Surveillance Drones

Two small IDF drones crashed in the West Bank on Monday, the latest Israeli unmanned aircraft to go down in recent months, for as yet unclear reasons, the army said. One of the hand-launched unmanned aerial vehicles fell in the city of Hebron, the second in the city of Bethlehem. Both were recovered, the Israel Defense […]

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A French politician today announced that the country’s Reaper surveillance drones — formerly used for intelligence gathering — would soon be outfitted with weaponry. Florence Parly, French Minister for the Armed Forces, said the drones in question are twelve Reaper drones deployed or soon-to-be deployed in the Sahel region of Africa. According to Reuters, the drones […]

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(TNS) — Unmanned drones with high-definition cameras could take flight in Sonoma County skies next year to help law enforcement track suspects and assist in search-and-rescue operations for both the Sheriff’s Office and the Santa Rosa Police Department. But drones won’t get off the ground at either agency until specific policies and procedures are outlined, […]

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Australian trainer Brian Sylvia was suspended and fined by the Harness Racing Victoria Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board after he was caught on video administering medication to a horse just a few hours before the horse was scheduled to run. According to reports in The Drive and the Herald Sun, Sylvia was banned for 15 months and fined $2,000 after […]

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The Israeli military said it shot down an Iranian-made spy drone operated by the Hezbollah militant group as it approached the Golan Heights on Tuesday, and vowed to take further tough action against any attempts by its archenemies to violate the country’s sovereignty. The aerial showdown took place as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was preparing […]

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CBP tests small drones for border surveillance By Mark Rockwell Sep 18, 2017 Customs and Border Protection will test three small, hand-launched unmanned aircraft across selected sectors along the country’s southern and northern borders.  Starting in September and continuing into early 2018, agents from the Border Patrol will  see if the diminutive aircraft are worth […]

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Police To Use Surveillance Drone On Malaysia Day Celebration Details Published on Friday, 15 September 2017 21:28 Saiful Bahari Abdullah.SIBU — The Sibu Police (PDRM) will use a drone to monitor and ensure security at the site of the state level Malaysia Day celebration at the Sibu Town Square tomorrow night. Sibu District Police chief , ACP Saiful Bahari Abdullah said, other […]

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Cape Town – Police have started using drones to gather information usually beyond their reach – to map out exactly where crimes are being committed and, without officers even having to move around, identify who is behind illegal activities. This means it will likely become more difficult for criminals to try and conceal their activities […]

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On Sept. 6, 2017, French Defense Minister Florence Parly announced that France’s MQ-9 Reaper drones — used for surveillance and reconnaissance purposes only — would be armed. The soon-to-be lethal drones will give France “endurance, discretion, surveillance, and a strike capability at the right place and the right time,” Parly said. Add the French military, […]

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On Sept. 6, 2017, French Defense Minister Florence Parly announced that France’s MQ-9 Reaper drones — used for surveillance and reconnaissance purposes only — would be armed. The soon-to-be lethal drones will give France “endurance, discretion, surveillance, and a strike capability at the right place and the right time,” Parly said. Add the French military, […]

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America’s border with Mexico isn’t a war zone, but that hasn’t stopped Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) and six of his Republican colleagues from introducing a bill that would treat Laredo and El Paso like Raqqa and Aleppo. In an attempt to curb immigration and drug trafficking at the border, the Building America’s Trust Act would […]

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