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Monday, October 10th, 2016

Trimble Sells its Unmanned Aircraft System Business to Delair-Tech

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 10, 2016 —Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that Delair-Tech has acquired its Belgium-based Gatewing Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) engineering and manufacturing business. Delair-Tech is a leading provider of long-range, fixed-wing UAS solutions for industrial inspection and asset management applications headquartered in Toulouse, France. Delair-Tech intends to grow the acquired business as part

Friday, August 26th, 2016

GA-ASI UAS Flight Training Academy Graduates First Aircrews

SAN DIEGO – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA ASI), a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) systems, radars, and electro-optic and related mission systems solutions, today announced that the company’s new Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Flight Training Academy graduated its first cadre of GA-ASI aircrews on August 12th. “Our first graduates have benefitted

Tuesday, February 16th, 2016

Elbit Systems Introduces Skylark 3: The Latest Addition To Its Family Of Mini-UAS

Elbit Systems has developed the Skylark3, a new autonomous mini Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS), best suited for brigades and divisions in “beyond the next hill” reconnaissance, counterinsurgency and force protection missions, as well as for use in a range of civil applications, such as border and coastal security and anti-terror operations. The new system has

Monday, December 21st, 2015

FAA Small Unmanned Aircraft Registration Begins Dec. 21

The Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Small Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) registry is expected to go live during the day on December 21. Please check the agency’s home page at http://www.faa.gov/ for updates.

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015

R.A. Smith National Given Green Light from FAA on Commercial Use of Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS)

October 7, 2015 — R.A. Smith National — a nationwide, multi-disciplined civil and structural engineering and surveying firm — headquartered in Brookfield, Wis., has been granted a Section 333 Exemption from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). This exemption, granted on a case-by-case basis allows R.A. Smith National to use a UAS (unmanned aircraft system) to

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

Elbit Systems Awarded an Approximately $78 Million Contract to Provide a European Country with UAS-Based Advanced Intelligence Systems

HAIFA, Israel, September 8, 2015 – Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT) (“Elbit Systems”), announced today that it was awarded a contract from a European country to supply an Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS)-based cutting-edge intelligence solution. Valued at approximately $78 million, the contract will be performed over a two-year period by Elbit Systems’  ISTAR Division,

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

WB Electronics and Thales Unveil their Unmanned Aircraft System for Polish Gryf Programme

MSPO, Poland, September 3, 2015 – WB Electronics and Thales unveiled today at Poland’s MSPO exhibition, their exclusive tactical unmanned aircraft system for the Polish Gryf requirement. The WB Electronics/Thales solution offers a capability that fully meets the Gryf requirements for an armed unmanned aircraft system, and delivers the capability through full Polish industrial collaboration.

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

Trimble Takes Flight with New Multirotor Unmanned Aircraft System

SUNNYVALE, Calif., August 25, 2015 —Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today the ZX5 Multirotor Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS), a new aerial imaging and workflow solution that captures and processes geo-referenced photo and video data for mapping, agriculture and inspection applications. The Trimble® ZX5 complements the UAS portfolio with the ability to reach smaller, remote environments faster,

Thursday, August 13th, 2015

Northrop Grumman Demonstrates New Capabilities in Mission Management and Control Systems

SAN DIEGO, August 13,, 2015 — Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) successfully demonstrated mission management control features that create more unmanned aircraft system (UAS) versatility and efficiencies. During a series of high-altitude, long-endurance RQ-4 Global Hawk demonstrations, the UAS seamlessly responded to external requests to dynamically alter its route of flight and sensor functionality, thereby breaking the one-user

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

Bureau of Reclamation Selects New Mexico State University for Unmanned Aircraft System Inspection of Elephant Butte Dam

Washington, D.C., July, 2, 2015 — The Bureau of Reclamation has selected New Mexico State University to be the lead subject matter expert to perform the first Reclamation dam inspection using an unmanned aircraft system.

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