Blue sUAS

Freefly Alta X Blue sUAS List

Freefly Systems Alta X Named to DIU Blue sUAS 2.0 List by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby Today, American drone developer Freefly Systems Inc. has announced that its Freefly Systems Alta X unmanned aerial system (UAS) has been authorized as a trusted drone platform following its successful completion of …

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Blue sUAS and Public Safety Adorama James Bushey

The Blue sUAS list was designed to provide secure platforms for U.S. defense agencies – but use of the list has spread, causing confusion in the commercial and public safety drone sectors.  A recent move by the state of Florida to limit public drone use to Blue sUAS has added …

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NDAA compliant US drone manufacturers petition congress

Skyfish M4 Is the Blue sUAS list actually hurting the domestic drone industry?  These manufacturers say it is – and are asking Congress to address the problem. Disclosure: DRONELIFE has a client relationship with drone manufacturer Skyfish.  This article is not a sponsored post: DRONELIFE received no payment for publication. …

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Auterion’s Government Solutions New President

Auterion’s Government Solutions Appoints New President by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby Today, Auterion, the company building the world’s leading drone operating system, announced that Errol Farr has been appointed as the new President of Auterion Government Solutions (Auterion GS). The announcement coincides with Auterion GS’s continued success with …

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New Blue sUAS 2.0 List 11 Vendors for Pilot Project

The Department of Defense (DoD) has named 11 vendors to the new Blue sUAS 2.0 list – a pilot project designed to streamline the approval process for drone technology to become “government approved.” The move is designed to enlarge the list of compliant aircraft available to government agencies, some of …

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Skydio Investment Soars by Another $170 Million

Funding for U.S. drone manufacturers has just broken through another record, as Skydio investment soars by a $170 million Series D round.  The Series D round was led by Andreessen Horowitz’s Growth Fund. The announcement is the latest chapter in the stunning Skydio story.  Introduced in 2019, Skydio’s autonomous platform …

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The Latest Executive Order on Drones

The latest executive order on drones may require federal agencies to replace – or at least review – their current fleet of Chinese- or other foreign-manufactured drones. BREAKING – Show Me the Money! Adversary Country Drones To Be Replaced?  By Contributing Editor Dawn M.K. Zoldi* Up until now, most of …

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Drones for Government Agencies: New GSA Rules

The U.S. government has taken a further step to limit the use of Chinese-manufactured drones for government agencies. GSA limits inclusion of some drones from procurement list for government agencies By DRONELIFE Staff Writer Jim Magill In the latest skirmish in the ongoing war between the federal government and the …

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