launch events at the TMX Broadcast Centre Gallery (located on the ground floor

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Drone Delivery Canada launches state of the art commercial operations center in Vaughan, Ontario Canada

Drone Delivery Canada ‘DDC or the Company’ (TSX.V:FLT,OTC: TAKOF), is pleased to announce that it will be launching its commercial operations in a 16,000 square foot facility located in Vaughan, Ontario Canada as commercial operations commence in 2019. “We are fully engaged in commencing commercial operations and require a robust

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SOAR and RelmaTech Partner on Precision Drone Mapping

Australian based blockchain mapping company SOAR, and UK identification and tracking technology company RelmaTech, have entered into a ground-breaking partnership that will significantly enhance the drone operations and delivery of live sensor data feeds for SOAR users. The partnership brings RelmaTech’s unique real-time drone management and precision tracking capabilities to

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German Crews Start Heron TP Training

German air force personnel have begun training on their new Heron TP unmanned aerial vehicles at Tel Nof airbase in Israel, ahead of the planned delivery of the first example by the end of 2019. A contract for the delivery of the TP—developed by Israel Aerospace Systems—to replace Germany’s Heron

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Aireon Takes Full Control of Final ADS-B Payloads

Aireon announced today it has formally received control of the final six Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast (ADS-B) payloads from Iridium Communications. Hosted on the Iridium® NEXT satellite constellation, Aireon’s space-based ADS-B system will deliver–for the first time in history–100 percent global, real-time surveillance of all ADS-B equipped aircraft. This is

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Unmanned aircraft will test medical supply deliveries

Unmanned aircraft will soon be deployed to test the feasibility of delivering emergency medical supplies across Alaska as a part of a national initiative from the U.S. Department of Transportation and the White House. The Federal Aviation Administration and DOT expanded the scope of the Alaska Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration

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Alaskan Drones to Deliver Medical Supplies

Unmanned aircraft will soon be deployed to test the feasibility of delivering emergency medical supplies across Alaska as a part of a national initiative from the U.S. Department of Transportation and the White House.

The Federal Aviation Administration and DOT expanded the scope of the Alaska Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration Pilot

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Drone Delivery Canada Receives Approvals to Start Testing its 50 lbs Cargo Delivery Drone – The Falcon

Drone Delivery Canada ‘DDC or the Company’ (TSX.V:FLT,OTC: TAKOF), is pleased to announce that it has commenced testing its newest cargo delivery drone, ‘The Falcon’ with a lifting capability of 50 pounds of payload and a travel range of 60km. “In response to market demand driven by the burgeoning e-commerce

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Rakuten to Test Drone Deliveries in Japan

Rakuten, one of Japan’s leading e-commerce platforms, has announced that it will start delivering packages via drones in sparsely populated areas during the fiscal year beginning in April, now that the country has eased regulations on such flights. “We will make regular deliveries during the 2019 fiscal year in underpopulated

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FLIR Systems Gets $39.6M US Army Contract for Black Hornet

FLIR Systems, Inc. has been awarded a $39.6 Million order to deliver FLIR Black Hornet Personal Reconnaissance Systems (PRS) in support of the United States (U.S.) Army. The highly capable nano-unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) systems delivered under this contract will support platoon and small unit level surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities

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Drone Carrying Blood Sample Falls into Lake Zurich

A drone carrying a blood sample has fallen into Lake Zurich during the test phase of a medical deliveries programme. No-one was hurt, but divers did not manage to recover the drone on Friday and the cause of the accident was not known. The drone was carrying a non-vital blood

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Alaska to Test Emergency Medical Supply Drone Drops

A national initiative from the U.S Department of Transportation, the Federal Aviation Administration and the White House has expanded its scope of Alaska’s unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration Pilots Program to test the feasibility of delivering potentially lifesaving medical equipment to remote regions in Alaska. “We are in some very special

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FLIR’s $39.6 Million Nano Drone Order

U.S. defense contractor FLIR Systems Inc. said today it received a $39.6 million order for delivering nano drones to the U.S. Army. The tiny surveillance drones, over six inches in length and with a flight time of up to 25 minutes, can be deployed by soldiers on the ground to

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JD.com complete drone delivery flight in Indonesia

JD.com, China’s largest retailer, today announced the completion of Indonesia’s first government-approved drone flight – a breakthrough for drone delivery in Southeast Asia. The successful pilot opens the door for future commercial drone use in Indonesia and the Southeast Asia region, subject to further regulatory approvals. Representatives from Indonesia’s Ministry

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FLIR Systems Awarded $39.6 Million Contract for Black Hornet Personal Reconnaissance Systems for U.S. Army Soldier Borne Sensor Program

FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) has been awarded a $39.6 Million order to deliver FLIR Black Hornet Personal Reconnaissance Systems (PRS) in support of the United States (U.S.) Army. The highly capable nano-unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) systems delivered under this contract will support platoon and small unit level surveillance and

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Syracuse University New Campus wide Initiative to Support Teaching, Research in Policy and Governance of Autonomous Systems

A new interdisciplinary effort at Syracuse University will advance knowledge and teaching in the field of autonomous systems, exploring new frontiers in policy, law and governance of these fast-expanding technologies. From self-driving cars to drone delivery systems, from robotic underwater vessels to smart-home technologies, autonomous systems are transforming our world

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China’s JD.com Trials Drone Delivery in Indonesia

JD.com, China’s largest online retailer, announced the completion of Indonesia’s first government approved drone flight – a breakthrough for drone delivery in Southeast Asia. The successful pilot opens the door for future commercial drone use in Indonesia and the Southeast Asia region, subject to further regulatory approvals. Representatives from Indonesia’s

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Drone Delivery Canada Appoints Former Staples Business Advantage Canada President, Mr. Michael Zahra, as Senior Vice President Operations and Strategy

Drone Delivery Canada ‘DDC or the Company’ (TSX.V:FLT,OTC: TAKOF), is pleased to announce the management appointment of Mr. Michael Zahra as Senior Vice President of Operations and Strategy as the Company moves to commercial operations in 2019. “We have known Mr. Zahra professionally for over two years in his former

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FLIR Systems Awarded $89 Million Contract from French Armed Forces to Deliver Black Hornet Personal Reconnaissance System

FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced today it has been awarded a contract from the French Defense Procurement Agency (DGA) in support of the French Operational Pocket Drone (DrOP) program. The contract has a ceiling value of $89 million to provide the FLIR Black Hornet® 3 nano-unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV)

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Israel’s Drone Flytrex Closes $7.5M Funding Round

Israeli drone logistics startup Flytrex, which specializes in food and consumer good deliveries via unmanned aircraft systems, has raised $7.5 million in a series B funding round led by Benhamou Global Ventures, with additional investment from Btov. The investment follows a $3 million Series A funding round in June 2017,

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French DGA Acquires Second Campcopter S-100

As part of the new operational capabilities (NCO) market for PCBs (projection and command building), a second Camcopter S-100 aerial drone equipped with an AIS receiver * was delivered and received by the DGA at the end of November 2018, on the Naval Air Station Hyères (Var). Immediately transferred to

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