Tagged: Purchasing

Global Hawks to Take On Hypersonic Testing

The US Air Force is buying three RQ-4 Global Hawks to aid in long-range hypersonic missile testing, according to the head of the Air Force Test Center. The move, which is already in progress, is one aspect of the service’s attempt to beef up its hypersonic test infrastructure as it

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KKR Wants to Buy 50% Controp Stake from Aeronautics

Just a few days after the acquisition of Aeronautics by Rafael Advanced Defense Systems and Avichai Stolero was completed, the new owners are working on a deal to make back almost half of their NIS 850 million investment in the acquisition of the Israeli unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) developer and

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Quantum Signs for 26 Electric Airplanes from Bye Aerospace

Bye Aerospace announced that Quantum Air has signed a purchase deposit agreement for 22 of its all-electric four-seat eFlyer 4s and 2 two-seat eFlyer 2 airplanes. The company also signed a comprehensive agreement that includes two future advanced aircraft under development from Bye Aerospace. George E. Bye, CEO of

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Measure Awarded Multi-State Contract for Unmanned Aerial System Services

After completing a competitive request for proposal (RFP) process, Measure UAS, Inc., the leader in aerial intelligence, has been awarded Contract E194-79435 by the Commonwealth of Virginia Division of Purchase and Supply for Unmanned Aerial System Services in the following Service Categories: Emergency Support Services; Law Enforcement Services; Agricultural and

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DroneShield releases RfZero product

DroneShield Ltd (ASX:DRO or DRO.AU) (“DroneShield”) is pleased to release a breakthrough new product, RfZeroTM, following extensive development in response to end-user feedback. The product is available for purchase from today to qualified end-users. RfZeroTM is an omnidirectional drone detection device with a 1km range. It is designed to be

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Bolivia to Buy Drones from Iran

Bolivia is set to procure unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) from Iran following a meeting between high-ranking government officials from both countries on 23 July. Bolivian Minister of Foreign Affairs Diego Pary announced that a memorandum of understanding (MOU) has been signed for academic and technological transfers between both countries, related

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US Army to Procure Hugin Gen 2 Quadrotor from Solute

The US Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) – Vicksburg, MS intends to issue a sole source award utilizing Simplified Acquisition Procedures to Solute San Diego, CA for the Purchase of twenty four (24) Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV). The applicable North American Industrial Classification System Code (NAICS) code

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U.S. Defense Department considers buying Israeli-made drones

Washington (UPI) Jul 19, 2019 –

An Israeli-made anti-tank drone is under consideration for purchase by the U.S. Defense Department.

The Defense Department is seeking the approval of the U.S. Congress to transfer $6.9 million between accounts to buy an undisclosed number of Hero-120 “loitering drones,” canister-launched anti-armor munitions. The proposed purchase

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Introducing the senseFly eBee X with Agisoft Metashape for high-precision data acquisition and processing

Cheseaux-sur-Lausanne, Switzerland, July 25, 2019 – senseFly, the global leader in fixed-wing drones, today announces a new limited-time offer which combines the senseFly eBee X—and its highly precise suite of cameras— with intelligent photogrammetry software from Agisoft Metashape. From today until September 30, 2019, customers who purchase an eBee X

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Flamethrower Attachment for Drones

An American company from Ohio called Throwflame is selling a flame thrower attachment called TF-19 Wasp. People can purchase the attachment for recreation, agricultural use, and lighting stuff with limited access. Throwflame calls TF-19 Wasp a “game-changer for clearing vital infrastructure, igniting remote vegetation, and eliminating pests.” But the flying

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Northrop Grumman Announces New Orders for Firebird OPA

Marking its European debut, Northrop Grumman’s Firebird product line will be showcased at the Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford, in the United Kingdom, July 19-21. The company is also announcing signed agreements with Tenax Aerospace and Grand Sky Development Company, LLC for rights to purchase Firebird, the company’s

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Qatari Defense Firm Buys an Aerosonde UAS

A Qatari defense firm with its headquarters in Charleston recently purchased a surveillance drone as part of its plan to provide intelligence services to unspecified international customers. Barzan Aeronautical bought an Aerosonde unmanned aircraft from Textron Systems at last month’s Paris Air Show, Providence, R.I.-based Textron said in a written

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DroneBase Purchases Betterview’s Roof-Reporting Software To Provide End-To-End Property Inspection Services

DroneBase, the leading global drone services company, today announced that it has acquired Betterview’s drone roof inspection software and services, establishing the company’s first foray into analytics and first purchase. The transition will seamlessly carry over both the software technology and customers to DroneBase, while Betterview will solely focus on

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Interior Department Approves Government Edition DJI Models

The Interior Department authorized officials to buy drones from a Chinese manufacturer that experts in government and industry view as a national security threat. On July 3, the agency approved the purchase of two specific models of drones built by SZ DJI Technology, a Chinese firm that occupies nearly three-quarters

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DroneShield releases DroneGun MKIII

DroneShield Ltd (ASX:DRO) (“DroneShield” or the “Company”) is pleased to release a breakthrough new product, DroneGun MKIIITM, following extensive development in response to end-user feedback. The product is available for purchase from today to qualified end-users, where lawful (refer to note below). DroneGun MKIIITM is a portable pistol-shape drone jammer,

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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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