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Global Marketplace for Drone Operations to Offer Real-Time Map and Footage Auditing

2016-11-07
Global Marketplace for Drone Operations to Offer Real-Time Map and Footage Auditing
The global market for drone services is valued at $127 Billion by 2020 according to PricewaterhouseCoopers. Sales of consumer and prosumer drones are soaring and the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) forecasts there will be more than 1.3 million licensed drone pilots by 2020 in the U.S. alone.

New Precision Survey Sensor on Aerosonde sUAS

2016-11-07
New Precision Survey Sensor on Aerosonde sUAS
Textron Systems Unmanned Systems announced that the company will now offer the TK-7 Firewatch precision survey sensor on the Aerosonde Small Unmanned Aircraft System (SUAS) after its recent successful demonstration in Blackstone, Va.

Irans Water-Skimming Suicide Drone

2016-11-03
Irans Water-Skimming Suicide Drone
Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guard has claimed to have developed a ‘suicide drone capable of delivering explosives to blow up targets both at sea and on land.

Turkey Develops High-Tech Drone Killer System

2016-11-02
Turkey Develops High-Tech Drone Killer System
Turkey’s ASELSAN domestic defense firm has developed an integrated air defense system to detect, track and disrupt small and micro unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) against any threat on public and commercial settlements.

Low-Cost UAS Early Detection System

2016-11-02
Low-Cost UAS Early Detection System
Strathclyde University has won Europe’s biggest space technology innovation competition for its work on a low-cost early detection system for UAVs. The winning project is a so-called ‘silent lookout system that uses low-cost sensors and satellite navigation technology for the early detection of UAVs.

Prototype 600 Gram Russian Surveillance Drone

2016-11-01
Prototype 600 Gram Russian Surveillance Drone
A prototype of a hand-launched spy drone weighing roughly 21 ounces has been built at an engineering center in Samara, Russian, a defense industry source told RIA Novosti.

Future Of Drones: Clearing The Flight Path To A Connected World  Opening Day Keynote

2016-11-01
Future Of Drones: Clearing The Flight Path To A Connected World Opening Day Keynote
Next month’s Drone World Expo will offer two phenomenal keynote panel discussions with leading industry experts providing the most current and forward-thinking information on this fast-paced, quickly changing and exciting industry.

Tech Inspired By Nikola Tesla Charges Drones In Mid-Air

2016-10-31
Tech Inspired By Nikola Tesla Charges Drones In Mid-Air
Everything that flies must eventually land. Unless, say, it’s an all-electric drone that can recharge while in flight. Researchers at Imperial College London have demonstrated a way to transfer electricity wireless to a flying drone. Even better: they did so building on a concept pioneered by Nikola Tesla.

Ultra-Light Russian Reconnaissance UAV

2016-10-31
Ultra-Light Russian Reconnaissance UAV
The Engineering Center of Russia’s Samara region has designed a prototype of an ultra-light reconnaissance UAV that weighs only 600 grams. It will be possible to launch the drone by tossing it in the air.

Pentagon to Publish New UAS Roadmap Early 2017

2016-10-31
Pentagon to Publish New UAS Roadmap Early 2017
The US Department of Defense (DoD) is to soon publish a new unmanned systems roadmap meant to guide industry for future investments and technology development.


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