February 12, 2018

By Adam Ewing | adam.ewing@news-star.com Since the summer of 2016, the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office has used drones to aid in various tasks. From manhunts to missing person reports to wildfires, the two deputies that fly drones for the sheriff’s office are able help the department be safer and more efficient in their efforts. “At […]

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The DJI Mavic Air is an easy-to-fly drone that shoots great 4K video, packed into an impossibly small package. It’s the latest — and in many ways greatest — consumer drone from DJI, the name that’s effectively become for drones what Apple and Samsung are for smartphones. The Mavic Air effectively combines the best aspects […]

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This article first appeared on the History News Network. President Donald J. Trump views as “political hacks” a group of former directors of intelligence agencies. He hastened to reassure Americans, saying he is satisfied with the agencies under the chiefs he appointed. That not-quite-enthusiastic endorsement opens the door to revisit classic claims made about the […]

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The Iranian drone that an Israeli chopper shot down was a copy of an American unmanned aerial vehicle that Iran intercepted six years ago, according to the Israel Defense Forces. IDF spokesman Lt. Col. Jonathan Conricus and Yuval Steinitz, a minister in Israel’s security cabinet, said the drone was based on a Lockheed Martin RQ-170 […]

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In the past couple years, you could ask a drone to be two things: good or small. But never both. The Mavic Air changes the game. In fact, I’d go so far as to say that the Mavic Air wins the game, and things will never be the same. At just under one pound and […]

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The DJI Mavic Air is an easy-to-fly drone that shoots great 4K video, packed into an impossibly small package. It’s the latest — and in many ways greatest — consumer drone from DJI, the name that’s effectively become for drones what Apple and Samsung are for smartphones. The Mavic Air effectively combines the best aspects […]

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Photos published by the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit on Saturday show the Syrian Tiyas Military Airbase from which the UAV that infiltrated Israel.   Follow Ynetnews on Facebook and Twitter   Also known as the T-4 Airbase and located in the Homs Governorate, north of Tiyas, the base has been used by Iran for the past […]

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An Israeli surveillance drone, flying over the  northern Gaza Strip was hacked and downed by a resistance group in the coastal region. A Palestinian security source in Gaza told the Hamas-affiliated Palestinian Media Center, that “the resistance managed to remotely control the drone, and downed it, in northern Gaza.” The sources added that this is […]

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The Pueblo Police Department is getting close to launching two drones that they plan to use to help in locating missing people, apprehend suspects and other police activities. City Manager Sam Azad said the goal is to have the drones in place and operating in April. Police Deputy Chief Chris Noeller said the department is […]

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On the evening of Nov. 29, police from around Central Oregon had Omar Benitez cornered in a home in Madras. They later reported finding 14 firearms inside. There was good reason for police concern that day. A career criminal, Benitez, 37, had a history of tangling with law enforcement officers. But buzzing around and blinking […]

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President Donald J. Trump views as “political hacks” a group of formerdirectors of intelligence agencies. He hastened to reassure Americans, saying he is satisfied with the agencies under the chiefs he appointed. That not-quite-enthusiastic endorsement opens the door to revisit classic claims made about the 70-year old Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Many have been repeated […]

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