Category Archives: UAV

AirMap, Wing, and Other USS Unveil ASTM Network Remote ID Readiness in Live Demonstrations in the US and Switzerland

In the last few days, AirMap and other companies across the drone industry successfully demonstrated an implementation of the ASTM Remote ID and Tracking standard to support the remote identification of drones by law enforcement and citizens in the United … Continue reading

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HAWK30 Takes Flight – AeroVironment Achieves Successful First Test Flight of Next Generation Solar HAPS Unmanned Aircraft System

Successful first test flight takes place less than two years after program start Test program to expand operating envelope with sequentially higher and longer flights SIMI VALLEY, Calif., Sept. 16, 2019 – AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVAV), a global leader in Unmanned … Continue reading

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Scheduled Maintenance: Sept 19th, 1:00 AM – 4:00 AM (UTC)

NOTAM: Scheduled Maintenance Oops! Our previous email contained an incorrect maintenance date in the email body. The correct maintenance date is Thursday, September 19th, 2019 from 1:00 AM to 4:00 AM (UTC).We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused. … Continue reading

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HAPSMobile Receives Test Flight Approval from NASA’s Airworthiness and Flight Safety Review Board

TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–HAPSMobile Inc. (“HAPSMobile”), a subsidiary of SoftBank Corp. (TOKYO: 9434) and minority-owned by AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVAV), has received a limited flight release from NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center (AFRC), Airworthiness and Flight Safety Review Board to conduct a … Continue reading

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SRC’s Counter-UAS Technology Chosen by the U.S. Military

  SRC is applying its extensive background in electronic warfare, air surveillance, and target detection, tracking and classification algorithms to help detect, track and defend against drone threats. In just 3 years, SRC has been awarded contracts totaling more than … Continue reading

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RAFAEL enters unmanned aerial platform domain with acquisition of Aeronautics

September 3, 2019 – RAFAEL Advanced Defense Systems Ltd., developer and manufacturer of some of the world’s most groundbreaking technologies for air, land, naval, space and cyber applications, announces it has completed, with its partner, Mr. Avichai Stolero, the acquisition … Continue reading

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AirMap Demonstrates USS-to-USS Flight Plan Deconfliction in Virginia

  To enable future complex commercial drone operations, digital UAS traffic management (UTM) solutions are needed to manage a diversity of drones and operators within the same airspace. Furthermore, as there will be multiple commercial providers of UTM services, known … Continue reading

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FROM HSS: UAV IMSI CATCHER

  The UAV IMSI Catcher # CC4300UTRACKING MOBILE PHONES + INTELLIGENCEFROM ABOVE Features: Track mobile phones with remoteaerial IMSI / IMEI collection Gather data upon thousands ofphones in minutes at fly-by speeds Operation used for covert and discreet monitoring modes … Continue reading

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AeroVironment Donates 87 Quantix Drones and AV DSS Ecosystems to 35 U.S. University Agriculture Departments to Advance Drones in Farming

  2019 University Collaboration Project advances academic research, applications and crop production practices Quantix™ hybrid drone and the AeroVironment Decision Support System™ (AV DSS) deliver on-demand field intelligence to improve crop management for today’s growers    Drone and data analytics ecosystem … Continue reading

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AeroVironment Receives $45 Million Raven B Unmanned Aircraft Systems Contract Award for U.S. Army Security Force Assistance Brigades

  Contract award funded by U.S. Government fiscal year 2019 appropriations Raven systems support U.S. Army, Marine Corps, Air Force, Special Operations Command, National Guard and more than 25 defense forces around the globe Raven lightweight small unmanned aircraft system … Continue reading

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AMAZON PETITIONS FAA TO OPERATE UAVs UNDER PART 135 TO DELIVER YOUR PURCHASE

Amazon1 respectfully submits this petition for exemption to facilitate the operations of our Prime Air delivery service using unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in the United States. Specifically, Amazon seeks an exemption: (1) pursuant to 49 U.S.C. § 44807 to fulfill … Continue reading

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Swiss U-space Deploys National Flight Information Management System for Drones (FIMS)

  Today, AirMap and the Swiss air navigation service provider skyguide, in partnership with the Swiss Federal Office of Civil Aviation (FOCA), announced that they have deployed the Swiss U-space flight information management system for drones, referred to as the … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss Our "LAANC for Recreational Flyers" Webinar

Don’t forget to sign up for our “All About LAANC for Recreational Flyers” webinar for an in-depth overview of how to get authorization to fly in controlled airspace in seconds.This webinar will cover everything from the history of LAANC, to … Continue reading

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Flying Safely Near Wilderness Areas

