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  • Defence invests $101 million in micro drones

    The federal government will spend $101 million on the first tranche of a program to boost the battlefield surveillance capabilities of the Australian Defence Force through diminutive unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).

  • Call for urgent action on drone safety

    An inquiry into the regulations governing the use of remotely piloted and unmanned drones has called for immediate action to strengthen safety rules.

  • Favourable wind for fully autonomous drones

    ​Earlier this week, Ran Krauss was flying high. The Israeli CEO and co-founder of Airobotics, makers of a fully autonomous drone platform, had just scored a world first, gaining approval from the Civil Aviation Authority of Israel to fly his company's unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in the country’s airspace without human intervention.

  • Mobile networks to boost drone capabilities

    The federal government will shortly be facing a string of complex technical and political decisions, with the development of proposals to adapt local mobile phone networks as a continent-wide air traffic control system for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).