The unmanned and automated systems industry is constantly iterating and innovating as the technology adapts to market trends, shifts in policy and regulation, and consumer perception. AUVSI works with our community of members, strategic partners, and independent researchers to provide unique insights to support the continued growth of our community. Explore the papers and interactive reports below for insights on industry trends, use cases, and spending patterns for all things unmanned.
The United States Department of Defense (DoD) remains the largest customer for unmanned systems technologies, with a $7.3 billion budget projected for FY 2021. Explore the data for all unmanned programs of record with unprecedented access to the source data as we track funding throughout the appropriations process — from the President’s proposed budget, through the House and Senate versions of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), to final appropriations.
The Danish Technological Institute and AUVSI have cooperated in making a deep dive into the AUVSI Unmanned Systems & Robotics Database to acquire a better understanding of the vast potential of UAS technology, analyzing 2,000+ platforms across five markets.
Explore the more than 3,900 waivers issued to Part 107 UAS operators nationwide, including the ability to filter by operator, operation type, organization size, geography and more.
Take a deep dive into the President's budget request for DOD spending on all domains of unmanned systems for FY 2019.
This report provides interactive graphics detailing the data provided through the FAA Part 333 exemption process, detailing the first 5500+ exemptions from September 2014 - August 2016.
AUVSI’s report on The Economic Impact of Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration in the United States report shows the economic benefit of UAS integration.