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Near Earth Autonomy Awarded NASA Contract to Develop Contact Inspection Drone Systems for Industrial Infrastructure

NASA has awarded Near Earth Autonomy (Near Earth) an SBIR Phase II Contract to Enable Aerial Close-Proximity and Contact Sensing for Inspection of Industrial Infrastructure.Much of our national infrastructure, private and public, needs inspection and repair. Underserved markets with a well-d...

U.S. Navy Successfully Tests Laser Weapon That Destroyed A UAV

The U.S. navy is closing the gap between real-life laser pointers and fictional death rays, after successfully demonstrating a new energy weapon that can supposedly shoot down an enemy aircraft with a beam of light.The navy released footage of its ship-mounted laser cannon over the ...

AIRT and DRONERESPONDERS Launch Spring 2020 Public Safety UAS Survey

The Airborne International Response Team (AIRT), the leading 501(c)3 non-profit organization supporting Drones For Good™ and the official home of DRONERESPONDERS, today launched the Spring 2020 Pubic Safety unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) survey. The 2nd edition of the ...

Flirtey’s New Granted Patent is Instrumental for Drone Delivery

Flirtey, the pioneer of the commercial drone delivery industry, announced today it has been granted a critical patent for the safe and precise drone delivery of packages. This key patent describes a combination of hardware and software that enables the delivery of packages by a drone, potentia...

Acecore Technologies Introduces Noa Drone, The Persistent Heavy Lifting Hexacopter

Acecore Technologies, developer and manufacturer of high end European made commercial multirotors, released their third drone platform today. The new Acecore Noa has a 20kg payload capacity that leaves nothing to be desired and the endurance of a full hour. Its six enlarged rotors give Noa the ...

UAVOS Expands Saker Male UAS Family In Collaboration With KACST

The Saker Medium Altitude Long Endurance (MALE) Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) project, a successful partnership of UAVOS and King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST), Saudi Arabia, includes development, flying and maintenance.UAVOS and KACST are working together to develop the ...

Airobotics Gets Approval to Fly Automated Commercial Drones Over Singapore

Leading automated industrial drones startup, Airobotics, receives the world’s first approval to fly over a major metropolis and flies above Singapore.As part of Singapore’s response to protect the public’s health during the coronavirus crisis, The Home Team Science & Technology ...

Constant Customer Involvement Drives Next Generation of System Features From Microdrones

Fresh off the heels of releasing a new Microdrones as a Service (mdaaS) business model that makes drone surveying and LiDAR accessible to geomatics companies of all sizes, Microdrones announces additional developments that demonstrate a constant commitment to customers. According to ...

Alliance for Drone Innovation Welcomes DroneBase and CEO Dan Burton as Drone Operators Federation President

Today, the Alliance for Drone Innovation (ADI) (droneinnovation.org) — a Washington, DC-based coalition of manufacturers, operators, suppliers and software developers of personal and professional drones — proudly welcomes DroneBase (dronebase.com), the leading global drone services and asset ...

AeroVironment Unveils Quantix Recon, Unmanned Aircraft System for Defense Applications

 AeroVironment, Inc. , a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), today announced the availability of Quantix™ Recon, a lightweight, rapidly deployable, fully-automated reconnaissance solution that delivers high resolution, georeferenced terrain, vegetation and infrastructure ...