Surveillance Drones

When Kamarul Muhamed decided to ditch his comfortable and well-paying accounting job almost two decades ago because it was too vanilla, he knew he was taking a huge risk. But he had to do it because he wanted to do something thrilling, disruptive and game-changing. It was definitely a risk worth taking. In 2014, Kamarul […]

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Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) of the OSCE special monitoring mission crashed near the contact line in the Donetsk region. This is stated in the OSCE report on its website. According to the report, the SMM team launched long-range UAVs to fly over government-controlled and uncontrolled districts of the Donetsk region at 20:45 on Thursday, April […]

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HORSHAM, Pa. (WPVI) — You may remember that the air base in Horsham was once home to the A-10 Thunderbolt. Affectionately known by its pilots and maintenance crews as the ‘Warthog’ for its aggressive look. “Oh, yeah it’s a nasty customer,” said Chief Master Sgt. Paul Frisco of the 111th attack wing. But the famed […]

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This post is also available in: עברית (Hebrew) A military drone crash report finds the craft’s maker as responsible for the failure. A British Army Watchkeeper drone crashed into the sea in February 2017 on a bad weather flight test, military investigators have said. The unmanned aircraft was trialling a new ice detection system. The […]

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TAIPEI — Taiwan is widening its crackdown on government procurement of Chinese technology to servers, cloud computing and other services and equipment, which is expected to include Alibaba Group Holding, Huawei Technologies, Lenovo Group and Xiaomi, citing security risks. The Nikkei Asian Review in January first reported that Taiwan was drafting a blacklist to ban the use […]

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Police-operated drones in Southern California have been given permission for broader operation, allowing them to fly beyond where operators can see them. The Chula Vista Police Department has been granted a “certificate of authorization” by the Federal Aviation Administration to fly drones “beyond visual line of sight,” (BVLOS), opening the door for the expanded use […]

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MANILA, Philippines — China’s new stealth amphibious assault drone boats could be used to guard its military outposts in the South China Sea, according to a report. Earlier this month, Beijing announced that it has built the world’s first amphibious drone boat named Marine Lizard. Chinese newspaper Global Times reported that analysts say the 12-meter-long […]

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INDIO (CBSLA) – Arrests at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival were down from previous years with police announcing 99 arrests were made during the festival’s opening weekend. INDIO, CALIFORNIA – APRIL 12: Spectra and Overview Effect are seen during the 2019 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival on April 12, 2019 in Indio, […]

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