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Weekend Roundp

By Brett Davis
29 August 2014

A roundup of noteworthy news in the unmanned systems and robotics world this week, including Google’s UAS delivery service and new space exploration robots. …

Photo Courtesy Airbus Defence and Space.
  

 


 


Coast Guard, NOAA Test Puma in Arctic Exercise

By Danielle Lucey
28 August 2014

The Coast Guard’s Research and Development Center teamed this summer with NOAA, launching an AeroVironment Puma from the Coast Guard cutter Healy. ...

Photo courtesy Petty Officer 1st Class Shawn Eggert/U.S. Coast Guard.
  

 


 

CU-Boulder to Create UAS Lightning Detection Sensor

By Danielle Lucey
27 August 2014

A newly funded project out of the University of Colorado Boulder will create an instrument for UAS that can detect the electric field changes that measure lightning strikes. ...


  

 


 


Camcopter Aids Refugees in Mediterranean

By Danielle Lucey
26 August 2014

Schiebel’s Camcopter S-100 unmanned helicopter is helping save refugees in the Mediterranean Sea as a part of the Migrant Offshore Aid Station operation. ...

Photo courtesy Schiebel.
  

 


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