month : 01/2021 64 results

NOAA Awards Black Swift Technologies Contract to Develop GPS-Denied Navigation

With nearly 95,000 miles of domestic coastline, NOAA’s National Geodetic Survey faces a daunting task. Under current FAA regulations, unmanned aircraft system (UAS) operators are required to keep their aircraft within visual line of sight, making coastline surveys time-consuming and arduous, ...

Indian Army signs a $20 million contract with ideaForge to procure SWITCH UAV

The Indian Army has signed an approximately $20 million contract for undisclosed quantities of a high-altitude variant of ideaForge's SWITCH UAV which will be delivered over a period of 1 year. ideaForge has been awarded this contract after it emerged as the only vendor that qualified the ...

GA-ASI Integrates Legion Pod Onto Avenger RPA

 In a recent flight test, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) integrated a Lockheed Martin Legion Pod® onto an Avenger Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) demonstrating enhanced autonomous sensing capabilities for an unmanned aircraft. Taking less than three months for the ...

ADAC Luftrettung Reserves Two Volocopter Multicopters

Volocopter and ADAC Luftrettung announced today that ADAC Luftrettung has reserved two VoloCity electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft. After publishing the results of the world’s first feasibility study about piloted multicopter use in rescue services, ADAC Luftrettung has ...

U.S. DOT Announces $5.8 Million in 33 UAS Research Grants to Universities

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced $5.8 million in research, education and training grants to universities that comprise FAA’s Air Transportation Center of Excellence for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), also known ...

FlytBase and Hextronics Partner to Revolutionize Aerial Security with DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise

In light of the current global events, most of the humanthe workforce is confined to their homes and there is an urgent need for automated solutions for various business needs. Perimeter security and asset monitoring have traditionally been manual operations that are quite labor-intensive. Drones ...

Astra UTM to implement initial UTM services with Fintraffic Air Navigation Services

Astra UTM is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement with Fintraffic Air Navigation Services to implement the initial UTM-centric services in Finland. Astra UTM will be delivering the SituationalAwareness and Briefing Facility systems for Fintraffic ANS’s Digital Business Platform ...

SSCI Artificial Intelligence-Enabled UAV Completes Successful Flight Demonstration for the U.S. Army’s Project Convergence

Under contract from Army Futures Command DEVCOM C5ISR Night Vision Electronic Sensors Directorate, SSCI's Robotic Autonomous Platform for Tactical Operations and Reconnaissance (RAPTOR) autonomous Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) was successfully flown for the U.S. Army's Project Convergence. The ...

Bantec’s Drone USA Receives Purchase Orders to Supply Atlantic City’s Fire and Emergency Management Department with Drones

Bantec, Inc., Bantec, Inc., a product and services company, announces that its subsidiary Drone USA received purchase orders to supply Atlantic City's Fire and Emergency Management Departments with drones.Michael Bannon, Bantec's Chairman and CEO, stated: "We are excited to supply A...

Union Robotics’ Mike Davis Receives FAA’s Highest Honor Award

Mike Davis, a member of the Advisory Board for Union Robotics, has received the Federal Aviation Administration’s highest honor award, the Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award.The award recalls pioneering aviators Wilbur and Orville Wright, who conducted the first powered flight on Dec. 17th, ...