Surveillance Drones

A bill proposing more oversight in the Icelandic fishing industry, including drone surveillance of ports, has evoked strong reactions from opponents, reports Iceland Review. The country’s Minister of Fisheries Kristján Thór Júlíusson put forth the bill, which has the purpose to counteract the practice of discarding catch and weight fraud. It covers all fishing ports, […]

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A bill proposing more oversight in the fishing industry, including drone surveillance of ports, has evoked strong reactions from opponents, RÚV reports. Minister of Fisheries Kristján Þór Júlíusson put forth the bill, the purpose of which is to counteract the practice of discarding catch as well as weighing fraud. It covers all fishing ports, weighing […]

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Drones are making inroads into the oil and gas industry, and these inroads could very well turn into highways for this technology in an industry that features a lot of surveillance and inspection work. Thanks to drones, this work can now be done remotely—but there is one problem with the dominant kind of drones that […]

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Aerial security surveillance operations are growing at a tremendous rate. In pursuit of a better ROI and effective use of resources, the businesses are now upgrading their security and surveillance systems. Efforts are being taken to make them mobile, automated and more efficient by using drones. According to Toptal, the commercial drone business represents the fastest […]

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Airbus’s Zephyr solar-powered drone flew for 25 days straight during a test-flight over Yuma, Arizona beginning on July 11, 2018. The flight represented a record for aircraft endurance, breaking the previous 14-day record also set by a Zephyr back in 2015. The long flight has big implications for military surveillance. Drones like Zephyr could loiter […]

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The French TV correspondent Liseron Boudoul, whose report that day included distressing video of the boys running along the beach before the second strike, noted that she and other witnesses to the attack were unclear where, exactly, the missiles had come from — although initial speculation centered on Israeli naval vessels seen just offshore. The secret […]

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The Marin County Sheriff’s Office is in the midst of acquiring five drones, part of a program exposed at a recent Board of Supervisors meeting when a Sausalito man called on the county to hold off on the acquisition until rules are put in place to protect the public from surveillance.  The Sheriff’s Office approved […]

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Aug. 9 (UPI) — Insitu has received a $5,000 minimum, $232 million order under an existing contract for mid-endurance unmanned aircraft systems. The order, announced Wednesday by the Department of Defense, was issued to prevent interruption of services currently being rendered. SOC fiscal 2018 operations and maintenance funds in the amount of $12 million were […]

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Peter Bergen is CNN’s national security analyst, a vice president at New America, a professor of practice at Arizona State University, and the co-editor of “Drone Wars.” Melissa Salyk-Virk is a policy analyst at New America. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the authors. View more opinion articles on CNN. (CNN)On […]

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