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.
FAA rolls out automated system for drone pilots to request airspace
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
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
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
The advanced research office is interested in better automatic object recognition algorithms for imagery gathered by drones.