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MKS Launches Ophir® MWIR Folded Zoom Lens with Disruptive Range and SWaP Capabilities for Drone and Small Gimbal Applications

MKS Launches Ophir® MWIR Folded Zoom Lens with Disruptive Range and SWaP Capabilities for Drone and Small Gimbal Applications Innovative LightIR 16-180mm f/3.6 folded zoom lens addresses market shift toward smaller size, weight, and power (SWaP) 10µm VGA FPA detectors … Continue reading

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FAA Issues Restrictions on UAS Operations at DOD Facilities

FAA Issues Restrictions on UAS Operations at DOD Facilities Washington –The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) airspace restrictions over additional national security sensitive locations, effective December 30. In cooperation with its federal partners, the FAA … Continue reading

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U.S. Department of Transportation Issues Two Much-Anticipated Drone Rules to Advance Safety and Innovation in the United States

U.S. Department of Transportation Issues Two Much-Anticipated Drone Rules to Advance Safety and Innovation in the United States WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced final rules for Unmanned Aircraft (UA), commonly known as … Continue reading

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FAA Moving Forward to Enable Safe Integration of Drones

WASHINGTON – The FAA published airworthiness criteria for the proposed certification of 10 different Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) or drones as special class aircraft. This is a crucial step to enabling more complex drone operations beyond what is allowed under … 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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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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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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DJI Introduces Mavic Pro: Foldable and Portable Drone

At a press event in New York City today, DJI introduced the all-new Mavic Pro (starting at $749). The foldable drone (that packs up to around the size of a water bottle) features a built-in 4k camera,  3-axis gimbal, and … Continue reading

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New FAA Regulations for Drones

This post applies to individuals or companies who currently operate drones for commercial application. All drone operators need to examine what you’re are doing with your drones and if there is any gray area or overlap with commercial activity, error … Continue reading

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Paris Drone Festival 4 Sep 2016

The Champs Elysees will be abuzz Sunday when the fast growing sport of FPV (first person view) drone racing descends on the most famous avenue in the world. And what better place to showcase the technology that’s transforming this from … Continue reading

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SOFIC 2016 – INDUSTRY RESPONDS TO THE COMMERCIAL sUAS THREAT

The proliferation of hobby and commercial sUAS represents a significant threat to commercial aviation and domestic critical infrastructure. DHS, FAA and DOD are the principal drivers behind the recent Draconian restrictions placed on commercial and hobby sUAS flight.  The Federal … Continue reading

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Is Skynet Coming?

I’m a confirmed early adopter. All my life, I’ve embraced technology and used it extensively as an enabler. I seek knowledge of it, ways to apply it and master it. Others express noticeable timidity, suspicion, and in extreme cases irrational … Continue reading

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THAT HIGH PITCH BUZZING SOUND YOU ARE HEARING MAY NOT BE MOSQUITOS

  Drone Munitions Launches Tactical Drone Defense Ammunition Premium ammunition and merchandising protecting the freedoms and rights to privacy of American citizens. Meridian, Idaho (February 2015)- Drone Munitions, based out of Meridian, ID is pleased to announce the launch of … Continue reading

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Deer Trail, CO, Officials Are Asked To Please NOT Shoot Down Drones.

Just when you think you’ve hear it all, you discover that you’re only at the tip of the iceberg. It appears that officials from Deer Trail, CO are contemplating issuing a $25 drone hunting license. They may even post a … Continue reading

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