WASHINGTON — The unmanned space has seen an uptick in acquisition activity recently. BAE Systems — the U.S. subsidiary of British multinational defense, aerospace and security company BAE Systems plc — announced the purchase of key assets of Riptide Autonomous Solutions, a provider of unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) technology and solutions. According to the press
There have been about 600 drone incidents that have been recorded by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration over the previous six months. Civilian-operated UAVs are a problem that is getting worse—on April 17 of this year, a British Airway’s flight making its final approach to London’s Heathrow Airport was reported to have struck a UAV.