North Dakota Investing in UAS Industry
North Dakota plans to invest $33 million in the unmanned aircraft systems industry in an attempt to establish the state as a premier location for UAS research, testing and commercialization. Gov. Doug Burgum lauded the state’s strong commitment to supporting researchers, entrepreneurs and technology in the field when announcing the decision. The commitment raised North Dakota’s total investment in UAS research and development to $77 million. Read more about North Dakota’s commitment from the Associated Press.