month : 09/2016 80 results

US Navy Buys 10 More Fire Scout UAVs

Northrop Grumman will build ten additional MQ-8C Fire Scouts for the US Navy, bringing the service’s total order for the intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance UAVs to 29. The next-generation Fire Scout, which will provide surveillance for the littoral combat ship, has completed 750 hours ...

Texas UAS Test Site Approved For Flights Up To 1,200 Feet

At the FAA Test Site Technical Interchange Meeting held this week in Corpus Christi, the Lone Star UAS Center of Excellence and Innovation (LSUASC) at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, along with the other five federally designated test sites, received a Certificate of Authorization (COA) to ...

International Drone Expo to Host Official MultiGP Sanctioned Drone Race in Los Angeles

International Drone Expo (IDE), the largest gathering of the most innovative and leading members of the UAV community from around the globe, will hold its first annual Drone Race inside the Los Angeles Convention Center this December. MultiGP, the sanctioning body and leading drone racing league ...

PowerVision Announces PowerEye Now Available for Global Pre-Order

PowerVision Technology Group, a worldwide leader in UAV, robotics and big data technologies, announced that the PowerEyeTM professional cinematography drone is now available for global pre-order. With features including Dual Viewing and an optional thermal/natural light switchable camera, PowerEye ...

Lockheed Martin Conducts Underwater UAS Launch From An AUV

Lockheed Martin successfully launched Vector Hawk, a small, unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), on command from the Marlin MK2 autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) during a cross-domain command-and-control event hosted by the U.S. Navy, the company announced in a Sept. 28 release.In addition to ...

Review: VIFLY R220 A Different Kind Of FPV Drone

The VIFLY team consists of FPV Racers and enthusiasts. Who really enjoy the passion and fun that the drone racing brings The VIFLY R220  is a 100% ready-to-fly FPV Racer, no assemble, no calibration, just fly it right out of the box. We employ a brand new unified body design which makes the drone ...

US Navy Tests Counter-UAS Capabilities Aboard Warships

The U.S. Navy has announced that it has tested counter-unmanned aerial system (C-UAS) capabilities aboard guided-missile destroyers USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) and USS Lassen (DDG 82) during exercise Black Dart off the coast of Destin, Florida.The exercise provides a venue where participants ...

ApolloShield Develops New Counter-UAV System

Israeli company ApolloShield has developed a new counter-unmanned aerial vehicle (C-UAV) system designed to detect, identify, and defeat illicit UAVs.Formerly known as AirFence, the eponymously named ApolloShield system detects UAVs using acoustic, optical, and/or radio sensors, before comman...

GA-ASI Demonstrates Advanced Communications Capability

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI), a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) systems, radars, and electro-optic and related mission systems solutions, today announced that its Network Centric Communications Pod (NCCP) successfully demonstrated the ability to ...

DroneDeploy Speeds Up Drone Mapping for Remote Users with Limited Internet Connectivity

DroneDeploy, a leader in cloud-based drone software, today announced a new solution that addresses drone data portability challenges in remote areas that have Internet bandwidth constraints. DroneDeploy’s new Turbo Uploader makes it exponentially faster for users with slow Internet speeds to ...