Surveillance Drones

Depending on whom you ask, drones went mainstream in 2015 — or maybe it was 2013, or 2017. One thing is clear: Watching the local fireworks display this past July 4th, I counted no fewer than half a dozen drones hovering above the festivities, their LEDs glowing steadily among the explosions. I’d say that’s pretty […]

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – According to military experts, the Orion-E reconnaissance drone may be equipped with weapons, thus turning into a reconnaissance and strike unmanned aerial vehicle, Rosoboronexport’s statement added. “The plant is bringing to the market a new complex of air reconnaissance with long endurance unmanned aerial vehicles ‘Orion-E’,” the statement said. According to Rosoboronexport’s Deputy Director General Sergey Ladygin, the new […]

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – According to military experts, the Orion-E reconnaissance drone may be equipped with weapons, thus turning into a reconnaissance and strike unmanned aerial vehicle, Rosoboronexport’s statement added. “The plant is bringing to the market a new complex of air reconnaissance with long endurance unmanned aerial vehicles ‘Orion-E’,” the statement said. According to Rosoboronexport’s Deputy Director General Sergey Ladygin, the new […]

A US RQ-4 Global Hawk, at the bottom of the screen, on a surveillance mission over southeastern Europe. FlightRadar24 U.S. RQ-4 Global Hawk UASs (Unmanned Aerial Systems) belonging to the 9th Operations Group/Detachment 4th of the U.S. Air Force deployed to Sigonella from Beale Air Force Base, California, have been flying ISR… read more at: […]

A US RQ-4 Global Hawk, at the bottom of the screen, on a surveillance mission over southeastern Europe. FlightRadar24 U.S. RQ-4 Global Hawk UASs (Unmanned Aerial Systems) belonging to the 9th Operations Group/Detachment 4th of the U.S. Air Force deployed to Sigonella from Beale Air Force Base, California, have been flying ISR… read more at: […]

Drones can be a useful tool for energy companies, particularly in the area of facility inspection, but a trio of experts argued that these vehicles present unique emerging security challenges that must be addressed in the near future. A panel discussion held at the Stone Fort Group’s Energy Drone Coalition Summit examined the threat analyses, […]

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – According to military experts, the Orion-E reconnaissance drone may be equipped with weapons, thus turning into a reconnaissance and strike unmanned aerial vehicle, Rosoboronexport’s statement added. “The plant is bringing to the market a new complex of air reconnaissance with long endurance unmanned aerial vehicles ‘Orion-E’,” the statement said. According to Rosoboronexport’s Deputy Director General Sergey Ladygin, the new […]

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Detective Geoff Betts now has a new title with the Spring Hill Police Department, one that’s been a long time coming. “This is something we’ve been talking about the last few years,” he said.  Betts is the department’s first and only drone pilot, and with that comes a lot of responsibility. “The […]

An IDF Skylark drone – known in Hebrew as a “Sky Rider” – crashed near Nablus on Tuesday morning, the army said. It was the sixth crash of an IDF tactical surveillance drone this year. The drone fell inside the Askar refugee camp as troops were making arrests of wanted Palestinians during an overnight raid. […]

Palestinian security forces recovered a small Israeli drone that crashed in the northern West Bank on Tuesday morning, handing it over to the IDF through the Defense Ministry’s Civil Administration, the army said. There did not appear to be a risk that classified information could be retrieved from the device, military officials said. The Skylark-model […]