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Airport | Aviation Security
MCLEAN, VA Nov. 16, 2016 Aireon announced today that it has signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH (DFS), Germany's Air Navigation Service Provider (ANSP) to evaluate the safety, efficiency and cost benefits of space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) in their airspace.
Lockheed Martin demonstration shows how helicopters and drones can work in rescue, firefighting environments
ROME, NY Nov. 15, 2016 Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) demonstrated for the first time how its suite of optionally-piloted helicopters and small unmanned aerial systems can work together to successfully locate and extinguish fires, pinpoint the location of a missing person, and bring that person to safety.
TEL AVIV, Israel Nov. 15, 2016 Following extensive testing in the laboratory and in the field, Laser Detect System (LDS) Ltd. is unveiling SpectroDrone – the world’s first drone-based explosive detection sensor.
SAN JOSE, CA Nov. 15, 2016 At Drone World Expo – AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVAV), a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems for both military and commercial applications, today launched its new integrated commercial information solution featuring the innovative Quantix™ drone and Decision Support System™ (DSS). Available spring 2017, these technologies allow users to gain actionable insights that can improve operational efficiencies, minimize risk and increase profitability.
SEATTLE Nov. 15, 2016 flightSpeak, the most comprehensive global airport information mobile app for business and leisure travelers, introduces a new security wait time feature named CheckPoint, which provides estimated wait and screening times for security checkpoints at the top 100 busiest airports worldwide. Just in time for the busy holiday travel season, this new feature is designed to help passengers better anticipate security line delays so they can enjoy a more efficient, less stressful airport travel experience.
WASHINGTON Nov. 15, 2016 Roll Call announced today that Rep. John Katko (R-NY) and Rep. William Keating (D-Mass.) will deliver the keynote remarks at The Future of Aviation Security policy event held at The Newseum Knight Studio on Wednesday, November 16, 2016, from 8:00 to 10:30 a.m. The event is sponsored by U.S. Travel Association.
MANASSAS, VA Nov. 10, 2016 Aurora Flight Sciences continues to break ground on the development of advanced autonomous capabilities for vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) systems. Aurora's work on the Autonomous Aerial Cargo Utility System (AACUS) program will be leveraged to integrate the company's Tactical Autonomous Aerial Logistics System (TALOS) on a UH-1H helicopter. The primary goal of the AACUS program is to enable rapid cargo delivery by unmanned, and potentially optionally-manned, VTOL systems.
VIENNA, VA Nov. 10, 2016 AT&T* and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) are researching traffic management solutions for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS).
The goal is an Unmanned Aircraft System Traffic Management (UTM) solution that supports the safe and highly secure operation of drones in the national airspace.
AT&T has been working with NASA and other companies to make UAS flight path monitoring, flight planning, navigation, surveillance and tracking safer. We have focused on the role of wireless networking and advanced technologies.
MONTE SERENO, CA Nov. 10, 2016 Fruity Chutes announced the availability of the new Hawk CO2 release valve today. The valve is for use with the Peregrine UAV Ballistic Parachute Launcher for Drone and UAV parachute recovery. Gene Engelgau, CEO of Fruity Chutes, stated "We have been selling the Peregrine UAV Ballistic Parachute system for some time with the Raptor CO2 release. However the Raptor CO2 release uses a small pyrotechnic charge to fire a piercing pin into the CO2 canister. It works well and dumps the CO2 gas very quickly.
ASHBURN, VA Nov. 3, 2016 Curtiss-Wright’s Defense Solutions division announced that it has expanded its portfolio of DO-254/DO-178C safety certifiable COTS products with the introduction of two new rugged 3U VPX high performance graphics processor modules. Based on AMD’s latest embedded Graphics Processing Unit (GPU), the Radeon™ E8860, both of these multi-head graphics cards support the long lifecycle availability required for defense and aerospace programs.