January 11, 2019

American soldiers update anti-virus software for the Air Force to assist in the prevention of cyberspace hackers at Barksdale Air Force Base. (Photo: U.S. Air Force) For years, the Pentagon has been pretending to be securing its computer networks from Russian and Chinese hacking. But while wasting huge resources on an impossible futile task, it […]

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a memorandum last year announcing that its inspectors were now authorized to use camera-equipped unmanned aircraft systems (UAS or drones) to collect evidence during inspections. This means that OSHA inspectors are authorized to conduct in-person inspections of the workplace as well as remote-controlled aircraft inspections above the […]

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GDU, a developer of portable, powerful, professional drones, launches its all-new multi-purpose industrial drone, the GDU SAGA, at CES 2019 in Las Vegas on 8 – 11 January 2019 at Tech East, LVCC, South Halls 1-2, Ground Level, booth 25752. GDU’s SAGA boasts to fit any payload you need to do your job and this drone […]

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LAS VEGAS—This year’s CES has brought about a welcome development in self-propelled robots: drones without the usual droning soundtrack. That’s not because the electronics gathering features any fewer unmanned aerial vehicles lifted by spinning rotors that emit a characteristic and annoying whine. That racket hasn’t gone anywhere, as heard from such models as the pocket-sized […]

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SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket lifts off from California’s Vandenberg Air Force Base, carrying 10 Iridium NEXT satellites into space. (SpaceX via YouTube) SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket deployed the eighth and final set of next-generation Iridium satellites into orbit today, closing off a two-year launch campaign. The rocket rose into partly cloudy skies from California’s Vandenberg […]

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One of China’s newest stealth drones, the Sky Hawk, features state-of-the-art technology that allows it to communicate and collaborate with manned aircraft during surveillance and combat operations, its developer said. Known as manned-unmanned teaming (MUM-T), the technology means pilots and ground staff can receive information from drones to improve their situational awareness while allowing them […]

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In the first sale of its kind, Israeli defence company Elbit Systems has sold a “suicide drone” to Azerbaijan. Elbit Systems – a drone manufacturer which sells weapons to the Israeli military – sold its SkyStriker drone to Azerbaijan, making the Caucasian country the first non-Israeli recipient of the weapon. The SkyStriker drone is known […]

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Police and fire departments from Brownsville had joined forces Monday night to locate and rescue an 88-year-old man who was reported missing. According to Brownsville Police Department Spokeswoman Melissa Gonzalez said Luis Reyna Zuniga’s family had informed the police that the elderly man went missing around 5:30 pm. In the end, it was with the help of a […]

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The Brownsville police and fire departments joined forces Monday night to find and rescue an 88-year-old man who became lost in a field where the grass was more than four feet tall. Brownsville Police Department Spokeswoman Melissa Gonzalez said Luis Reyna Zuniga’s family told… read more at: https://www.brownsvilleherald.com/news/local/brownsville-pd-fire-department-use-drone-to-save-life-of/article_5f465ce6-139b-11e9-ae2a-97366251ddb5.html

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