month : 08/2023 68 results

Commercial UAV Expo to bring thousands of commercial drone professionals to Las Vegas Sep 5-7

More than 3,500 commercial drone professionals from more than 60 countries will gather at Commercial UAV Expo, the world's leading commercial drone trade show and conference, to network, connect, and learn about the newest developments in drone technology, applications, and operations. The ...

Shield AI Showcases AI-Piloted Teaming V-BATs with AFWERX, Set to Deploy Transformational Capability in 2024

 Shield AI, a defense technology company building the world's best AI pilot, today announced the successful completion of an autonomous teaming demonstration featuring three V-BAT Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS). This accomplishment was the final milestone of an AFWERX autonomy effort under their ...

Australian Air Charter Operator Torres Strait Air Seals $25 Million Deal for 10 New Britten-Norman Islander Aircraft

Australian Air Charter Operator Torres Strait Air has signed an LOI with Britten-Norman to order 10-new Islander aircraft as part of a 5-year fleet renewal programme valued at $25m.Torres Strait Air’s fleet of 7 existing Britten-Norman Islanders form the backbone of the local community and ...

Teledyne FLIR Defense Inks $31M Contract with Kongsberg Defense & Aerospace for C-UAS Systems in Ukraine

Teledyne FLIR Defense, part of Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (NYSE:TDY), has signed a contract with Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace, Norway, valued at roughly $31 million to provide its Cerberus® XL mobile counter-unmanned aerial system (UAS) as part of a total C-UAS solution for Ukraine. ...

uAvionix and Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Successfully Conduct Inaugural U.S. Flights, Demonstrating FAA and FCC-Approved Aviation Protected C-Band and BVLOS

uAvionix, operating at the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma (CNO) Emerging Aviation Technology Center, completed the first true Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) flight in non-segregated airspace using aviation protected C-Band in the United States. Serving as the Command and Control Communications ...

Rapid Response Defense Systems Partners with Quantum-Systems Inc. for U.S. DoS Mid-Range UAS IDIQ Contract

RRDS INC a federal contractor and solution-based systems integrator, today announced that Quantum-Systems Inc., a leader in electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aerial intelligence solutions, has been selected as the subcontractor for the $30,000,000 indefinite-delivery, indefinite-...

FirePoint Unveils Innovation Hub Near Redstone Arsenal to Drive Army Aviation Advancements

The FirePoint Innovations Center today marked the grand opening of its new Applied Innovation Center (AIC) in Huntsville, Alabama, a new collaboration, prototyping, and testbed facility aimed at accelerating technology discovery and adoption throughout Army Aviation. The new facility features ...

The USAF Wants $5.8 Billion For AI-driven UAS As Part Air Dominance Initiative

The Air Force is seeking a multibillion-dollar budgetary allowance to research and build at least a thousand, but possibly more, unmanned aircraft driven by AI pilots, according to service plans.The XQ-58A Valkyrie aircraft, a potential contender for the Air Force's collaborative combat ...

OR&R Aids Coast Guard Uncrewed Aircraft Systems Pilots in Oil Spill Mapping Training

 In late July, OR&R partnered with the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) and the Coastal Response Research Center(link is external) to provide on-land and on-water training to USCG’s Uncrewed Aircraft Systems (UAS) pilots to strengthen oil spill response. In the event of an oil incident, the ...

U.S. Department of State Chooses Embry-Riddle to Train Drone Operators

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University has been contracted to assist in the development of curriculum and online training for small Uncrewed Aerial Systems (sUAS) operators for the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, Office of Aviation (also ...