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Lease Signed in GrandSky UAS Tech Park, Groundbreaking later Spring 2015

A fifty year lease has been signed with the Grand Forks Air Force Base and Grand Forks County, North Dakota, for the GrandSky UAS/UAV Technology park to break ground later this spring 2015.  The technology park will cover 217 acres … Continue reading

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UAV Plant Planned for Wahpeton, North Dakota

ComDel and Altavain have signed a agreement to open a UAV plant in Wahpeton, North Dakota.  The plant is expected to employ 10-20 workers producing UAVs for the commercial sector worldwide in agriculture, construction, and other traditional remote sensing applications. … Continue reading

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Grand Sky UAV Business Park in Grand Forks, North Dakota

The Grand Sky UAV Business Park outside Grand Forks, North Dakota (adjacent to the  Grand Forks AFB) is a 217 acre complex that is positioned to be one of the larger UAV hubs in the United States.  It is planned … Continue reading

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University of North Dakota to study UAVs in Tropical Storms

The Atmospheric Sciences department of the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks has received a $75,000 grant to study how unmanned aerial vehicles do in tropical systems (hurricanes, typhoons, etc…).  They will be doing computer modeling for the study, … Continue reading

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Commercial UAV Support is only 61% Behind Police and National Security Applications

A recent survey of 2000 Americans showed only 61% support for commercial applications, behind police and national security applications.  Overall support for any type of use was 57%.  The majority, 67% of respondents have privacy concern issues. This shows that … Continue reading

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