drones

IARPA launches second edition of drone surveillance challenge

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 9 hours ago

Last year's challenge didn't solve the problem the agency wanted solved.

Bipartisan law pushes use of drones for fighting wildfires

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 6 days ago

The new law directs the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture to develop a research and testing program to explore the use of drones in fire management.

New DIU solicitation seeks cheap, portable drones for Army reconnaissance

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 4 months ago

Interested entities have until Nov. 18 to answer DIU's call for submissions.

Feds focused on digital service, drones and data win at 2018 Sammies

by Carten Cordell • 6 months ago

The “Sammies” — dubbed “the Oscars of government service” — recognize federal employees who have crafted impactful and innovative solutions to advance the mission of government.

FAA rolls out automated system for drone pilots to request airspace

by Samantha Ehlinger • 11 months ago

The agency has begun expanding use of the Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability, which helps to integrate drones into the airspace, providing operators “near real-time airspace authorizations”

DARPA wants urban, autonomous drone and robot swarms

by Samantha Ehlinger • 11 months ago

The swarm of robots would be used to create a “safety bubble” around the area of operations.

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