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Military, industry executives, government and researchers from across the globe are set to attend Counter-UAS

New York NY (SPX) Feb 26, 2021 –

The Counter-UAS Online Summit will provide a forum for military leaders, program executive officers, industry executives, academics and researchers to focus on CUAS operations across the US Military, Federal Government, Critical Infrastructure, public sector, and other soft target areas.

The event will take place

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Northwest UAV and US Naval Research Laboratory Test a Hydrogen Powered UAV Propulsion System

Through a cooperative agreement, Northwest UAV (NWUAV) and the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) have successfully completed a hydrogen fuel cell prototype designed specifically for the high power-to-weight ratio and harsh operational requirements of unmanned systems. After a successful first operational test, NWUAV and NRL plan further developments to

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EHang provide more sales details

EHang Holdings Limited (Nasdaq: EH) (“EHang” or the “Company”), the world’s leading autonomous aerial vehicle (“AAV”) technology platform company, today provides additional details concerning its sales contracts with a customer, and further refutes the false allegations made by Wolfpack Research, a short-seller. Shanghai Kunxiang Intelligent Technology Co., Ltd. (“Kunxiang”) is

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AFWERX supported electric scalable aerial transport project launched

Research in Flight (RIF), Flugauto, and Auburn University have teamed up to explore thepotential of Flugauto’s aerial transport platform for disaster response and military supportmissions. With the support of AFWERX, a United States Air Force program, the three partners have recently launched phase I leveraging NASA software for the design

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EHang: A Stock Promotion Destined To Crash And Burn

Wolfpack Research, a global financial research & due diligence firm dedicated to protecting investors by ensuring a balance in the financial ecosystem, just published a report revealing why they believe EHang NASDAQ: EH is an elaborate stock promotion, built on largely fabricated revenues based on sham sales contracts with a

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EHang Joins EU-Supported SAFIR-Med Project

EHang Holdings Limited announced its participation as the only passenger eVTOL partner in the SAFIR-Med project. SAFIR-Med, which stands for “Safe and Flexible Integration of Advanced U-Space Services for Medical Air Mobility”, is a research and innovation project to promote the use of unmanned aviation in healthcare systems across

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Silent Arrow Gets US Air Force Contract

Silent Arrow has announced the United States Air Force has awarded contract FA864921P0478 entitled “Feasibility of Downsizing and Adapting Commercial Silent Arrow Cargo Delivery UAS to Meet Specific AFSOC Operational Requirements” to the company effective February 5, 2021. The contract will be executed in partnership with the Air Force Research

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USAF plans more tests of drone-fighter plane collaborations

Washington DC (UPI) Feb 5, 2021 –

Despite disappointment in December, new tests of the “Golden Horde” weapons system of swarming drones will begin in February, the U.S. Air Force said.

An element of the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Vanguard project, the system involves unmanned aerial vehicles, working as a group to

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EHang: Trouble in AAM land

Oh dear, Wolfpack has looked properly at EHang. In their own words, Wolfpack is a global financial research & due diligence firm dedicated to protecting investors by ensuring the natural balance of the financial ecosystem. Pretty meaningless to me! But the fact that people that understand investing and stuff are

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Army SBIR test results indicate the FPS is the most silent propulsion method in the skies

Jetoptera has conducted a series of tests to measure the noise signature of its patented 200 lbf- class Fluidic Propulsive System (FPS™) thrust augmentors as a subcontractor to Paragrine Systems, under a United States Department of Defense-funded research collaboration. The testing compared the Jetoptera FPS™ to a conventional reciprocating engine-driven

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GA-ASI Gets $9M DARPA Longshot Contract

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. Poway, California, was awarded a $9,037,064 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the Longshot Phase One. This contract provides for the research, development, and demonstration of the Longshot. Work will be performed in Poway, California (71%); Orlando Florida (14%); Buffalo, New York (7%); Kirkland, Washington (5%); and Pontiac,

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Northrop Grumman Gets DARPA Longshot Contract

Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) Tactical Technology Office (TTO) to develop an advanced technology weapon concept designed to significantly increase engagement range and weapon effectiveness of U.S. Forces against adversary air threats. “Our collaboration with DARPA is the

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Cranfield – Research Fellow in Future Air Mobility (2 posts)

