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Trump administration moves forward with $1 billion Moroccan arms deal

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President Donald Trump’s administration moved forward with $1 billion in sales of drones and precision-guided weapons to Morocco on Friday, sending a notice to...

Drones plant trees from the sky after US wildfires

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After record wildfires ravaged the US West Coast, replanting trees amid the apocalyptic, ash-covered landscape is a daunting task. Seattle-based startup DroneSeed says its fleet...

Yemen’s Houthis targeted two airports and a base in Saudi Arabia:...

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The military spokesman for Yemen’s Houthi movement said in a tweet on Saturday it had targeted the Jizan and Abha airports and the Khamis...

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

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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...

Houthis fire drones at Saudi airport

Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi group aimed drones at Saudi Arabia’s Abha International Airport e on Tuesday and put it out of service for several hours. A...

Houthis say Saudi’s Abha airport targeted with drones, disabled for hours

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A military spokesman for Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthis said that the group targeted Saudi Arabia’s Abha International Airport with a number of drones. Yahya Sarea wrote...

Medical delivery drones launched in Ghana

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The world's largest medical drone delivery service has been launched across Ghana. It will provide vaccines and treatments to some of the country's most...

California startup aims to monitor social distancing and face masks using...

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Airspace Systems, a California startup company that makes drones that can hunt down and capture other drones, on Thursday released new software for monitoring...

Trump aims to sidestep another arms pact to sell more US...

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The Trump administration plans to reinterpret a Cold War-era arms agreement between 34 nations with the goal of allowing US defense contractors to sell...

SAPS and JMPD see drones in their future

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In a webinar under the theme, “Use of drones in public order policing”, representatives from the South African Police Service (SAPS) and Johannesburg Metro...

Can the commercial UAV industry thrive amid coronavirus?

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On the eve of South Africa moving from a level five national lockdown to level four, Drone Con held its first webinar under the...

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...

Drones enforce Rwanda lockdown

Tech-savvy Rwanda uses drones to keep residents of Kigali informed of coronavirus lockdown measure and help catch those who abuse them. Police stop cars and...

Pilots, drone operators urged to comply with COVID-19 regulations

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Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula urged aviators to comply with regulations and directions of the Disaster Management Act aimed at preventing the spread of COVID-19. In...

Drones “new threat” to US security

US Attorney General William Barr issued guidance to Justice Department agencies on the use of protective measures against drones, including destruction of any posing...

Houthi drones downed

The Saudi-led coalition intercepted and destroyed drones launched by Iran-aligned Yemen’s Houthis at “civilian targets” in Saudi cities Abha and Khamis Mushait, state news...

Drones ground flights at Frankfurt Airport

Flights to and from Germany’s largest airport, Frankfurt, were suspended twice on Monday following drone sightings. A spokesman for operator Fraport said 72 flights were...

Drones to deploy in fight against locusts

The UN will test drones equipped with mapping sensors and atomisers to spray pesticides in parts of east Africa battling an invasion of desert...

Coronavirus could fast track drone operations

China’s epidemic could give rise to the drones. Contagion fears and quarantines make deliveries costly and tricky for Alibaba and others. Reducing human contact might...

Drone academy students help map out Africa’s future

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For Ethiopian aeronautical engineer Lydia Elias, building and piloting a drone to support humanitarian and development projects on the continent of her birth has...

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