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  • A person with a brain chip can now pilot a swarm of drones — or even advanced fighter jets, thanks to research funded by the U.S. military’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA. The work builds on research from 2015, which allow...

    DARPA Controls Drone Swarm with Brain Waves

    A person with a brain chip can now pilot a swarm of drones — or even advanced fighter jets, thanks to research funded by the U.S. military’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA. The work builds on research from 2015, which allow...

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  • Rolls-Royce engines have been selected by Boeing to power the US Navy’s new MQ-25 Stingray aircraft, which will provide unmanned, carrier-based air-to-air refuelling. The US Navy has awarded the MQ-25A engineering and manufacturing contract to Boeing...

    Rolls-Royce to Power Boeing MQ-25 for US Navy

    Rolls-Royce engines have been selected by Boeing to power the US Navy’s new MQ-25 Stingray aircraft, which will provide unmanned, carrier-based air-to-air refuelling. The US Navy has awarded the MQ-25A engineering and manufacturing contract to Boeing...

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  • The aerial inspection of a cracked window at San Francisco’s tilting Millennium Tower came to a crashing halt when the drone dropped from the sky, nearly missing pedestrians below. Building managers were conducting the aerial survey of the structure ...

    DJI Phantom Crashes Inspecting Sinking Millennium Tower in San Francisco

    The aerial inspection of a cracked window at San Francisco’s tilting Millennium Tower came to a crashing halt when the drone dropped from the sky, nearly missing pedestrians below. Building managers were conducting the aerial survey of the structure ...

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  • UAV Navigation has just released a case study demonstrating its ability to is able to deliver a cutting-edge Flight Control Solution (FCS) in the shortest period of time. Elytron Aeronautica, one of the company’s most recent customers, purchased ...

    UAV Navigation Integrates FCS in Record Time

    UAV Navigation has just released a case study demonstrating its ability to is able to deliver a cutting-edge Flight Control Solution (FCS) in the shortest period of time. Elytron Aeronautica, one of the company’s most recent customers, purchased ...

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  • Unmanned Systems Canada has just announced details of its11th Unmanned Systems Canada Student UAS Competition in 2018-2019. Attention All UAS Teams: Severe thunder storms generated from this summer’s severe heat have damaged a solar farm near Alma, Q...

    11th Unmanned Systems Canada Student UAS Competition

    Unmanned Systems Canada has just announced details of its11th Unmanned Systems Canada Student UAS Competition in 2018-2019. Attention All UAS Teams: Severe thunder storms generated from this summer’s severe heat have damaged a solar farm near Alma, Q...

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  • Oxford Direct Services (ODS), the service delivery and commercial arm of Oxford City Council in the UK ,has announced that it is to start providing drone-based services to include roof and building surveying, land mapping, aerial photography and filmin...

    Oxford Town Council Launches Commercial Drone Services

    Oxford Direct Services (ODS), the service delivery and commercial arm of Oxford City Council in the UK ,has announced that it is to start providing drone-based services to include roof and building surveying, land mapping, aerial photography and filmin...

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  • An RQ-4 Global Hawk crashed into the waters off Spain on June 26th, 2018. The incident has not been previously disclosed to the public prior to inquiries by The Drive. It marks the second loss of an RQ-4 in just over a year, with the other aircraft cra...

    USAF RQ-4 Global Hawk Crashed Off Spain Last June

    An RQ-4 Global Hawk crashed into the waters off Spain on June 26th, 2018. The incident has not been previously disclosed to the public prior to inquiries by The Drive. It marks the second loss of an RQ-4 in just over a year, with the other aircraft cra...

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  • PrecisionHawk Inc., a provider of drone technology for the enterprise, has  announced a partnership with EagleView, a provider of aerial imagery and data analytics for government, insurance and commercial sectors. Through this partnership with Precis...

    EagleView Invests in PrecisionHawk

    PrecisionHawk Inc., a provider of drone technology for the enterprise, has  announced a partnership with EagleView, a provider of aerial imagery and data analytics for government, insurance and commercial sectors. Through this partnership with Precis...

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  • SkyX, the Canadian long-range unmanned aerial monitoring and data collection company, has announced that the company has closed $9.5 million USD in Series B funding from the Almond Tree/SkyX Limited Partnership (LP), led by Almond Tree Enterprise Inc. ...

    SkyX Raises $9.5M USD in Series B Funding

    SkyX, the Canadian long-range unmanned aerial monitoring and data collection company, has announced that the company has closed $9.5 million USD in Series B funding from the Almond Tree/SkyX Limited Partnership (LP), led by Almond Tree Enterprise Inc. ...

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  • Australian metal additive manufacturing company, Titomic, has announced its first defence agreement with TAUV, to produce a ruggedised soldier-enabled Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) in Titanium using the Titomic Kinetic Fusion technology. The ruggedis...

    Australia’s First Metal 3D-Printed Soldier-Enabled Drone

    Australian metal additive manufacturing company, Titomic, has announced its first defence agreement with TAUV, to produce a ruggedised soldier-enabled Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) in Titanium using the Titomic Kinetic Fusion technology. The ruggedis...

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