Dawn M.K. Zoldi (Colonel, USAF, Retired)

Army Futures Command's Future Vertical Lift cross-functional team, in conjuction with The U.S. Army Program Executive Office - Aviation, Aviation Capabilities Development and Integration Directorate, and the Manuever Battle Lab, conducted flight tests and manuevers on February 25-26, 2021 at Leyte West Airfield, Fort Benning, Georgia. The Future Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System (FTUAS) Rodeo occuring on March 2-5, 2021 is the capstone event for a yearlong capabilities assessment of four commercial UAV systems conducted by five brigade combat teams. The Army is conducting a "buy, try, inform" approach to rapidly develop informed requirements for an RQ7 Shadow replacement. (U.S. Army Photo by Mr. Luke J. Allen)

How Do You Spell Joint? A-R-M-Y: A DOD Update on Unmanned Systems Defense

In a March 4, 2020 Policy Memo (PM), the new Secretary of Defense (SecDef), General Lloyd Austin, unveiled his top…

MDGROUP ACQUIRES GEOCUE GROUP

mdGroup broadens its expertise in aerial LiDAR surveying technologies and consolidates its leadership in the U.S. in professional aerial surveying…

Neuron Leverages the Hedera Network for Drone Radar System in UK Government Sponsored Trial

Neuron, a leader in aviation technology and air traffic critical national infrastructure, has leveraged the Hedera network, the most used,…

Zenith AeroTech, VIRTEX Form Strategic Partnership to Meet Increasing Customer Demand for Long-endurance, Heavy-lift, Tethered Drones

Zenith AeroTech, a leading developer of heavy-lift tethered aerial vehicles (TAVs), announced today that it has formed a strategic partnership…

Multi-copter UAV, courtesy Inertia Labs

Inertial Labs Acquires MEMSENSE, IMU Developer

Inertial Labs, a developer and supplier of orientation, inertial navigation, and optically enhanced sensor modules, has acquired MEMSENSE, a developer…

DroneBase Acquires AirProbe

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HAPS Alliance White Paper on Flight Tests Demonstrates Communication Opportunities

The HAPS Alliance, an international association of cross-industry players working to enable a High-Altitude Platform Station (HAPS) ecosystem, today announced…

Dedrone Secures $30.5 Million Series C to Protect Airspace Against Unauthorized Drones

Axon leads investment round to help ensure airspace security and community safety Dedrone, the market leader in smart airspace security,…

INS Technology Advances LiDAR Surveying Capabilities

Join Adam Barnes, Head of Product at Advanced Navigation, and Ashley Cox, Chief Operating Officer at Cordel, to find out…

Royal Australian Navy Awards ScanEagle Contract Extension to Insitu Pacific

Insitu Pacific has been awarded a three-year contract extension by the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) for the sustainment of its…

First Flights in EU Project Implementing Movement of Drones Over Cities Started in Poland

A first series of test flights with drones got underway in November in Rzeszów, Poland as part of the Urban…

LMT Showcases Deployment of Unmanned Systems in a Milrem Robotics-led iMUGS Consortium Demonstration

The iMUGS Consortium, in charge of a 32,6M EUR project developing the European standard unmanned ground system (UGS), demonstrated how…

NVIDIA introduces New Jetson AGX Orin “AI Supercomputer”

NVIDIA has just introduced the Jetson AGX Orin™, which it bills as the world’s “smallest, most powerful and energy-efficient AI…

Lighter planes, cheaper rockets, better drones and flying taxis: Swinburne’s AIR Hub to drive the future of aerospace

Swinburne University of Technology is launching an Australian-first Aerostructures Innovation Research Hub (AIR Hub) with the support of $12 million in funding…

New flight inspection UAV from Primoco UAV and Norwegian Special Mission

Czech company Primoco UAV SE and Norwegian Special Mission AS teamed up together back in 2020 with aim to verify…

Boeing Uncrewed Teaming Aircraft Advances Flight Testing

Australia, Nov 4, 2021 – Boeing [NYSE:BA] Australia has expanded its flight-test program of the Boeing Airpower Teaming System, with two aircraft…

Steadicopter Introduces RUAV Black Eagle 50 Electric Unmanned Helicopter

Steadicopter has released an unmanned helicopter that’s powered by an electric motor instead of gas. The new RUAV Black Eagle…

New Company AAC Launches Hybrid-Electric HAMR UAS

After four years of development, Advanced Aircraft Company (AAC) has launched its first long-endurance hybrid-electric UAS. Known as the Hybrid…

NVIDIA Isaac AMR in action. The image displays as such because it shows a voxel grid generated from point clouds and not the data from a camera, therefore it is sparse and expected to be fuzzy.

