Tagged: Purchasing

Belgium approves negotiations for purchase of MQ-9B SkyGuardian drones

Washington (UPI) Nov 20, 2018 –

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems will begin negotiations with Belgium following approval of the sale of MQ-9B SkyGuardian unmanned aerial vehicles, the company said.

“We look forward to providing our unmanned aircraft systems to meet Belgium’s mission requirements, while also supporting the NATO Alliance,” CEO of GA-ASI

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Japan issues contract to purchaser RQ-4 Global Hawk surveillance drones

Washington (UPI) Nov 20, 2018 –

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems will provide the government of Japan with RQ-4 Global Hawk surveillance unmanned aerial vehicles and related services under a contract worth $489.9 million.

The contract will deliver three RQ-4 Global Hawk Block 30i drones with sensor payloads, two ground control stations, spare

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Whatever Happened to PrecisionHawk Pathfinder?

* This was written before the DJI and Airmap break up, Red Hat, IBM buy out and Uplift four-person onboarding. Things happen so fast around here; it changes by the day. Red Hat got enough bread from IBM that they could put PH on life-support for just about ever and

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Sweden Buys Kratos MQM-178 Firejet

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. announced that it has received a sole source, single award contract from Swedish Defense Materiel Administration(FMV) for Kratos’ MQM-178 Firejet aerial target aircraft and associated ground support equipment, spares, payloads, components, expendables, and support services. The first order under this new 3-year

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North Carolina Drone Startup Makes 5th Acquisition Of 2018

PrecisionHawk, a drone startup founded in Raleigh, North Carolina in 2010, announced on Monday that it has purchased Chicago-based drone inspection company Uplift Data Partners. This is the fifth acquisition the company has made this year alone, following their purchase of Droners.io and Airvid in the first half of 2018

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Ukraine to Procure Turkish Combat UAVs

According to a news release put out by Mil.in.ua, during an official visit to Turkey by the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko on 3-4 November, was signed an agreement on the purchase of Bayraktar TB2 unmanned combat aerial vehicles manufactured by Baykar Makina. It is noted that the signing of

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PrecisionHawk Acquires Uplift Data Partners

PrecisionHawk announced that it has purchased Uplift Data Partners. Uplift specializes in the delivery of turnkey inspection services for construction, building information management (BIM) and real-estate. Uplift’s nationwide network of commercially trained drone pilots will join PrecisionHawk’s Droners.io network of more than 15,000 drone pilots, one of the largest networks

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PrecisionHawk Acquires Uplift Data Partners – Leading Provider of Drone Technology and Services for the Construction Market

PrecisionHawk, Inc., a leading provider of drone technology for the enterprise, today announced that it has purchased Uplift Data Partners. Uplift specializes in the delivery of turnkey inspection services for construction, building information management (BIM) and real-estate. Uplift has provided drone services for leading national and global brands. Uplift’s nationwide

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North Dakota State University’s Herbicide-Spraying Drone Covers 33 Acres in an Hour

North Dakota State University’s (NDSU) Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering department has purchased an herbicide-spraying unmanned aerial vehicle that can carry over four gallons of liquid and autonomously disperse it for 30 minutes at a time, covering around 33 acres of crops in one hour. According to the Brainerd Dispatch, NDSU

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Major Asian Governmental Agency Orders DroneGuns

DroneShield Ltd has announced that its distributor GT&E has purchased two units of its DroneGun Tactical product, for use by a national security agency of a major Asian country allied with the United States, to be deployed by the agency for drone threat mitigation. It is understood that the end-user

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Serbia Confirms Procurement of Chinese UAVs

Serbian Deputy Defence Minister Nenad Miloradovic on 17 September confirmed that Serbia will buy unmanned combat aerial vehicles (UCAVs) from China. Miloradovic made his statement, broadcast by the Tanjug state news agency, in Beijing a day after several Belgrade media reported that Serbia would acquire six unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs)

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UAV Navigation Integrates FCS in Record Time

UAV Navigation has just released a case study demonstrating its ability to is able to deliver a cutting-edge Flight Control Solution (FCS) in the shortest period of time. Elytron Aeronautica, one of the company’s most recent customers, purchased a full FCS and has experienced the quality of UAV Navigation’s integration

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PrecisionHawk Acquires HAZON and InspecTools

PrecisionHawk, Inc., a provider of drone technology for the enterprise, has announced that it has purchased both HAZON, Inc. and InspecTools Inc. These businesses specialize in the delivery of inspection services and technology for the energy industry and bring demonstrated domain expertise to enable tighter integration between the collection and

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PrecisionHawk Acquires Both HAZON, Inc. and InspecTools Inc. Becoming the Leading Provider of Drone Technology and Analytics for the Energy Market

The combination of these companies brings unparalleled expertise, technology and relationships in drone-based solutions for distribution lines, transmission lines, solar panels, wind turbines, and utility infrastructure PrecisionHawk, Inc., a leading provider of drone technology for the enterprise, today announced that it has purchased both HAZON, Inc. and InspecTools Inc. These

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InsurTech startup SkyWatch.AI announces a partnership with Maps Made Easy to Provide Insurance for Drone Pilots Exactly When They Need It

SkyWatch.AI, a data analysis, risk-assessment and insurtech platform for the drone industry, announced today its partnership and technological integration with Map Pilot, by Maps Made Easy, a drone industry leader in aerial maps processing. This integration enables Map Pilot users to purchase and manage on-demand insurance based on the flight

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BirdsiVideo Partners with DecisionLink for Sales Growth

BirdsiVideo Drone Services is launching a new partnership with DecisionLink, the leading SaaS platform for Value Selling Automation. The drone industry is growing rapidly as large corporations embrace the transformational benefits of UAV technology. Sales and Marketing Magazine found that the #1 reason customers fail to buy is the lack

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ANAFI | 180° tilt gimbal

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Parrot ANAFI | Ephemera Arid Memories

Short movie created, directed and filmed by Angelo Chiacchio during his journey through Montana (USA). All footages have been shot with ANAFI. Follow Angelo and its inspiring 300-days solo adventure around...

Mid-East Customer for Russia’s Predator Knockoff ?

Officials from the Russian defense firm Kronshtadt Group announced the possible sale of the company’s Orion UAV to a country in the Middle East. But which Middle Eastern country is purchasing the platform, and what capabilities does the system bring to bear? The Orion-E (export version) is Russia’s medium-altitude, long-endurance

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Aeronautics Rejects $117M Buyout Offer from Rafael

Israel’s Aeronautics, which makes military unmanned aerial vehicles, has rejected a 430 million shekel ($117 million) acquisition offer from state-owned Rafael Advanced Defense Systems and businessman Avihai Stolero. “The company’s board has decided to reject the proposal, among other reasons, because of the amount that was offered,” Aeronautics said in

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