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General Atomics Gets Predator Upgrade And Training Contract

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. has received an $8.8 million U.S. Air Force contract for Predator drone work.The deal covers Block 30 ground control station kit upgrades and Predator mission aircrew training system Delta kits.Work will be performed in California and is ...

Iraq To Receive ScanEagle UAS’s

Iraq is to acquire the Insitu ScanEagle unmanned aircraft system (UAS) under a USD8.3 million deal announced by the US Department of Defense (DoD) on 10 August.Under the deal, which was awarded the day before, the country's military will receive an undisclosed number of systems, as well as ...

PrecisionHawk Releases Results of Pathfinder Phase I at White House Workshop on Drones

PrecisionHawk, a leading drone data and safety company based in Raleigh, N.C., today announced Phase I Pathfinder results as part of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) Workshop on Drones and the Future of Aviation held in Washington D.C. The report, included in the ...

DJI & Propeller Aero Bring Turnkey Solutions To Construction And Mining Industries

DJI, the world’s leading aerial-imaging company, has partnered with leading UAV software company Propeller Aero, to launch an integrated solution to reduce costs, improve safety and drive operational efficiency in the construction and mining industries.The partnership integrates DJI’s ...

Drones Made Easy Adds New Mapping Features to iOS App

Drones Made Easy has released a new feature for its iOS app Map Pilot for DJI. The new technology allows users without an internet connection to define flight paths that follow the terrain being flown over as an in-app purchase.“By combining NASA’s recently released high-resolution ...

Czech UAV To Be Manufactured Under Licence In China

Preparations are underway for one of the world’s largest civilian unmanned planes, developed by Czech Republic based manufacturer Primoco UAV, to be manufactured in China in cooperation with the China VAST concern. A new aircraft production zone is also going to be created with room for a ...

Terra Drone and Hitachi Announce Partnership to Advance UAV Land-Surveying

Terra Drone, Asia's leading service provider of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), and Hitachi Construction Machinery, the world's leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, have announced a partnership to accelerate full-automatic UAV operation at construction sites....

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 ...

German Forces to Deploy Heron 1 UAS in Mali

The German Defence Procurement Agency (BAAInBw) and Airbus Defence and Space have signed a contract to provide Heron 1 surveillance drones to support the Bundeswehr mission in Mali.Similar to the mission in Afghanistan active since 2010, the unmanned aerial systems will be leased from ...

Drone2Map For ArcGIS Integrates With Aeryon SkyRanger UAS

Aeryon Labs have confirmed that the application can be used to process data from their SkyRanger sUAS within the Esri platform.By combining images from the Aeryon SkyRanger with Drone2Map for ArcGIS, users can create ready-to-use GIS imagery and turn their UAS and the data it collects into ...