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News from sUAS News
May 2nd
Greg MacMaster’s Air Force experience continues to serve him well. While stationed in Germany, one of his duties was to forecast the weather using surveillance drones. He put many of those forecasting skills to use during his years as a TV meteorolo...
April 29th
Marcos Osorno  Chief Technology Officer at Skyward Launching a commercial operation in a new (and highly regulated) market requires calculated choices about business goals, the regulatory environment, the competitive landscape, and timing. For the p...
April 29th
AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVAV) today announced it has developed a block upgrade, designated Block 10C, to its already fielded Switchblade™ Tactical Missile system.  The Digital Data Link (DDL) incorporated into Block 10C provides a stable and se...
April 29th
Gene Engelgau We’ve been working on an improved version of the Peregrine IDS. So here is a first look at the Peregrine UAV! We started making the Peregrine IDS around 2012.  Since that time, and after selling may systems, our customers have gi...
April 29th
Hilary Golston , WKYC CLEVELAND — The first authorized commercial drone flight took off in downtown Cleveland Thursday evening. Elyria based Dronewerx LLC was behind the flight. It took a year to get authorization, but they successfully did it...
April 29th
Textron Systems Unmanned Systems , a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) business, announced today the successful demonstration of the Aerosonde™ Small Unmanned Aircraft System (sUAS) enabled with Hybrid Quadrotor™ technology – allowing the system to take-off ...
April 28th
UAV Turbines, Inc. (UAVT), a leading developer of next generation gas turbine technology for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), confirmed that plans to deliver the first pre-production units of its UTP 39hp Recuperated Engine are on schedule for end-o...
April 28th
Sentera, LLC, a leading provider of sensors, data management software and integrated drone platforms, today introduced its Double 4K sensor, bringing a small, fully-customizable twin-imager sensor to the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) industry. The r...
April 28th
SLANTRANGE, pioneers of a smarter approach to aerial remote sensing and analytics for agriculture, today announced its $5 million Series A equity financing from a consortium of investors led by The Investor Group, a leading San Diego based investmen...
April 28th
The Uvionix nSKY service is about to offer $3 UAV deliveries from vendors within 6 miles around you. Deployed directly at your local restaurant or retailer, the nSKY delivery aircraft can land anywhere you want, so no need to drive to the coffee sho...
News from UAS VISION
May 1st
Textron Systems Unmanned Systems has announced the successful demonstration of the Aerosonde Small Unmanned Aircraft System (SUAS) enabled with Hybrid Quadrotor technology – allowing the system to take-off and land vertically to significantly increase mis...
May 1st
While scientists have gotten a lot better at estimating the strength of a hurricane before it hits land, they still don’t fully understand how hurricanes form. While satellite measurements can give meteorologists a pretty good picture of the atmospheric t...
May 1st
Robonic Ltd Oy of Finland (a subsidiary of Sagem – Safran) has delivered its fourth generation OHTO pneumatic launcher to Lockheed Martin, broadening Robonic’s portfolio of highly efficient pneumatic zero-point launchers for tactical unmanned aerial vehic...
May 1st
The partnership between Northrop Grumman Corporation and the Korean defense industry achieved another milestone in April with the completion of the first two component orders on the Republic of Korea Global Hawk Program. This spring, Korean Jig and Fixtur...
May 1st
Sentera, LLC, a provider of sensors, data management software and integrated drone platforms, has introduced its Double 4K sensor, bringing a small, fully-customizable twin-imager sensor to the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) industry. The rugged, high-thro...
May 1st
On 25 April 2016, the Royal Decree of 10 April 2016 “concerning the use of remote controlled aircrafts in the Belgian airspace” entered into force. This new legislation regulates both the private and professional use of “unmanned aircraft systems”. It con...
April 28th
Commercially operated autonomous drones may be on the horizon, especially since Google and Amazon have announced plans to start drone-based parcel delivery in 2017. A policy problem is likely to follow: allocation of scarce airspace and preferred flight p...
April 28th
Drones may soon have the capability to save thousands of lives each year by detecting terrorists’ improvised explosive devices and active land mines from long-ago wars thanks to innovative technology developed at UW-Madison. The proven detection technolog...
April 28th
BI Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service, has compiled a detailed drones report that forecasts sales revenues for consumer, enterprise, and military drones. It also projects the growth of drone shipments for consumers and enterpr...
April 28th
UAV Vision (Australia), a leader in the ISR payload market, has announced the commencement of a strategic partnership with Ascent Vision (Bozeman, MT) that will provide regional distribution, an expedited support network and integration engineering assist...