U.S. Airforce Stories February 22

An event set up at the United States Air Force National Museum has seen micro-drones racing around a course with the public watching on and getting to fly drones in a simulator and a protected cage. The event was set up to allow the public to access some of the cool drone technology on offer.

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U.S. Airforce Stories February 17

Edgybees has announced it has raised $9.5M in Series A funding for its real-time geo-registration technology. The funding comes a few months after receiving $950 million from the US Air Force’s IDIQ (indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity) award.

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U.S. Airforce Stories February 10

Aerial intelligence company MEASURE has been awarded a contract from the US Air Force to develop software to support drone operations. The software will be produced alongside the Air Force Civil Engineering and Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineer (RED HORSE) squadrons.

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U.S. Airforce Stories February 28, 2020

Micro racing drones will be taking over the National Museum of the US Air Force in Riverside, Ohio, this Saturday in a race open to registered drone-racing pilots. Spectators will also be able to fly a drone in a designated area along with having a go at the Drone Racing League‘s simulator.

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U.S. Airforce Stories April 24, 2018

Right outside of Agadez, Niger, in the scrublands of the Sahara, the U.S. airforce is building a massive 2,200-acre drone base, costing $110 million and making it the largest troop largest troop labor construction project in U.S. history, according to the Associated Press. The base should be completed in the next couple of month but as you can imagine, building an airfield in the desert tends to be very complicated. The project already is over $22 million budget and delayed by one year. The new drone base will be used to target extremists deep into West and North Africa, regions that are currently hard to reach with drones.

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