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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 ...