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Drones

PHASA-35, an unmanned, solar-powered aircraft that can remain in the air for a year and deliver communications, surveillance, and remote sensing, has successfully completed its maiden flight... Read more

AEROSPACE & DEFENCE

UK engineering and design company Plextek has partnered with Norwegian drone specialist Griff Aviation for the development of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) with a load capacity of up to 250 kg for use in the construction sector... Read more

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

The Agricultural Robots Market is projected to grow from $7.4-billion (€6.65-billion) in 2020 to $20.6-billion (€18.5-billion) by 2025 according to the new market research report by MarketsandMarkets... Read more

AUTOMATION, ROBOTICS & AI

IAG Cargo has announced that it has successfully trialled autonomous drone technology within its warehouse facility in Madrid. Designed around the automation of freight checks, the technology will help improve efficiency and reliability of its... Read more

Leonardo is continuing its progress towards innovation in autonomous flight through investing in Skydweller Aero Inc., a US/Spanish start-up that specialises in large-scale solar-powered unmanned air systems. The company's push is towards the... Read more

Spanish solar energy company, The South Oracle (TSO), has developed and patented a new software for the automatic identification of failures in images taken by drones flying over solar panels. In addition to guaranteeing the maintenance of... Read more

The Cypriot Ministry of Defence has purchased four Israeli drones for €12-million in order to monitor the activities of Turkish drillships operating in the island's waters in the first military acquisition of its kind for Cyprus. The move comes... Read more

A consortium comprising of several major defence, communication and cybersecurity companies and high technology SMEs has submitted an application to the European Commission’s European Defence Industrial Development Programme (EDIDP) for the... Read more

The potential for autonomous drones is huge. By providing an overview of a forest fire, inspecting power lines, or supplying medicines to disaster-struck areas, a great deal of time and money can be saved at the same time as safety is increased... Read more

One of Japan's largest industrial drone companies, Terra Drone, has announced the acquisition of a stake in the Slovenian aerospace solutions provider C-Astral Aerospace. Read more

£2.5-million in funding has been awarded by the Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA), an arm of the UK Ministry of Defence, to a consortium headed up by Blue Bear Systems Research Ltd for the development of drone swarm technology. Read more

The world's first dedicated incubator and start-up services for entrepreneurs, professionals and enthusiasts within the drone industry have been launched by SUAS Global, the largest global online drone network. Read more

European – and global – investment in unmanned aerial systems continues to soar. The most recent news from the sector is that Norwegian company Robot Aviation – a producer of Unmanned Aircraft Systems – has acquired Sweden-based UAS Europe AB. Read more

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  • Skydweller

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