Tagged: Purchasing

Piaggio Aerospace Exhibits at Swiss Air Show

After inviting Expressions of Interest for a possible buyout, Piaggio Aerospace is ready to participate in the European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (EBACE 2019), to be held in Geneva, Switzerland from May 21st-23rd. In collaboration with AirGO Private Airline, a European charter company operating one of the largest P.180

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Best Hoverboard for Kids

In the past few years, hoverboards have emerged as an exciting and trendy toy around the world. They are one of the coolest ways to get around and make great gifts for birthdays and Christmas. If you’ve been considering purchasing one for a child in your life, now is the

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Best Scooter for Kids

What is the best scooter for kids? Keeping your kids active is a great way for them to have fun and enjoy the outdoors. One exciting outdoor activities that many kids can enjoy is riding scooters. With so many scooters available on the market, you may be tempted to purchase

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Piaggio Aerospace Invites Submissions for Expression of Interest (EOI)

The Extraordinary Commissioner of Piaggio Aerospace, Vincenzo Nicastro, wants to implement an initial analysis in order to evaluate the market’s interest in buying the company or one of its business units (Aircraft and Engines) or to conduct a reorganization, in accordance with the “Marzano Law”. Piaggio Aerospace (in Extraordinary Receivership

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DBUS2 Nails Home Robbery Suspect

Recently, our customer, who purchased a DBUS2, was playing with his new drone at home in the Willow Glenn neighbourhood of San Jose, Calif. He had gotten it only that morning, a state-of-the-art DBUS2 that navigates solely by sight. He got it in the air almost immediately, no coaching. No

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Citadel Defense Wins $1M Counter Drone Contract

Citadel Defense Company was awarded a purchase contract valued over $1M by the Defense Logistics Agency in support of USSOCOM requirements. This is the company’s sixth government contract for their award-winning mobile system that counters threat drones that have become an increasing problem to U.S. forces around the world. Through

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€ 250M Drone Order for Piaggio Aerospace On Hold

Italian Defense Minister Elisabetta Trenta announced last week that she has decided to postpone the planned € 250 million purchase of eight P.1HH drones produced by Piaggio Aerospace, Italy’s only manufacturer of large drones. Part of the funding, around 70 million euro, was due to finalizing the development and certification

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Belgium approved for $600M buy of MQ-9B SkyGuardian drones

Washington (UPI) Mar 27, 2019 –

Belgium’s armed forces received approval to buy General Atomics Aeronautical Systems’ MQ-9B SkyGuardian drones, the Defense Department announced.

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency, a division of the Department of Defense, said on Tuesday it received approval from the State Department for the sale.

The $600 million sale

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Spain Buys Two MQ-9 Block 5 Reapers

General Atomics MQ-9 Block 5 Reaper Spain plans to purchase two General Atomics Aeronautical Systems MQ-9 Block 5 Reapers for $34 million via the US foreign military sales process. The acquisition also provides for associated equipment, presumably ground control stations, spares and support equipment. The unmanned air vehicles are expected

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Australia Confirms Purchase of Second MQ-4C Triton

The Australian government has confirmed the acquisition of a second Northrop Grumman MQ-4C Triton high altitude long endurance maritime unmanned ISR air vehicle. Defence Minister Christopher Pyne and Minister for Defence Industry Linda Reynolds announced the purchase second MQ-4C on Wednesday. The government has said previously it expected the first

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Cyberhawk Buyout Backed by Magnesium Capital

Cyberhawk Innovations Limited, a provider of UAV inspection services and asset visualisation software, has been acquired by funds advised by Magnesium Capital LLP, a London-based private equity firm. Acuity’s Andy Lister advised Cyberhawk on the transaction. Cyberhawk combines highly experienced UAV pilots and inspection engineers with its cloud-based, AI-enabled visual

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Acuity advises Cyberhawk on a buyout backed by Magnesium Capital

Cyberhawk Innovations Limited, a leading provider of UAV inspection services and asset visualisation software, has been acquired by funds advised by Magnesium Capital LLP, a London-based private equity firm. Acuity’s Andy Lister advised Cyberhawk on the transaction. Cyberhawk combines highly experienced UAV pilots and inspection engineers with its cloud-based, AI-enabled

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USAF Buys Four More Predator B’s and Control Stations

Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) designers at General Atomics in Poway, California, will provide the U.S. Air Force with four new MQ-9 Block 5 Reaper attack drones and four mobile ground-control stations under terms of a $123.3 million contract announced last week. Officials of the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center

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New TigerShark unmanned aircraft expands capabilities of MSU’s Raspet Flight Research Laboratory

STARKVILLE, Miss.—Mississippi State University’s Raspet Flight Research Laboratory is expanding its vast unmanned aerial systems research and support capabilities with the acquisition of two of the latest TigerShark XP3 aircraft. Raspet’s purchase of the two aircraft—built by NAVMAR Applied Sciences Corporation—along with associated radio and computer equipment, represents a total

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Clogworks Expands Dark Matter UAV Range

The Clogworks Dark Matter UAV range has been specifically designed to suit the needs of commercial operators. They are modular heavy-lift drones capable of carrying a variety of payloads and displaying several configurations. Paired with bespoke accessories, finished are the times when operators needed to buy a UAV per payload

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Mississippi State University Raspet Flight Research Laboratory Gets New TigerShark

Mississippi State University’s Raspet Flight Research Laboratory is expanding its vast unmanned aerial systems research and support capabilities with the acquisition of two of the latest TigerShark XP3 aircraft. Raspet’s purchase of the two aircraft—built by NAVMAR Applied Sciences Corporation—along with associated radio and computer equipment, represents a total investment

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AVIX Tech AXH E320 patrols Taiwanese Coastline

Taiwan’s Coast Guard Administration (CGA) performed its UAV actual drill around the coastal areas today with the intention to prevent the African Swine Flu (ASF) from entering and affecting Taiwan. CGA had purchased 8 UAV designed and made by AVIX Tech. (田屋科技) last year and following by another 12 UAV

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India Buys 50 Herons in $500M IAI Deal

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has agreed with India’s Ministry of Defense on the sale of 50 Heron unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for 500 million U.S. dollars. The Heron, a medium-altitude long-endurance drone capable of performing strategic and tactical missions, can carry a payload of up to 470 kg, stay

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NATO and Canada bid for Mothballed German EuroHawk

The German Defence Ministry is evaluating a bid from Canada to buy a high-altitude surveillance drone prototype that has been parked at a German air base for years after the cancellation of the Euro Hawk programme in 2013. A formal bid for the prototype aircraft, which was demilitarised by the

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