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September 01, 2014
Delivery by drone
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In the near future, the package that you ordered online may be deposited at your doorstep by a drone: Last December, online retailer Amazon announced plans to explore drone-based delivery, suggesting that fleets of flying robots might serve as autonomous messengers that shuttle packages to customers within 30 minutes of an order. To ensure safe, timely, and accurate delivery, drones would need to deal with a degree of uncertainty in responding to factors such as high winds, sensor measurement erro ... read more

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Iran says it downed Israeli drone over nuclear site
Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard said it has brought down an Israeli stealth drone above the Natanz uranium enrichment site in the centre of the country. ... more
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Drones fly alongside manned planes in Navy test mission
The U.S. Navy is testing whether or not drones can be safely and effectively incorporated into manned flight operations. To find out, Navy aviation recently paired its unmanned X-47B plane with its manned F/A-18 Hornet in a series of short combined maneuvers. ... more
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US names New York test site for small drones
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced Thursday a fifth test site for small drones, as it continues to hammer out regulations for their use in US airspace. ... more
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Northrop completes UAV fuselage for NATO program
NATO says the fuselage of the first Global Hawk Block 40 unmanned aerial vehicle for the alliance has been completed by Northrop Grumman. ... more
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Brazil's Flight Tech exporting UAV
Brazilian aviation company Flight Tech has been contracted to supply a mini unmanned aerial vehicle to an unidentified African country. ... more
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Drones thrill Martha Stewart... and US prison convicts
Lifestyle guru Martha Stewart is singing the praises of personal drones and marveling at their untapped potential - although smuggling contraband into a prison might not be what she has in mind. ... more
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K-MAX unmanned cargo helo finishes Afghan deployment
K-MAX, the unmanned cargo aircraft of Lockheed Martin and Kaman Aerospace, has returned to the United States following extended deployment to Afghanistan. ... more
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Drones take flight into a world of possibilities
Like a well-trained dog, the HEXO+ follows you faithfully wherever you go. But it doesn't walk besides you - it's airborne. ... more
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Report: drone market to remain strong
A new study on the unmanned aerial vehicle market forecasts increased spending on the systems and increased civil sector use of the aircraft. ... more
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US still mulling Iraq request for militant drone strikes
Washington is still weighing Iraq's request to launch air strikes against Islamic militants, but is working to boost the Iraqi army as it battles the extremists, a top US diplomat said Wednesday. ... more
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Integrator increasing payload, endurance
Insitu's new Integrator unmanned aerial vehicle has achieved 24-hour flight endurance in testing with various weight payloads, the company announced. ... more
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New UAV for background radiation monitoring
UAV systems has developed background radiation monitoring system for Russian meteorology and ecological monitoring corporation Rosgidromet. The base of the system is serially produced scintillationa ... more
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Chinese remote sensing drone sets 30-hour flying record
A new Chinese unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) set a new record for the country's remote sensing drones by flying for more than 30 hours consecutively, the UAV's developer, the Chinese Academy of Surve ... more
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US drone strike kills 18 in NW Pakistan
A US drone strike on Wednesday killed least 18 people in a suspected militant compound in Pakistan's northwestern tribal belt, as the country's military wages a major offensive against insurgent hideouts. ... more
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AgustaWestland's remotely controlled UAV put through paces
Demonstration of an optionally piloted helicopter system has been completed for the Italian Defense Ministry by AgustaWestland. ... more
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Drone lighting
Lighting is crucial to the art of photography. But lights are cumbersome and time-consuming to set up, and outside the studio, it can be prohibitively difficult to position them where, ideally, they ... more
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Drones to help people take airborn selfies
Every person with a smartphone posts selfies. The word 'selfie' was first used back in 2002 and since then, it has been entered the world's largest dictionaries and major languages. But the wo ... more
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Taiwan starts using drones to spy on China: reports
Taiwan has started using unmanned surveillance aircraft to spy on China to reduce the risk to its pilots from an increased deployment of Chinese missiles, media reported Sunday. ... more
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Amazon seeks US permission for drone tests
Online giant Amazon has sought permission for drone test flights in the United States, saying it is moving forward on plans for deliveries using the unmanned aircraft. ... more
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US blacklists Hezbollah agents buying drone components
The United States moved Thursday to blacklist a group of companies it said covertly helped Lebanon's powerful Hezbollah militia acquire components for surveillance drones. ... more
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Australia to continue use of Canadian UAVs in Afghanistan
Canada's MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. is to continue its unmanned aerial vehicle surveillance service in Afghanistan for Australian troops. ... more
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Nano-Hyperspec Sensor Payload For Small Hand-Launched UAVs
In extending technological leadership within the remote sensing market, Headwall announced availability of its new Nano-Hyperspec sensor for commercial UAV deployment. The low-cost hyperspectral sen ... more
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German defence minister backs use of armed drones
Germany's defence minister said Tuesday she wants the armed forces to be able to use armed drones under certain conditions. ... more
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US flies armed drones over Baghdad to protect Americans
The US military is flying armed drones over Baghdad to defend American troops and diplomats in the Iraqi capital if necessary, officials said Friday. ... more
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