Surveillance Drones

SINGAPORE: PUB is exploring the use of drones for surveillance and water management purposes, in addition to testing the use of robot swans to monitor water quality in reservoirs. Since April this year, Singapore’s national water agency has been conducting trial flights of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles – commonly known as drones – to look into […]

A drone mounted with a camera can give firefighers a tactical advantage, allowing them to gain an aerial view overhead. Local firefighters used the technology to help fight a fire, likely for the first time, this past weekend at Letterkenny Army Depot. (Harrisburg) — The Pennsylvania House is voting to criminalize the use of drones […]

As part of security measures for Ramzan processions in the sensitive old city area, the district administration today used a drone camera surveillance system here which revealed the presence of objectionable items in 28 houses. “For making better security arrangements for the upcoming 19th and 21st Ramzan processions (on June 25 and 27), the district […]

The Federal Aviation Administration on Tuesday released regulations on the use of drones in American airspace, spelling out in more than 600 pages rules that will take effect in August relating to weight, speed, altitude, certification for commercial users, and other flight restrictions. But despite recognizing that drones “pose risks to individual privacy,” the FAA declined to […]

Emergency response teams all across Europe are testing unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) technology to provide assistance for their many, often life-saving operations. From search and rescue to fire surveillance, UAV’s — or drones as they are more popularly called — equip law enforcement and incident response teams with capabilities that are almost impossible to get without the […]

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police will be surveilling various parts of the province with the help of drone cameras. The cameras will especially help keep a close check on sensitive areas, political gatherings and areas where emergency has been declared. For more details, watch this report. … read more at: http://www.samaa.tv/pakistan/2016/06/kp-police-to-use-drone-cameras-for-surveillance/

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan/CREECH AIR FORCE BASE, Nevada When U.S. drones obliterated a car carrying Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour last month, it was the kind of targeted killing that unmanned aircraft are best known for. But 15 years after a drone first fired missiles in combat, the U.S. military’s drone program has expanded far beyond specific […]

Following a series of Pentagon military maneuvers in the South China Sea, Beijing has reportedly signaled its readiness to put an air defense identification zone (ADIZ) in place in the region. Before that, China’s BZK-005 surveillance drone was spotted on Woody Island in the eastern Paracels. “Woody Island has been at the center of China’s slow but sure bid to increase its power projection capabilities in the […]

Following a series of Pentagon military maneuvers in the South China Sea, Beijing has reportedly signaled its readiness to put an air defense identification zone (ADIZ) in place in the region. Before that, China’s BZK-005 surveillance drone was spotted on Woody Island in the eastern Paracels. “Woody Island has been at the center of China’s slow but sure bid to increase its power projection capabilities in the […]

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — “General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA ASI)… announced the successful operational testing of a detect-and-avoid system including GA-ASI’s Due Regard Radar aboard a CBP Guardian UAS, a maritime variant of GA-ASI’s Predator B,” the release stated. The detect-and-avoid system also includes Honeywell’s Traffic Alert and Collision Avoidance System and Sensor Tracker, the release noted. The successful completion […]