We wanted to know more about some of the speakers and panelists at his year’s AUVSI EXPONENTIAL, which takes place May 8 – 11 in Dallas. First up is Dyan Gibbens, Founder and President, Trumbull Unmanned, who will be a panelist on the ‘Women in Robotics’ session, as well as running a panel on ‘Unmanned Operations for Oil & Gas’ and moderating a Keynote Panel on ‘Unmanned Systems Shaping the Enterprise’. Continue reading
A new countermeasure tool to ward off illegal UAVs was unveiled by Mitsubishi Electric at the LIMA 2017 exhibition being held in Langkawi, Malaysia. Labelled the Drone Deterrence System, it began to be developed in 2014 and made its first sale in Japan in 2016, said a company representative.
Turkish defence company Aselsan has unveiled a man-portable ‘anti-drone jammer’ system at the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace (LIMA) 2017 exhibition, and is positioning the product for the export market for the first time, a company official told Jane’s. Continue reading
On Thursday 6 and Friday 7 April 2017, EUROCONTROL is hosting a RPAS workshop aiming to create a common picture of the current European integration status of RPAS operations below 500 ft. Present operations are mostly VLOS and several States have started BVLOS operations under certain conditions. Continue reading
Lockheed Martin announced the call for participants in its year-long Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) Payload Design Challenge. Launched in partnership with Mubadala Aerospace and Engineering Services, the program will challenge teams from across UAE universities to design, develop, and integrate payloads onto a Lockheed Martin INDAGO, an UAS with leading endurance, payload options and advanced ground control software. Continue reading