month : 07/2017 89 results

Israel-U.S. Binational Industrial R&D Foundation to Invest in Three New Projects for First Responders

During its meeting on June 14, 2017, held in Washington, D.C., the Board of Governors of the Israel-U.S. Binational Industrial Research and Development (BIRD) Foundation awarded funding to three homeland security projects, selected by DHS and MOPS, between U.S. and Israeli companies to ...

MMC Launches One-Stop Rental Solution For Industrial UAS In India and Asia.

Leading commercial drone manufacturer MMC has introduced their One-Stop Rental Solution for industrial drones in India and Asia. The company plans to expand the program across the globe, opening centers in the United States, Australia, Canada, Europe, South America, and South Africa.MMC is ...

UNICEF & Vanuatu Government Select Martek for UAS Vaccine Delivery Trial

The humanitarian application of ‘drones-for-good’ is a compelling use case and Martek Marine (UK) has been selected by UNICEF & the Vanuatu Government to demonstrate their capability for vaccine delivery. Martek will self-fund the trial which will take place on Efate Island from 21-25 ...

SkySafe Two Steps Closer on our Mission to Eradicate Weaponized Drones

Today marks two significant milestones for SkySafe - we have secured funding to help propel our mission and we will be delivering tools to U.S. special operations forces to stop weaponized drones. We’re excited to share that we have closed $11.5 million in Series A funding led by ...

Automated Airspace Authorization at U.S. Airports Coming This Fall

Fifty airports are preparing to provide LAANC authorization this fall.Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International, Miami International, Phoenix Sky Harbor International, San Jose International, and Reno-Tahoe International, among others, are expected to offer automated authorization in control...

AOPA Backs Unmanned System Standards For BVLOS In National Airspace System

A pair of draft orders, TSO-C211, Detect and Avoid (DAA) Systems, and TSO-C212, Air-to-Air Radar (ATAR) for Traffic Surveillance, are the product of a government-industry collaboration to determine the minimum standards for critical systems that will allow manned and unmanned aircraft to remain ...

CNN Receives First-Ever Part 107 Waiver for Closed Set Drone Operations

CNN Aerial Imagery and Reporting (CNN AIR) is pleased to announce that CNN has become the first organization to be granted a Part 107 waiver by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to fly small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) over people for closed-set motion picture and television filming...

uAvionix Reveals SkyBeacon-The First Near Zero-install ADS-B Out Solution

uAvionix Corporation revealed SkyBeacon, the world’s first near zero-install ADS-B Out solution meeting the US 2020 ADS-B Mandate.  SkyBeacon’s innovative design combines the latest LED navigation light technology with an ultra-compact Universal Access Transceiver ADS-B Out solution. With this ...

US Air Force’s 455th Expeditionary Security Forces Airmen Test New Counter-UAS Program

The Air Force's 455th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron here teamed up with a researcher from the Air Force Research Lab to teach airmen how to pilot drones and use them to train coalition forces on how to react to them on the battlefield. “This is a brand new program for the ...

Alta Devices Joins Elite High Altitude Leadership Group UAWG

Alta Devices and other leaders in high altitude technology have initiated the Upper Airspace Working Group (UAWG). This exciting group will work to tackle the challenges and opportunities associated with high altitude missions. The UAWG’s founding members are Facebook, Boeing, ...