Robonic Ltd Oy (a subsidiary of Safran Electronics & Defense) working with Kratos has delivered two of its third-generation Kontio (type MC2555LLR) pneumatic launchers to the U.S. Army Targets Management Office, part of PEO STRI (Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation).
Olaeris has announced that it has been granted U.S. Patent #9577445, outlining proprietary technology and methodology for autonomous alignment, docking, recharging and/or refuelling of unmanned aircraft. The patent also extends to water borne drones and zero-G vehicles such as spacecraft. The technology significantly reduces the most expensive part of UAS operation which is manpower. Continue reading →
Robonic Ltd Oy (a subsidiary of Safran Electronics & Defense) has announced an order for its third generation KONTIO (type MC2555LLR) pneumatic launchers. Under the terms of the contract, Robonic will partner with Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. to supply two KONTIO launchers to the U.S. Army PEO STRI (Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation). Continue reading →
DroneRafts LLC has developed the Patent Pending WaterStrider which bridges the gap between land and water; allowing operators to take their UAV wherever they want to go and liberating them from the concern of where to land.
Robonic Ltd Oy of Finland (a subsidiary of Sagem – Safran) has delivered its fourth generation OHTO pneumatic launcher to Lockheed Martin, broadening Robonic’s portfolio of highly efficient pneumatic zero-point launchers for tactical unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) as well as aerial targets.
Marine Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Squadron 1 (VMU-1) conducts its first launch of an RQ-7Bv2 “Shadow” unmanned aircraft system at the Canon Air Defense Complex aboard Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Arizona, Saturday, March 26, 2016. Continue reading →