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Mexico Launches Drones To Protect Endangered Porpoise

Mexico's government has launched drones to back last-ditch efforts to prevent illegal fishing activities that have led to the near extinction of the vaquita marina, the world's smallest porpoise. The navy and the environment ministry on Thursday unveiled three Arcturus T-20 unmanned aerial ...

Surveying And Mapping: The Right Tools For The Job

As the unmanned sector evolves and more manufacturers enter the market place, buyers have an increasing array of hardware and software options to consider at various price points. For professionals looking for an unmanned aircraft system (UAS) to fly surveying and mapping missions, it might seem ...

Lockheed Martin Is Designing a Laser to Defeat Drone Swarms

It starts as a speck on the horizon, just a speck, no bigger than the tip of a pencil point. Then it grows, as the convoy continues to travel along its path. It’s not one speck, but many. Small drones begin to expand into the sky, and suddenly the specks become a swarm that extends above the ...

7-Eleven Makes First US Drone Delivers

7-Eleven Inc. and a tech startup called Flirtey have beaten Amazon to the punch in making the first drone delivery to a customer’s home in the U.S.Most already know 7-Eleven, the convenience store retail chain that boasts about 10,800 stores in North America and 59,500 in total around the ...

Drone Industry Experts Are Set to Present at the UAS Summit & Expo

The preliminary agenda for the 10th annual  UAS Summit & Expo, the Upper Midwest’s premier unmanned aircraft systems event, has been released. A decade after leading the effort to unite regional stakeholders with globally-linked UAS entities, the Red River Valley Research Corridor has ...