month : 02/2018 48 results

EQ-4 Global Hawk  UAS Aith A BACN Payload Reaches 20K Flight Hours

On Feb. 13, one of the U.S. Air Force RQ-4 Global Hawk drones reached 20,000 flight hours. The UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) is one of the three RQ-4Bs converted into EQ-4 and carry the BACN payload instead of the imagery intelligence (IMINT) sensors: it’s primarily a data and communications ...

Vahanas’ Alpha One Soars On Its First Fully Self-Piloted Flight

It was a historic day for Airbus, A3, and the Vahana team when Alpha One, the first full-scale aircraft lifted off on January 31, 2018, in Pendleton, Oregon. At 8:52 AM Pacific Time the fully self-piloted vehicle reached a height of 5 meters (16 feet) before descending and landing safely. ...

U.T.SEC 2018: “UAS are an integral part of all risk analyses and security concepts”

Wilfried Joswig, Director of the VfS (Association for Security Technology) is an acknowledged expert in security technologies and applications. He is involved in evaluating new risk situations on a daily basis. It is an indisputable fact that the security sector is constantly facing new ...

DroneDeploy Launches Real-Time Mapping for Instant Aerial Data and Analysis

DroneDeploy, the leading drone mapping software platform in the world, today announced the release of Live Map — a first-of-its-kind feature that allows any drone operator to create real-time maps in the field with their iOS device. Users plan a flight, take off, and see maps render on-screen ...

Dronebase Secures $12 Million Round Of Series B Funding To Expand Drone Operations Technology

DroneBase, the largest global drone operations company,  today announced it has raised $12 million in Series B funding to expand its drone operations services for enterprises. Union Square Ventures (USV) and Upfront Ventures co-led the round alongside DJI and new investors Hearst Ventures and ...

Geomni Launches New Mobile App for Ground Imagery and Drone Inspections

Geomni, a Verisk business, has launched its new mobile app for ground imagery and unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), or drone, inspections. The Geomni mobile app enables users to collect imagery and other data directly with their mobile devices or to conduct complete UAV inspections with compatible DJI ...

Ultra Electronics USSI Receives $1.2 Million Fuel Cell Contract for Unmanned Aerial Systems

Ultra Electronics USSI announces the receipt of $1.2 million contract award for D245XR and D350XR fuel cells for use in Group 1 unmanned aerial systems (UAS). Representing the most advanced solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) power technology available today, the D245XR and D350XR fuel cells provide UAS ...

Chinese New Year — Zhuhai Amazes The World With Innovative UAV Performance

Families gathering to have the reunion dinner on each Chinese New Year's Eve is the most valued ritual for Chinese people. An indispensable "feast" at that time is watching the Spring Festival Gala. On February 15th, Zhuhai, the window of reform and opening-up in southern China, held a parallel ...

Fortem Technologies, Inc., Announces DroneHunter: First Fully Autonomous Counter UAS Solution

Fortem Technologies, Inc., announced today the release of DroneHunter™, the first military-tested unmanned aircraft that provides perimeter intrusion detection and protection by autonomously patrolling an airspace and towing away any rogue drones from the sky. Using AI algorithms, the DroneHunter ...

Drone Aviation Delivers Enhanced WASP Tactical Aerostat to U.S. Army

Drone Aviation Holding Corp. (OTCQB: DRNE) (“Drone Aviation” or the “Company”), a manufacturer of tethered drones and lighter-than-air aerostats, today announced that it has delivered its multi-mission capable tactical Winch Aerostat Small Platform ("WASP") to the U.S. Army under its ...