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UAVs to the rescue for Botswana’s pregnant population

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), popularly known as drones, are providing lifesaving care to women in remote parts of Botswana, who face the possibility of...

Another German Heron for Mali

The German government has approved the deployment of another Heron unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to the United Nations mission in Mali, which will bring...

East African customer acquires SKYLOCK counter-UAV systems

An unidentified customer in East Africa has acquired SKYLOCK’s counter-drone system for use on vehicles. British threat detection specialist Silent Sentinel announced it had signed...

Coalition says it intercepted Houthi missile and drone attack on Saudi targets

Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi group on Thursday said its forces had launched 12 ballistic missiles and drones towards a site belonging to the Saudi state...

Ultimate Heliport briefly shut down due to illegal drone activity

The Ultimate Heliport in the Waterfall precinct in Midrand was shut down for an hour on Monday after drones were observed flying in the...

Denel lost a Seeker 400 in a 2020 crash

A Denel Seeker 400 crashed during a test flight last year, resulting in significant damage being sustained to the airframe. Photos recently emerged on social...

UAV Industries hired to inspect and quantify fire damage at UCT by drone

Following the devastating mountain blaze that raged through the University of Cape Town (UCT) campus and surrounding areas, insurance companies have sought the assistance...

New rules allowing small drones to fly over people in US take effect

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said that final rules announced in December took effect on Wednesday allowing for small drones to fly over people...

Saudi-led coalition says it intercepts Houthi drone fired at southern Saudi Arabia

The Saudi-led coalition fighting Houthi forces in Yemen said on Tuesday it had destroyed an explosive drone fired towards Khamis Mushait in the south...

Yemen’s Houthis say they attacked Aramco, Patriot targets in Jazan

Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi group used drones and missiles to attack targets in the southern Saudi city of Jazan, it said on Thursday, including one...


Mapisa-Nqakula continues to use “security” to evade Parliamentary questions

The free flow of information on border protection successes from military provincial tactical headquarters continues unabated in contrast with answers to Parliamentary questions where...