UAS

DSEI 2021: BAE and Malloy team-up on all-electric T-650 UAS

BAE Systems and Malloy Aeronautics announced plans to explore the development of an all-electric heavy-lift uncrewed air system at the DSEI conference at the ExCeL London Centre in Newham, East London, on September 14

Wingcopter Drones Fly Blood Samples in Germany

Greifswald University Hospital, German air ambulance service DRF Luftrettung and Wingcopter successfully test the safe transport of blood samples by drone, significantly speed up emergency care in rural areas

Industry invited to negotiate for UK Tiquila programme

A range of UK and overseas defence companies have been invited to negotiate for the UK’s Tiquila programme, which is intended to deliver two types of unmanned aerial system into service

Enhanced V-BAT completes flight testing

Northrop Grumman and Shield AI-owned Martin UAV have completed flight testing of a V-BAT unmanned aircraft system with new features including GPS-denied navigation and target designation capabilities

ANRA achieves BVLOS food and medical delivery milestone

ANRA Technologies completed 100 hours of flight time delivering food and medicine beyond visual line of sight in India.

US Special Operations Forces receive sUAS launcher

UAV Solutions has announced the delivery its small Unmanned Aerial System Pneumatic Launch System to US Special Operations Forces

Skyguide launches digital flight planning and airspace authorisation

Switzerland-wide rollout of digital authorisation for unmanned aerial systems and other special flights

First flight for multi-intelligence configured MQ-4C Triton

A Northrop Grumman MQ-4C Triton high-altitude, long-endurance UAV has been flown for the first time in the platform’s new, highly upgraded multi-intelligence configuration

Shield AI signs agreement to acquire Martin UAV

US-based artificial intelligence and technology company Shield AI has reached an agreement to acquire unmanned systems provider Martin UAV

AeroVironment secures USAF Puma 3 AE order, Raven support services

AeroVironment confirmed on July 22 that it has received two firm-fixed-price contracts from the USAF – worth US$15.94m – covering the procurement of Puma 3 AE unmanned aircraft systems, as well as support for the service’s existing fleet of Raven platforms