InsituÂ said WednesdayÂ the university will incorporateÂ Catalina, INEXA Control and TacitView software platforms intoÂ its aviation program by fall 2019,
UND also intends to adopt theÂ ScanEagle 3 platformÂ to augment the university’s current fleet ofÂ more than 150 aircraft.
The UAS manufacturer will also help the university conduct flight training meant to helpÂ students experience operating as pilots, sensor operators and mission commanders.
Insitu added it seeks to develop sensors, detect-and-avoid and beyond line-of-sight technologies through the partnership.
The university previously collaborated with Insitu’s flight operations team to deploy aÂ ScanEagleÂ and monitor the water level on Red River Valley after theÂ Federal Aviation AdministrationÂ issued a certificate of authorization.