Drone News

Iris Automation Inks Drone Safety Agreement with Transport C…

Source: Iris Automation California-based drone-tech provider Iris Automation is helping commercial drones over Canadian skies stay safer after the nation’s FAA equivalent, Transport Canada, chose the company’s Casia collision avoidance system as part of a new tech-demo program. Conducted by the National Research Council Canada (NRC) on behalf of the …

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Flytrex Funding Allows Company to Expand Drone Delivery

Flytrex Funding: Company Raises $40M to Expand Drone Delivery Services Across the US by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby On-demand drone delivery leader Flytrex has announced that it has raised $40 million in it’s Series C funding round, bringing its total funding to date to $60 million. The round, …

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Citadel Defense Scores $5M DOD Contract

Source: Citadel Defense Counter-drone provider Citadel Defense just scored another contract with the U.S. defense department in what has become a string of awards from defense agencies worldwide. According to a Citadel press release, the startup garnered $5 million to protect soldiers from potentially hostile drones on the battlefield using its …

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Drone in a box startup Dronehub strikes deal with property s…

Source: Dronehub Polish autonomous drone startup Dronehub is teaming up with European property monitoring company RCS Engineering to develop a security system that marries security-detection and drone tech. With the new integration, RCS’s breach detection software would trigger autonomous drones to respond to property invasion incidents, reducing the cost of …

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Skydio Soars Into Drone Marketing Deal with Top Law-enforcem…

Source: Axon California-based drone startup Skydio is flying into friendly skies with a lucrative deal with public-safety tech player Axon. The strategic partnership will allow Axon to offer Skydio’s autonomous drone platform to law enforcement and emergency agencies through the company’s Axon Air brand. As a Skydio Elite Partner, Axon will be …

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Citadel Defense Teams Up with Syzygy to Develop Advanced Cou…

Source: Citadel Defense Counter-drone provider Citadel Defense is teaming up with Syzygy Integration to develop a custom solution for the U.S. Department of Defense and other federal government agencies. Company officials say the new application “accelerates situational awareness and coordinated responses to uncooperative drone activity around critical infrastructure, national special security …

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