Industry Updates

Source: Thestraitstimes
RSAF's new drone Heron 1 now combat-ready

This drone - or unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) - can also fly for more than 24 hours continuously, and take off and land automatically.

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Japanese team enters race to explore and map bottom of ocean

New submersible technology to map sea bed

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Source: perthnow
Surf Life Saving WA floats drone patrol plan to spot sharks at WA beaches

DRONES would hover in the sky at every patrolled beach in the State under a Surf Life Saving WA plan to spot sharks and reduce the chance of attacks.

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‘Unmanned warfare is coming,’ says UK Defense Secretary

Unmanned warfare across land, sea, and air will soon be the norm, and the UK is intensively researching cutting-edge drone technology, Defense Secretary Michael Fallon said at an event at the University of Oxford’s Department of Engineering Science.

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Source: Newswire
Martin UAV and Unmanned Ad-Hoc Industries Pen Agreement

Martin UAV LLC has selected Unmanned Ad-Hoc Industries (UAI) to be the company’s exclusive UAV operations service provider.

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Source: insidermedia

Leonardo UK has won a contract with the Ministry of Defence (MoD) for the development of unmanned aircraft technology. The two organisations will enter into a programme of research and experimentation to develop concepts for future unmanned rotary wing aircraft operations.

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