New Energy and Industrial Technology
Development Organization

Drones and Robots for
Ecologically Sustainable Societies project(DRESS project)

R&D Activities

Development of autonomous dynamic rerouting technology for unmanned aerial vehicles using Quasi Zenith Satellite system

Participants SUBARU CORPORATION/Japan Radio Co., Ltd./Nippon Avionics Co., Ltd./Autonomous Control Systems Laboratory Ltd./Mitsubishi Electric Corporation


This project aims to develop systems which provide the technology(=Autonomous dynamic rerouting technology) that enables unmanned aerial vehicles(UAV) to change the flight path autonomously and to fly precisely using the Quasi Zenith Satellite system on the long-distance flight in which communication infrastructure between the ground station and UAV are not improved sufficiently and situations change diversely.



System development and data acquisition for design
System development and data acquisition for evaluation
demonstaration at Fukushima RTF
demonstaration at remote island




FY2017~FY2019(three years)


Development of autonomous dynamic rerouting technology for unmanned aerial vehicles using Quasi Zenith Satellite system

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