Surveillance Drones

Battlespace IT New surveillance technology helps take over drones By Tim Broderick Nov 09, 2016 Thanks to a data-gathering surveillance platform originally developed for cities, an emerging battlefield technology will allow soldiers to take control of enemy drones by intercepting and manipulating radio frequencies.  Called the Hitachi Visualization Suite (HVS), the platform collects, consolidates, and […]

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KIEV, Ukraine — The European security organization tasked with monitoring deadly violence between government forces and Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine has lost its most effective surveillance tool in the conflict: long-range unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones. The long-range drone program was crucial for spotting armed attacks, the stationing of prohibited weapons, and countless other cease-fire […]

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KIEV, Ukraine — The European security organization tasked with monitoring deadly violence between government forces and Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine has lost its most effective surveillance tool in the conflict: long-range unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones. The long-range drone program was crucial for spotting armed attacks, the stationing of prohibited weapons, and countless other cease-fire […]

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KIEV, Ukraine — The European security organization tasked with monitoring deadly violence between government forces and Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine has lost its most effective surveillance tool in the conflict: long-range unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones. The long-range drone program was crucial for spotting armed attacks, the stationing of prohibited weapons, and countless other cease-fire […]

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Sweden last week banned the use of camera drones without a special permit, infuriating hobby flyers and an industry group but likely pleasing privacy campaigners. Drone pilots will now have to show that there’s a legitimate benefit that outweighs the public’s right to privacy – and there are no exemptions for journalists, nor any guarantee […]

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Before you ever see a package dropped onto your doorstep from the sky, drones are going to force us to wrestle with some thorny questions about privacy. New rules from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration for the commercial use of unmanned aircraft lighter than 55 pounds have opened the door to what could be a […]

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WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — Fighters with the Daesh terror group persistently use drone aircraft for surveillance and attacks on enemies, indicating a technical prowess that is becoming more “creative,” the commander of the US-led coalition fighting Daesh, Lt. Gen. Stephen Townsend, said at a briefing Wednesday. “The ISIL [Daesh] makes extensive use of drones. It is not episodic or sporadic, it is relatively […]

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