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  • Liteye's Counter Drone Solutions are the Answer for US Airports 18 Jan 2019 00:28 24 7 Press Release "Since 2016 Liteye's US version of AUDS has been protecting US lives and critical infrastructure 24/7, in some of the most dangerous locations." Kenneth Geyer, CEO of Liteye Systems     CENTENNIAL, CO, January 17, 2019 /24- …
  • Champaign Fire Department receives $5,000 grant 17 Jan 2019 23:27 Daily Illini The Champaign Fire Department received a $5,000 grant from Marathon Petroleum Company early this January to enhance its Unmanned Aerial Systems program. Randy Smith, Champaign deputy fire marshal, said in an email the grant will be used by the fire …
  • FAA's New Unmanned Traffic Management System in Testing 17 Jan 2019 22:26 Aviation Today The xFold Dragon x6 Hybrid drone primarily being used for testing. (xFold) The FAA is undertaking a research initiative with partners including Harris Corporation, the University of North Dakota and the Northern Plains UAS Test Site to explore the …
  • Commissioners give report on their duties 17 Jan 2019 22:24 Tooele Transcript Bulletin New on Tuesday night’s Tooele County Commission agenda was an item labeled “Commission Update.” The commission update will be a regular item on the county commission agenda, according to Commission Chairman Tom Tripp. Tripp described the commission update …
  • Make the most of your park visit | OurAuckland 17 Jan 2019 20:24 Auckland News Summer is well and truly here and what better way to embrace these warmer days than by visiting a park. With more than 4000 parks across the region, including 27 regional parks and the local park down the road, we are spoilt for choice. From walking, …
  • Cyient reports highest ever operating profit of Rs 175 cr in December quarter 17 Jan 2019 18:09 The Economic Times New Delhi: Hyderabad headquartered engineering services firm Cyient has posted highest ever quarterly revenue at ₹1,187.6 crore, a growth of 20.8% over same period last fiscal, highest ever operating profit at ₹174.9 crore, an annual growth of 22.2%, and …
  • GA-ASI builds industrial collaboration team in Belgium for MQ-9B SkyGuardian 17 Jan 2019 12:19 Airframer: The journal of aircraft manufacturing   Front page GA-ASI builds industrial collaboration team in Belgium for MQ-9B SkyGuardian General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), the leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) systems, radars, electro-optic and related mission …
  • Multivista Announces DroneDeploy Partnership, Advanced UAV Mapping Services 17 Jan 2019 11:55 giscafe.com Global leader of full-service construction documentation announces robust integration with leading commercial drone software provider (Phoenix, USA, 16 January 2019) – Multivista, part of Hexagon, announced today a partnership with DroneDeploy, the leading …
  • Update on “From earth to heaven” 17 Jan 2019 03:55 Materials Today Windform® 3D Printing materials, which were originally developed for the motorsports industry, are now finding a diverse range of uses outside the race track, e.g. UAS field. The object of this chapter illustrates the manufacture of an unmanned aerial …
  • Juneau Bar Association offers free legal aid 17 Jan 2019 03:41 KTOO Scott Burton hosts on Thursday, January 17, 2018. Members of the Juneau Bar Association will outline their free legal aid session on Monday. We’ll learn more about Spruce Root—a Native-led community development organization for Southeast Alaskans. UAS will …
  • UAS education dean says school won’t be directly impacted by UAA accreditation woes 17 Jan 2019 03:41 KTOO University of Alaska Southeast on Monday, Aug. 19, 2013. (Photo by Heather Bryant/KTOO) University of Alaska Southeast students working on becoming teachers don’t need to worry about the University of Alaska Anchorage losing accreditation at its school …
  • Bell Reveals Its 5-Seat Nexus Air Taxi At CES Las Vegas 17 Jan 2019 03:10 CleanTechnica January 16th, 2019 by Nicolas Zart  The air taxi space is crowded — if not on paper, then with prototypes and flying demos. Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company, is a global helicopter leader and no stranger to the vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) …
  • Tighter drone rules could spell uncertainty for Canadian retailers 17 Jan 2019 00:38 Straight.com In the wake of a two-day shutdown at the U.K.’s international Heathrow Airport after drones were spotted near runways, the Canadian government has announced new rules on flying the devices. Currently, few regulations exist to restrict those looking to …