Cranfield University’s world-class expertise, large-scale facilities and unrivalled industry partnerships is creating leaders in technology and management globally. Learn more about Cranfield and our unique impact here. Cranfield School of Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing welcomes applications from prospective Research Fellows in Future Air Mobility, as part of the H2020 SESAR

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ICAO DRONE ENABLE Symposium 2021

Date:13 – 15 April and 20 – 21 April 2021Location:Virtual/OnlineVenue:Virtual/OnlineAddressing Tomorrow’s Challenges Today ICAO DRONE ENABLE 2021 Virtual Symposium will continue to see key stakeholders from industry, academia, government and international organizations in the unmanned aviation sector come together to exchange best practices, lessons learned, research material and challenges related

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Google Requests FAA Approval to Test Fire-Fighting Drones

Google last week applied to the FAA for permission to test out the use of drones for monitoring and fighting fires. Google Research Climate and Energy Group (Google Research) requested permission to operate the HSE-UAV M8A Pro unmanned aircraft system, weighing over 55 pounds (lbs.), for testing fire-fighting and monitoring

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New Drone Surveillance System to be Deployed on Canadian Coast Guard Vessels in Trials Funded by DRDC

Ottawa, CA: Kongsberg Geospatial announced today that it has been selected by Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) to conduct trials of a new long-endurance UAV surveillance system for the Canadian Coast Guard. The MartinUAV V-BAT aircraft was selected to provide the unique ability to combine take off and landing

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NOAA Tests Drones that Hunt Hurricanes

In clear skies over Maryland the week of January 11, NOAA scientists launched a new uncrewed small aircraft — a research drone — from a NOAA Hurricane Hunter plane to test its ability to gather weather data that could improve hurricane forecasts. “We’re hopeful this new technology, once it can

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SESAR JU Urban Air Mobility Research Project Kicks Off

The SESAR JU project “GOF 2.0 Integrated Urban Airspace Validation”, with a consortium of 13 members, will focus on the safe, secure, and sustainable integration of unmanned aerial vehicle and air taxi operations in urban airspace and kicked-off at the end of January. With the further enhancement of unmanned aerial

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SESAR JU kicks off urban air mobility research project GOF 2.0

With the further enhancement of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and air taxis in the rapidly growing drone market comes the need for the evolution of technologies and framework conditions for their safe coexistence with manned aircraft. The SESAR JU project “GOF 2.0 Integrated Urban Airspace Validation”, with a consortium of

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EU AiRMOUR Project Tests Medical Emergency Drones

As populations grow, traditional traffic infrastructure is pushed to its limits. Mobility is, therefore, expanding into the third dimension – the airspace. AiRMOUR is a research and innovation project supporting sustainable air mobility in urban contexts via emergency and medical services. The project will test both manned and unmanned drones

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AiRMOUR project opens up the skies for medical emergency drones

As populations grow, traditional traffic infrastructure is pushed to its limits. Mobility is, therefore, expanding into the third dimension – the airspace. AiRMOUR is a research and innovation project supporting sustainable air mobility in urban contexts via emergency and medical services. The project will test both manned and unmanned drones

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Jaunt awarded Air Force Research contract for advanced thermoplastics and manufacturability for low-cost eVTOL Aircraft Production

Jaunt Air Mobility announced today the Air Force Research Laboratory awarded the company a Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) contract. The research team, including Triumph Aerospace Structures and Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), will investigate the integration of novel thermoplastic technologies and low-cost production techniques into an all-electric vertical

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UK Consortium to Propel Next Generation of Electric Aircraft

Blue Bear Systems Research, a UK Small to Medium Enterprise in Bedford, has formed a seven-strong consortium to develop a next generation, all electric, propulsion module to enhance aircraft performance while reducing operating costs. The propulsion module is a scalable design and is the first in a range of products

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MSU Uses Acoustic Anechoic Chamber to Develop Quieter Drones

A newly constructed interior room at Mississippi State’s Raspet Flight Research Laboratory has been labeled the university’s quietest. Known as an acoustic anechoic chamber, the room, designed and built by Raspet’s engineers in consultation with expert faculty within MSU’s Bagley College of Engineering, absorbs reflections of sound waves. The room

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