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Sunflower Labs’ Home Security Drone Debuts

The operator can direct the drone to check out specific portions of a property.  The Bee can illuminate itself in five different colors and is expected to be available by mid-2020.  Pre-orders are being accepted.  For more details and video of the BEE in action, please visit https://i-hls.com/archives/98342


Pentagon forms New C-UAS Office
In related news, pointing to a National Defense news update, ExecutiveGov.com reported that the Pentagon will be standing up a new counter-drone office with approximately 60 personnel that will be based in Arlington, Va. “Ellen Lord, undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment at the Department of Defense, said DoD plans to establish an Army-led office focused on counter-unmanned aerial systems, National Defense reported Tuesday.”

See also NREF’s comprehensive C-UAS article at http://www.the-nref.org/content/c-uas-latest-drone-mitigation-technologies

Thanks to CDR David Place (USN/Ret), davidplace47[at]gmail[dot]com, and Robin E. Alexander, President ATC, alexander technical[at]gmail[dot]com, for their assistance with this report.

David offers a free, comprehensive news report on unmanned systems and robotics, the Unmanned Systems News (USN), in PDF format that is distributed every week or two, as well as serial news flashes, from which this news update was sourced. To be included in his viewership, simply send David a subscribe request to davidplace47[at]gmail[dot]com.