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Drones to monitor Portugal fires

Portugal will use long range drones and other surveillance to reinforce monitoring of summer wildfires, officials said responding to concerns over readiness to tackle...

Nigeria, Uganda to receive Aerosonde UAVs

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Nigeria and Uganda will be receiving Aerosonde Mk 4.7 unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) from the United States after contracts were placed with Textron Systems. The...

Xpeller counter-UAV system secures Remembrance Day activities in Amsterdam

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Hensoldt’s Xpeller counter-unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) system has been used by the Netherlands National Police to secure Remembrance Day celebrations in Amsterdam against malicious...

Greek border defence to be supplemented by Israeli drones

Israel will lease drones to Greece to defend its borders in the first military deal between the countries including an option to buy the...

Boeing could produce Loyal Wingman fighter-like UAV by middle of decade

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Boeing sees mass production of its unmanned, fighter-like jet developed in Australia likely happening by the middle of the decade, an executive said on...

Belarus to produce UAVs in Egypt

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Belarus will manufacture unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in Egypt under an agreement signed earlier this year. This is according to the Chairman of the National...

Niger’s National Guard to receive an additional Delair UAV

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Niger’s National Guard is set to take delivery of a fourth unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) from French company Delair, after having received three aircraft...

Drone coronavirus flights in Ghana

Ghana is using delivery drones from US-based start-up Zipline to test people more quickly outside major cities for coronavirus, the company said. Ghana has 834...

Medicine and masks from the sky for Chilean senior citizens

The small Chilean beach enclave Zapallar turned to high-tech drones to deliver medication, masks and hand sanitiser to its elderly in remote areas as...

Combat capable drones for Iran

Iranian armed forces acquired three bomb-carrying drones with a range of 1 500 kilometres, Defence Minister Amir Hatami said. The drones can monitor “enemy movements...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...