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FLIR Gets $7 M Black Hornet Australian Army Contract

FLIR Systems, Inc. has been awarded a $6.8 Million firm-fixed-price order to deliver Black Hornet Personal Reconnaissance Systems (PRS) in support of the Australian Army. The units delivered under this contract will support platoon and troop level organic surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities. The Australian Army previously purchased the Black

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10 Best Drones and Quadcopters for 2017

Which are the best drones and quadcopters to buy as of the end of 2017? UPDATED Fall, 2017 – We update this best drones listing regularly as new products are released and reviewed. Note – we cover the consumer and lower-end Pro market, so you won’t find expensive (over $2,000

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Best Drones 2018

Table of Contents Best Small Drone 2018 Best Professional Drone 2018 Best Long-Range Hobby Drone 2018 Best 2018 Long Flight Time Toy Drone Best 2018 Folding Drone If you’re reading this, you’re probably interested in purchasing a drone. With so many options out there, it can

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Raytheon Gets $30M US Army Sensor Contract

Raytheon Co., McKinney, Texas, has been awarded a $29,776,287 firm-fixed-price contract for the purchase of 21 Common Sensor Payload systems to meet an increased production requirement of the Army Gray Eagle. One bid was solicited with one bid received. Work will be performed in McKinney, Texas, with an estimated completion

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Mexico Buys Aerostar Tactical Unmanned Aerial System

An Aerostar tactical unmanned aerial system (TUAS) from Israel’s Aeronautics has been purchased by the Mexican government through Balam Security (Balam Seguridad privada S.A. de C.V.), a vendor of military equipment and security systems in Latin America. The size of the deal was not disclosed, but it is estimated at

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Drone Volt Acquires Bankrupt Aerialtronics

Drone Volt, a France-based manufacturer of drones, has announced it is buying the assets of Dutch unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) company Aerialtronics, which recently announced it would be seeking partners and investors following a solvency procedure. Drone Volt, taking majority control of Aerialtronics, says the strategic acquisition will strengthen its

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Best Long-Range Drones

One of the most important features to look at when you’re buying a new drone is its controllable range – that is, how far apart the transmitter and the receiver can be without the connection breaking up. Most commercial drones can only manage a remote distance of 30

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The Complete Drone Buying Guide

Table of Contents What Are Drones Types of Drones My Picks for Each Drones Category How Do I Pick Which Kind of Drone to Buy Desirable Features in Drones Important Considerations for Beginners Frequently Asked Questions What Are Drones Back To Top Drones are unmanned aerial vehicles. We

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Top Black Friday Drones for 2017

With November 24th coming up fairly quickly, we’ve decided to put together a ranking of the top Black Friday drones for 2017. You don’t even have to go out and purchase one of these drones. In fact, you can do so right here, as there will be links at the

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Check out Lily Drone’s Comeback

Many drone consumers remember the Lily drone from its crowdfunding campaign in 2015. An eager group of buyers raised more than 34 million dollars for the adorable black drone with blue eyes drawn around the camera. With a ton of extra features, the market was excited for the incredible drone’s

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Paraguay Seeks UAV Interception Systems

The Paraguayan Ministry of Defence (MoD) has launched a tender to buy a system to jam and intercept unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). The move is aimed at curtailing unauthorised flights by Brazilian UAVs over Paraguay’s territory, military sources in Asunción told Jane’s . The system is expected to detect UAVs

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DRONEFAX Set to Capture Unrealized Market for Used Drones With Proprietary Inspection and Sales Model

The official launch of DRONEFAX (https://dronefax.us/) is big news for the drone industry, as the company offers a first-of-its-kind used drone brokerage service that includes physical inspection of every vehicle by a licensed FAA technician. DRONEFAX gives both sellers and buyers peace of mind and ensures a fair transaction. With

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171 We’re Buying a Golf Course!!

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In this episode of the podcast Josh and Austin join us to chat about the new DESTINATION LOCATION as well as other NEW and exciting initiatives that are making the hobby THAT much more accessible!

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U.S. military to buy counter-drone radars from RADA

Washington (UPI) Aug 18, 2017 –

RADA Electronic Industries Ltd. Of Israel this week announced an order from the U.S. military for its Multi-Mission Hemispheric Radar systems.

The more than $8 million order will be used by a “key U.S. military force” for air surveillance with “an emphasis on counter-UAS with the

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India’s top 10 drone startups

The Indian drone market is a burgeoning one, despite some restrictive legislation and rules concerning UAS in the country. India has need of drones for fast surveying and mapping of infrastructure and agriculture, and is both purchasing from foreign nations and developing UAS locally for use in the defence industry.

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Hangar’s New Drones in Construction Buyers Guide

Drones have been flying over construction sites for years, but have often been regarded as toys or seen as useful for only specific scenarios with high-technology needs, or perhaps to market sites with video or photos. Pilot programs continue to spring up, and technology is being introduced internally at a

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Fully Robotic Weaponry System on Airborne Platform

The Israeli military is buying small multi–rotor drones modified to carry a machine gun, a grenade launcher and variety of other weapons to fight tomorrow’s urban warfare battles. Their maker, Florida startup Duke Robotics, is pitching the TIKAD drone to the U.S military as well. Lt. Col. Raziel “Razi” Atuar,

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New era for Resource Group after management buy out

A successful management buyout of Resource Group’s Aviation and Aerospace Resourcing business (including Contractair Ltd) and its Aviation Technical Training business has been completed. The management buyout team has been led by Stephan Hickman who has 19 years of experience running various businesses in the group and who has assumed

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Getting Your First Pair of Drone Goggles

The Question: I am getting ready to buy my first pair of drone goggles. What should I look for so that I don’t have to upgrade in the very near future?

Answer: First-person-view (FPV) goggles enable drone enthusiasts to experience a first-person view in exciting new ways. When drone pilots,

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Israel Defense Forces to Buy Mass-Market Drones

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) will equip the majority of its combat companies by the end of this year with small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) designed for the consumer and commercial markets, a senior military source has told Jane’s. “We are going with the most highly sold unmanned aerial systems,

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Delair-Tech becomes the official national provider of fixed-wing drones for French government agencies

Delair-Tech, a leading commercial drone company, announced today that its DT18 and DT26X drones have been selected as the official choice for French government agencies purchasing fixed-wing unmanned aerial vehicles. The decision was made by the Union of Public Procurement Groups (UGAP) which acts as the purchasing conduit for

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