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UAE Army to Buy Chinese Golden Eagle CR500 VTOL UAVs

Back in November 2020, China North Industries Group Corporation Limited (NORINCO) announced that its Golden Eagle CR500 vertical take-off and landing UAV had completed final inspections and been cleared for delivery to an undisclosed costumer. An anonymous source at IDEX revealed that the UAE army plans to buy a bunch

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Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP Reminds Investors of Looming Deadline in the Class Action Lawsuit Against EHang Holdings Limited (EH)

Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP (“GPM”) reminds investors of the upcoming April 19, 2021 deadline to file a lead plaintiff motion in the class action filed on behalf of investors who purchased or otherwise acquired EHang Holdings Limited (“EHang” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: EH) American Depositary Shares (“ADSs”) between December

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ROSEN, TRUSTED NATIONAL TRIAL COUNSEL, Encourages EHang Holdings Limited Investors to Secure Counsel Before Important Deadline

Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, reminds purchasers of the securities of EHang Holdings Limited (NASDAQ: EH) between December 12, 2019 and February 16, 2021, inclusive (the “Class Period”), of the important April 19, 2021 lead plaintiff deadline. SO WHAT: If you purchased EHang securities during the

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The CubePilot Ecosystem for OEM carrier boards

CubePilot Pty Ltd (Australia) is proud to partner with HexAero PTE. LTD. (Singapore) and ProfiCNC Pty Ltd (Australia) in introducing the OEM Carrier board capabilities of the CubePilot Ecosystem. In the past, building a successful unmanned system consisted of purchasing an off the shelf control system, connecting some hobby components,

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New Order for Kaman K-MAX Helicopter

Kaman Air Vehicles, a division of Kaman Corporation, announced the receipt of a signed purchase agreement for a K-MAX medium-to-heavy lift helicopter. Delivery of this aircraft is expected in the first quarter of 2021 and follows the delivery of two aircraft in the fourth quarter of 2020. “We are excited

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

DroneUp, LLC and the State of Florida have signed a Participating Addendum for the NASPO ValuePoint contract for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle services established as the Contract Source Code 25132100-NAPSO-ACS. 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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AgEagle Buys MicaSense from Parrot for $23M

AgEagle Aerial Systems Inc. a drone systems and solutions provider, announced the Company has agreed to acquire MicaSense, Inc. from Parrot, Europe’s leading drone group, in a combined cash and stock transaction valued at $23 million. Based in Seattle, Washington, MicaSense has been at the forefront of advanced drone

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County of Dinwiddie awards Advexure Unmanned for Purchase of Search & Rescue Drone

DINWIDDIE, VA – Advexure Unmanned Systems has been awarded a multi-yearcontract through an initial purchase of a DJI Matrice 300 RTK, accessories, software,training, and support services for $28,458 in a joint project between the DinwiddieSheriff’s Office and Dinwiddie Public Safety. According to Deputy Sheriff Charles Lucy, the drone’s primary function

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French army to purchase 300 mini-drones

Washington DC (UPI) Jan 13, 2021 –

French drone maker Parrot will build 300 small drones for the French Army under a five-year contract, according to two announcements on Wednesday.

The ANAFI USA drones weigh 17 ounces, have a battery-powered fight time of up to 32 minutes and typically carry cameras, including

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Bantec’s Drone USA Receives Purchase Orders to Supply Atlantic City’s Fire and Emergency Management Department with Drones

Bantec, Inc. (OTCPINK: BANT) (“Bantec” or the “Company”), Bantec, Inc., a product and services company, announces that its subsidiary Drone USA received purchase orders to supply Atlantic City’s Fire and Emergency Management Departments with drones. Michael Bannon, Bantec’s Chairman and CEO, stated: “We are excited to supply Atlantic City’s Fire

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GSA Removes Drones from Multiple Award Schedule Contracts

Drones/Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) have long operated on a limited basis in the national airspace primarily supporting public uses like military and border-security operations; but more recently they have expanded into the commercial arena to fulfill a myriad of uses. The increase of buying and usage of drones/UAS devices, referred

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AeroVironment to Acquire Arcturus UAV

AeroVironment, Inc. and Arcturus UAV, Inc., a privately-held provider of Group 2 and 3 unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and services, announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which AeroVironment will acquire Arcturus UAV for a total purchase price of $405 million, including $355 million in cash and

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Congress Resurrects USAF MQ-9 Reaper Program

Buried inside the massive $2.3 trillion spending package passed by Congress on Monday was a $286 million lifeline for General Atomics that will keep the Air Force buying MQ-9 Reaper drones at least one more year. In its fiscal 2021 budget request, the Air Force eliminated funding to procure the

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DroneShield Deployed at Swiss Airport

DroneShield Ltd has announced the deployment of its multi-sensor C-UAS DroneSentry system at the Altenrhein Airport in Switzerland, as well as provide an update on record Purchase Orders and customer cash receipts for the quarter to date. The deployment consists of the following DroneShield solutions: multiple RfOne units, able to

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DroneShield Swiss Airport Deployment

DroneShield Ltd (ASX:DRO) (“DroneShield” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce deployment of its multi-sensor C-UAS DroneSentry™ system at the Altenrhein Airport in Switzerland, as well as provide an update on record Purchase Orders and customer cash receipts for the quarter to date. Altenrhein Airport deploymentThe deployment consists of the

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Uber to Sell Elevate Air Taxi Business to Joby Aviation

Multiple sources are reporting the California-based eVTOL startup, Joby Aviation, is negotiating a potential buyout for Uber’s air taxi unit, Uber Elevate. A deal could be announced later this month. Uber Elevate was formed to develop a network of self-driving air taxis, but to date has been most notable for

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

Virginia Beach, VA (November 17, 2020) — DroneUp, LLC and the State of Iowa have signed a Participating Addendum for the NASPO ValuePoint contract for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle services established as the Contract Number #21171. This begins the offering for the purchase of complete drone solutions to all state agencies,

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Bye Aerospace Signs Key Agreements with Aerospace9 – Aerospace9 to Invest and also Fund 300 eFlyer Airplane Purchase Deposits for Asia

Bye Aerospace, Inc. announced that the Company has entered into agreements with Aerospace9, a new company headquartered in Seoul, Korea, under which Aerospace9 has agreed to an investment in Bye Aerospace. Led by Seunghyuk Cha, a renowned IT leader in Korea, Aerospace9 has also made a large commitment to developing

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RID, Who Doesn’t Like To Ex Parte?

For the bag holders and Best Buy flyers, “ex parte” is Latin and loosely translates toa backroom deal, or sometimes just good old-fashioned private, public rulemaking. This RID thing is going to be great; everyone over at the FAA has been promising the bag-holder unfettered BVLOS (not just the dutiful

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General Atomics Buys RUAG’s Dornier 228 Programme

RUAG International is selling maintenance, repair & operation for business aircraft and military helicopters, as well as the production of the Dornier 228 at the Oberpfaffenhofen location, to General Atomics Europe GmbH. Both companies signed a corresponding agreement on 30 September 2020. The new owner will take over all 450

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US Bans Use of Grant Funds for Certain Foreign Drones

The Justice Department’s Office of Justice Programs (OJP) announced last week that it had issued new guidance banning the use of agency grants to purchase drones and other unmanned aerial systems from foreign groups deemed threats. The guidance, issued Monday but made public on Thursday, is meant to address potential

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