NVIDIA Builds Isaac AMR Platform to Aid $10 Trillion Logistics Industry

DeepMap, Metropolis and ReOpt improve performance for fleets of autonomous mobile robots amid expectations for nearly 6x increase in robot…

John Deere’s New Autonomous Tractor Offers Timeliness, Efficiency, Quality of Life

“The farm is a high-tech operation.” So said Jahmy Hindman, chief technology officer, Deere & Company, as executives of the…

Dronetag Mini

Mini Tag Broadcasts Drone Location for Coordination and Regulation Compliance

Dronetag has released a low-power drone-tracking solution that can be attached to any drone, according to the company, to promote…

The New Alpha 900 already flying with the Greek Navy

Alpha Unmanned Systems launches its new state of the art unmanned helicopter with a significant sale to the Greek Navy…

Topcon announces MC-X Platform and MC-Max machine control solution

LIVERMORE, Calif. – November 11, 2021 – Topcon Positioning Group has announced its MC-Max machine control solution. Based on its…

Hexagon | NovAtel’s PwrPak7-E1 Supported on NVIDIA DRIVE Hyperion Platform for Autonomous Vehicle Development

Coming on the heels of its compatibility with the NVIDIA DriveWorks v4 software release, Hexagon | NovAtel announces that its…

LiDAR Sensors From Luminar Powers Nvidia’s Next-Gen Autonomous Vehicle Development Platform

Automotive LiDAR firm Luminar’s sensors will help power electronics giant Nvidia’s next-generation autonomous vehicle development platform, the companies announced Nov….

Easy Aerial Launches Next-Generation Advanced Ground Stations for Civilian and Military Applications

Easy Guard Vehicle (EGV) is Easy Aerial’s newest, durable and ultra-portable drone in a box systems available in three sizes…

UMILES Launches the First 100% Spanish Aero-Taxi

In Madrid, at the Expodrónica pavilion of the World ATM Congress, the largest event in air navigation, held at IFEMA…

Auterion Government Solutions, Inc. Selected for Defense Innovation Unit’s Soldier Robotic Controller (SRoC) Program

In March 2021, the Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) sought commercial solutions that would enable soldiers to operate multiple types of…

Primoco UAV, Czech UAV Manufacturer, Successfully Flight Tested Multiple Unmanned Aircraft From One Control Station

Primoco UAV SE, a Czech company that develops and manufactures the One 150 UAV, successfully flight tested the simultaneous control…

AirData and Wingtra Announce New Partnership

AirData and Wingtra Collaborate to Support Professional VTOL Drone Mapping and Surveying Operations As of October 19, AirData UAV and…

Delta Drone International enters Niger with virtual 3D model baseline survey for GoviEx Uranium

Delta Drone International (ASX:DLT) is set to enter the Niger market for the first time with uranium explorer and developer,…

Former NASA Administrator Joins D-Fend Solutions Advisory Board

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Errol Farr Appointed as President of Auterion Government Solutions

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Amazon Prime Air Co-Founder Gur Kimchi Joins Near Earth Autonomy

Gur Kimchi, Co-Founder of Amazon’s drone delivery service Amazon Prime Air, has joined the Board of Directors at Near Earth…

Amazon Web Services veteran Jeff Jones joins Auterion as Chief Revenue Officer

Auterion, the company building an open and software-defined future for enterprise drone fleets, announced the appointment of Jeff Jones as Chief Revenue…

Edgybees Announces Strategic Appointments of H.R. McMaster, Brett B. Lambert, and Aki Yamaura to Advisory Board

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Kuker-Ranken (KR) Announces the Appointment of Brady Reisch, KR’s Virtual Design/Construction (VDC) Specialist

Reisch’s mission is to assist AEC firms, surveyors, civil engineers & inspection teams to realize the potential of their drone…

Five Good Questions: Rob Wertheimer, Melius Research

Rob Wertheimer is a founding partner, director of research and lead analyst for the global machinery sector at Melius Research,…

XPONENTIAL Preview: Industry Perspectives – Part Two

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This year, AUVSI has curated some of the unmanned and autonomous industries’ top talent to serve as educational faculty for…

Up Close With… Brian Wynne

The president and CEO of AUVSI will be happy to see you now that XPONENTIAL™ is live from Atlanta. Brian…

HAPS Alliance Growth and Momentum Helps Unlock Potential of the Stratosphere

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Collaboration Thought Leaders – The Builder: Tomislav Žigo

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Collaboration Thought Leaders – The Advocate: Mary-Caitlin Ray

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Collaboration Thought Leaders – The Learner: Jack Elston

Jack Elston, President and CEO, Black Swift Technologies When Jack Elston started Black Swift Technologies in 2011, he’d already been…

Collaboration Thought Leaders – The Integrator: Vivien Heriard-Dubreuil

Vivien Heriard-Dubreuil, CEO, Microdrones “I really believe in collaboration, bringing a different point of view, perspective, expertise,” Microdrones CEO Vivien Heriard-Dubreuil said….