International

Drone Delivery Canada confirms DSV project is commercially operational

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In October, DDC announced that it had entered into a commercial agreement with DSV, through its sales agent Air Canada, to provide its drone delivery platform for the use of DSV commencing at DSV’s head office in Milton Ontario. Commercial operations and revenue-generation are pursuant to the terms of the agreement. DDC now says it expects multiple subsequent inbound/outbound commercial routes for DSV’s customers with time-sensitive cargo. Customers pay DDC a monthly fee for each drone route deployed, pursuant to the terms of their respective agreements. Commenting, Michael Zahra, president and CEO of DDC, said: “This is a significant commercial
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Septentrio starts mass production of multi-frequency GNSS module

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Septentrio, a leader in high-precision GNSS positioning solutions, has started high-volume production of mosaic TM-X5, the next-generation multi-constellation and multi-band receiver module. Featuring the latest GNSS technology, mosaic TM-X5 brings centimeter-level positioning to technologies such as robotics, automation, smart wearables and telematics among others. Its small form factor and low-power design makes high-performance positioning accessible to volume applications. Francois Freulon, head of product management at Septentrio, said: “For smooth, uninterrupted operation in the field mosaic TM-X5 is the logical choice for an industrial-grade GNSS positioning module.” Adding: “In an industrial setting the cost of equipment downtime can quickly get out
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US government clears Raytheon counter-drone solution for international sales

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The U.S. government has cleared Raytheon Company to sell the Coyote Block 2 counter-drone weapon to approved allied nations as part of the Howler counter-drone system. In 2019, the U.S. Army deployed Howler, a combination of the Ku-band Radio Frequency System and Coyote Block 1, into the battlefield. The high-speed, highly manoeuvrable Block 2 is designed to use Raytheon's KuRFS multi-mission radar as its fire control source. The Coyote Block 2 counter-drone weapon and KuRFS radar worked together to detect and engage a target in a recent test over the U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona. Sam Deneke, VP
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