July 15, 2015
On 9-10 July 2015, at the Portuguese Navy Base of Alfeite (Almada) in Lisbon, 24 Project Partners from 9 countries demonstrated the ICARUS (Integrated Components for Assisted Rescue and Unmanned Search Operations) system, as final step of the ICARUS European project (http://www.fp7-icarus.eu/) funded by the European Commission under the Seventh Framework Programme for Research and
July 7, 2015
NASA awarded an engineering team at Embry-Riddle’s Daytona Beach campus a $100,000 grant to develop a concept for an unmanned aircraft to be powered by renewable energy (wind or solar) and fly at 50,000-60,000 feet. The “atmospheric satellite” concept was chosen as one of 15 winning projects from hundreds of entries for a NASA Innovation Advanced Concepts program, Phase I award.
December 9, 2014
NASA’s Hurricane and Severe Storms Sentinel mission investigated four tropical cyclones in the 2014 Atlantic Ocean hurricane season.
October 10, 2014
LONDON, Oct. 9, 2014—The global market for military unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) is expected to witness a slight decline in the medium term due to the reduction in spending by the United States. Europe and Asia-Pacific will partially compensate for this reduction in revenues as the perceived benefits of UAVs – in terms of both cost and capability – drive adoption. The