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Grenade Launching Drone from Ukraine

Ukrainian company Matrix UAV has developed a new unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) eqquiped with a grenade launcher, said Yuriy Kasyanov on 17 August. Yuriy Kasyanov announced on his Facebook page that еру Matrix UAV company has developed an attack multi-purpose unmanned vehicle, called the “Demon”. The first prototype of the

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Komatsu Partners with Propeller Aero on Drone Analytics Solutions

With drones becoming an increasingly common worksite tool, Komatsu has identified aerial mapping and analytics as a key component of their Smart Construction initiative—a range of integrated hardware and software products designed to offer an end-to-end workflow for each phase of construction. “A Komatsu Smart Construction jobsite by definition is

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Successful test flight for the FT-100FH

FT SISTEMAS has successfully advanced in the Flight Testing campaign of its new design the FT-100FH Rotorcraft. The company is about to conclude the Visual-Line-of-Sight flight testing necessary to go further in the development, getting RBAC-E94 Beyond-Line-of-Sight flight authorization by ANAC, the Brazilian civil aviation authority. “For a program of

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Rhomboidal UAV R2-150

The R2 aircraft started as a challenge to design, fly and operate a UAV with the true rhomboidal wing concept. This turned out to be a rather very demanding and complex design exercise but rewarded us with outstanding flying performances from the first flight of the first prototype. The advantages

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New Moverio BT-35E HDMI and USB-C Smart Glasses Widen Access to Epson’s Industry Leading Si-OLED Wearable Display Technology

Next-Generation Moverio Smart Glasses offer new flexibility for users connecting a wearable display to an existing device Designed for use with existing hardware devices, Epson, providers of the Moverio® augmented reality (AR) smart glasses platform, today launched the new Moverio BT-35E Smart Glasses. Featuring an interface unit with HDMI® and

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WB Electronics of Poland Develops ‘Warmate 2’

WB Electronics of Poland has disclosed development of a new generation of combat unmanned aerial system. Provisionally designated ‘Warmate 2′, the new, heavier variant builds on the legacy Warmate micro-class air vehicle, and is expected to be officially unveiled in late August/early September of this year. The original Warmate concept

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Komatsu and Propeller Aero Partner for Aerial 3D Mapping of Construction Projects

With drones becoming an increasingly common worksite tool, Komatsu has identified aerial mapping and analytics as a key component of their Smart Construction initiative—a range of integrated hardware and software products designed to offer an end-to-end workflow for each phase of construction. “A Komatsu Smart Construction jobsite by definition is

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DARPA Gives Small Autonomous Systems a Tech Boost

 DARPA’s Fast Lightweight Autonomy (FLA) program recently completed Phase 2 flight tests, demonstrating advanced algorithms designed to turn small air and ground systems into team members that could autonomously perform tasks dangerous for humans – such as pre-mission reconnaissance in a hostile urban setting or searching damaged structures for

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BirdsiVideo launch TV Partners Program

BirdsiVideo (www.birdsivideo.com) is launching its new TV Partners Drone Program designed to provide on-demand drone services to the TV stations market. Our national network of trained, equipped and insured pilots helps TV stations expand their local coverage while reducing costs associated with news gathering (i.e. helicopters). Drone streaming live video

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Silent FalconTM UAS Technologies Selected by DARPA for its SUPER – Power Beaming Demonstration Project

Silent Falcon UAS Technologies solar electric, fixed wing, long endurance, long-range Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) has been selected by DARPA as the unmanned aircraft system for its Stand-off Ubiquitous Power/Energy Replenishment – Power Beaming Demo (SUPER PBD). SUPER PBD is an innovative project designed to prove the feasibility of recharging

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GA-ASI Completes Successful MQ-25 Wind Tunnel Tests

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. (GA-ASI) has announced the completion of the fourth wind tunnel test of its MQ-25 design. MQ-25 is the U.S. Navy’s program to develop an unmanned refuelling tanker that provides exceptional fuel give and more than doubles the strike range of the Carrier Air Wing. During

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DARPA Picks Silent Falcon for Power Beaming Demo

Silent Falcon UAS Technologies solar electric, fixed wing, long endurance, long range Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) has been selected by DARPA as the unmanned aircraft system for its Stand-off Ubiquitous Power/Energy Replenishment – Power BeamingDemo (SUPER PBD). SUPER PBD is an innovative project designed to prove the feasibility of recharging

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Army picks Raytheon for counter-UAV drones

Washington (UPI) Jul 18, 2018 –
The U.S. Army plans to use Raytheon’s Coyote unmanned aircraft and the KRFS radar against enemy drones on the battlefield, the company said this week.

