Insitu Demonstrates Broad-area Airspace Situational Awareness System for UAS

Insitu announced the successful completion of a flight demonstration for its ground-based Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) airspace situational awareness system. Insitu is tackling one of the toughest challenges for UAS — the ability to detect nearby aircraft flying both within and beyond UAS operators’ line of sight. Continue reading

Intel Drone Light Show at CES Las Vegas


Intel is bringing the first drone light show to the Las Vegas Strip this week with nightly performances at the iconic Fountains of Bellagio during CES 2018. Audiences will experience the magic of Intel technology as a fleet of 250 Intel Shooting Star drones light up the sky, integrated with the Fountains of Bellagio to a licensed rendition of the song “Stargazing” by artist Kygo. Continue reading

Materion’s Aluminum Beryllium AlBeMet Selected for MS-177 Sensor

Northrop Grumman RQ-4 Global Hawk

Materion Corporation has been awarded a contract by UTC Aerospace Systems for AlBeMet metal matrix composite parts for its MS-177 long-range, multi-spectral imaging (MSI) sensor. The sensor is currently undergoing integration testing and qualification for the Northrop Grumman RQ-4B Global Hawk Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS). Continue reading

UVision Successfully Demonstrates Hero-400EC Extended-Range Loitering System

UVision Air Ltd. has successfully demonstrated the Hero-400EC extended-range loitering system for a strategic customer. The demonstration, which took place in southern Israel in December 2017, proved the tracking and lock-on capabilities of the system using a moving vehicle and a human target in various operational scenarios as well as its mission-abort capabilities. The ability to strike a target with exceptional precision was also demonstrated. Continue reading