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SkyWatch.AI launches a revamped drone insurance platform with the help of Google for Startups

SkyWatch.AI, the leading telematics-based drone insurance company released today their new online policy management platform. The revamped platform offers an advanced streamlined user experience with a modern design and improved functionality when purchasing and managing drone insurance policies. The system was created to help drone pilots, fleet managers, brokers and

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Serbia Displays Chinese Drones

Serbia has publicly displayed six new military drones purchased from China for the first time. Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic was on hand on July 4 at the military airport in Batajnica, near Belgrade, where military officials showcased the drones parked on the tarmac while journalists were given an opportunity to

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Iran Unveils New Drone with 1,000 Km Range

The Islamic Republic has been increasingly developing its domestic arms industry for years now, having started to do so in the face of international sanctions and its inability to buy weapons systems abroad. In recent years, the country has developed its own tanks, transports, radars, air defence systems, and jets,

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Azerbaijan to Buy Turkish Drones

The Azerbaijani government announced on that it would purchase unmanned aerial combat vehicles from Turkey after receiving approval from its parliament. Speaking to a local TV broadcaster about the purchase of new weapons and military vehicles for the armed forces, Azerbaijan’s Minister of Defense Zakir Hasanov said his country sought

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Russia Delivers Anti-Drone Systems to Central Asia

Avtomatika Group (part of Russia’s state hi-tech corporation Rostec) has started the deliveries of anti-drone systems to Central Asia, the company’s press office told TASS. Avtomatika Group is also holding negotiations with five more countries on the deliveries of anti-drone systems. The prospective buyers include India and the states in

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Australia to buy additional Triton surveillance UAV

Canberra, Australia (SPX) Jun 21, 2020 –

Northrop Grumman has announced the Australian government’s decision to provide funding for an additional three of their planned six MQ-4C Tritons and associated ground mission control stations.

The MQ-4C Triton is a cooperative development program between the Royal Australian Air Force and the U.S. Navy,

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Industry Leading Automotive Lidar, The Livox Tele-15, Now Available Globally For Purchase With Improved Detection Range

Livox Technology Company (Livox), is revolutionizing the lidar industry by announcing availability of the Livox Tele-15 automotive lidar to the global market on a mass producible scale. Since its announcement at this year’s CES in Las Vegas, the Livox Tele-15 has garnered a significant amount of interest due to its

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Draganfly Announces Global Dealer Network

Draganfly Inc. has announced the launching of its global dealer network for sales and service of Draganfly technology solutions including its secure, North American made drones. Draganfly’s global dealer network offers professional dealers who commit to purchase, represent, and support Draganfly’s products in the territories they do business, two levels

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Securing Our Skies Against Chinese Technology Act

If a proposed U.S. Senate bill passes, public safety agencies wouldn’t be able to use federal dollars to purchase drones made in China. The bill, titled “Securing Our Skies Against Chinese Technology Act of 2020,” would also prohibit state and local public safety organizations from receiving future funding unless they

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Draganfly to Buy Aerial Mining Survey Companies

Draganfly Inc. announced that it has entered into a letter of intent with Global UAV Technologies Inc. to acquire two-wholly owned subsidiaries, being Pioneer Aerial Surveys Ltd. and High Eye Aerial Imaging Inc… The Proposed Transaction, if completed, will constitute a fundamental change of Global UAV within the

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Microdrones as a Service

New Rent-or-Own Program Expands Availability, Offers Flexibility, Matches Budgets that Develop Growth Partnerships You operate a small surveying business. An increasing array of capable technologies can make your deliverables more precise and proficient. But a purchase might be a budget-buster, especially in a coronavirus-afflicted business environment. You run a medium-sized

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Hawaii Signs Participating Addendum with DroneUp Providing Public Sector Agencies Access to Drone Services

Virginia Beach, VA (May 12, 2020) — DroneUp, LLC, and the State of Hawaii have signed a Participating Addendum for the NASPO ValuePoint contract for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle services established as the State Procurement Office (SPO) Price List Contract No. 20-08. This begins the offering for the purchase of complete

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German Military Considers Using Armed Drones

The German Defense Ministry has started an Expert Hearing that includes several representatives of civil society along with members of parliamentary parties to discuss whether the drones should be purchased. The aim, the ministry says, is to trigger a “broad social debate” and lead into a long consultation period. The

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Lithuania Gets Wingman and Watchdog C-UAS systems

The Lithuanian Ministry of National Defence (MoD) has purchased an undisclosed number of counter-unmanned aircraft systems (C-UAS) to support operations both at home and abroad, defence sources told Jane’s . Following a two-year programme, the MoD selected several systems from Danish C-UAS specialist MyDefence Communications to support dismounted and vehicle

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Israel Defense Ministry buys small exploding drones

Washington DC (UPI) May 04, 2020 –

The Israel’s Ministry of Defense ordered 6.6-pound drones for its ground forces working in urban areas, maker Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. said Monday.

The Spike Firefly is a “loitering munition,” also known as a kamikaze drone or suicide drone, a category in which the

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Skyguide and AIRSEAIR RPAS Team on CNS UAS services

Skyguide, the Swiss air navigation service provider, and AIRSEAIR RPAS, a remotely piloted aircraft systems operator and provider based in Montréal (Canada) with active presence in the Latin American region, are collaborating to establish CNS (Communication, Navigation, Surveillance) Drone Services in Central- and South America. The Canadian operator will purchase

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Kenya Finally Approves Drone Operations

The Civil Aviation (Unmanned Aircraft Systems) Regulations, 2019 Act has been approved, meaning that Kenyans can now buy and operate drones without fear or breaking the law. This development is critical for businesses and individuals that use the flying devices for a variety of functions such as photography and general

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Abandoned Technology and Vehicles

Every technological product we use today started off as an idea in someone’s mind. It then went from an idea to a blueprint, and then to a prototype, and then eventually to a product that we were able to go out and buy. Not every good idea makes it all

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Phoenix Air Unmanned Issues RFI for VTOL UAS

Phoenix Air Unmanned, LLC (PAU) is seeking information on the availability of Unmanned Aircraft Systems to support linear infrastructure inspections. The UAS will be operated by PAU who has been contracted by Xcel Energy as their unmanned flight service provider and they plan to purchase a minimum of 4 aircraft

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Phoenix Air Unmanned seek VTOL UAS

Phoenix Air Unmanned, LLC (PAU) is seeking information on the availability of Unmanned Aircraft Systems to support linear infrastructure inspections. The UAS will be operated by PAU who has been contracted by Xcel Energy as their unmanned flight service provider and they plan to purchase a minimum of 4 aircraft

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Impossible Air Support Program

Impossible Aerospace Corporation is proud to announce Air Support, a completely new paradigm for unmanned law enforcement first response. This new approach to airborne first response capability empowers agencies large and small to employ unmanned aircraft without purchasing any drones, sensors, or ancillary support equipment. The Impossible Air

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Abrupt End to MQ-9 Purchase Surprises General Atomics

A General Atomics official said the company is surprised by the Air Force’s plan to stop buying new MQ-9 Reapers in fiscal 2020, after expecting to gradually wind down the production line. Chris Pehrson, General Atomics’ vice president of strategic development, told Air Force Magazine he anticipated the service would

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