Delair, a global supplier of commercial drone solutions, announced an agreement with Cansel, a full-service provider of surveying and mapping solutions to the Canadian market. Cansel becomes the first Canadian reseller of Delair’s innovative Delair UX 11 long-range drone, and the two companies plan to rapidly expand the agreement to include the entire Delair product line. In addition, […]
Black Swift Technologies (BST), a specialized engineering firm known for its purpose-built scientific aerial platforms, announced it has been awarded a NASA contract to develop an unmanned aircraft system (UAS) to perform upper atmospheric observations of the planet Venus. BST is proposing a planetary aerial vehicle based on dynamic soaring, a proven method to extract […]
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Counter drone technology provider DroneShield has secured an order for 70 units of its DroneGun tactical jammer by an as-yet-unnamed “major Middle Eastern country allied with Western governments”, with the identity of the country remaining a mystery, potentially for security reasons. “We believe that this is a company-making sale and a gamechanger for DroneShield,” said Oleg Vornik, […]
Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) signed an agreement with Airbus to lease Heron TP Medium Altitude Long Endurance (MALE) RPAS to Germany’s Federal Ministry of Defence. Under the $600 million deal, Airbus DS Airborne Solutions GmbH will serve as the prime contractor responsible for managing all aspects of the project, including operational support and maintenance throughout […]
Spain’s Directorate-General for Armament and Material (DGAM) has awarded Thales two contracts to supply unmanned Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) platforms to the Spanish Navy and Army. The Spanish Navy has selected the Fulmar X unmanned aircraft system (UAS) for testing and evaluation of UAS in maritime environments. In addition, DGAM has acquired an unspecified number of class I RPAS system to […]
Dynetics has been awarded up to $470 million to produce GBU-69B Small Glide Munitions for U.S. Special Operations Command, a U.S. Department of Defense release said. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract has five ordering periods and allows for firm-fixed-price and cost-plus-fixed-fee task and delivery orders to be placed, the Friday, June 8 release said. Work under the sole-source contract […]
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Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd and Unifly N.V have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to cooperate in the field of Unmanned Traffic Management (UTM) systems. The MoU covers both research and development, and a joint market approach to Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS, or drone) management. The global market for UAS is growing rapidly as drones […]
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GE introduced AiRXOS a new company helping to accelerate the safe, efficient, scalable integration of air and ground space for manned and unmanned vehicles. AiRXOS helps government agencies, regional aviation authorities and private sector operators manage and meet the increasing demand for sophisticated and safe Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) operations. AiRXOS is a wholly-owned subsidiary […]
The US Navy has awarded over $48 million worth contract to Virginia-based Six3 Advanced Systems Inc. to support deployment of counter- unmanned aerial systems (UAS) engineering, the Department of defense announced. The “$48,634,304 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract” covers integration, installation, sustainment, and engineering services to the AIRWorks Rapid Development Capabilities Integrated Product Team for the deployment of […]
Ballard Power Systems announced that the Company’s subsidiary, Protonex, has received purchase orders from the U.S. Navy for a total of 13 fuel cell propulsion systems for unmanned aerial vehicles. Deliveries of the fuel cell propulsion systems are expected to occur in 2018. Protonex has supplied proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cell propulsion systems for the successful […]
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