New Energy and Industrial Technology
Development Organization

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

R&D Activities

Development of weather information provision function for UAV

Participants Japan Weather Association


To develop the information provision system focusing on weather information at the height of drone flights which is necessary for UTM in the future.



・Special weather forecast for drones

・Providing weather information system for UTM

・Develop accurate weather observation techniques by using drones

・ISO activities of weather information provision system for drones




FY2017~FY2019 (3 years)


Weather × Drone


【Demonstration experiment of weather observation by drones】

We have conducted the demonstration experiment of weather observation by drones in Minami-Soma City in October, 2017


Activities and NEWs

・Japan Weather Association (JWA) conducts the speech and exhibition at Japan Drone 2018 – Introducing “integrated weather information for drones” and the latest weather observation drones –


● Conducted the speech and exhibition at Japan Drone 2018 in March, 2018


・JWA supports world-first demonstration experiment of large area security by multiple drones with weather information – Providing “integrated weather information for drones” for the experiment by KDDI, SECOM and Terradrone


● Conducted demonstration experiment of “integrated weather information for drones" in the Kanagawa Prefecture in February, 2018



・JWA conducts demonstration experiment of weather information provision for drones and weather observation by drones in Minami-Soma City – For the secure and efficient drone flights –


● Conducted demonstration experiment of weather information provision for drones and weather observation by drones in Minami-Soma City in October, 2017




● Things we can do with drones


● Drone × Weather report by drone starters of the latest

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