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Additional UAVs being acquired for the Nigerian Air Force

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The Nigerian Air Force has ordered eight unmanned aerial vehicles from China, with training of 70 personnel ready to begin. This is according to the...

Canada suspends drone technology sales to Turkey after claims of use by Azeri forces

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Canada has suspended the export of some drone technology to Turkey while it probes allegations the equipment was used by Azeri forces involved in...

Drone Guards look forward to autonomous future of drones

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“Autonomous flight is where it is going to end up for sure” was among the key remarks from Kim James, Director of UAV Aerial...

Walmart to test drone delivery of COVID-19 test kits

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Walmart Inc said on Tuesday it would run a pilot project to deliver self-collection test kits for coronavirus through automated drones at customers’ doorsteps. The...

Air taxi firm Volocopter teams up with Schenker to deploy heavy-lift drones

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German aviation startup Volocopter has teamed up with logistics group DB Schenker to deploy its heavy-lift drones, in a project that will gather vital...

Saudi-led coalition says intercepts drone, Houthis say Abha airport hit

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A Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen said on Thursday it had intercepted and destroyed an explosive drone launched towards the kingdom, as Yemen’s Houthi...

Lab seeks to accelerate SA drone technology

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“Back in the 80’s, we were world leaders when it came to drone technology with the early days of the Seeker project and so...

Drone laws under the spotlight at Africa Drones Conference 2020

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According to Businesswire, the global unmanned aerial vehicle, or drone, market will grow from $14 billion in 2018 to over $43 billion in 2024...

Tesco to trial drones

Tesco Britain’s biggest retailer, will next month trial grocery home deliveries with drones as it experiments with different ways to reach more customers. Chief Executive...

Walmart looking to drone deliveries

Walmart will run a pilot project for delivery of grocery and household products through automated drones, along with end-to-end delivery firm Flytrex, as the...

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Question for Public Works and Infrastructure Minister uses defenceWeb information

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Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille’s R37 million Beit Bridge fence upgrade as part of government efforts to prevent the spread of...