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L3 Harris Specialist, Pilot

L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to

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World’s First Hands-Free Jetpack Prototype Revealed

The world’s first hands-free jetpack created by two British entrepreneurs has been revealed. These are the first images ever released of Maverick Aviation’s prototype, which promises to transform the way challenging maintenance, inspections and rescues are carried out worldwide. The jetpack is the brainchild of Hollywood animatronics expert Matt Denton

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Raytheon Demos Coyote Variant for ALE Air Vehicle Requirement

Raytheon Missiles & Defense has completed the first flight test of an unmanned aircraft system (UAS) configuration, based on its Coyote Block 3 Non-Kinetic (Block 3NK) reusable UAS design, which it is advancing as an intended air vehicle solution for the US Army’s embryonic Air Launched Effects (ALE) programme. Conducted

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Messerschmitt Bf 109

The Messerschmitt Bf 109 was the first truly modern fighter. With its all-metal stressed-skin construction, mono-wing design, enclosed cockpit, and retractable landing gear, it had no equal. It was the fastest military plane in the sky for six years — until another German plane, the Focke-Wulf Fw 190, supplanted it.

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BlueHalo Performs Successful Demonstration for Defense Innovation Unit

BlueHalo’s small unmanned aerial systems team successfully completed a capabilities demonstration of BlueHalo’s, American-made Group 1 sUAS for Defense Innovation Unit at a DoD facility in California. BlueHalo was recently awarded a contract to participate in DIU’s Blue 2.0 Prototype OTA effort, designed to streamline government acquisition of approved NDAA

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RAF Waddington Gets £94m Drone Fleet Upgrade

A £94m scheme to upgrade an RAF station in Lincolnshire so it can house a new fleet of drones when they enter service in 2024 has been announced. A prototype of the Protector aircraft, which flies without a pilot onboard, was shown at RAF Waddington earlier. All 16 drones on

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L3 Harris – Composite Technician B

TUCSON, ARIZONA JOB ID AS20211008-67195 L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and

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Chinese Air Force May Be Getting a Hypersonic Drone

Chinese researchers say that they have made major strides toward designing a hypersonic drone. In a peer-reviewed paper in the journal Tactical Missile Technology, Beihang University’s Dai Fei and his team posited that they have made significant progress on a classified hypersonic drone model. Their work, first reported by the

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Alti to reach new heights following $7.5M acquisition by Avnon Group

Avnon Group concluded an agreement to acquire a substantial stake of equity in ALTI Unmanned Aircraft Systems, an award-winning hybrid UAS developer and manufacturer specializing in the production of vertical take-off and landing uav’s designed to operate in the demanding security & surveillance sector. ALTI has been developing, manufacturing and

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UAV Corp Successfully Tests Hybrid Electric Airship

UAV Corp’s Skyborne Technology (STI), Research in Flight (RIF) as Prime contractor, Auburn University and Gulf Coast State College have successfully tested the pre-flight systems of the U.S. Airforce AFWERX program prototype the DATT MA 600 (Detachable Airship from a Tether Technology) Hybrid Electric Extended Range Airship with

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Martin Baker MB5 – Best British Fighter to Never Serve?

The British Martin-Baker MB 5 was the ultimate development of a series of prototype fighter aircraft built during the Second World War. Neither the MB 5 nor its predecessors ever entered production, despite what test pilots described as excellent performance. Martin-Baker Aircraft began the MB 5 as the second Martin-Baker

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Malaysian university, Universiti Tenaga Nasional joins DLE, expanding the ecosystem contributing to its global expansion

Putrajaya, Malaysia – The Malaysian university, Universiti Tenaga Nasional (The Energy University) UNITEN and its commercialisation arm, URND Sdn. Bhd., and the Singaporean company AirGo Design Pte Ltd are officially acknowledging collaboration on technology commercialisation, fundraising and venture building in the focus area of drone logistics industry. UNITEN is considered

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Terrafugia Launches New Brand and Commercial UAV

Terrafugia Inc. has announced the launch of a new brand, Commaris, and the brand’s first product, the SEEKER, an innovative, electric, fixed-wing/VTOL hybrid aircraft designed explicitly for autonomous commercial aerial applications. The SEEKER has a long-endurance capability with more than three hours of flight time without a battery change, saving

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U.S., India sign $22M agreement to develop unmanned aerial vehicles

Washington DC (UPI) Sep 3, 2021 –

The United States and India signed an agreement to co-develop air-launched unmanned aerial vehicles, the U.S. Air Force announced Friday.

