Curtiss-Wright Selected to Provide Data Acquisition Systems for Electron

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Curtiss-Wright’s Defense Solutions division today announced that it was selected by Rocket Lab to provide its rugged, modular Data Acquisition Unit (DAU) technology for use on the Electron launch vehicle. Under the contract Curtiss-Wright will supply Rocket Lab with its Space COTS Acra KAM-500 DAU products. The DAU will acquire data from various analog and…

u-blox Taiwan expands

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u-blox (SIX:UBXN), a global leader in wireless and positioning modules and chips, officially inaugurated a new office in Taipei, Taiwan, this month. The move to larger facilities comes with a growing business in response to Taiwan’s booming telematics and IoT markets. “This new office attests to u-blox’s expansion in Taiwan. It was necessary for us…

Next sUAS Guide call for white papers #2

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The second call for submission. Next edition of the sUAS Guide rushes into view. If you have any submissions then please email them to [email protected] We won’t just accept any old tat or blatant advertising ;-) Content that will get through our BS filter will entertain, inform or show how to solve a problem with…

Jobs:- Airphrame Demand Generation & Digital Marketing

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Airphrame, a robotics and mapping startup, is looking for a marketing rockstar with experience in lead generation and growth tactics eager to run operations and build a marketing team. They should have a history of working with smaller B2B or Enterprise IT companies, 3-7 years experience, and great team and leadership skills: EMAIL MARKETING Must…

Drones Over America – Nevada Test Site Flies the NASA National Campaign

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The Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems (NIAS) launched four Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs or drones) simultaneous on four different public service support scenarios at the Reno-Stead UAV Test Range in close collaboration with the NASA-Ames UAV Command Center.  The importance of this NASA Unmanned Traffic Management (UTM) test reflects the complexity of the air traffic…

Airbus flight tests for Zephyr T

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Flight testing of a scaled model of a larger Zephyr, the Zephyr T have begun. Airbus Defence & Space has \ Zephyr T high-altitude pseudo satellite (HAPS) will have four times the payload of Zephyr 8 being able to lift 80kg. Three test flights of the model have have taken place and Airbus expect to…

Who’s afraid of Yuneec?

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I really don’t know what to say about this one. I watched a video from Simon Newtons excellent channel, On the Kitchen Table earlier and he had noted an up tick in negative sentiment against Yuneec products in his comments. I had a pleasant email exchange about it with him and as this was happening…

Dr Tad McGeer Wins sUAS Industry Leadership Award

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By Kirk Elton Greninger Small Unmanned Systems Business Exposition 2016, San Francisco. On the behalf of the readership and the sUAS community Tad McGeer was recognized at the sUSB Expostion 2016 for his leadership in the development of innovative technologies in small commercial UAS. Dr. McGeer has constantly striven to develop technologies through the creation…

United States Navy to Deploy AeroVironment Blackwing Reconnaissance Systems on Attack and Guided Missile Submarines

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AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVAV) today announced the United States Navy plans to deploy its “BlackwingTM,” a small, tube-launched unmanned aircraft system that deploys from under the surface of the sea, on manned submarines and unmanned underwater vehicles. Blackwing builds on AeroVironment’s extensive operational experience with small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and its SwitchbladeTM Lethal Miniature…