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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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UAV Program at the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks

The University of North Dakota, Grand Forks has had a recent bachelor’s program in UAVs/Drones since 2009.  Some are contracting for the US Government to work overseas to operate UAVs.  They also end up with pilot and instructor licenses.  Other … Continue reading

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Grand Forks AFB, North Dakota To Be Base for Arctic Operations for larger UAVs

The Grand Forks Air Force Base outside Grand Forks, North Dakota is working to be one of the premier UAV operation sites for arctic operations according to WDAZ.  The UAVs they are looking at are the Global-Hawk small airplane sized … Continue reading

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Businesses watch as UAV industry presence grows in North Dakota

The Grand Forks Herald has a good article today on the growing UAV market in North Dakota.  Industry trade group AUVSI says that agriculture is to be one of the most profitable applications of UAVs.  The University of North Dakota … 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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