Swiss solar-powered UAS tested for refugee rescue missions

The Swiss solar-power AtlantikSolar UAS demonstrated its ability to locate victims of Europe's ongoing refugee crisis by flying for 26 hours with a thermal camera. Next year, the aircraft will be used for climate research in Greenland.
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Test flights begin in October for UAS equipped with ADS-B

ISight RPV announced this week that its UAS will be used in two research projects. One will study manned and unmanned aircraft equipped with ADS-B and the other involves monitoring land reclamation along gas pipeline right of ways.
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MITRE challenge reveals promising counter UAV tech

After 150 unmanned aircraft vehicle (UAV) flights were performed near a Quantico, Virginia-testing facility, a team of researchers was able to crown two winners for a competition designed to showcase counter-UAV capabilities.
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Raytheon to modernize Global Hawk ground control stations

Raytheon's modernized ground control station for the Northrop Grumman Global Hawk will give the U.S. Air Force greater flexibility in adding missions and capabilities to the aircraft. It will also have the ability to control other types of UAS.
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Wyvern’s UAS risk certification program starting to grow

Wyvern Ltd., a Pennsylvania-based aviation safety and risk management company, believes it has exactly what unmanned aircraft systems entities need to land contracts with major end-user clients.
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Harris, PrecisionHawk sign 5-year deal for LATAS system

This partnership combines PrecisionHawk's UAS industry innovation with Harris' FAA critical networks expertise, said Ed Sayadian, president, Harris Mission Networks.
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Industry Events

3rd Commercial UAV Show

October 19-20, 2016
ExCel
London, United Kingdom

Future Robotics Forum and STEM benefit presented by Cascade AUVSI

October 19-21, 2016
OMSI
Portland, Oregon

Commercial UAV Expo

October 31-2, 2016
MGM Grand
Las Vegas, Nevada

Arizona UAS Summit & Expo

November 7-9, 2016
We-Ko-Pa Resort & Conference Center
Scottsdale, Arizona

International Drone Expo (IDE)

December 9-10, 2016
Los Angeles Convention Center
Los Angeles, California





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