month : 09/2022 58 results

GA-ASI Flies Completely Autonomous UAS Flight Using Avenger MQ-20A

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) used a company-owned Avenger®  MQ-20A Unmanned Aircraft System to fly a military aircraft using an Artificially Intelligent (AI) pilot deployed on an operationally relevant, Open Mission Systems (OMS) software stack on Sept. 12, 2022....

Bell Selects Sierra Nevada Corporation for its High-Speed Vertical Takeoff and Landing Development Team

Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. company, announced today it has entered into a teaming agreement with Sierra Nevada Corporation , a global aerospace and national security company, for Bell’s High-Speed Vertical Takeoff and Landing (HSVTOL) aircraft. As part of the collaboration, SNC will ...

Ion Propulsion drone proves its commercial viability

Undefined Technologies, a Florida-based startup, announced that its eVTOL ion propulsion drone, Silent Ventus™, has successfully completed a critical test flight hitting its projected flight time and lifting power, marking this a major milestone for the emerging dual-use cargo delivery ...

DRL Lands Partnership with Google Cloud and Launches 2022-23 DRL Algorand World Championship Season

 The Drone Racing League (DRL), the world's premier professional drone racing property, announced a partnership today with Google Cloud to reimagine a new era of tech-driven sports and win over the developers of tomorrow. Launching the 2022–23 DRL Algorand World Championship Season, DRL and ...

Commaris Announces Partnership with Silvus Technologies

 Commaris™, a brand of Terrafugia, Inc. delivering uncrewed aerial vehicles (UAVs) for commercial operations, today announces its partnership with Silvus Technologies to integrate Silvus StreamCaster radios into its SEEKER UAV. The partnership will provide reliable bi-directional UAV ...

AeroVironment Introduces Puma VNS, a Visual-Based Navigation System That Enables GPS-Denied Navigation Across GPS-Contested Environments

 AeroVironment, Inc. , a global leader in intelligent, multi-domain robotic systems, today introduced Puma™ VNS, a visual-based navigation system for Puma 2 AE and Puma 3 AE small unmanned aircraft systems (SUAS) that will enable GPS-denied navigation across increasingly GPS-conte...

DJI’s Top Drone Models Approved For FAA’s Remote ID Mandate

DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, is the first drone manufacturer to submit and earn U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approval for complying with the FAA’s Remote Identification protocol. The FAA has approved the Declarations of Compliance for ...

Commercial UAV Expo 2022 Surpasses All Prior Records with 232 Exhibitors and 4,100 Registrants

Commercial drone professionals gathered last week for Commercial UAV Expo 2022, held September 6-8, 2022, at Caesars Forum in Las Vegas. The eighth annual event had 232 exhibitors and 3,405 verified professionals on-site of more than 4,100 registrants from 60 countries and 48 US states, cementing ...

LiquidPiston Awarded Phase II Army Contract to Advance Hybrid Electrification for UAV’s

LiquidPiston, Inc., the leading innovator of efficient engine technology and hybrid power systems, today announced a $1.7 million Phase II award from the U.S Army to continue the development of the company’s Hybrid Electric X-EngineTM (HEXE) propulsion system. The Phase II award is a result of ...

Alpha validates the interoperability of its A900
systems with IRIS in preparation for REP(MUS)
22

As part of the preparations for the participation in the new edition of the REP(MUS) 22 exercise, which will be held throughout September on the Troia and Sesimbra peninsula (Portugal) and led by the Marinha Portuguesa, the Spanish companies Alpha Unmanned Systems and GMV have achieved interoper...