Airbus opens flight base in Australia for Zephyr UAS operations


Airbus Defense and Space has opened a flight base in Western Australia for its Zephyr S high-altitude, solar-powered UAS. The base is the first operational launch site from which Airbus will fly campaigns for a variety of customers.
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FAA names Merkle new head of UAS Integration Office


The FAA has named Jay Merkle, former deputy vice president of the agency's Air Traffic Organization Program Management Office, to lead the UAS Integration Office. He has more than 25 years of experience in engineering and program management.
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DARPA shows UAS can operate with limited communications


Can UAS flying in contested airspace with degraded communications operate effectively? Recent tests demonstrated that DARPA's Collaborative Operations in Denied Environments (CODE) technology enabled drones to function with minimal communications.
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Tragic South African fires inspire search and rescue drone


The loss of a helicopter pilot while fighting fires in South Africa inspired drone developer and manufacturer ALTI UAS to create the Transition SAR Orange, a vertical-takeoff-and-landing UAS specialized for search-and-rescue missions.
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Belgium, Australia to acquire General Atomics UAS platforms


The defense forces of Belgium and Australia have been authorized to acquire UAS designed and built by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. Belgium will negotiate to buy the SkyGuardian and Australia will purchase the armed Reaper.
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Honeywell Aerospace starts UAV inspection service in India


Honeywell Aerospace is launching a commercial Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Inspection and Data Analytics Service in India. Targeted at utilities and oil and gas companies, the service helps customers across the country improve and modernize.
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