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Blighter launch pioneering drone-seeking A800 3D Drone Detection Radar

Blighter Surveillance Systems (www.blighter.com) the British designer and manufacturer of electronic-scanning radars and surveillance solutions, has launched the latest in its range of market-leading radars, the A800 3D drone detection radar for land, air and sea surveillance. The radar’s main function is to detect and locate commercial ‘hobby’ drones in

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Hand Held C-UAS System from France

French company CERBAIR is seeking overseas customers for its new Chimera man-portable counter-unmanned aircraft system (C-UAS), which is designed to address small-UAS (sUAS) threats. According to the company, the Chimera is designed to be a highly mobile and easy-to-operate all-weather C-UAS combining sUAS detection, localisation, and neutralisation features. It can

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NATO Builds Prototype C-UAS Machine

Experts at the NATO Communications and Information (NCI) Agency have built an experimental prototype system to detect, identify and localize small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) using low-cost commercial devices and machine learning. The ARTEMIS system (Advanced Recognition Tool using Electromagnetic (EM) waves for Identifying unmanned aerial Systems) uses advanced techniques

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Blue Blocks Montessori School from India files a record 5 patents for student Inventions in Drones

Barely nine months since the launch of their Drone Research and Innovation Centre, Blue Blocks Montessori School, Hyderabad has filed for a record 5 patents for Inventions in Drones designed by their young students. The slew of innovations has been made possible by young inventors to tackle new-age challenges faced

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US Air Force Reveals NGAD Aircraft has Flown

The US Air Force’s Next Generation Air Dominance combat aircraft, intended to complement or succeed the F-22 and F-35 in the air superiority role, has already flown, having been rapidly prototyped through modern digital design, Air Force acquisition chief Will Roper revealed. Roper made the revelation at the end of

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ideaForge raises the bar with the launch of its survey-grade micro drone, RYNO UAV, with truly cutting-edge performance and accuracy

Mumbai, India – September 22, 2020: ideaForge, India’s largest manufacturer of drones for defence, homeland security, and industrial applications, has launched its new drone RYNO, a micro category (<2 kg) survey-grade drone designed and specialized for high accuracy mapping applications. It enables users to perform highly efficient land survey operations

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Rooftop Skylight Hatches for Drone Deliveries

“Smart” delivery hatches built into homes are being developed so that parcels can be delivered by drone. The skylight hatches could be both fitted or designed into the roofs of homes so customers can receive packages even when they are out. Start-up Idu Group hopes the innovation can help cut

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Independent Security Audit Confirms Privacy and Security Benefits of Parrot FreeFlight 6 App

Parrot’s mobile app, designed specifically for its ANAFI drone platform, delivers on the company’s legacy and promise of exceptional data protection PARIS Parrot, the leading European drone group, is pleased to announce the results of an independent data-privacy and security audit of its FreeFlight 6 mobile application for the

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Elroy Air Chaparral wins IDSA award

IDSA Awards are a collection of awards presented in recognition of significant contribution to the Society or the industrial design profession, excellence in academic advancement, or personal achievement. The awards outlined here are presented annually at, or in close proximity to, the International Design Conference. IDSA’s Awards Committee, made up

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Turkey’s Baykar Successfully Tests Flying Car

Turkey’s first domestically produced flying car, the Baykar Cezeri, has completed its first successful test flight. The 230-kilogram prototype flew around 10 meters during the test, which was carried out under the supervision of the company’s chief technology officer, Selçuk Bayraktar. Recent tests were launched on Sept. 11. Cezeri, which

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Lockheed Martin Ventures Invests In Hidden Level

Lockheed Martin Ventures made a strategic investment in Hidden Level, an expert in sensor design and development for low altitude airspace monitoring. The investment will support both companies as they look to solve challenges in air surveillance and security through advanced distributed sensor networks. “Providing scalable solutions to low

