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Serbia’s EDePro Hornet VTOL on Show at IDEX-2017

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Serbia’s EDePro is developing a lightweight rotary-wing unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), the X-01 Strsljen (Hornet). Speaking to Jane’s at IDEX 2017 in Abu Dhabi, the company’s lead engineer, Dr Predrag Matejic, said that development of the aircraft commenced in 2012 and was driven by an analysis of customer requirements and market demands. Continue reading

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AUVSI XPONENTIAL Announces Conference Program

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The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) has announced the conference program for the upcoming AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2017, the largest trade show for the unmanned systems and robotics industry. As the regulatory environment has evolved to open up new opportunities, speakers from government, industry and academia will participate in more than 200 presentations and panel discussions addressing the potential for drones, robotics, and other unmanned systems. XPONENTIAL 2017 will take place at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center in Dallas from May 8 to 11, 2017. Continue reading

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GENIUS NY Competition Selects Six Finalists

genius-ny-2017-group-photo_origGENIUS NY, a business accelerator program at CenterState CEO’s Tech Garden, has introduced six finalist teams that have been selected to compete for the competition’s $2.75 million in prizes. The companies, which are developing innovations in the unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and the internet of things (IoT) sectors, were selected from a pool of 250 submissions.

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DARPA Seeks Swarm Capabilities for Small Urban Ground Units

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Urban canyons—with their high vertical structures, tight spaces, and limited lines of sight—constrain military communications, mobility, and tactics in the best of times. These challenges become even more daunting when U.S. forces are in areas they do not control—where they can’t rely on supply chains, infrastructure, and previous knowledge of local conditions and potential threats. Continue reading

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