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Amazon Patents Drones With Telescoping Legs And Foldable Propellers

Amazon’s inventors are taking a page from Inspector Gadget’s playbook to design drones with adjustable landing legs and reconfigurable propellers.Those two design tricks are the focus of patents issued today. It’s hard to say whether they’ll become features on Amazon’s delivery ...

Heron 1 UAV Reaches Full Operational Capability In Singapore

Singapore's defense ministry marked the full operational capability for its Heron 1 unmanned aerial vehicle during a ceremony on Wednesday.During the event, the country's top defense officials praised the platform, noting its modern capabilities. Singapore Minister of Defense Dr. Ng Eng Hen ...

Gremlins Takes Flight to Provide Air-Recoverable Unmanned Air Systems

Dynetics, Inc. has been awarded a contract for Phase 2 of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)’s Gremlins program, an innovative technology program that seeks to enable aircraft to launch volleys of low-cost reusable unmanned aerial systems (UAS) and safely and reliably retrieve ...

Terabee Sensor And Sensing Solutions Introduces TeraRanger Tower Concept

Sensor and sensing solutions company, Terabee, has released a new video showing how their alternative to traditional rotating LiDAR scanners, the TeraRanger Tower, can be used to perform drone collision avoidance against a wall.Based on APM 3.5, they’ve written drivers allowing the TeraRanger ...

Martek Marine Named On World’s Biggest Ever €67M Maritime Drone Contract

Martek Marine (Martek) has been awarded a ground breaking 2-year Remotely Piloted Aircraft Services (RPAS) contract from the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA). The services offered will fulfill part of the world’s largest ever maritime drone contract.Part of a five-year EMSA strategy of ...