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Northrop Seeks to Rent Out Small Training UAV

2013-08-15
Northrop Seeks to Rent Out Small Training UAV
Northrop Grummanhas offered theU.S. Air ForceandCustoms and Border Protectiona new unmanned training aircraft under a structure that aims to help the government save $70 million in annual maintenance and procurement expenses

Keymerging Technologies selects ING Robotic Aviations Responder Unmanned Aerial Vehicle for use in East Africa

2013-08-14
Keymerging Technologies selects ING Robotic Aviations Responder Unmanned Aerial Vehicle for use in East Africa
Keymerging Technologies Ltdhas purchasedING Robotic Aviation’sResponderrotary wing unmanned aerial vehicle systems for use inEast Africa.

AeroVironment Wins $13.5 Million Raven UAV Order

2013-08-14
AeroVironment Wins $13.5 Million Raven UAV Order
Monrovia, Calif.-basedAeroVironment(NASDAQ:AVAV) has won from the U.S. Army a $13.5 million order for its unmanned aerial vehicles.

NAVAIR teams test GPS anti-jamming device on small UAV

2013-08-14
NAVAIR teams test GPS anti-jamming device on small UAV
NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md.— Part of an initiative to protectGPS technologies on small unmanned aerial vehicles(UAV)

T-20 UAV Reaches High Altitude Mark

2013-08-13
T-20 UAV Reaches High Altitude Mark
CHEYENNE, Wyo.,Aug. 12, 2013 The Arcturus T-20 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle flew to an altitude of 23,500′ MSL during a training flight at Camp Guernsey Joint Training Center,Wyoming.

Airware Partners with Insitu, Hires Paul Mikesell as VP of Engineering and Plans to Open San Francisco Office

2013-08-13
Airware Partners with Insitu, Hires Paul Mikesell as VP of Engineering and Plans to Open San Francisco Office
As the annual AUVSI (Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International) Unmanned Systems conference kicks off in Washington, D.C., Airware, the maker of AirwareOS, is announcing a new partnership, a key hire and plans for expansion.

Boulder businesses want to use drones to help farmers control weeds

2013-08-13
Boulder businesses want to use drones to help farmers control weeds
BOULDER — Two Boulder businesses are hoping to bring pioneering drone technology to the age-old business of farming — if only federal regulators will let them out of the barn.

Alberta hopes drone project with Nevada takes flight

2013-08-12
Alberta hopes drone project with Nevada takes flight
EDMONTON – Unmanned aerial drones may one day watch over the pipelines that criss-cross Alberta’s landscape, and the province is hoping to develop such cutting-edge technology with Nevada’s help.

Spain Negotiating for UAV

2013-08-12
Spain Negotiating for UAV
The Spanish Air Force is currently in initial negotiations with Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) for the potential acquisition of the Heron-1 “Shoval” UAV.

Idaho Pursues Unmanned Aircraft Systems Center for Excellence Designation from FAA

2013-08-12
Idaho Pursues Unmanned Aircraft Systems Center for Excellence Designation from FAA
BOISE, Idaho Known for its agriculture and diverse landscapes, Idaho’s natural attributes and technical expertise position the state for leadership in the dynamic Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) industry.