Army, Defense Innovation Unit move forward with surveillance drone project
A "majority" of the companies that received OTAs will be working with the Department of Defense for the first time.
With Air Force’s Skyborg, autonomous drones could be coming soon
Skyborg will be an "autonomous unmanned air combat vehicle system" with open artificial intelligence software architecture and modular hardware.
IARPA launches second edition of drone surveillance challenge
Last year's challenge didn't solve the problem the agency wanted solved.
Bipartisan law pushes use of drones for fighting wildfires
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
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
The “Sammies” — dubbed “the Oscars of government service” — recognize federal employees who have crafted impactful and innovative solutions to advance the mission of government.