The Coyote is designed to be guided by the KRFS radar to explode next to enemy drones, effectively acting as a

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DJI Introduces Enterprise Shield Drone Protection Service Plan

DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, today announced DJI Enterprise Shield, a new customizable drone protection service plan designed to meet the diverse needs of today’s commercial drone operators. DJI Enterprise Shield is the first comprehensive coverage plan of its kind that covers DJI’s trusted

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Persistent Systems New Auto-Tracking Antenna System for Mpu5 Radio

Persistent Systems’ Auto-Tracking Antenna System, the new portable ground-to-air antenna that operates on the Wave Relay mobile ad hoc network (MANET) is designed to incorporate aircraft into the MANET, and is a complete, easy-to-assemble system. “The Auto-Tracking Antenna System represents a major step towards achieving the vision of a truly

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Engineering Universities Benefit from Typhon UDX Drone Design Software

Thanks to the accessibility of drone technologies, many engineering universities around the world rely on drone design-build-fly projects to offer hands-on engineering experiences to their students. Universities such as the Izmir Institute of Technology (IYTE) are choosing to augment these experiences using Typhon UDX, a new integrated software for

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Student Designs Propellerless Drone

Royal College of Art graduate Marcus Kung has designed a drone that can fly without propellers, with the aim of reducing injuries. The Impeller Drone — Kung’s graduate project as part of the RCA‘s masters programme in Design Products — flies using four air blowers, instead of exposed rotor blades

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XQ-58A Valkyrie ‘Loyal Wingman’ Test Flights Scheduled

An experimental aircraft designed to demonstrate a radical new concept in modern air warfare will enter flight testing this autumn, says Major Gen William Cooley, commander of the US Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) The XQ-58A Valkyrie, built by target drone maker Kratos, embodies one approach to the AFRL’s concept

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Antonov and Air-Ion Partner on Electric UAVs

During the Farnborough Air Show 2018, on 17th of July, SE Antonov, Ukraine and AIR-ION TECHNOLOGIES SA, Switzerland signed a Memorandum of Understanding about the establishment of partnership in area of design, tests, certification and serial production of hybrid and full electric unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) based on versatile, flexible,

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Lone Star UAS Center of Excellence Selects Penguin C

Lone Star UAS Center of Excellence & Innovation (LSUASC) has selected the Penguin C unmanned aerial system, manufactured by UAV Factory, to provide low-altitude reconnaissance, storm damage, and other aerial information. The Penguin C UAS was selected due to quality of design, engineering and construction, payload versatility, endurance, long-range performance,

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SkyX Unveils New Design at #FIA18 SkyTwo

SkyX is at the 2018 Farnborough International Airshow – #FIA18 – one of the two biggest air shows on the planet. (The other is Le Bourget, and is held outside of Paris on alternating years.) This show features all of the major aerospace players: Boeing, Airbus, Lockheed Martin – and

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Rolls-Royce EVTOL Project at Farnborough

Rolls-Royce has unveiled a concept electric vertical take-off and landing (EVTOL) vehicle at the Farnborough International Airshow 2018. The design could be adapted for personal transport, public transport, logistics and military applications and is based upon technologies that already exist or are currently under development. It could take to the

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Lone Star UAS Center of Excellence & Innovation (LSUASC) selects the Penguin C

Lone Star UAS Center of Excellence & Innovation (LSUASC) has selected the Penguin C unmanned aerial system, manufactured by UAV Factory, to provide low-altitude reconnaissance, storm damage, and other aerial information. The Penguin C UAS was selected due to the quality of design, engineering and construction, payload versatility, endurance, long-range

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