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20 20.04.2018

Dynetics Selected for Demo Phase of DARPA Gremlins Program

Von | 2018-04-20T07:05:25+00:00 20.04.2018|Kategorien: Business News, UAS Vision|Tags: , |

Dynetics, Inc. has been selected as the top performer for Phase 3 of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Gremlins program.  Managed out of DARPA’s Tactical Technology Office (TTO), the objective of Gremlins is to accelerate the ability to perform aerial launch and recovery of volley quantities of low-cost, reusable unmanned aerial systems (UASs).   This […]

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19 19.04.2018

FLIR Completes Strategic Investment in DroneSense

Von | 2018-04-19T06:27:55+00:00 19.04.2018|Kategorien: Business News, Software, UAS Vision|Tags: , , |

FLIR Systems, Inc. and DroneSense, Inc. announced that FLIR has completed a strategic investment in DroneSense, makers of a unique software platform that serves the growing needs of public safety organizations in utilizing unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to better perform their missions. The minority investment by FLIR in DroneSense will create opportunities for the companies […]

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18 18.04.2018

Altavian Gets $250M US Army TUAS Contract

Von | 2018-04-18T07:01:33+00:00 18.04.2018|Kategorien: Business News, Military UAS, News, UAS Vision|Tags: , , , |

Altavian, Inc. has been awarded a $250MM Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity contract with the US Army. Under the Program Executive Office Aviation, Products Office for Tactical Unmanned Aircraft (TUAS), Altavian will be supporting the largest small UAS program in the world. The US Army Family of Systems, Unmanned Aircraft Systems (FoSUAS) includes the RQ-11, the […]

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18 18.04.2018

Latvia Gets RQ-20A Puma Systems Worth $3M

Von | 2018-04-18T07:01:28+00:00 18.04.2018|Kategorien: Business News, Military UAS, UAS Vision|Tags: , , |

The Latvian National Armed Forces next year will receive drones that are purchased with financial support from the US for EUR 2.4 million, the Latvian Defense Ministry reported. In line with the Foreign Military Sales program of the US government, the Latvian army will receive three unmanned aircraft systems RQ-20A Puma produced by AeroVironment company. […]

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17 17.04.2018

Anglo-French Combat UAV Demonstrator on Hold

Von | 2018-04-17T07:02:10+00:00 17.04.2018|Kategorien: Business News, News, UAS Vision|Tags: , , |

British and French industry were disappointed after their offer to build a technology demonstrator for a combat drone was put on hold, mainly by the U.K., according to Eric Trappier, chairman of the Gifas trade body. “It’s true we were slightly disappointed, with our friend BAE, on the British issue,” he told a news conference […]

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13 13.04.2018

Dropcopter Pollinator Secures $250,000 Investment

Von | 2018-04-13T07:02:42+00:00 13.04.2018|Kategorien: Business News, News, UAS Vision|Tags: , , |

 DropCopter of Corning, California, works on the automated pollination of orchard crops via unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). It strives for farming efficiency, the promotion of new technologies and healthy crop yield growth. Every year growers need bees to pollinate their flowers. If there are not enough bees, there’s not enough fruit. Dropcopter basically supplements […]

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13 13.04.2018

Aeronautics and Mahindra Partner for Shipborne UAS

Von | 2018-04-13T06:47:32+00:00 13.04.2018|Kategorien: Business News, Military UAS, UAS Vision|Tags: , , |

Mahindra Defence and Aeronautics Ltd of Israel signed a Memorandum of Understanding to partner for Naval Shipborne UAVs. Aeronautics and Mahindra will offer a UAV system which can be launched and recovered from Indian warships. Aeronautics, a leading manufacturer of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), is an Israeli public listed company, and is a key player in the […]

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13 13.04.2018

BlueBird Aero Systems Signs JV with Cyient India

Von | 2018-04-13T06:47:28+00:00 13.04.2018|Kategorien: Business News, National Associations, UAS Vision|Tags: , , |

Hyderabad-based IT services company Cyient has entered into a joint venture with Israel-based BlueBird Aero Systems on Wednesday. As part of the agreement, the joint venture named Cyient Solutions and Systems Private Limited will offer field-proven UAV systems to Indian defence, paramilitary, security, and police forces. The JV, signed at the DefExpo,and named Cyient Solutions & […]

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12 12.04.2018

Aeronautics Gets Investment from Israeli Insurer

Von | 2018-04-12T06:43:10+00:00 12.04.2018|Kategorien: Business News, News, UAS Vision|Tags: , , |

Israeli insurer Phoenix Holdings Ltd. bought a 5.18% stake in Israeli drone maker Aeronautics Defense Systems Ltd., according to a Monday filing to the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange. The deal was completed in late March. Following the announcement, on Monday Aeronautics’ stock went up by 1.73% and the company traded at a market value of […]

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11 11.04.2018

Australia Orders Extra WASP AE Systems for A$1.4M

Von | 2018-04-11T06:44:15+00:00 11.04.2018|Kategorien: Business News, Military UAS, News, UAS Vision|Tags: , , , |

XTEK Ltd has received a purchase order from the Australian Defence Force (ADF) worth A$1.4 million for additional WASP AE small unmanned aerial systems. The order includes associated after-market services including technical support, training and spare equipment. XTEK’s managing director Philippe Odouard said: “This win represents another positive addition to our growing contract pipeline. We are […]

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