Manufacturing & Distribution

February 22, 2023

GA-ASI Partners with Divergent Technologies, Inc.

BY General Atomics General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. is partnering with Divergent Technologies, Inc. to support its Additive Manufacturing applications development efforts and implement a full digital manufacturing process for GA-ASI’s products. READ MORE

February 15, 2023

HAL Will Provide MRO Support for GA-ASI MQ-9B Turbo-Prop Engines

BY General Atomics General Atomics and Hindustan Aeronautics Limited have announced that turbo-propeller engines, which power GA-ASI’s state-of-art MQ-9B Remotely Piloted Aircraft System , will be supported by the HAL Engine Division at Bengaluru for the Indian market. READ MORE

February 08, 2023

GA-ASI Selected to Build OBSS for AFRL

BY General Atomics General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. will manufacture and perform demonstration flights of the Air Force Research Laboratory’s unmanned Off-Board Sensing Station aircraft. READ MORE

February 02, 2023

Highlander Partners Announces the Acquisition of Black Sage Tech

BY Highlander Partners Highlander Partners announced the acquisition of Black Sage Technologies from Acorn Growth Companies. Black Sage is an industry-leading multi-mission platform provider of C-UAS and security solutions. READ MORE

January 24, 2023

FlightWave Edge 130 VTOL Added to Blue UAS Cleared List

BY FlightWave FlightWave Aerospace on January 18th announced completion of the process to receive an Authority To Operate designation under the DoD Defense Innovation Unit’s Blue sUAS 2.0 Program. READ MORE

January 19, 2023

Atmos expands payload options and integrates the Sony α7R series

BY Atmos Atmos, the Dutch drone manufacturer that develops high-end VTOL fixed-wing drones for surveying and mapping applications, integrates the Sony α7R mark III and IV cameras, and increases the coverage and accuracy achieved in a single flight. READ MORE

January 17, 2023

Volatus accelerates growth with Airial Robotic partnership

BY Volatus Aerospace Volatus Aerospace Corp. announced that it has entered into an exclusive agreement to help manufacture, market and distribute Airial Robotics’ next generation of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles under the Volatus Aerospace brand and its subsidiaries. READ MORE

December 27, 2022

Elbit Systems awarded $36M contract from Polish Air Force

BY Elbit Systems Elbit Systems Ltd. announced on December 22nd that it was awarded a contract valued at approximately $36 million to supply four F-16 Full Mission Simulators to the Polish Air Force. The contract will be performed over a 28-month period. READ MORE

December 27, 2022

Elbit Systems awarded Framework Contract from Romanian Defense

BY Elbit Systems Elbit Systems Ltd. announced on December 21st that it was awarded a framework contract with a maximum value of approximately $410 million to supply up to seven “Watchkeeper X” tactical UAS for the Romanian Ministry of National Defense. READ MORE

December 12, 2022

Orbital UAV signs MOU with Animal Dynamics for aerial solutions

BY Orbital UAV Orbital UAV and Animal Dynamics sign MoU to explore advanced propulsion system for uncrewed aircraft system, Stork-STM READ MORE

November 29, 2022

Bluvec selects Draganfly to create threat detection solutions

BY Draganfly Draganfly Inc. announced that Bluvec has selected Draganfly to create joint solutions enabling specific Military and Civil UAS Threat Detection Intervention. READ MORE

November 29, 2022

Highlander Partners Announces the Acquisition of Liteye Systems

BY Highlander Partners Liteye represents the first investment made in connection with High Point Aerotechnologies, a division of Highlander recently established to pursue leading technologies in the C-UAS, UAS and related defense industries READ MORE

November 29, 2022

Draganfly selected by PromoDrone to provide UAV technology

BY Draganfly Draganfly Inc. announced that it has been selected to provide its Public Safety technology to the PromoDrone platform for Emergency Management. READ MORE

November 21, 2022

World-Leading UAV Manufacturer Selects Gilat for UAV Terminals

BY Gilat Satellite Networks Gilat Satellite Networks announced that it has entered into a multi-year, multimillion-dollar strategic framework agreement with a world-leading UAV manufacturer. READ MORE

November 14, 2022

New RetraSpectraTM System to Hunt for Greenhouse Gases

BY Censys Technologies Aerospace’s technology implemented in Censys’ RetraSpectraTM system will enable long-range intelligence gathering in high resolution for 3D mapping of methane, carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases. READ MORE

