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NRL Tests Autonomous ‘Soaring with Solar’ Concept

Researchers at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) Vehicle Research Section and Photovoltaic Section are building on the proven concept of autonomous cooperative soaring of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) with power management systems provided by Packet Digital, LLC, with support from the North Dakota Renewable Energy Council.

May 30, 2017

Packet Digital solar UAVs featured in Aviation Week

Packet Digital’s work in solar UAVs was recently featured in a December Aviation Week article, “Solar-Powered Flight Finding Practical Application With UAVs.”

The article quotes Packet Digital Director of Advanced Technologies Andrew Paulsen and highlights some of the work we’re doing with solar Maximum Power Point Tracking (MPPT) for UAVs, our smart battery, test flights with the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) and even the potential for nano-UAVs.

Read the full article here:

December 19, 2016

Sen. Heitkamp visits, discusses promoting N.D. tech

Sen. Heitkamp learns UAV technologyPacket Digital, LLC was proud to host U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp in the Packet Digital and Botlink offices, where she asked great questions about power management and UAV technology and helped us explore ideas for sharing our product benefits with government and commercial customers across the country. N.D. tech companies, colleges, and universities are fortunate to have delegates who are passionate about promoting STEM careers and building opportunities in our state.

Here more about her visit:



September 23, 2016

Packet Digital featured in Unmanned Systems Magazine

Read how Packet Digital is optimizing power management for unmanned aircraft in Unmanned Systems Magazine, a publication of the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI).

October 1, 2015