Surveillance Drones

MULTIMEDIA Ted Aljibe, AFP Posted at Mar 13 2018 07:48 PM A Philippine Air Force officer stands next to a ScanEagle Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, on its launcher, during the turn-over ceremonies of 6 ScanEagle Unmanned Aerial Vehicles at the military airbase in Manila on Tuesday. The United States, on March 13, gave the Philippines its […]

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MANILA: The United States gave the Philippine air force on Tuesday (Mar 13) its first surveillance drone system, as the two nations step up cooperation in the battle against jihadist militants. Washington has been boosting its backing for Philippine counter-terror efforts since Islamic State supporters seized parts of the southern city of Marawi last year, […]

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Natalia Hepworth, EastIdahoNews.com Idaho Falls   Updated at 11:17 am, March 10th, 2018 <!– –> IDAHO FALLS — The Idaho Falls Police Department is considering making aerial drones part of the investigative process at traffic incidents or during emergency situations. “What that would give us is the ability to measure traffic situations and really get those […]

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The RQ-4 Global Hawk cruised over war-torn east Ukraine before coming within 30 kilometers of Sevastopol’s coast. CivMilAir, which monitors military aviation flights worldwide, announced as much in a tweet on Friday. The unmanned craft is thought to have taken off from a US Navy installation at NATO Base Sigonella in Sicily, Italy.  READ MORE: […]

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For so long UCAVs (Unmanned Combat Air Vehicles—stealthy and advanced fighter sized drones) have been seen as strictly deep strike and surveillance platforms, but when networked together, they could offer an incredible counter-air capability. Even the subsonic and less than highly maneuverable but very stealthy flying-wing UCAV configurations that we know of today could be […]

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When you think of drones, what images pop into your head? Do you think of military drones, like the Predator, that are deployed in distant places? These are large drones that are remotely controlled by pilots on the other side of the world. They are effective weapons against insurgents and hard-to-reach targets. Do you think […]

(TNS) — A drone to apply insecticide for mosquito control was approved by Montana’s Flathead County commissioners on Monday with a 2-1 vote. The City-County Health Department had asked for a second time for a capital improvement budget amendment to pay for the remote-control piloted aircraft. The $25,000 amendment will pay for the drone and […]

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That would enable bystanders to use their smartphones to report misbehaving UAVs, Ford stated in a blog post, noting that they used this method to reliably identify drones up to 80 feet away during testing. While that’s not far at all for surveillance drones, it might be close enough for drones endangering airports or driving […]