News Articles with Category: Logistics Support

BMT, MSubs Collaborate on Maritime UxVs Sea Range

October 20, 2014 - via BMT Group Currently there is no readily available UK or EU based facility capable of enabling command, control and tracking of multiple unmanned underwater, surface and air vehicles in an environment where oceanographic and meteorological data can be monitored and recorded concurrently with the test.

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Today's Lithium Battery Transport Rules Govern New Drone Technologies

September 26, 2014 - via US Department of Transportation If a company's employee is traveling with a UAV and spare lithium ion batteries, the U.S. and international hazardous materials regulations strictly prohibit spare lithium ion batteries from being placed in checked baggage. In addition, lithium ion batteries carried on the aircraft by passengers generally may not exceed 100 Watt-hours. However, slightly larger lithium ion batteries exceeding 100 Wh, but not exceeding 160 Wh, may be carried onboard the aircraft with the approval of the airline. No more than two of these slightly larger lithium ion batteries may be carried on the aircraft.

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GUSC Presents a Live Unmanned Vehicle Demonstration

July 15, 2014 - via Gulf Unmanned Systems Center There will be a live demonstration of submersible, aerial, and ground unmanned vehicles throughout the day.

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IATA AGM 2014: Lithium battery shipping guidelines released

May 30, 2014 - via IATA The LBSG brings together all of the relevant content of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations and UN Manual of Tests and Criteria, as well as detailed examples on packing, marking, labelling and documentation.

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Private research ship makes waves

March 27, 2013 - via Nature Falkor plots a fresh course for ocean studies with Google cash.

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Global Oceans Joins Autonomous Undersea Vehicle Applications Center (AUVAC)

March 18, 2013 - via Global Oceans Global Oceans and AUVAC will develop collaborative approaches to bringing AUV technology suppliers and the ocean science community together for expanded, cost-effective AUV deployment for scientific applications throughout the world’s oceans.

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Global Oceans

March 15, 2013 - via Global Oceans Global Oceans is a new organization, working to expand the scope and extend the reach of ocean research platforms and assets.

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