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BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Cecil County Sheriff’s Office says its drone program has helped recover from a Maryland man’s properties almost $400,000 worth of construction equipment stolen from other states. According to a news release from the department, the Sheriff’s Office was contacted on March 9 by New Jersey State Police investigators. NJSP said officers […]

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MARCH 17, 2017 — Rotherham, U.K., headquartered Martek Marine is to play a key role in one of the world’s maritime drone projects. The company has been awarded a two year contract for Remotely Piloted Aircraft Services from the European Marine Safety Agency (EMSA) that will see it supply drones (Remotely Piloted Aircraft), pilots, long-range […]

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ELKTON — Cecil County Sheriff’s Office detectives used one of the agency’s two recently purchased drones to locate nearly $400,000 in stolen construction equipment stashed behind a barn on an Elkton-area property, police reported. Marking a major break in a joint investigation by CCSO and police in Delaware, New Jersey and Pennsylvania into a construction […]

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A Noble County man who on Wednesday led police on a chase – by both car and foot – was found with the help of a drone. The pursuit began about 9:30 p.m. after the Noble County Sheriff’s Department received information about a suspicious vehicle in Albion, according to a department news release. Officers saw […]

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DxOMark – the camera and testing lab that many consider the Gold Standard for cameras – has turned its attention to the sensors used in drone cameras. And DJI’s X5S has scored the highest of any aerial camera tested. Before we dive in, we’ll take a moment to remind you that TDC was the first […]

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C4ISR Navy improves P-8A surveillance plane, drone integration By Kris Osborn Mar 15, 2017 The Navy is modernizing software for its Boeing P-8A multi-mission maritime surveillance aircraft to improve Anti-Submarine Warfare, Anti-Surface Warfare and operational integration with unmanned systems service officials said.   The P-8A multi-mission maritime aircraft was first engineered for the Navy’s Maritime […]

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Two women let the Kent City Council know they didn’t like how members approved the police department’s purchase of drones without input from residents. “We feel the community has not been able to have a conversation with the council on this matter, and nothing should move forward until there is a community meeting where individuals […]

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<!– No tags wrapping article body –> For the fourth year in a row, Connecticut legislators have introduced a bill seeking to regulate police use of drones. In 2014, the bill failed to make it out of committee. One year after that, it passed the state Senate but wasn’t heard in the House of Representatives […]

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