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Drone Delivery Canada Awarded Third Patent

Drone Delivery Canada Corp. announced that on April 27, 2021, the United States Patent Office granted the Company U.S. Patent No. 10,987,184 for ‘Medical or Emergency Package and Method of Use Thereof’. The patent is directed to DDC’s proprietary, portable emergency or medical package. In particular, the patent is

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Delta Drone International (ASX:DLT) Expands Operations into Namibia

● Delta Drone International expands into Namibia to deliver advanced drone operations training for enterprise companies through Delta Drone International’s training brand, Drone Safety & Legal● For the first time in the region, courses provide advanced training covering all facets of drone program operation to drone professionals in the mining,

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Increasing Adoption of Aerial Delivery Drones Driving Autonomous Last-Mile Delivery Market: Fact.MR

Fact.MR’s recent research study on global autonomous last mile delivery market forecasts an impressive growth on the back of technological advancements in delivery systems. Demand for autonomous last mile delivery is skyrocketing with the rising adoption of autonomous vehicles for the delivery of products without any human intervention. The market

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Royal Mail and Windracers Scilly island trial

Royal Mail has also become the first to execute inter-island parcel deliveries across the Scillies, as part a the trial. The Government-funded project , which has been developed in partnership with DronePrep, Skyports, Consortiq Limited, University of Southampton, Excalibur Healthcare Services and Windracers Limited, will initially have a particular

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NASA UTM: A Giant Leap for Air Transportation

Just in the past few years, more than an estimated 700,000 unmanned aircraft systems, or UAS, have been purchased and are flying around our skies. With the push for these unmanned aircraft to be used in our daily lives for tasks such as; delivering goods to our door steps, monitoring

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Virginia Tech Survey Shows People Love Drone Deliveries

Christiansburg, Virginia, a town of roughly 22,000 people, is the site of the most advanced residential drone delivery trial in the United States, launched by the Alphabet subsidiary Wing in October 2019. Virginia Tech researchers conducted a survey in November 2020 to assess the community’s sentiment. Wing provided funding for

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FLIR Gets New $15.4M US Army Contract for Black Hornet

FLIR Systems, Inc. announced it has won an additional $15.4 million contract to deliver its FLIR Black Hornet 3 Personal Reconnaissance Systems (PRS) to the U.S. Army. The advanced nano-unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are being used to augment squad and small unit-level surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities as part of the

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Global e-bike Innovator Zoomo Driving Electrification of Last-Mile Delivery, Backed by new AirTree investment

Australian born e-bike innovator Zoomo, announces today it has secured $12 million from existing and new investors, led by top tier Australian VC, AirTree, as they expand into new markets and invest in further innovation of its commercial use electric bike platform. AirTree Venturesled the capital raise as a new

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Allan Panthera and Pravo Consulting announce strategic partnership – Campaign Catapult

New end-to-end service portfolio sets out to deliver enduring solutions to suit a rangeof budgets for new entrants, start-ups and developed mid to enterprise-sizebusinesses operating in the Uncrewed Aerial Systems (UAS) market. ‘CampaignCatapult’ will target current and aspiring disruptive leaders in a range of segmentsincluding Uncrewed Aerial Vehicle (UAV) manufacturers,

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Flirtey implements Kongsberg Geospatial IRIS Airspace Awareness technology to enable FAA Certification for BVLOS drone delivery operations

Ottawa, CA: Kongsberg Geospatial, developer of the TerraLens Geospatial Soft Ware Development Kit (SDK), and Flirtey, the pioneer and a leader in the commercial drone delivery industry in the US, announced today that the Kongsberg Geospatial IRIS airspace situational awareness application has been implemented by Flirtey within their autonomous software

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Drone Delivery Startup Manna Raises $25M