The agreement is the first project planned under the U.S.-India Defense Technology and Trade Initiative, which was designed to promote technology exchange, cooperative research and

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Airvolute – DroneCore.Suite

Autonomous drones solution for developers One-stop solution for drone developers combining the best features of Nvidia Jetson NX and The Cube autopilot with the AI-ready autonomous software stack, rich connectivity and different payloads support. Designing and developing of enterprise-grade autonomous drones has never been easier. It is time to focus

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EHang Performs Trial Flights in Estonia

EHang Holdings Limited announced that its flagship passenger-grade AAV EHang 216 and Falcon logistics model have completed Beyond Visual Line of Sight trial flights for airport transport and parcel delivery in Estonia under the European Union’s GOF 2.0 Integrated Urban Airspace Validation (“GOF 2.0”) project. The project is designed to

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Veronte, the first autopilot using Model-Based design

The customization of the control systems is a key element for the success of aUAV project. Each aircraft has unique characteristics and needs, depending on itsstructure and the mission entrusted to it. That is why the performance of the control system must be adapted to the requirements of each system.

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MCTECH Presents New C-UAS Manpack System

MCTECH, an Israeli company specializing in the development and production of electronic warfare solutions for security forces, armies, and governments, unveiled recently the MC-HORIZON D360BP, a multi-layered manpack system designed to protect against UAVs. The reactive system can identify drones, acquire the targets, and neutralize them automatically from far distances.

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Deutsche Aircraft Selects HEGGEMANN AG for D328ecoTM Wing Industrialization and Production

Deutsche Aircraft, the new purpose-driven German aircraft Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM), announced today the selection of HEGGEMANN AG for the D328ecoTM wing industrialization and production. This agreement covers the manufacturing of the D328ecoTM wing box and engine support. The aerodynamically optimized wing design of the D328ecoTM will be manufactured in

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Advanced Aircraft Company First Place Winner in the NIST First Responder UAS Endurance Challenge

Advanced Aircraft Company (AAC), a developer of long-endurance hybrid-electric unmanned aircraft systems designed for a wide range of commercial, defense and public safety applications, has been named one of seven finalists in the NIST First Responder UAS Endurance Challenge, which was sponsored by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute

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Carbonix Partners with Robotic Skies to Advance Global Field Support

Robotic Skies Inc, a global marketplace for commercial drone maintenance services, and Carbonix, a leading Australian designer, manufacturer, and operator of unmanned aerial data capture solutions, are partnering to provide an international field support program for customers who operate Carbonix Volanti and Domani UAVs. Carbonix UAV solutions deliver high-quality aerial

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PteroDynamics Secures Contract with US Navy to Deliver Cargo VTOL Aircraft

PteroDynamics, an aircraft design and manufacturing company that develops innovative vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft, is today announcing it has secured a contract with Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) to deliver 3 VTOL prototypes for the Blue Water Maritime Logistics UAS (BWUAS) program. In 2018, Military Sealift

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German flight management Startup Unisphere is joining the Drone Logistics Ecosystem to extend its reach beyond EU

Konstanz, Germany- Unisphere is announcing its collaboration with AirGo Designfacilitated through Drone Logistics Ecosystem. Unisphere’s mission is to drive the safeautomation of flight operations of unmanned aircraft. In that course, Unisphere iscollaborating with AirGo in software development for smart/traceable ultra-lightweight DroneBox™ using its proprietary solutions applied in advanced air mobility.

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Gannet Glide Drone

The Gannet Glide Drone (GGD) is a 1.6kg air-launched extended-range precision payload delivery system, capable of deployment at the dismounted combat level. Launching from manned or unmanned platforms such as the Cerberus UAS, the GGD is designed with a modular payload bay that accepts electronic warfare systems, communications nodes,

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Domo Tactical Communications launches 2X1W SDR & WUI at DSEI 2021

Domo Tactical Communications (DTC), the wireless communications specialist, is launching its Software Defined Radio 2x1W Plain (SOL8SDR2x1W-P) at DSEI 2021. The SOL8SDR2x1W-P is designed to meet the requirements of unmanned platforms, enabling high-speed, long-range, encrypted links for the reliable transfer of video, audio, data, and general IP network traffic in

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MZA Associates Gets $19M US Navy C-UAS Laser Weapon Contract

Officials of the U.S. Office of Naval Research (ONR) in Arlington, Va., announced an $18.7 million contract to MZA Associates to develop the counter unmanned aerial vehicle (C-UAS) High Energy Laser Weapon System (HELWS). MZA engineers will design, develop, deliver, integrate, test, and demonstrate a compact, portable, low-cost and reliable

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