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Homeland Security Launches Major sUAS Test Facility in Mississippi

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security will conduct exercises and training to support a variety of simulated scenarios using drones, including disaster relief and containment of hazardous-materials spills.
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U.S. Sens. Push for Federal Funding to Support Oregon’s UAS Industry

Oregon Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley are urging transportation officials to provide more investment in the federally funded Contract Tower Program, which they...
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Swedes Join NASA UAS Testing in Nevada

Swedish drone company SmartPlanes has announced its participation in NASA’s UAS Traffic Management (UTM) R&D Technical Capability Level 3 project, conducted at the federal...
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Canadian UAVs, Lockheed Martin Go BVLOS for Industrial Drone Inspections

Using aircraft from Lockheed Martin CDL Systems, Canadian UAVs Inc. recently completed what it calls the first Transport Canada-approved pipeline and power line inspections...

To Prep for Arctic Data-Gathering, ArcticShark UAS Kicks off Flights in Oregon

Prior to its scheduled launch in 2018, the ArcticShark, an unmanned aircraft system (UAS) designed to collect atmospheric data in the Arctic, will undergo...

Harris Works to Build Infrastructure Network for BVLOS Drones

Melbourne, Fla.-based Harris Corp. has received a two-year Research North Dakota grant to help develop what the company calls a first-of-its-kind solution to enable...

Canadians Fly Multi-Rotor Drone Beyond Line of Sight

Unmanned Systems Canada has announced what it says is the country’s first federally approved unmanned aircraft system (UAS) flight taking place beyond the visual...

Nevada Carries out 39-Mile UAV Delivery Test Beyond Line of Sight

Using a Drone America unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), a Nevada-based consortium has completed a long-distance UAV package delivery whose operation took place beyond the...

Nevada Team Goes Beyond Line of Sight with Cloud-Seeding Drone

Nevada's unmanned cloud-seeding research team has realized another fundamental capability in its effort toward enhancing snowfall in mountainous regions of the West. On Feb....

Drone Delivery Canada Brings its Work to Alberta UAS Test Site

Drone Delivery Canada (DDC) has formalized an agreement to expand its testing from the Waterloo, Ontario, region to Foremost, Alberta, which has an unmanned...

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