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Jan
28
2020

KAMAN K-MAX® ADVANCES CIVIL AND MILITARY AUTONOMOUS FLIGHT PROGRAMS

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LOOMFIELD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 28, 2020-- Kaman Air Vehicles, a division of Kaman Corporation (NYSE: KAMN), today announced the advancement of its military and commercial K-MAX Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) programs. Kaman continues the development of the next generation of K-MAX UAS to support US Marine Corps future operating concepts. These logistics systems add flexibility and speed of distribution to all sizes of ground formations, while reducing the risk to our service men and women. “We have a combat proven system that sustained over 95% readiness while in the field. Looking ahead the next generation aircraft will leverage advancements in unmanned technologies and will add new autonomy capabilities,” said Romin Dasmalchi, Senior Director Business Development of the Kaman Air Vehicles division.

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Feb
05
2020

Boeing and U.S. Navy Successfully Link Piloted, Unmanned Growlers

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ARLINGTON, Va. – Boeing [NYSE: BA] and the U.S. Navy successfully flew two autonomously controlled EA-18G Growlers at Naval Air Station Patuxent River as unmanned air systems using a third Growler as a mission controller for the other two.

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Feb
14
2020

Mark Your Calendar for the 2020 UAS Symposium

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WASHINGTON – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) will co-host the 5th Annual FAA Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Symposium on June 16-18, 2020, at the Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, MD.

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Apr
02
2020

Fact Sheet – The UAS Integration Pilot Program

Posted by jhadmin

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recognizes that unmanned aircraft systems –“UAS,” or more popularly, “drones”— are the fastest growing segment of aviation. In the United States, people are flying these aircraft for fun or are performing commercial operations. Drones enable people to go places and do things that might otherwise be dangerous, and they often save money and time.

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Jun
15
2020

Honeywell Forms Business Unit Dedicated to Unmanned Aerial Systems and Urban Air Mobility

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June 15, 2020 -PHOENIX, June 15, 2020 – Honeywell (NYSE: HON) has formed a new business unit dedicated to the growing Unmanned Aerial Systems and Urban Air Mobility (UAM) industries. The Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) business unit will continue Honeywell’s momentum and leadership in these emerging markets, utilizing Honeywell’s technology, software, services and certification expertise to meet customers’ needs in these markets.

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Jul
28
2020

VSR700 prototype performs first autonomous free flight

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Marignane, 28 July 2020 - The prototype of Airbus Helicopters’ VSR700 unmanned aerial system (UAS) has performed its first free flight. The VSR700 performed a ten minute flight at a drone test centre near Aix-en-Provence in the south of France.

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Jul
31
2020

Swiss Army Chooses Lockheed Martin’s Indago 3 UAS For Tactical Reconnaissance And Surveillance

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Vineyard, Utah, – Armasuisse contracted Lockheed Martin (LMT) for a fleet of Indago 3 small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), with options for spares, training and tech support and additional systems for the Swiss Army.

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Aug
17
2020

THOR VTOL Completes Environmental Qualification Tests Ahead of Delivery of 1,000 Units

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Haifa, Israel, - Elbit Systems’ THOR, a multi-rotor Vertical Take-off and Landing (VTOL) mini Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS), successfully completed a series of environmental qualification tests ahead of the delivery of more than a thousand of units to an army in Southeast Asia. As announced on October 6, 2019, the Company was awarded a $153 million contract to provide a networked multi-layered UAS array to an army in Southeast Asia, including more than 1,000 THOR VTOL mini-UAS.

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Aug
18
2020

FAA Continues Drone Integration Initiatives

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced 26 schools have been selected so far to participate in the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Collegiate Training Initiative (UAS-CTI).

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Aug
24
2020

FAA to Test and Evaluate Unmanned Aircraft Detection & Mitigation Equipment at Airports

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced today that it plans to evaluate technologies and systems that could detect and mitigate potential safety risks posed by unmanned aircraft. The effort will be part of the agency’s Airport Unmanned Aircraft Systems Detection and Mitigation Research Program.

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Sep
07
2020

Honeywell Unveils Next-Generation Avionics Lab for Unmanned Aerial Systems and Urban Air Mobility

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A new research and development lab built by Honeywell (NYSE: HON) is demonstrating the company’s technological capabilities in both hardware and software for the unmanned aerial systems (UAS) and urban air mobility (UAM) markets. The lab, which resembles a conceptual UAM vehicle flight deck with real hardware, is the first of its kind to demonstrate actual fly-by-wire controls and vehicle avionics integrated in a lab setting. It will be used to develop, test and demonstrate Honeywell’s industry-leading technology aimed at simplifying the operations of future vehicles.

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Sep
09
2020

FAA to Test and Evaluate Unmanned Aircraft Detection & Mitigation Equipment at Airports

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced August 21, 2020, that it plans to evaluate technologies and systems that could detect and mitigate potential safety risks posed by unmanned aircraft. The effort will be part of the agency’s Airport Unmanned Aircraft Systems Detection and Mitigation Research Program.

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Sep
11
2020

Elbit Systems UK Demonstrates Hermes 900 Maritime Search & Rescue Flights for the Maritime and Coastguard Agency

Posted by jhadmin

London, UK, September 11, 2020 – Elbit Systems’ Hermes 900 Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) recently successfully completed a series of flight demonstrations for the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA). The demonstration were run by the MCA and were designed to test the capabilities of using a UAS to enhance Search and Rescue (SaR) capabilities and the use of long-range unmanned capabilities in civilian airspace.

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