  • Researchers uncover how Salmonella infects plants before harvest 16 Jan 2019 23:26 Food Safety News Scientists in India have discovered how Salmonella enters plants to cause pre-harvest contamination of produce. Most Salmonella outbreaks are linked to contamination from post-harvest handling and transportation but the bacterium can enter the plant …
  • Jefferson County Hires Woolpert to Implement Cityworks, Upgrade Asset Management Systems 16 Jan 2019 20:30 giscafe.com Workflows within and between departments in Alabama's most populated county are being improved, aligned and standardized. BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Jan. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Woolpert was contracted by Jefferson County, Ala., to implement the …
  • FAA Plans To Kill Mandatory Waivers For Drone Flying At Night, Over People 16 Jan 2019 19:58 Aviation International News At yesterday’s Transportation Research Board meeting, U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao unveiled three FAA initiatives designed to further integrate drone operations into the National Airspace System (NAS). Chao said drones “are well on their way …
  • Lockheed reveals Sea Ghost concept for USN UCLASS programme 16 Jan 2019 19:31 Aviation News and Aviation Jobs from Flight Global Lockheed Martin has revealed a new concept it calls the Sea Ghost that it will propose for the US Navy's forthcoming unmanned carrier-launched surveillance and strike (UCLASS) aircraft requirement. The company says the design "leverages its …
  • General Atomics unveils local suppliers for Belgian SkyGuardian 16 Jan 2019 19:23 Aviation News and Aviation Jobs from Flight Global General Atomics Aeronautical Systems has partnered with five Belgium-based suppliers as part of its effort to include local suppliers in its deal to deliver MQ-9B SkyGuardian unmanned air vehicles to the Belgian Armed Forces. Local suppliers include SABCA, …
  • Ukraine: Latest from the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM), based on information received as of 19:30, 15 January 2019 16 Jan 2019 19:22 Relief Web This report is for the media and the general public. Summary Compared with the previous reporting period, the SMM recorded fewer ceasefire violations in both Donetsk and Luhansk regions. Small-arms fire damaged a window of an apartment building in …
  • NRCC offer drone course 16 Jan 2019 17:52 Southwest Times By WILLIAM PAINE william.paine@southwesttimes.com This Spring, New River Community College is offering a three credit course in Remote Pilot Ground School for small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), which are more commonly known as drones. The course is …
  • PROCUREMENT: Herons Headed For Vietnam 16 Jan 2019 17:49 Strategy Page January 15, 2019: Vietnam has purchased $140 million worth of Israeli Heron 1 UAVs. Vietnam will use the Herons for “strategic reconnaissance” which probably includes patrolling coastal waters. That is something the Heron does a lot of for many foreign …
  • YEMEN: The Very Phony Ceasefire 16 Jan 2019 17:49 Strategy Page January 15, 2019: The December 18th ceasefire around the Red Sea port of Hodeida has failed and the Shia rebels have resumed most of their combat operations including attacks against targets in Saudi Arabia using Iranian ballistic missiles and UAVs …
  • AIR WEAPONS: Fast, Cheap And Versatile 16 Jan 2019 17:49 Strategy Page January 16, 2019: In late 2018 Russia announced that it had flight tested a new Kh-47M2 (Kinzhal) hypersonic air launched missile from a 42 ton MiG-31BM fighter. There are apparently only about six MiG-31BMs modified to carry this missile and only one can …
  • Taiwan Prepares to Hold Large-scale Military Drills to Deter China 16 Jan 2019 15:26 Trending on EIN Newsdesk Taiwan's armed forces are on Thursday holding their first live-fire drill for this year, an exercise aimed at improving their military readiness. It comes after Chinese President Xi Jinping recently reasserted Beijing's right to use force to unify …
  • Successful flight tests with HENSOLDT's collision warning radar for UAVs 16 Jan 2019 14:46 Airframer: The journal of aircraft manufacturing   Front page Successful flight tests with HENSOLDT's collision warning radar for UAVs The sensor solutions provider HENSOLDT has successfully concluded flight tests with its collision avoidance radar system for UAVs. This sensor is intended to improve …