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Drone company DJI launched a patent infringement lawsuit against Yuneec, another drone maker. The suit, which was filed in California, claims that Yuneec violated DJI patents for interchangeable mounting platforms and target tracking systems. The two China-based drone manufacturers develop small multirotor drones aimed at consumers and professional operators.

A major U.S. airstrike in Somalia reportedly killed at least 150 al-Shabab fighters. The strike, which was carried out by manned and unmanned aircraft, targeted a compound 120 miles north of Mogadishu. According to a statement released by the Pentagon, the Shabab fighters were assembling for an attack on American and allied military installations in east Africa.

Chinese commercial drone maker DJI has unveiled the Phantom 4. The latest iteration in the popular Phantom quadcopter series features advanced obstacle avoidance technology and a follow-me feature setting. It will be available to purchase at Apple Stores worldwide.

Marsupial Robots
September 14, 2021

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