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Category: Drones

Eurodrone programme achieves major milestone with successful Preliminary Design Review

Airbus Defence and Space, as the prime contractor for the Eurodrone programme, has announced the successful completion of the Preliminary Design Review (PDR). This significant milestone was achieved in collaboration with OCCAR and representatives from the four customer nations – France, Germany, Italy, and Spain – as well as the three Major Sub-Contractors (MSC), Airbus

Google Wing drones to pick up packages without human help

The business said the change, along with other improvements to its charging processes, could allow its drones to shift to delivering millions of parcels a year.

Airbus’ Zephyr drone misses world record flight by hours

Airbus ground control team lost contact with the Zephyr drone on August 19th while it was flying far above Arizona in the stratosphere, just hours before it was set to break a world record for the longest continuous flight in history.

UK agrees CAMCOPTER drone deal for search and rescue

Bristow received its first Schiebel CAMCOPTER S-100 system in 2019, consisting of two aircraft, a ground control station and engineering and logistic support as a proof-of-concept capability.

Israel successfully intercepts test drone through airborne laser weapon

The Directorate of Defense R&D in the Israel Ministry of Defense (MoD), Elbit Systems and the IAF, have effectively intercepted several UAVs using an airborne High-Power Laser Weapon System (HPL-WS). A high-power laser system was installed on an aircraft and was tested in a number of scenarios. It effectively intercepted and destroyed all of the

Listen: First audio recording of Mars helicopter revealed as new demonstration phase begins

NASA has confirmed that its groundbreaking Mars helicopter Ingenuity has successfully completed its fifth test flight, and revealed the first audio clip taken of the rotorcraft buzzing through Martian skies. According to NASA, its Perseverance rover on Mars was able to use its SuperCam microphone to record the first ever audio clip of an aircraft


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