Inside Unmanned Systems

JUN-JUL 2019

Inside Unmanned Systems provides actionable business intelligence to decision-makers and influencers operating within the global UAS community. Features include analysis of key technologies, policy/regulatory developments and new product design.

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37 June/July 2019  unmanned systems inside Applications DEFENSE-COMMERCIAL ADVISING Established in 2016, the FAA's Drone Advisory Committee, initiated to counsel the agency on long-term UAS integration and vision, is comprised of CEO/ COO-level executives from a cross-section of stakeholders representing the wide variety of UAS interests. Participants come from industry, research and academia, retail and technology, and include representatives from private organizations with CONSIDERABLE DEFENSE INDUSTRY HISTORY, SUCH AS HARRIS CORP., THE BOEING COMPANY AND LOCKHEED MARTIN. ScanEagle UAS poised for launch at Oregon's Eagle Creek fi re. UAS and data analytics technologies provide broad-area and enduring situational awareness, real-time high-fi delity imagery, and daily actionable information for oil and gas enterprises. Collins Aerospace's CNPC Command and Control data link, integrated into a Pulse Aerospace Vapor 55, undergoes testing at the University of Iowa's OPL before embarking on a beyond visual line of sight fl ight along power line infrastructure owned by Ameren Corp. near Newton, Illinois. Potential Technology Transfers In March 2018, the U.S. Department of Defense requested $718.3 billion to modernize capabilities across all warfi ghting domains to enhance lethality—$3.7 billion is sought for drones, $927 million for artifi cial intelligence, $2.6 billion for hypersonic development. BY THE NUMBERS DEFENSE COMMERCIAL NEXUS

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