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Israeli drone could revolutionize US farm production

Elbit Systems, the listed Israeli defense group, is set to revolutionize the US agriculture industry through its Fargo, North Dakota, pilot program that uses a military-grade unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) for crop surveillance. The program, spearheaded by North Dakota Governor … Continue reading

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Drones Make New Caribou Discoveries

A study recently used unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to collect overhead footage of migrating caribou and discover “enormous variation” in the herd. In the darkening weeks of late fall, Dolphin-Union caribou herds cross the stretches of frozen ice seasonally connecting … Continue reading

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DoD Introduces Contest for New Drones that Fly Like Bats and Insects

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has announced a new initiative to support scientific research for the development of drones that fly like bats and insects. The Department of Defense (DoD) introduced the Defense Enterprise Science Initiative (DESI), “a new … Continue reading

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More Than 600 Drones Were Crashed in the Name of UAV Safety Research

Once drone delivery becomes the norm, having one whir by overhead is likely to be a common occurrence. You’d be forgiven for thinking that the only requirement for making that a reality was developing a reliable autonomous guidance system, and … Continue reading

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