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US Air Force to Test Weapons Swarming Software in October

US Air Force researchers in October will test whether a software version of the service’s developmental weapons swarm can make its way through a combat mission and reroute itself as conditions change. The demonstration is part of the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Golden Horde initiative, a high-profile project to create

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Blue Blocks Montessori School from India files a record 5 patents for student Inventions in Drones

Barely nine months since the launch of their Drone Research and Innovation Centre, Blue Blocks Montessori School, Hyderabad has filed for a record 5 patents for Inventions in Drones designed by their young students. The slew of innovations has been made possible by young inventors to tackle new-age challenges faced

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Caged Drone Explores Depths of Greenland Ice Caves

Flyability’s indoor drone technology was recently used by a team of researchers to explore and document some of the deepest ice caves in the world, located in Greenland. The expedition was sponsored by apparel company Moncler and took place over two weeks in 2018 on the Greenland ice sheet,

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LG Chem has succeeded in flying at high altitude with a lithium-sulfur battery for the first time in Korea

■ Loaded a lithium-sulfur battery on a solar-powered unmanned aerial vehicle (EAV-3) developed by Korea Aerospace Research Institute – Conducted a first flight test using a lithium-sulfur battery in Korea ■ Confirmed a stable charge/discharge function of a lithium-sulfur battery in the extreme environment of the stratosphere – Flied with

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Precision Technologies and Embention, the perfect symbiosis

In the market of the UAVs, the professional drones and components for aerial unmanned vehicles, exhaustive market research either national or internationally is essential to get success. In Embention, our expansionist policy and a continuously growing trajectory have taken us to look for new partners all over the world, being

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SRC Demonstrates On-the-Move CUAS Technology at Apollyon Test Event

SRC Inc., recently demonstrated an on-the-move configuration of the Silent Archer counter-unmanned aircraft system (UAS) technology at the Apollyon test event at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida. SRC integrated systems from our partners Persistent Systems, Copious Imaging, and Defense Research Associates, to demonstrate the only on-the-move counter-UAS solution during

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Event 38 Unmanned Systems to Build Heavy Lift eVTOL

Innovative Technology Advances University Research RICHFIELD, OH—September 15, 2020– Event 38 Unmanned Systems has been commissioned by a university research team to build a heavy lift electric vertical takeoffand landing aircraft (eVTOL) for a highly specialized physics payload. The partnership will allow the university to perform a cutting-edge research project

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Martin UAV V-BAT Selected As The First-Ever VTOL Medium Range UAS To Be Evaluated During An Operational Coast Guard Patrol

Martin UAV, in collaboration with the Coast Guard Research and Development Center (RDC), began a contractor-owned, contractor-operated deployment on-board a Coast Guard cutter in the SOUTHCOM area of responsibility on Aug. 13-14, 2020. The project, which is utilizing the Martin UAV V-BAT, is part of an effort to assess how

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Taiwan Target Drone Found Beached in Japan

Taiwan’s military research institute, National Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology (NCSIST) has verified that a drone found on Taketomi Island, Okinawa, is one of its own. The military drone was found on the island September 8. Marked “MQM-107E,” the drone was identified as an American made model used by

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ArduBee Kickstarter

ArduBee is the smallest and lightest modular quadcopter platform based on ArduPilot Open Source software capable of indoor and outdoor flying equipped with powerful H7 MCU flight controller. This tiny ArduPilot UAV will permit education and research initiatives, or just everyone who is keen to play with cutting-edge technology and

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Standards and drones – BSI Industry Review

This is an online workshop about drones and standardisation. With a view to finding out where and how standards can help, BSI is researching drone-related regulatory and guidance projects in the UK and significant areas of regulation and standardization abroad. We’re running this online workshop to add to our knowledge.

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NVIDIA to Acquire Arm for $40 Billion, Creating World’s Premier Computing Company for the Age of AI

Unites NVIDIA’s leadership in artificial intelligence with Arm’s vast computing ecosystem to drive innovation for all customers NVIDIA will expand Arm’s R&D presence in Cambridge, UK, by establishing a world-class AI research and education center, and building an Arm/NVIDIA-powered AI supercomputer for groundbreaking research NVIDIA will continue Arm’s open-licensing model

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Manifold Robotics and New York Power Authority to Enable Safe Drone Operation Near Power Lines

Manifold Robotics has announced an agreement with the New York Power Authority (NYPA), the nation’s largest state public power organization, to develop unmanned aircraft systems (UASs) capable of operating safely near power lines. With partial funding from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), under this project,

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US Military Tests VR-Controlled Drone-Intercepting Drones

Following a joint R&D program led by the Directorate of Defense Research and Development (DDR&D), in the Israel Ministry of Defense, with drone developer, XTEND, and the Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office (CTTSO), of the U.S. Department of Defense, an operational pilot program has been launched employing Sparrowhawk drones in

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senseFly Drones Monitor Lake Winnipeg Ice Hazards

senseFly fixed-wing drones have been used to track and monitor the formation of lake ice hazards on Lake Winnipeg by NextGen Environment Research Inc., a Canadian company based in Winnipeg. The project, conducted as part of the Canadian Space Agencies Earth Observation Applications Development Program (EODAP), aimed to identify and

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Leonardo Delivers C-UAS Technology to Royal Air Force

Leonardo in the UK has delivered the first of four complete baseline counter-drone systems to the Royal Air Force in support of the next stage of its Counter-Unmanned Aerial System (C-UAS) research and development programme. The ORCUS system is now playing a key role in a wide-ranging testing and evaluation

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Leonardo delivers counter-drone technology to the Royal Air Force to support the research and development programme SYNERGIA

The RAF will use the Leonardo Counter-Unmanned Aerial System (C-UAS) equipment as part of its ongoing research programme to develop the ORCUS C-UAS system. This developing system also provides a national standby capability to support emergency services across the UK in crisis situations Due to the serious nature of the

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senseFly drones help monitor Lake Winnipeg ice hazards

CHESEAUX-SUR-LAUSANNE, Switzerland, September 2020 – senseFly fixed-wing drones have been used to track and monitor the formation of lake ice hazards on Lake Winnipeg by NextGen Environment Research Inc., a Canadian company based in Winnipeg. The project, conducted as part of the Canadian Space Agencies Earth Observation Applications Development Program

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GA-ASI Successfully Demonstrates High-Powered Computing at the Edge with AFRL’s Agile Condor Pod

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc.(GA-ASI), with the support of SRC Inc., successfully integrated and flew the Air Force Research Laboratory’s (AFRL) Agile Condor Pod on an MQ-9 Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) at GA-ASI’s Flight Test and Training Center in Grand Forks, North Dakota. The Agile Condor Pod provides on-board high-speed

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Dynetics Flies Second X-61A Gremlins Air Vehicle

Dynetics, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, successfully tested a second X-61A Gremlins Air Vehicle (GAV), as well as the Gremlins airborne recovery system, last month at Dugway Proving Ground in Utah for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). The series of tests focused on risk reduction, as

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FAA Announces $7.5M in 19 UAS Research Grants to Universities

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is awarding $7.5 million in research, education, and training grants to universities that comprise the agency’s Air Transportation Center of Excellence (COE) for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), also known as the Alliance for System Safety of UAS

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