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American Made sUAS Target Drone

Autonomous Flight Technologies, Inc. has developed and prototyped an American made target drone designed to be utilized in CUAS testing named T.H.R.E.A.T (Tactical High Reconnaissance Aerial Evasive Target). Basically, instead of companies shooting down consumer rated drones from China, our system, having been designed and manufactured in the USA,

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Event 38 adds secure autopilot to E400 eVTOL drone

Event 38 Unmanned Systems, a leading manufacturer of American-made mapping drones, has combined its new E400 fixed-wing drone platform with Ironclad, a leading high-security flight controller by Asymmetric Technologies, LLC. The collaboration between Event 38 and Asymmetric began when Rob Hettler, president of Asymmetric, was investigating UAS platform options for

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Ford Patents Autonomous, Air-Ground Last-Mile Delivery System

Ford Motor Co. last week published a patent that outlines a system for “decentralized hybrid air-ground autonomous last-mile goods delivery.” That’s a mouthful, but essentially Ford wants to use its delivery vans to directly launch and control unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones. There’s a lot going on in the diagram

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Ukraine Unveils New Additions to ‘Drone Army’

The Ukrainian Army is doubling down on its use of drones in combating Russia’s invasion, having raised some $20 million in donations from abroad for remote-controlled aircraft. Used for both surveillance and airborne attacks, drones have been effective in going behind Russian lines, providing target coordinates for artillery strikes and

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New York UAS Test Site Selected for FAA UTM Field Test

FAA UTM Field Test project will test new capabilities and proposed standards that support complex, high-volume drone flights throughout diverse environments. (ROME, NEW YORK) – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded a task order contract to the New York UAS Test Site (NYUASTS) for the next uncrewed aircraft systems

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Ukraine Orders Vector Drones from Quantum-Systems

The Ministry of Defense of Ukraine has selected Vector drones from Quantum-Systems. The delivery in military support for Ukraine’s armed forces is being financed by German funds for security capacity building. Munich-based drone manufacturer Quantum-Systems has received an order from Ukraine for the delivery of reconnaissance drones. Part of the

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West Point Cadets Get CLDT Drone Training

Improving data collection and communication methods on the battlefield is an ever-evolving process at the West Point U.S. Military Academy. Because of this, professors in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science lent their robotics expertise to cadets to expand their training in battlefield tactics through the use of

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Skyports Closes Series B with $3M from ST Engineering Ventures

Skyports, the Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) vertiport infrastructure and drone services provider, has completed the final close of its Series B capital raise with fresh investment from ST Engineering through its Corporate Venture Capital unit, ST Engineering Ventures. ST Engineering, which has over 45 years of experience in the aerospace

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MQ-9 Reapers Prove Value in ACE Pacific Operation

Airmen on the South Pacific island of Palau watched intently as an MQ-9 Reaper flew in for an automatic landing recently. None grabbed the controls from the pilot, 7,000 miles away at Creech Air Force Base, Nevada. The landing marked the first time in a major Pacific exercise that the

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UAVOS demonstrates the opportunity of autonomous technology in forestry

UAVOS, a developer and manufacturer of security and commercial solutions based on advanced Unmanned Systems, has completed a drone-based forest inspection project to assess the general timber environment. Combining digital data and UAVOS’s customized software has provided innovative analysis of forestry data. UAVOS’s methodology is an advance for forestry, allowing

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Dynetics, Leidos Unmanned Systems (UxS) Engineer

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a talented Unmanned Systems (UxS) Engineer to join a diverse team to create unique solutions for complex problems. With offices across the United States engaging in the defence, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific and IT

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Robotic Skies and CORRIDOR Partner to Create Maintenance Technology Solutions for Next Gen UAS/AAM

Robotic Skies and Continuum Applied Technology, Inc., providers of CORRIDOR Aviation Service Software, announce that they have entered into a global strategic partnership, combining CORRIDOR’s industry-leading aviation maintenance platform with Robotic Skies’ global Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO) network for “Next Generation” Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) and Advanced Air Mobility

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Dedrone Launches DedronePortable