AirMap Partners with Tread Lightly! and U.S. Forest Service to Address Safe and Compliant Wilderness Drone Use Drones aren’t just for cities and suburbs. They are becoming powerful tools for wildlife research and conservation, especially in previously inaccessible habitats where … Continue reading

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Now Available: Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability for Recreational Flyers

  Great news for recreational drone pilots! The FAA is upgrading its LAANC (Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability) system to allow recreational flyers to request automated airspace authorizations to fly in U.S. controlled airspace.This means that recreational users can … Continue reading

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INDRA STRENGTHENS ITS ARMS SYSTEM TO COUNTER THE NEXT GENERATION OF DRONES

· The company announces its strategy for the development of the company’s anti-drone system, one of the most advanced and effective on the market · Indra will be one of the few companies in the world that will be able … Continue reading

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AeroVironment Acquires VTOL UAS Developer Pulse Aerospace, LLC for $25.7 Million to Strengthen Family of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems

  Pulse’s complementary Vertical Takeoff and Landing (VTOL) product family strengthens AeroVironment’s leading family of fixed-wing small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) Acquisition expands total addressable market by increasing mission capabilities of AeroVironment family of systems Pulse Aerospace receives multi-year contract … Continue reading

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INDRA’S ANTI-DRONE SHIELD AND AIR DEFENSE SYSTEMS, A COMPREHENSIVE SOLUTION AGAINST ANY TYPE OF THREAT

· Indra’s ARMS system is capable of cross-referencing information with this type of systems, ruling out identified objects to focus only on those that pose a real threat · This system has already been acquired by its first military client … Continue reading

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New Georeferencing Solution for your UAV Mapping System

Orientation and Navigation for your UAV Mapping System                  Two levels of Accuracy                                                   Best-in-Class INS Qinertia INS/GNSS Post-processing Software Modern. Ergonomic. Powerful.

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AeroVironment’s New 360 Multi-Sector Antenna Expands Puma AE UAS Operational Capabilities for Maritime Missions

  Available in M3/4/6 operating bands, 360 Multi-Sector Antenna provides continuous 360-degree long-range command and control between naval operators and Puma AE UAS for maritime applications Auto-tracking function provides uninterrupted mission support by eliminating the need for the crew to … Continue reading

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LAANC Scheduled Maintenance

  The FAA has informed us that LAANC will undergo scheduled maintenance on Sunday, March 31st 2019 from 8:00 PM – 12:00 AM (PDT). During this time, requesting and receiving LAANC authorizations through the AirMap for Drones mobile application will … Continue reading

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AirMap And Honeywell Develop Cost-Effective Tracking Solution For Drones

The Easy-to-Use Hardware Device Enables 4G and Satellite Connectivity to UTM System for Unmanned Aircraft MADRID, March 12, 2019 World ATM Congress — Today, AirMap, the leading global airspace management platform for drones, and Honeywell announced the development of a … Continue reading

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DRONE VOLT To Exhibit at SOFINS.

Register now and visit us at SOFINS, located at the Camp de Souge – France, from the 2nd to 4th of April 2019. BOOTH #B24 REGISTER Come and see our tactical UAV live demonstrations. Tuesday, April 2, 2019 Drone track … Continue reading

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INDRA’S ANTI-DRONE SHIELD, TESTED IN THE MOST COMPLEX ENVIRONMENTS AND READY TO PROTECT AIRPORTS

· Indra has an advanced anti-drone system that has been tested in countries where this type of attack is common and poses a major threat · It is one of the few companies in the world that has already sold … Continue reading

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EUROPEAN SAFEDRONE PROJECT TO INTEGRATE DRONES IN THE FUTURE U-SPACE OVER CITIES AND RURAL AREAS TAKES OFF

· It will foster some of the largest European flight demonstrations of drones and aircraft sharing airspace at very low altitude · Development of U-space the key to unleash drones’ capacity to provide all kinds of services in rural areas … Continue reading

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AeroVironment Quantix Drone and Decision Support System To Aid National Park Service Recovery Efforts From Southern California Woolsey Fire

Woolsey fire destroyed 88% of National Park Service land within the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area AeroVironment Quantix™ drone & Decision Support System™ data analytics platform delivered drone-based aerial imagery and actionable intelligence to guide disaster assessment and recovery … Continue reading

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INDRA WILL USE DRONES TO TRANSFORM FUTURE LOGISTICS AND IMPROVE SIMULATION REALISM

· The company is adding two new R&D projects to the Civil UAVs Initiative, an initiative of the local government of Galicia in the northeast of Spain (Xunta de Galicia) for turning the region into an European leader in the … Continue reading

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AeroVironment Awarded $3.2 Million Puma AE Unmanned Aircraft Systems Contract by United States Department of Defense for U.S. Indo-Pacific Command Ally

Puma all-environment system supports ground, riverine and maritime missions United States Department of Defense Foreign Military Sales program facilitates interoperability among U.S. and allied forces MONROVIA, Calif., Nov. 6, 2018 – AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVAV), a global leader in unmanned … Continue reading

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DJI Replaces AirMap with PrecisionHawk to Improve Geofencing Technology.

