Tagged: Reviews

‘All the warfare of the future’: Drones, new technology and the Integrated Review

At the beginning of March, the government will publish its long-awaited Integrated Review of Security, Defence, Development and Foreign Policy, known (thankfully) as ‘The Integrated Review’. It’s purpose is to “define the Government’s ambition for the UK’s role in the world and the long-term strategic aims for our national

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Humans First: A Manifesto for the Age of Robotics. A review of Frank Pasquale’s ‘New Laws of Robotics’

In 2018, the hashtag #ThankGodIGraduatedAlready began trending on China’s Weibo social media platform. The tag reflected concerns among Chinese students that schools had begun to install the ‘Class Care System’, developed by the Chinese technology company Hanwang. Cameras monitor pupils’ facial expressions with deep learning algorithms identifying each

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Kleos Space Business Progress Update

New Agreement with the Chilean Air Force First Cluster – Recently launched Kleos Scouting Mission Schedule Progress Payload commissioning to commence shortly followed by Data transfer validation and Revenue Second Cluster – Polar Vigilance Mission Schedule Progress Critical Design Review in progress Kleos Space S.A. (ASX: KSS, Frankfurt: KS1,) (Kleos

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DJI Mini 2 Review

Almost exactly a year after DJI came out with the Mavic Mini, the updated and improved successor, the Mini 2 was released. The Mavic Mini was a strategic release in

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Webinar: Propulsion Systems for UAV/UAS/RPAS

The webinar will initially review currently available propulsion technologies in the UAV/UAS/RPAS sector and then see how they stack up against existing and potential future customer requirements. It will then move onto specifically discuss why AIE believes rotary engines are the premier solution for this application. This webinar is available

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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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Customer Finds 25 Issues with HorseFly Drone

Workhorse is making a line of drones designed for parcel delivery, and at least some of those machines are facing difficulties, according to a customer letter reviewed by Barron’s. A logistics firm that bought and tested an early version of Workhorse’s drone, called HorseFly, says the product suffers from critical

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Japan Having Second Thoughts on Global Hawk

Two years ago Japan paid American Northrop Grumman nearly $500 million for a trio of Global Hawk spy drones, with deliveries wrapping up in 2022. Now Tokyo reportedly is reconsidering the purchase. The review comes a year after Iranian forces shot down a U.S. Navy Global Hawk that was flying

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