Tagged: Purchasing

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

DroneUp, LLC and the State of Utah have signed a Participating Addendum for the NASPO ValuePoint contract for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle services established as Contract Number Pa3390. This begins the offering for the purchase of complete drone solutions to all state agencies, commissions, political subdivisions, institutions, and local public bodies

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Redfin Launches ‘Redfin Premier’ Service for Luxury Properties

Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage, has launched a new offering for homes listed at $1 million and above. Redfin Premier builds on Redfin’s service for home sellers, providing specialized marketing to highlight distinguished homes and attract luxury buyers. Every Redfin Premier home will receive drone* and twilight photography,

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Septentrio launches web shop for high-accuracy GNSS receiver modules

Septentrio’s new web shop offers direct access to mosaicTM multi-frequency GNSS receiver module. Customers can purchase the mosaicTM development kit quickly and easily to evaluate this unique module. Leuven, Belgium February 13, 2020 – Septentrio, a global leader in high-precision positioning solutions, opens today an online store shop.septentrio.com,

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

DroneUp, LLC and the State of Arizona have signed a Participating Addendum for the NASPO ValuePoint contract for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle services established as Contract Number CTR048252. This begins the offering for the purchase of complete drone solutions to all state agencies, commissions, political subdivisions, institutions, and local public bodies

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Fortem Gets US Department of Defense C-UAS Contract

F​ortem Technologies​ has announced it was awarded a contract with the Department of Defense (DoD) through the Defense Innovation Unit (DIU). The contract will help to counter and deter improvised threat networks. DoD purchased various solutions from Fortem including its SkyDome, DroneHunter, DroneHangar and TrueView radar for a layered C-UAS

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Germany Cancels Planned $2.5BN Triton Deal

The German government has canceled plans to buy Northrop Grumman-made Triton drones to the tune of $2.5 billion, opting instead for manned planes carrying eavesdropping sensors. The decision to buy Bombardier Global 6000 aircraft comes after officials became convinced that the Global Hawk derivatives would be unable to meet the

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Czech Army Creates Unmanned Systems Battalion

The Czech army has launched its new 533 Unmanned Systems Battalion. Currently the country’s armed forces operate a number of small drones, but according to Chief of the General Staff Aleš Opata, the army will soon buy at least one larger, heavier unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), capable of both reconnaissance

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Draganfly Inc. Enters into Agreement to Acquire Dronelogics Systems Inc.

Draganfly Inc. (CSE: DFLY) (OTCQB: DFLYF) (FSE: 3U8) (“Draganfly” or the “Company”), an award-winning, industry-leading systems developer within the commercial Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (“UAV”) and the Unmanned Vehicle Systems (“UVS”) industry, is pleased to announce that it has entered into an arm’s length definitive share purchase agreement dated January 15th,

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

DroneUp, LLC and the State of Alaska have signed a Participating Addendum for the NASPO ValuePoint contract for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle services established as Contract Number #2020DRONE0002. This begins the offering for the purchase of complete drone solutions to all state agencies, commissions, political subdivisions, institutions, and local public bodies

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Swift Gets $17M Bahamas UAS Contract

Swift Tactical Systems, a subsidiary of Swift Engineering, won a $17 Million contract to provide Bahamas government agencies and ministries with a comprehensive Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) program. The multi-agency drone program includes the purchase of 55 short and medium-range drones, immediate surveillance capabilities, training and support, and the establishment

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

Virginia Beach, VA (January 10, 2020) — DroneUp, LLC and the State of Montana have signed a Participating Addendum for the NASPO ValuePoint contract for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle services established as the Contract Number NVP-E194-79435-DroneUp. This begins the offering for the purchase of complete drone solutions to all state agencies,

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South Dakota Signs Participating Addendum with DroneUp

DroneUp, LLC and the State of South Dakota have signed a Participating Addendum for the NASPO ValuePoint contract for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle services established as the Contract Number 17379. This begins the offering for the purchase of complete drone solutions to all state agencies, commissions, political subdivisions, institutions, and local

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US Navy Buys Three MQ-4 Tritons

The US Navy awarded Northrop Grumman a $251.6 million contract modification to build three low-rate initial production MQ-4 Triton reconnaissance aircraft. The aircraft is massive for unmanned aerial vehicles – wingspan of 130.9 feet and length of 47.6 feet, according to a Naval Air Systems Command fact sheet. The Navy

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

DroneUp, LLC signed a Participating Addendum with the State of Connecticut established as the Procurement Division Contract #19PSX0049. This begins the offering for the purchase of complete drone solutions to all state agencies, political subdivisions, and institutions in accordance with Conn. Gen. Stat. §4a-54. The award is the first of

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DIA Report Highlights Role of UAVs in Iran’s Defence Strategy

A US Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA) report has highlighted the importance of UAVs in Iran’s defence strategy, and the possibility of new fighter buys when United Nations sanctions end in 2020. “UAVs are Iran’s most rapidly advancing air capability,” says the report. “Iran uses these versatile platforms for a variety

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Kazakhstan to Manufacture Skylark Locally

Kazakhstan Engineering announced that its subsidiary Kazakhstan Aviation Industry will start assembling Israeli unmanned aerial vehicles from 2020 at a rate of four systems per year. The announcement comes following a previous agreement with Elbit Systems for the purchase of UAVs, with the Kazakh army operating a variant of the

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Hoverfly Technologies Delivers 50th LiveSky to U.S. Government Customer

Hoverfly Technologies Inc. announced today that it has delivered LiveSky System number 50 to a U.S. Government Customer. Due to the contract requirements, the customer cannot be identified but is a volume buyer, who has now received and deployed numerous LiveSky Systems for persistent intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) applications.

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