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LORD MicroStrain Wins Manufacturing Leadership Award

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LORD Corporation MicroStrain® Sensing Systems – a global leader in developing embedded sensing systems for aerospace and industrial markets – was recently selected by Energy Harvesting Journal for having the “Best Technical Development of an Energy Harvesting Device.” LORD Microstrain…

New radar system supports unmanned aircraft

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FORT HOOD, Texas – The Army installed its first Ground Based Sense and Avoid system radar on Dec. 15 at Fort Hood home to two MQ-1C Gray Eagle Unmanned Aircraft System companies. Fort Hood is one of five installations that…

Universities: Confusing Drone Rules Stifle Our Research

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BY KAVEH WADDELL Academics who use drones for their research are pushing back on what they call overly restrictive federal regulations. Two associations that together represent more than 200 American universities are complaining that the Federal Aviation Administration’s confusing policies on…

Charges dropped against Springfield drone pilot

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By Brian Bondus Staff Writer SPRINGFIELD — Charges have been dropped against a Springfield man arrested for flying his drone over a traffic accident this spring, putting a spotlight on the lack of laws and education available for residents and law…