Tag Archives: ops

Choctaw Nation utilizes Botlink’s XRD2 for BVLOS Drone Ops

Botlink, the developer of the XRD2 cellular drone communication device, announced its inclusion in the Choctaw Nation’s beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) waiver, as well as their continued BVLOS operations in the Choctaw Nation Reservation. “The Botlink team put in thousands of hours developing the XRD2, and receiving positive …

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Gray Eagle Extended Range UAS Upgraded for Multi-Domain Ops

By General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. | April 05, 2022 SAN DIEGO – 04 April 2022 – In February, General Atomics-Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) began the first installation of factory upgrades to a Gray Eagle-Extended Range (GE-ER) Unmanned Aircraft System to enhance its capabilities to support Multi-Domain Operations …

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AI-infused training coming for drone pilots, sensor ops

The Air Force is expanding its experiment with advanced, artificial intelligence-infused pilot training to the pipeline for creating drone pilots and sensor operators. The program, called RPA Training Next, takes some cues from the Air Force’s Pilot Training Next program. In a June 1 interview, program director Maj. Adam “Boomer” …

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