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Zipline Expands Service in Nigeria Cross River State

Zipline has expanded service in Nigeria, partnering with Cross River State to distribute vaccines, medicines, and blood products to more than 1,000 facilities statewide.  This partnership is the second for Zipline in Nigeria, following a February agreement with Kaduna state. Zipline has been a leader in medical drone delivery on …

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Sheriff’s office implements drone program | State

NORMAN — The Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office recently announced a new drone program and the use of three unmanned aerial systems to help in search and rescue efforts. The UAS, or drones, are equipped with spotlights, a public address system and forward-looking infrared (thermographic) cameras, which provide infrared radiation and …

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Mayville State University adds emphasis to agriculture

MAYVILLE, N.D. — Mayville State University hosted around a dozen Thompson, N.D., High School students on Tuesday, April 27, as a part of its Agribusiness Activity Day. Students took a tour of the campus before learning about several facets of the livestock industry and about drone technology from professors. “It’s …

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State Department Approves $1.7 Billion Deal With Australia For MQ-9B Drones

The General Atomics MQ-9B SkyGuardian unmanned aircraft system. (Photo: General Atomics) The State Department has approved a potential $1.7 billion deal with Australia for General Atomics’ MQ-9B SkyGuardian drones and supporting equipment. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) notified Congress on April 23 of the foreign military sale… Article Source

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State Department clears Australia to buy MQ-9B drones

WASHINGTON — The State Department on Friday approved a $1.6 billion foreign military sale of MQ-9B drones for Australia. The package includes up to 12 MQ-9B aircraft made by General Atomics, as well as Honeywell engines, ground control stations, training simulators and various satellite terminals and communications equipment necessary for …

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