First Power List edition of CDP now online and free to read

The first Power List edition of Commercial Drone Professional is now online and free to read. The magazine is the third print edition CDP has released, and features a comprehensive list of end-users who have been recognised for their work within the commercial drone industry. Elsewhere, we speak to Murphy Group and find out how drone deployment is helping their work across a number of market verticals. The company's Jack Selman explains how drone use within the company has grown and where he sees it going in the near future. We also revisit DJI's annual Airworks conference and take a
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Fortem selected by NATO for terrorism defence program using counter-UAV tech

Fortem Technologies has been selected by NATO to demonstrate its SkyDome Network defense platform for work to combat terrorism. Fortem was identified for the program for its drone detection, classification and ThreatAware platform, and for its autonomous drone interceptor, DroneHunter. The program, titled “Comparative Analysis of Lethal, Low Collateral Damage Effectors Against Low, Small and Slow UAV,” seeks to evaluate mitigation solutions for the emerging threat of small, dangerous UAV and is focused on the engagement part of the kill chain. Timothy Bean, Fortem’s CEO, said: “We are thrilled to be selected by NATO to further showcase the power and
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Operation Zenith collaboration comes together as Altitude Angel and Heliguy team up

Altitude Angel and Heliguy are to form a strategic partnership with the purpose of providing a 360° UTM/counter UAV solution to aerodromes and strategic infrastructure owners across the globe. The partnership will see both businesses working together across a range of functions. The companies confirmed that the move is the formalisation of a collaboration which developed throughout 2018 when Heliguy joined Operation Zenith, the programme of live demonstrations of Air Traffic Management (ATM) and UTM integration in controlled airspace. Since Operation Zenith, the two companies have been discussing ways in which they can best partner and collaborate, utilising each company’s
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Terra Drone invests in Canadian inspection provider creating new subsidiary

Terra Drone has signed an investment agreement with Unmanned Aerial Services Incorporated (UAS Inc.), an Ontario, Canada-based inspection service provider. It specialises in indoor industrial confined spaces and underground mine locations. As part of the agreement, Terra Drone will form a new subsidiary in Canada, Terra Drone Mining, to provide unmanned mapping and inspection services to underground mines across the world. UAS Inc. said the fresh infusion of investment by Terra Drone will allow the newly-formed Terra Drone Mining to expand its business beyond North America, and cater to areas of thriving underground mining operations such as South/Central America, South Africa, Central Asia,
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