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(TS) Non-Drone related Value: £280K Country: Northern Ireland Description The intention of this competition is for the University to establish a multi-supplier framework for the procurement of Quantity surveyor consultancy services. These services relate to new projects with a pre-tender estimate construction value less than 10 000 000 GBP excluding VAT, as well as new lump sum appointments for Quantity surveyor consultancy services such as surveys, option appraisals, analysis reports and so on with a pre-tender estimate less than 250 000 GBP.

(TS) Non-Drone related Value: Min € 134K Country: France Description Marseille (13) - HIA Laveran - OLR2 - Technical and Regulatory Standards and Functional Developments - Internal Network Survey (ESID 18-392, no COSI 449311)

(TS) Non-Drone related Value: 250K Country: United Kingdom This tender covers two development sites for which travel planning services are required Land West of Stonehouse. Gloucestershire County Council have entered in a s106 agreement in relation to a development of 1350 houses at Land West of Stonehouse. 242 700 GBP will be provided for preparation, implementation and monitoring of a residential travel plan for the development. The service provider is asked to provide details of the service they will provide for a fixed fee which will not exceed 240 000 GBP. The remaining funds will be used for administration and monitoring by the client. 112 800 GBP has been received from the developer so far consequently the contract will be awarded for this amount and will be extended to the tender sum following receipt of the final instalment due on 600th occupation. The planning reference for this site is S.14/0810/OUT Land off Bath Road, Leonard Stanley. Gloucestershire County Council have entered in a s106 agreement in relation to a development of 150 houses at Land off Bath Road, Leonard Stanley. 44 460 GBP has been provided for preparation, implementation and monitoring of a residential travel plan for the development. The service provider is asked to provide details of the service they will provide for a fixed fee which will not exceed 44 000 GBP. The remaining funds will be used for administration and monitoring by the client. The planning reference for this site is S.13/1289/OUT Period of contract: The contract shall commence on 1.1.2019 and is expected to be completed by 31.12.2028 subject to occupation of the development.. The work at Bath Road Leonard Stanley is to be complete by 31.12.2024. It is expected that the programmes of works will be dictated by the developers’ progress with building houses. 6 monthly reports on the work undertaken should be submitted to the client. The contract will be extended (at no extra cost to the client) in the event of a delay to completion of the development. In this eventuality the service provider will need to amend his programme of work to ensure it is delivered from within the funds available. 1)

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The ZALA Arctic drones are capable of successfully solving both civilian and military tasks, according to maker Kalashnikov. Russian small arms manufacturer Kalashnikov presented the ZALA Arctic unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) adapted for work in Arctic latitudes at the eighth international forum, “The Arctic: the Present and the Future,” reports Russian state news agency TASS. The drone has its own GIRSAM alternative navigation system developed specially for the navigation of both UAVs and ...
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We were promised jetpacks, but let’s be honest, they’re just plain unsafe. So a nice drone ride is probably all we should reasonably expect. Lift Aircraft is the latest to make a play for the passenger multirotor market, theoretical as it is, and its craft is a sleek little thing with some interesting design choices to make it suitable for laypeople to “pilot.” The Austin-based company just took the wraps off the Hexa, the 18-rotor craft it intends to make available for short recreational fli...
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The Czech Republic has joined a project to establish a MALE class European military drone. The drone will follow the enemy at a medium altitude, but can also be armed with missiles. Why does the Czech Republic need such a project? The development of the European MALE type (Medium-Altitude Long-Endurance) unmanned combat aircraft began in 2009 as the Talarion project, which later transformed into the MALE RPAS programme (Medium Altitude Long Endurance Remotely Piloted Aircraft System). A trio ...
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An experimental folding drone, able to retract its arms during flight and make itself small enough to fit through narrow gaps and holes, could have great potential for search and rescue operations it is claimed. Developed by a team from the Robotics and Perception Group at the University of Zurich and the Laboratory of Intelligent Systems at EPFL (Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne) the drone takes its inspiration from the way in which birds are able to fold their wings in mid-air, and ...
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SALISBURY, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Four Milrem Robotics’ and QinetiQ Titan unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs) were put through three weeks of rigorous tests by British troops during the Army Warfighting Experiment 2018 (AWE18) - Autonomous Warrior (Land). With four vehicles, Milrem Robotics was the most represented UGV manufacturer in the exercise. “The main goal of the experiment, which concluded last week, was to determine how new unmanned technologies can enhance soldier's survivability a...
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The National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA) has released their NFPA 2400® Standard for Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) (drones) Used for Public Safety Operations. NFPA 2400 details the minimum requirements for the safe operation, deployment, and implementation of sUAS including organization program criteria and considerations, professional qualifications for safety personnel, and elements of a maintenance program. The NFPA describes the standard as “an all-encompassing standard ...
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ParaZero SafeAir is a parachute for your DJI drone. With more and more drones hitting the skies every day, the is an ever-increasing need for safety and responsible operation. Having a parachute safety system on your drone sounds like a great idea, so let’s take a closer look at what the SafeAir system has to offer. Back in November 2017, a drone was being used here in Japan to drop candy into the crowd at a festival in Gifu. The drone ended up spinning out of control and injuring six people....
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When you think of drones, you imagine a device that flies. But PowerDolphin is the world’s first multifunctional water drone that can be used below the waterline in a variety of ways. PowerDolphin is equipped with a 220-degree dual joint rotation camera and can capture 4K ultra high definition footage underwater. The device, aimed at Australia’s fishing, diving and water sports enthusiasts, has adjustable front lights to illuminate your underwater photography. The on-board camera can be...
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DroneShield Ltd is pleased to advise the market that the U.S. Department of Defense Asymmetric Warfare Group at Fort A.P. Hill, Virginia has evaluated DroneShield’s products DroneSentry™ and DroneGun Tactical™ at an event facilitated by the Army Night Vision Electronic Sensors Directorate (NVESD) Unique Mission Cell (UMC). DroneShield’s successful deployment at that event included: * participation in seven experimental scenarios, * detection and tracking of multiple UAVs (unmanned aer...
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https://youtu.be/DhIOXrtsZEE Pretty much everyone these days knows that some companies can launch thousands of drones in the air and perform a breathtaking show with light and moving animation. This is an incredible piece of engineering, but in attempt to do something similar one should consider technological, personnel and logistical capabilities of a worldwide corporation. At Geoscan ltd, we decided to create our own droneshow on a budget using our already developed platform called Pionee...
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Ameren, Black & Veatch, Collins Aerospace Team Passes Key Milestone for Maturing UAS Inspection Technology With thousands of miles of high-voltage lines, Ameren Corp. wanted a better and safer way to monitor its assets spread over rural territories beyond manual or helicopter inspections. The St. Louis-based energy company worked with Black & Veatch and Collins Aerospace to identify a solution: Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) drone flights. The team now has proven they can inspect more mi...
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Intel has collaborated with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet and the Minnesota Department of Transportation to improve bridge inspections. The collaboration will supplement manual inspections of the Daniel Carter Beard Bridge connecting Ohio and Kentucky and the Stone Arch Bridge in Minnesota. Throughout the inspections, Intel’s advanced automated commercial drone hardware and software solutions increased efficiency and produced more reliable data in a fraction of the time and cost of t...
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