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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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: 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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Source: Today Online
Securing the vertical space of cities

In Singapore, researchers at the Nanyang Technological University are designing an air traffic management system for drones.

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Source: prairiebusinessmagazine
'A Whole New View': Unmanned aircraft are revolutionizing the engineering s...

UASs are most commonly used currently in engineering for surveying and in marketing and communications — capturing images and videos of sites before, during and after projects. But the opportunities to not only improve convenience in operations, but also increase efficiency, safety and overall capabilities are enormous.

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