Dedrone has announced the launch of DedronePortable, an all-in-one kit that offers comprehensive drone detection, tracking, and identification capabilities (DTI) on the go. In use by multiple militaries, government agencies, and commercial entities around the world, DedronePortable offers Dedrone’s sophisticated machine learning technology and end-to-end defeat capabilities via a system

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American Water Earns FAA BVLOS Waiver

American Water, the nation’s largest publicly traded water and wastewater utility company, announced that it has been granted a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) waiver to fly Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS). This waiver will allow American Water to fly 4-miles from the UAS pilot providing the company with

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Bipartisan Bill to Help Protect Communities from UAS

U.S. Senators Gary Peters (D-MI), Chairman of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, and Ron Johnson (R-WI) introduced bipartisan legislation to significantly enhance our nation’s ability to counter the threat posed by unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), commonly known as drones. The bill will renew and expand existing authorities – which

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OneSky and ARA Robotics Deliver RPAS Solution for Quebec’s Qualia Test Centre Operations

OneSky, an unmanned traffic management (UTM) solution provider, partnering with ARA Robotics, a Canadian drone company, announce the delivery of a Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) test range solution for operations carried out at the Qualia Test Centre, part of Quebec’s UAS Centre of Excellence. The OneSky solution, backed by

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DroneShield Delivers Handheld C-UAS Solutions to US Government

DroneShield (U.S. subsidiary of DroneShield Ltd – Australia) has received and delivered upon a follow-on order by a U.S. Government agency for the company’s portable and handheld Counter-UAS (C-UAS) solutions. DroneShield, a developer of artificial intelligence based multi-mission solutions, known for its industry leading C-UAS (“Counter-drone” or “Anti-drone”) systems such

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US Air Force’s RQ-4 Global Hawks to Retire in FY27

The RQ-4 Global Hawk reconnaissance drone’s days are numbered, as the US Air Force plans to phase out all remaining air vehicles by fiscal 2027. Breaking Defense has obtained a June 27 letter from an Air Force Life Cycle Management Center contracting officer, which informed prime contractor Northrop Grumman of

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SOCOM to Buy ALTIUS UAS

The Department of Defense has announced that US Special Operations Command has awarded a $30.5 million contract to Area-I, LLC for the purchase of an unspecified quantity of the ALTIUS unmanned aerial system. ALTIUS, which stands for Agile-Launch, Tactically-Integrated, Unmanned System, is a line of three different products: the ALTIUS-600,

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Vigilant Aerospace Supports RIMPAC 22 Maritime Exercise with FlightHorizon COMMANDER for Historic UAS Flights

Vigilant Aerospace announced on Tuesday that it has provided a demonstration FlightHorizon COMMANDER airspace management system to the US Air Force in support of the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2022 exercise, currently going on in Hawaii and near Southern California. FlightHorizon COMMANDER is an airspace management and detect-and-avoid system

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Robotic Skies and CORRIDOR Aviation Service Software Announce Strategic Partnership to Create Maintenance Technology Solutions for Next-Gen UAS/AAM

Robotic Skies and Continuum Applied Technology, Inc., providers of CORRIDOR Aviation Service Software, announced today they have entered into a global strategic partnership, combining CORRIDOR’s industry-leading aviation maintenance platform with Robotic Skies’ global Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO) network for “Next Generation” Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) and Advanced Air Mobility

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RUAG Successfully Deploys New UAV Defense System

RUAG protected both this year’s World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos and the Ukraine Recovery Conference (URC) in Lugano against UAV threats. On behalf of the cantonal police of Graubünden and Tessin, RUAG has therefore for the first time successfully deployed its new UAV defense system in a defined perimeter.

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Tata Steel Partners to Develop Drone-Based Mining Solutions

Tata Steel has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Aarav Unmanned Systems (AUS), a Bangalore-based startup providing end-to-end drone solutions, for effective mine management. The primary goal of this collaboration is to jointly develop and offer sustainable & end-to-end integrated solutions that will focus on the efficiency, safety, and

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White House Plans Summit on Drones, Advanced Aviation

The White House is planning a summit on advanced air mobility on August 3rd. as the number of drones operating in the US accelerates. Panels will discuss the benefits and security concerns with drones and new technology, according to a draft agenda obtained by Bloomberg Government Officials, groups, and companies

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