Surveillance Drones

Aimed at Spider-Man fans and drone enthusiasts, Skyrocket Toys has partnered with Marvel on the launch of an Official Movie Edition “Spider-Drone” — a functional replica of an eight-legged surveillance drone that Spidey will use in the upcoming film Spider-Man: Homecoming. There’s a basic Spider-Man Drone, which lists for $89.99 and will be available first at Walmart starting […]

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. James L. Harper Jr. Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work announced the creation of the Algorithmic Warfare Cross Functional Team (AWCFT) which will manage the masses of data currently collected by drone surveillance. Known as Project Maven, the team will accelerate the Defense Department’s integration of big data and machine learning, reports […]

Surveillance drones and security robots are not new innovations on their own, but Singapore company Otsaw Digital has brought the two together. The O-R3 is the world’s first ground-aerial outdoor security robot that combines an autonomous roving ground vehicle with a surveillance drone, resulting in a mobile system that can launch a drone to follow […]

North Korea’s military has 300 to 400 attack drones capable of carrying biological and chemical weapons that could reach the South Korean capital of Seoul within one hour, according to a high-level defector from the isolated regime ruling Pyongyang. The claim from a 42-year-old former third secretary who fled Kim Jong-un’s regime in 2015 coincides […]

A small Israeli surveillance drone of the SkyLark type crashed Monday in the southern Lebanese border town of Aita al-Shaab, Lebanon’s National News Agency said. The drone crashed near the U.N.-demarcated Blue Line on the Lebanese-Israeli border, NNA said. Israeli forces went on alert along the border in the wake of the incident as Israeli […]

UNMANNED General Atomics, Northrop awarded drone production funds By Ross Wilkers May 17, 2017 Both General Atomics and Northrop Grumman have received orders worth more than $300 million each to produce new units of their larger-profile unmanned aerial vehicles. The Air Force awarded General Atomics an estimated $400 million contract for 36 MQ-9 Reaper strike […]

The Snipe Nano Quadrotor, designed by drone maker AeroVironment, could help the U.S. military on surveillance The first 20 Snipes were delivered to the military last month. At only five ounces, the mini drones can easily be carried by soldiers, then unfolded and deployed in under a minute. They can fly for 15 minutes at […]

NAINITAL: In a boost to wildlife protection measures in the Corbett Tiger Reserve, the National Tiger Conservation Authority has approved the deployment of 3 more drones in the premier tiger reserve. Currently, 2 drones are being deployed in the reserve for keeping a watch on the wildlife and checking for instances of poaching and fires. […]