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Intel Unveils A Ready-To-Fly Drone The “Aero”

At the Intel Developer Forum on Tuesday, Intel unveiled a new, hardware product — a ready-to-fly drone; specifically, a quadcopter, aimed at software developers rather than casual hobbyists or commercial drone operators. Intel’s drone is a fully assembled unit that runs on Intel’s Aero ...

The ALTI Transition A Radically New VTOL Unmanned Aerial Aircraft

  The ALTI Transition is a radically new VTOL unmanned aerial aircraft, developed from the ground up as an advanced fixed wing system with the ability to take-off and land vertically, anywhere. A powerful electric VTOL system allows the Transition to take-off and land in confined spaces ...

DARPA Issues RFI for Counter-UAS Capabilities

DARPA has announced that it has issued a Request for Information (RFI) to explore ideas and approaches to improve protection of fixed and mobile ground and naval forces against a variety of small unmanned air systems (sUAS) threats and tactics. The rapid evolution of sUAS technologies is ...

UK MoD Launches Defense Innovation Initiative

The UK government has announced details of a new defense innovation initiative to support the development of futuristic technologies and smart solutions, such as: surveillance drones inspired by dragonflies, laser weapons, mobile robots that can inspect incidents involving chemical materials, ...

Fixed-Wing UAS Not Quite Taking Off In Commercial Market

DroneDeploy released a new study of the commercial and industrial drones market this week, revealing bad news for the makers of fixed-wing drones — quadcopters are far outpacing this type of unmanned aerial vehicle in every industry. Fixed-wing drones, like the SenseFly eBee Ag, 3DR Aero-M ...

GA-ASI Predator B Detects and Tracks Ballistic Missile in Pacific Dragon Exercise

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA ASI), a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) systems, radars, electro-optic and related mission systems solutions, today announced that through a contract with the Missile Defense Agency (MDA), it executed a missile tracking test ...

Unmanned Experts Announces a UMEX Academy Flight Course for Part 107 UAS Operators

Unmanned Experts, a Denver-based provider of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS/drone) managed services, consulting and training, announces its first week-long course dedicated to preparing individuals to train and qualify for the new FAA “Remote Pilot Airman Certificate with Small UAS ...

Elbit Systems Introduces SkylarkTM C: A New Mini UAS For Tactical Naval Applications

The system features a waterproof and floating air vehicle that provides even small vessels a unique organic offboard surveillance capability that can be deployed and retrieved in less than 15 minutes Elbit Systems has developed the SkylarkTM C, a new highly autonomous Mini Unmanned Aircraft ...

Catalyst Machineworks Builds The Worlds Fastest Drone A New Record Set By The Stigg 195

Catalyst Machineworks is at it again, this time shattering their own world record of 115.7 mph by flying their new design, ‘The Stigg’ to an earth shaking 128.1 mph!! Watch as Neill and Lawless take a multirotor to speeds all other designs can only dream of. Special thanks to John ...

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 ...