French Defense Procurement Agency to Incorporate FLIR Nano-UAV Technology for Military Operations
WILSONVILLE, Ore.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jan. 18, 2019– FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced today it has been awarded a contract from the French Defense Procurement Agency (DGA) in support of the French Operational Pocket Drone (DrOP) program. The contract has a ceiling value of $89 million to provide the FLIR Black Hornet® 3 nano-unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) and Personal Reconnaissance System (PRS) to support French Armed Forces operations.
Thousands delayed as police hunt drone operators believe to be deliberately disrupting flights
The Associated Press
A woman waits in the departures area at London’s Gatwick Airport on Thursday as repeated drone sightings delayed and diverted flights beginning Wednesday night and continuing into Thursday morning. (Tim Ireland/Associated Press)
Thousands of passengers were delayed, diverted or stuck on planes Thursday as the only runway at Britain’s Gatwick Airport remained closed into a second day after drones were spotted over the airfield.
New Drone Equips Workers with A Reliable Everyday Tool for Dynamic Operations in Challenging Environments
NEW YORK, Dec. 19, 2018 /CNW/ — DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, today revealed the Mavic 2 Enterprise Dual, a portable industrial drone equipped with powerful, side-by-side visual and thermal cameras that provide commercial pilots a reliable tool to operate better, safer and quicker in challenging environments.
Developed in partnership with FLIR Systems, the Mavic 2 Enterprise Dual features the compact design of DJI’s Mavic 2 Series drones with the same array of advanced controls and accessories found in the Mavic 2 Enterprise. The Mavic 2 Enterprise Dual allows users to measure temperatures and conveniently store images and temperature data for efficient reporting and analysis, adding immediate value to a range of industrial or time-sensitive operations today from utility inspections to emergency response.