Everything You Wanted to Know About the Blue sUAS Program: DIU on DRONERESPONDERS Webinar

DIU on DRONERSPONDERSAn Inside Look at the Blue UAS Program at the Defense Innovation Unit: DIU on DRONERSPONDERS Webinar this Tuesday, March 22 at 2:00 pm EST. 

The Blue sUAS list  – a list developed by the Defense Innovation Unit, or DIU – is designed to be a list of approved, US-manufactured drones that meet the highest level of security, appropriate for use by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and other government agencies.

“According to the DIU website, the Blue UAS effort is a holistic and continuous approach that will rapidly vet and scale commercial UAS technology for DoD.  This program consists of 5 lines of effort that curate, maintain, and improve a robust roster of policy approved commercial UAS which suit the diverse needs of DoD users,” says DRONERESPONDERS.

Since the development of the Blue sUAS list, however, use of the list has spread to use by the General Services Administration and some state and local agencies, causing concern that some U.S. manufacturers may be left out of the process.  Hear the DIU on the DRONERESPONDERS webinar on Tuesday, March 22 at 2:00 pm EST for an inside look at the Blue sUAS process.


To help clarify the focus of the Blue UAS program, DRONERESPONDERS, the fastest-growing non-profit program support the use of drones and robotic vehicle systems technology by public safety agencies and emergency services organizations around the globe, has announced a special webinar event featuring program managers from DIU’s Autonomy Innovation group who are responsible for the Blue UAS program.

The webinar titled “Blue UAS: Adopting Commercial UAS for DoD and Public Safety” is scheduled for Tuesday, March 22 from 2:00 to 3:00 pm Eastern.

Webinar attendees will learn the inside story on why the Blue UAS program was originally created and hear about the core mission the group was tasked with. DIU program managers will discuss how they are working with industry to develop reliable and interoperable components, software, and systems to help serve the needs of the U.S. drone community and public safety agencies.

There is no cost to attend the webinar, but registration is required via webinar.droneresponders.org

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