Week in Review: Autonomous Roundup
A farm in South Africa completed a successful trial of crop-spraying drones over selected sections of it’s farm, bringing new life to the country’s flagging sugarcane industry.
MUM is a modular unmanned underwater system for various applications in the civil maritime industry, which include transport and deployment of payloads, applications in the offshore wind and oil & gas industries as well as exploration of sea areas with difficult access.
The way the world views drones is changing. Once a nuisance buzzing around our heads, drones are now life-saving tools in the battle against COVID-19. The crisis is driving innovation in drone policy as society has started to recognize that the utility of drones outweighs potential risks.
To better defend military forces against small weaponized drones, lawmakers introduced legislation calling for the Army to coordinate troop defenses against small unmanned aerial systems for the Department of Defense.