Counter drone technology company, Department 13, has sold its MESMER counter-drone solution to its first Australian customer. The deal sees EPE, D13’s strategic partner in the Australasian region, purchase MESMER Version 1.0 on behalf of an end-customer as an initial order following a series of successful demonstrations with the customer.
Boeing’s newly launched venture investment division, HorizonX, along with JetBlue Technology Ventures, are investing in a startup developing an electric-powered aircraft with the potential to transform short-haul flights.
Radio Hill has just finalized a contract initiated by the Army’s Rapid Equipping Force (REF) to purchase a large lot of block 3 Dronebusters. This hand-held drone detection and jamming systems for use in the battle against ISIL. Continue reading →
General Atomics – Aeronautical Systems Inc., Poway, California, has been awarded a $98,000,000 ceiling indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the MQ-9 technology maturation effort. This effort will provide a broad enterprise of activities associated with development of capabilities for the MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aircraft system (UAS). Continue reading →
Rakuten, Inc., an internet services provider headquartered in Japan, and AirMap, an airspace management platform for drones, announced the launch of a joint venture, Rakuten AirMap, Inc. The joint venture will provide Unmanned Traffic Management (UTM) solutions to drone operators and airspace managers in Japan. Continue reading →