Manna announces a $25M Series A led by Draper Esprit, with participation from Team Eurpope, DST Global, and with participation from existing investors Dynamo Ventures, Atlantic Bridge, and Elkstone. Manna designs, builds and operates unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) which perform high-speed deliveries of cargo up to 3kgs (6.5lbs) in

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US State Department Approves $1.6BN MQ-9B Deal for Australia

The US State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Australia of MQ-9B Remotely Piloted Aircraft and related equipment for an estimated cost of $1.651 billion. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on

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MissionGO Takes Next Step in Unmanned Aircraft Cargo Delivery

MissionGO Unmanned Systems announced today that the FAA certification office has approved MissionGO’s MG Velos 100 airworthiness criteria as part of MissionGO’s Type Certificate application, a milestone marking the brand’s next big step in pushing the boundaries of Unmanned Aircraft System capabilities. It is also expected that the FAA will

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Wingcopter announces world’s first triple-drop delivery drone to power logistical highways in the sky

Variety of new features and redundant system architecture for efficient, reliable and safedelivery operations Delivery of up to three packages to multiple locations during one flight Fleet operation of up to 10 Wingcopters simultaneously by one single operator AI-based visual detect-and-avoid solution and smart precision landing capability Serial production in

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Wingcopter Announces World First Triple-Drop Delivery Drone

Wingcopter, the German developer, manufacturer and service-provider of Unmanned Aircraft Systems for commercial and humanitarian applications, introduced its new drone generation, the Wingcopter 198. The Wingcopter 198 is an all-electric, vertical-take-off-and-landing (eVTOL), fixed-wing drone that has been designed from the ground up to meet aviation safety and reliability requirements. The

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AeroVironment Gets US Special Ops $26M Switchblade 600 Contract

AeroVironment, Inc. announced it was awarded a cost-plus-fixed-fee contract on March 31, 2021 by the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) for $26,120,810 with $7,159,036 funded upon receipt. The contract includes delivery and integration of Switchblade 600 tactical missile systems into specialized maritime platforms, scheduled to be completed by

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Pentagon Completes First C-sUAS Tech Demonstration

Technology developers came together to show their latest in counter drone technology during a demonstration at Yuma Proving Ground, Ariz. Focused on Low Collateral Effects Interceptors (LCEI), this demonstration is the first in an on-going series of semi-annual demonstrations aimed at evaluating technologies to deliver an enterprise approach to counter

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Iris Automation announces the availability of groundbreaking detect and avoid system, Casia X, with enhanced 360-degree performance

Iris Automation’s onboard multi-camera detect and avoid (DAA) system, Casia® X, will be available for shipping May 21, 2021. Casia X is the only solution for commercial drones and unpiloted aircraft delivering a full 360° radial detection capability using computer vision technology. Originally introduced as Casia 360, Casia X is

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China’s SF Express and Pipistrel to Develop VTOL Cargo Drone

SF Express, China’s leading integrated logistics provider, intends to expand its delivery network fleet through the deployment of large cargo unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) with vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) capability. Together with its Munich based subsidiary, Amazilia Aerospace, SF Express has partnered with Pipistrel, a Slovenian aerospace company, to

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Medical Drone Delivery Network to take flight in the heart of England, potentially cutting waiting times

New consortium created to revolutionise medical deliveries, aiming to reduce waiting times for medicine and other medical supplies Focus is on COVID supplies, pathology samples & blood transfusions delivered via a connected national network Consortium led by Skyfarer alongside Altitude Angel, O2, Cranfield University, and Phoenix Wings New delivery system

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ANA HOLDINGS and Wingcopter Partner to Accelerate the Development of Drone Delivery Infrastructure

ANA HOLDINGS INC. (hereinafter “ANA HD”) is collaborating with German drone manufacturer and service provider Wingcopter to accelerate the delivery of vital pharmaceuticals and other consumer products via unmanned aircraft. The two aviation innovators is conducting comprehensive trials with the electrical fixed-wing VTOL (Vertical Take-Off and Landing) aircraft developed by

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