November 04, 2022

Skyfire and Textron Systems Partner for First Responder Programs

BY Skyfire Consulting Skyfire Consulting announced it has teamed up with Textron Systems to help take their industry-leading software products and shape them for the public safety market. READ MORE

October 12, 2022

Dedrone Launches Low Collateral Counter - Drone Jammer

BY Dedrone Dedrone, the market leader in smart airspace security, today announced the launch of its next-generation handheld mitigation system, DedroneDefender. READ MORE

October 11, 2022

DroneSense Announces General Availability of Drone for Safety

BY DroneSense The general availability of DroneSense Remote and Axon Air Remote powered by DroneSense was announced today. This breakthrough technology allows public safety agencies to remotely operate and deploy drones in emergencies. READ MORE

October 05, 2022

Paladin Drones launches EXT

BY Paladin Drones Following the success of Knighthawk and Watchtower, Paladin is extending LTE capabilities to DJI in an effort to help departments start drone-as-a-first-responder (DFR) programs quicker and more effectively. READ MORE

October 05, 2022

TechTalk with Akin Gump Podcast to Launch in October

BY P3 Tech Consulting Creators of the Dawn of Drones, Full Crew and Full TILT Podcasts Announce Collaboration with Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP on New Technology Focused Legal Show TechTalk with Akin Gump READ MORE

October 03, 2022

Elbit Systems awarded $120 Million contract to supply Hermes 900

BY Elbit Systems Elbit Systems Ltd. announced that it was awarded a contract valued at $120 million to supply Hermes™ 900 Maritime Unmanned Aircraft Systems and training capabilities to the Royal Thai Navy. The contract will be performed over a three-year period. READ MORE

September 30, 2022

Companies Set to Pitch to Investors at UAS Summit & Expo

BY UAS Magazine UAS Magazine with the UAS Angel Network and the Grand Forks Region Economic Development Corporation announced this week the six companies selected to pitch to a group of angel investors and venture capital firms at the UAS Summit & Expo READ MORE

September 30, 2022

Drone Forward Challenges and Inspires Students

BY Dawn Klavon Drone Forward, Inc is bringing STEAM education to the forefront for eager students. The 501(c)(3) non-profit, founded by a passionate group of educators and entrepreneurs, offers unique learning opportunities based around aerial drone education. READ MORE

September 28, 2022

Wingcopter delivery drones for better local supply in rural areas

BY Wingcopter In a joint project, the Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences and the delivery drone manufacturer and operator Wingcopter are testing the potential of on-demand transport of consumer goods to improve local supply in rural communities READ MORE

September 22, 2022

U.S Army Awards AeroVironment $20.6 Million Contract

BY AeroVironment, Inc. AeroVironment announced on September 22, 2022 it received a $20.6 million firm-fixed-price contract award on August 18, 2022 from the U.S. Army Tactical Aviation and Ground Munitions project office for the procurement of Switchblade® 300. READ MORE

September 19, 2022

In Depth: Clear-Com Delivers Clear and Secure Communication for Mission-Critical Operations

BY UAS Magazine At the heart of delivering a successful unmanned systems mission is the ability for all crew members to communicate with each other quickly, clearly and seamlessly. READ MORE

September 16, 2022

In Depth: Using Angel Networks to Facilitate Seed Capital for UAS Startups

BY Craig Mahaney Expanding the size of the angel investor pool who understand realistic market timing and technical platform requirements is valuable for the whole industry ecosystem. READ MORE

September 15, 2022

AeroVironment Introduces Puma VNS

BY AeroVironment, Inc. AeroVironment, Inc. announced on September 15, 2022, Puma™ VNS, a visual-based navigation system for Puma 2 AE and Puma 3 AE small unmanned aircraft systems (SUAS). READ MORE

September 06, 2022

Teledyne FLIR debuts SIRAS Drone

BY Teledyne FLIR Teledyne FLIR announced on September 6, 2022 SIRAS™, a professional drone that includes a quick-connect dual radiometric thermal and visible camera payload. READ MORE

September 01, 2022

AeroVironment Introduces Mantis™ i23 D

BY AeroVironment, Inc. AeroVironment introduced on August 30, 2022 Mantis™ i23 D, a multi-sensor daytime imaging payload compatible with the Raven® B small unmanned aircraft systems (SUAS). READ MORE