Category: Americas

Thirty X-8’s swarm for the Office of Naval Research

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I don’t think I have ever seen as many Skywalker X8s in the same place. A great video,like the lost one in the woods. The LOw-Cost Unmanned aerial vehicle Swarming Technology (LOCUST) is a prototype tube-launched UAV. The LOCUST program will make possible the launch of multiple swarming UAVs to autonomously overwhelm and adversary.

Innovative C2 Solutions LLC, Solipsys and Cornet Technology to host Innovative C2 Solutions User Conference on June 14-15, 2016 Las Vegas

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The overall goal for the one and half days is to create a “users” type conference for both DoD and industry, with a focus on what is currently going on with C2, ISR, and UAS systems. The first day includes recent innovations C2, ISR, and UASs, where is the future heading for each area, as…

Defend Drone Sports in California

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At events like Bay Area Maker Faire, hobbyists pit their customized personal drones against each other in aerial battle. But two bills before the California legislature could bring these fun and educational activities to a halt. Tell California lawmakers not to criminalize drone combat sports. A.B. 1820 creates a blanket prohibition on arming drones with…

Jobs:- PIX4D Junior Sales Manager, Drone Software San Francisco, California, United States

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We are looking for a technically skilled Junior Sales Manager to join our growing team in San Francisco. Pix4D is a company internationally renowned for the quality of its drone photogrammetry software products, with a Sales Team dedicated to B2B sales and a demanding and diverse range of professional customers.Responsibilities Assess and follow-up on sales…

Munich Re Selects PrecisionHawk to Improve Post-Catastrophe Assessment Using Drone Technology

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Munich Re, one of the world’s largest reinsurers, has partnered with PrecisionHawk, a global, drone data platform, to enhance insurance assessments worldwide by providing faster response times and increased reporting accuracy in the aftermath of a natural disaster. The partnership was recently exercised following the April earthquake in Ecuador, where PrecisionHawk collected drone imagery of the…

Science Channel To Air DRONED This Summer

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Science Channel will show the world through a different lens when DRONED premieres this summer. The series, which is shot on location in countries that include Bahamas, Mexico, Barbados, Canada and the U.S., will follow drone build teams and their clients while exploring the impact drones are having as viewers get a front row seat to a technology…

Air Tractor® Makes Entry into the UAS Market – Acquires Yield Defender

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OLNEY, TX — Air Tractor, Inc. is proud to announce its expansion into the field of unmanned aerial systems. The recent acquisition of Hangar 78 UAV, and its flagship aircraft, the Yield Defender unmanned aerial system (UAS) will create the foundation of Air Tractor’s development and visionary integration of unmanned technology to complement its core…

Phoenix Mapper UAV

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Minimize your cost by using the Phoenix Mapper fixed-wing drone for a variety of inspection and site mapping applications. Using our unmanned drones, you can collect data and view composite photos showing the progression of your job site. Benefits Highly reliable, easy-to-use, professional-grade autopilot Easy hand-launch deployment Intuitive flight-planning process Expansive land coverage in single…

UAS center of excellence at MSU undergoes leadership transition

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  Marty W. Rogers (Photo by Andy Cummins/GI/UAF) Jim Laird STARKVILLE, Miss.–USAF Maj. Gen. (Ret.) James Poss is departing from Mississippi State University July 1 after successfully leading the multi-year effort to land the Federal Aviation Administration’s Center of Excellence for Unmanned Aircraft Systems. The director of the MSU-led Alliance for System Safety of UAS…

GA-ASI RPA Training Academy Augmented With Simulator, Instructors

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General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI), a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) systems, radars, and electro-optic and related mission systems solutions, today announced two contracts in support of GA-ASI’s new RPA Training Academy in Grand Forks, North Dakota. GA-ASI will collaborate with the UND Aerospace Foundation located at the University of North Dakota…