Tagged: Purchasing

Drone Anti-Collision Lights Guide-[Rupprecht Law]

There are some great benefits to using a drone anti-collision light for recreational, public safety, and commercial operations. It increases safety and gives you greater flexibility in your operations. Remember to go over the list my tips and considerations before you buy anything because each drone anti-collision light has its

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US Army Orders Lockheed Martin CUAS Sytems

The Army is planning to purchase a Counter Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) from Lockheed Martin with the goal to “field UAS with payloads capable of negating adversary UAS,” the Army said in its solicitation notice. The United States Government intends to solicit and negotiate with only one source under the

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Australia to Buy Six MQ-4C Tritons

The security of Australia’s maritime borders will be significantly strengthened with another major military investment. The Turnbull Government will invest $1.4 billion and acquire the first of six MQ-4C Triton remotely piloted aircraft through a cooperative program with the United States Navy. The Triton will complement the surveillance role of

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DroneCatcher – drone interception

Today it is easy and cheap to buy a drone. Drones have created new ways for smugglers and can be easily used to disturb public order and security. With DroneCatcher this can now be countered in a fully controlled manner. The DroneCatcher system is one of the very few counter-drone

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US Navy Orders Protonex Fuel Cell Systems for UAV Field Trails

Ballard Power Systems announced that the Company’s subsidiary, Protonex, has received purchase orders from the U.S. Navy for a total of 13 fuel cell propulsion systems for unmanned aerial vehicles. Deliveries of the fuel cell propulsion systems are expected to occur in 2018. Protonex has supplied proton exchange membrane (PEM)

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Murphy secures critical buy American protections against foreign drones in appropriations committee

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), a member of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, released the following statement on Friday after securing increased transparency and critical protections against the government purchase of foreign-made unmanned aerial systems, or drones. Despite evidence from the U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. Immigration

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First US Customer for Lockheed Martin’s Universal Unmanned Vehicle Control Station

Lockheed Martin’s modular unmanned vehicle control software, which can simultaneously control dozens of unmanned vehicles at one time, now has its first U.S. customer. Aurora Flight Sciences, which is focused on accelerating the development of autonomous technology, has purchased the newest Vehicle Control Station (VCS) software product: VCSi. “Aurora Flight

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SkyWatch.AI Drone Insurance App

With the SkyWatch Map & Flight Module, you can plan your flight, see potential risks and hazards in real-time, and even buy a customized insurance policy! The app gives you a unique Safety Score after each flight, and pilots with a history of over five flights with a good Safety

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Lockheed Martin announces first US customer for universal unmanned vehicle control station

Denver CO (SPX) May 03, 2018 –

Lockheed Martin’s modular unmanned vehicle control software, which can simultaneously control dozens of unmanned vehicles at one time, now has its first U.S. customer. Aurora Flight Sciences, which is focused on accelerating the development of autonomous technology, has purchased the newest Vehicle Control Station

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Defence Forces Ireland Choose COPTRZ as UAV partner

COPTRZ has been announced as the exclusive supplier of UAV solutions to Defence Forces Ireland. The force has invested in their drone fleet with the purchase of four specialist UAVs capable of carrying both thermal and visual cameras simultaneously. The new drones will be operated by the Corps of Engineers

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US clears sale of MQ-9B combat drones to India

Last year in June (https://bit.ly/2JNdz16), following a meeting between US President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Indian government cleared a deal with the United States for the purchase of 22 MQ-9A Guardian surveillance drones, to be used for reconnaissance in the Indian Ocean (as both the

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Northwest UAV’s NW-44 Engine expands market reach as orders are placed for the turn key propulsion system by a major OEM

With over 1000 combat flight hours logged, purchase orders and deployments of Northwest UAV’s ingeniously designed NW-44 multi-fuel single-cylinder UAV engine have accelerated as of January 2018. The NW-44 engine fills an urgent need for an efficient UAV engine that performs reliably in extreme conditions and is combat proven. The

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