DJI has chosen PrecisionHawk as their new data provider, replacing DJI’s previous geospatial data provider AirMap. PrecisionHawk’s LATAS platform will provide the highly accurate details DJI needs, such as the exact locations of airport runways and facility boundaries, to support … Continue reading

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SKYLOCK THE EVOLVING DRONE THREAT

Drone technology has advanced significantly opening up a whole new world of possibilities; however, in the wrong hands, it can easily become an unexpected and lethal weapon. A simple drone can now be purchased, at a relatively low cost, online … Continue reading

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IXI DRONEKILLER™ Counter-UAS Technology – Cost Effective – Rugged Design

The IXI DRONEKILLER™ disables Unmanned Air Vehicles. Allows Defense and Security Forces to thwart criminals and enemy combatants the use of drones for surveillance and direct attacks to drop bombs, grenades, and improvised explosive devices (IEDs) on fighting forces. Can … Continue reading

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AeroVironment and General Dynamics Land Systems Join Forces to Integrate Unmanned Aircraft and Tactical Missile Systems with Armored Combat Vehicles

Leaders in their respective fields collaborate to deliver next-generation capabilities to warfighters through fully integrated system solutions Enhanced integration increases automation, decreases workload, and requires fewer operators to deploy and operate unmanned aircraft and loitering missile systems Collaborative projects address … Continue reading

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United States Air Force Awards AeroVironment $13 Million Indefinite-Delivery/Indefinite-Quantity Contract to Support Latin American and Caribbean Nations with RQ-11B Raven Drones

U.S. Government fiscal 2018 operations and maintenance funds of $2.8 million obligated Sept. 30; work to be completed by 2023 Raven small unmanned aircraft systems to be deployed in U.S. Southern Command Area of Responsibility:  Central America, South America and … Continue reading

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IF YOU ARE FAA PART 107 sUAS CERTIFIED

If you hold a Part 107 sUAS certificate, be sure that you’re on top of your expiration date. Part 107 requires that you take a recurrent knowledge exam, or if you are Part 61 a training class,  every 24 months. … Continue reading

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AirMap Platform SDK Now Compatible with Dronecode through QGroundControl

AirMap Platform SDK Readily Accessible to Developers and OEMS through Dronecode Developers and drone manufacturers everywhere can now easily access and consume mission-critical UTM services to power safe drone operations at scale.Today we announced the open-source version of the AirMap … Continue reading

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AeroVironment MacCready Works Donates Quantix Systems to West Point Military Academy to Support Its Robotics Research Center

  SIMI VALLEY, Calif., July 27, 2018 – AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVAV), a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems for both defense and commercial applications, today announced its MacCready Works lab has donated automated Quantix™ hybrid drones, spare parts and … Continue reading

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Opening Up the Skies for Drones: Why Innovation, Disruption & Collaboration Are Key

Why Innovation, Disruption & Collaboration Are Key Drones are already hard at work transporting medical supplies, inspecting critical infrastructure, and saving lives in post-disaster recovery. But without a scalable air traffic management infrastructure, most operations will stay grounded.Join AirMap Co-Founder … Continue reading

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U.S. Army Selects AeroVironment to Compete for Family of Unmanned Aircraft Systems and Spare Parts Task Orders

Army secures continued support for its fleet of Puma Long Range Reconnaissance Surveillance (LRRS) and Raven Medium Range Mobile (MRM) UAS Raven and Puma continue to support US Army soldiers with critical situational awareness anywhere, anytime Sustainment of Raven and … Continue reading

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AeroVironment Collaborating with NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory to Build First Drone – the Mars Helicopter – to Fly on Mars

New space endeavor draws on company’s unique and diverse history of innovation and high-altitude drone flight experience Drone prototypes have passed rigorous tests in simulated Mars atmosphere Final Mars-bound helicopter now in production at JPL MONROVIA, Calif., July 3, 2018 … Continue reading

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HENSOLDT Showcases Portable Counter-UAV System-EUROSATORY 2018 (Continued)

“XpellerGear” also provides protection against radio-controlled bombs. Munich/Paris, 7 June 2018 – At Eurosatory, the international defense and securityexhibition in Paris, the sensor solutions provider HENSOLDT will be showcasing for the firsttime a portable version of its counter-UAV system Xpeller, … Continue reading

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