Surveillance Drones

Seeing the Ukrainians need for drones, in July 2016 the U.S. did include some in a military assistance program, supplying 72 RQ-11 Raven drones worth about $12 million. Although proving capable in Iraq and Afghanistan, they quickly became a horrible vulnerability in the field. Russians are much more adept at ‘radio-electronic warfare’, and Russian-backed rebels […]

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Bhubaneswar/Malkangiri, Feb 19 (PTI) Drones have been deployed in Maoist-hit Malkangiri district of Odisha for aerial surveillance during the fourth phase of panchayat elections today to ensure smooth voting. “Drones have been deployed to conduct aerial surveillance on several highly sensitive polling booths in the district during voting for panchayat polls,” said Malkangiri Superintendent of […]

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The U.S. Navy’s new drone program will be calling Jacksonville home. Naval Station Mayport beat out fellow Florida base Naval Air Station Key West and a NASA flight facility in Virginia for the contract. Eight unmanned aircraft called MQ-4C Tritons will land in Jacksonville, along with up to 400 additional sailors and their families. The […]

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Provider posts 2016 revenues with announcement of $175m for global expansion and the introduction of Salesforce into the company’s Cloud Exchange. The world’s largest colocation data centre provider Equinix has reported revenues in the excess of $3.6bn bringing the company closer to its goal of topping $6bn revenues by 2020. The revenues represent a 33% […]

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by: Brittney Donovan, Action News Jax Updated: Feb 15, 2017 – 11:45 PM Twtter Naval Station Mayport has been selected to house the U.S. Navy’s new squadron of unmanned aerial surveillance drones. Mayport was selected from three finalists including Naval Air Station Key West and the NASA Flight Facility in Wallops Island, Virginia. Related Headlines

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A likely US drone carrying a top-secret geolocation system has been shot down over the rebel-held central Yemeni province of Marib, local media has reported. The unmanned drone was shot down late on Tuesday by Houthi rebels in the Sirwah district, the Houthi-run SABA News Agency alleged. “The air force and popular committees managed to […]

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Researchers in Japan are developing a drone that can pollinate flowers. Credit: Eijiro Miyako February 6, 2017 – February 12, 2017 At the Center for the Study of the Drone Loitering munitions are a proliferating class of drones that double as precision attack weapons. These systems, which are often small enough to be launched by […]

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