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Elbit Systems UK Demonstrates Hermes 900 Maritime S&R Flights

Elbit Systems’ Hermes 900 Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) recently successfully completed a series of flight demonstrations for the UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA). The demonstration were run by the MCA and were designed to test the capabilities of using a UAS to enhance Search and Rescue (SaR) capabilities and

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Anduril Introduces Ghost 4

Today, we’re excited to announce the launch of Ghost 4, the most intelligent VTOL sUAS.Designed and manufactured in the United States to meet the unique needs of our military users, Ghost is Anduril’s newest product in our suite of defense technology solutions. Ghost provides real-time intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities,

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Northrop Grumman Video of Firebird Demo at North Dakota Facility

 Northrop Grumman just released this short video showing the optionally-piloted Firebird multi-mission aircraft execute Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) demos from the company’s North Dakota facility. The Firebird is an intelligence-gathering aircraft with autonomous mission capability. Available in manned, autonomous and optionally piloted configurations, Firebird is designed to provide

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Atmos GeoTagger

Our engineers have been busy once more improving your user experience with Marlyn. Therefore we’re excited to introduce the Atmos GeoTagger software, the latest innovation for your workflow! What is it? The Atmos GeoTagger is a single software designed to apply geotags to the image data you’ve captured with Marlyn.

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Horten Ho 229 – Hitler’s UFO

The Horten H.IX, RLM designation Ho 229 (or Gotha Go 229 for extensive re-design work done by Gotha to prepare the aircraft for mass production) was a German prototype fighter/bomber initially designed by Reimar and Walter Horten to be built by Gothaer Waggonfabrik late in World War II. It was

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Customer Finds 25 Issues with HorseFly Drone

Workhorse is making a line of drones designed for parcel delivery, and at least some of those machines are facing difficulties, according to a customer letter reviewed by Barron’s. A logistics firm that bought and tested an early version of Workhorse’s drone, called HorseFly, says the product suffers from critical

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UAVtek Awarded Drone Innovation Award 2020

UAVtek has been awarded Drone Innovation Award 2020. For its work providing Nano drones with unrivalled capability. “We are very proud of the fact that the Bug is designed and built in the UK.” Said Howard Humphries, (Managing director and Founder) “This demonstrates that the UK drone industry can

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SRC Gets $90M USAF C-UAS Contract

SRC Tec, North Syracuse, New York, has been awarded a not-to-exceed $90,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for force protection Counter-small Unmanned Aerial System (C-sUAS) with Medusa sustainment. The contract provides for the acquisition, upgrade, sustainment, installation support and design and analysis support of C-sUAS and subsystems manufactured by SRC Tec. Work will

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Vertical Aerospace VA-1X

VA-1X has been designed to be a high performing aircraft, able to connect entire regions as well as carrying out shorter missions across single cities. Capable of carrying up to five people, a pilot and four passengers, VA-1X is set to be the world’s first certified winged all-electric

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Wingcopter – Communication Designer (m/f/d)

Full-time position – Starting date: asap – Location: Darmstadt/Germany Do you want to shape the future of aviation? Do you share our vision of saving and improving lives through technology with a purpose? Then join our ambitious team of young talents and experienced professionals! We at Wingcopter design innovative, high-performance

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Northrop Grumman Advances M-ACE Development

Northrop Grumman Armament Systems is moving to verify the design and upgrade its Mobile Acquisition Cueing and Effector (M-ACE) system following a test event completed in July. Conducted at the company’s private proving grounds, northwest of Armament Systems’ headquarters near Minneapolis, the event was aimed at demonstrating advanced predictive cueing

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Amazon Patents Drones Pulling Skiers and Surfers

Amazon isn’t just thinking about delivery with its drones. The new patent made public this week reveals an idea for a drone-powered towing system designed for skiers, surfers, skaters, and more. “While there are various known uses for unmanned aerial vehicles, certain techniques for controlling the unmanned aerial vehicles are

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