U.S. Department of Defense

U.S. DoD Invests in Drone Companies through CARES Act

Five U.S. drone companies have been awarded over $13 million under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), money appropriated to save jobs and support the economy during the current COVID-19 crisis. The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) announced $13.4 million in Title III investments “As part …

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FLIR Comes to a Armed Services Branch Near You

In a separate announcement,  FLIR announced a 39.6 million dollar order to deliver FLIR Black Hornet Personal Reconnaissance Systems (PRS) for the U.S. Army.  This tiny drone will support platoon and small unit level surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities as part of the initiative named the Soldier Borne Sensor (SBS) Program. …

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Falcon-flight Research May Inform Anti-drone Solutions.

Although the anti-drone trade lastly admitted that raptors aren’t wonderful drone hunters, a brand new research has discovered that bird-brain habits could launch new methods for UAV mitigation. Funded by the U.S. Air Force, the Oxford University research discovered that peregrine falcons mimic the techniques of a guided missile when …

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