Liteye Systems wins DoD’s $12.1 million counter-drone deal

Liteye anti-drone

Colorado-based anti-drone tech specialist Liteye has won a $12.1 million contract from the US Department of Defense (DoD) to provide an array of platforms enabling multi-domain air and ground security missions both domestically and abroad.

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Scorpio, TEKEVER to expand maritime drone use in shipping

Leading European maritime drone surveillance and data collection company TEKEVER has announced its partnership with global shipping giant Scorpio in an effort to accelerate deployment of UAVs for security and other operations above the seas.

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Fortem develops portable anti-drone tech for Ukraine defense

US airspace security specialist Fortem Technologies says it has drawn from its range of anti-drone detection and neutralization systems to develop UAV defense platforms adapted specifically to the needs of Ukraine forces battling Russian invaders.

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DJI Fly app adds support for Mini 3 Pro as new drone firmware drops

The DJI Fly app has finally received an update a lot of us have been waiting for: The app now supports the new DJI Mini 3 Pro. At the same time, the Mini 3 Pro drone’s first firmware update is also being rolled out, unlocking features such as obstacle sensing and the full suite of intelligent shooting modes.

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Joby hails its air taxis as ‘game changer’ following NASA noise tests

Commercial air taxi manufacturer Joby Aviation says its pre-production aircraft has met the “revolutionary low” noise targets the company had set for itself during acoustic testing with NASA. As per preliminary results, the all-electric air taxis should barely be perceptible in urban environments.

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TotalEnergies launches global drone methane emissions detection program

French energy giant TotalEnergies is launching a drone-based methane emissions detection program across all its upstream oil and gas operated sites. The global campaign will use a greenhouse gas measuring technology called Airborne Ultralight Spectrometer for Environmental Applications (AUSEA) that TotalEnergies has developed in collaboration with the French National Research Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) and the University of Reims Champagne Ardenne.

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