A prototype for a tethered high antenna unmanned aerial vehicle could offer improved network and communications to service members and public safety officers. Continue reading
The US Marine Corps is moving towards a future in which small dispersed units can protect themselves from incoming enemy drones with laser weapons and from missiles and aircraft with Stinger missiles, with both weapons netted into a detection system and mounted atop Humvees, Joint Light Tactical Vehicles and other combat vehicles. Continue reading
South Korea and Israel have agreed to jointly develop an amphibious drone as part of their cooperation in financing research and development projects, the trade ministry announced. Continue reading
Following the successful completion of tests in 2015, Rohde & Schwarz has debuted its new R&S ARDRONIS localisation and denial suite, a scalable system designed to detect and protect against the threat posed by small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) operating in the 400 MHz to 5.8 GHz frequency spectrum. Continue reading
We wanted to find out more about the team behind Drone World Expo – what makes them tick, what motivates them and what are the secrets behind the success of the event. We will be interviewing several of the Advisory Board members over the coming months. We start with Dr. Iain Kerr, the CEO of the Ocean Alliance, an organization recognised as an international leader in whale research and ocean conservation since its founding by renowned scientist Dr. Roger Payne in 1970. Iain has pioneered research using UAVs to collect data from whales and the ocean environment. Continue reading
The US Navy is continuing operational testing of its future unmanned long-endurance maritime surveillance aircraft, the MQ-4C Triton, demonstrating its ability to share critical mission information with the manned P-8A Poseidon multi-mission maritime patrol aircraft.