drones

New DIU solicitation seeks cheap, portable drones for Army reconnaissance

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 5 days 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 • 1 month 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 • 7 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 • 7 months ago

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

Army must watch out for ‘collaborative swarms’ of drones, report concludes

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 8 months ago

The report has some suggestions for countermeasures, but those are only revealed in a classified version of the document.

Needed at IARPA: Better tools for drone surveillance

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 9 months ago

The advanced research office is interested in better automatic object recognition algorithms for imagery gathered by drones.

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