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319th SFS Tests Small UAS Capabilities, Seeks Innovation

By U.S. Air Force, Senior Airman Ashley Richards | May 09, 2022 GRAND FORKS AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. —   As technological capabilities of America’s adversaries increase, the Air Force is constantly seeking new and innovative ways to defend its assets. With this in mind, several members from the 319 …

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Vantis Seeks Proposals for Vendors Supporting BVLOS Testing

GRAND FORKS, ND – Vantis, North Dakota’s Statewide UAS Network, has released a Request for Proposals (RFP) seeking multiple unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), or drones, to support operational testing of beyond-visual-line-of-sight flights (BVLOS) on the network. Proposals are due by December 31, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. CT. Vantis is a …

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Amazon lays off Prime Air staff as it seeks to outsource dro…

Amazon.com Inc. has laid off dozens of staff from its Prime Air drone delivery unit as it seeks to outsource drone manufacturing. The Financial Times reported today that the layoffs involve research and development staff along with manufacturing staff in a push to get what it said is its “heavily delayed ambitions …

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NCC Seeks Stakeholders’ Input on Proposed Drones Regulation

Emma Okonji and Ngozi Jibulu The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has met with stakeholders, including the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) and the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), to hamonise the proposed regulation and use of drones in Nigeria. The NCC is considering the use of 2.4 GHz …

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