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US government department grounds its Chinese drones

The US Interior Department is grounding its fleet of 800 Chinese drones but will allow their use for emergency situations, the department said. US...

Drones providing valuable skills to SA children

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Drones, also known as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), are being used by athletes and coaches to improve performance and by the media to enhance...

Drones finding their place in the environment

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Climate change is an irrefutable fact as the globe gets warmer year-on-year. It is therefore crucial to accurately analyse its effects and gather data....

Drones safeguarding SA properties, mines and wildlife

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Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), also known as drones, have applications in multiple industries due to their ability to conduct surveillance and gather data on...

Drones cement their place in the construction and industrial sector

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Construction, land surveying and town mapping require extensive knowledge of sites. Drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), in conjunction with their payload and software,...

SANBS hope to get blood in the air.

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Transport and delivery of items using drones is a highly regulated and often red-taped affair. It is currently illegal to drop anything using a...

Drones proving to be allies for public safety

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The proliferation of drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles, is seeing widespread use to improve public safety, with a growing number of specialised drones being...

Drones providing valuable skills to SA children

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Drones, also known as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), are being used by athletes and coaches to improve performance and by the media to enhance...

Drones deployed in the fight against malaria

Scientists seeking a breakthrough in the fight against malaria used drones to spray rice fields in Zanzibar - not with traditional pesticides but with...

Drones help Ghana farmers

Ephraim Kofi Kenney does not like to work in the fields scaring pests away. But today he must. A flock of migratory birds repeatedly...

Major drone contract for Israeli firm

Israeli defence firm Elbit Systems has won a contract worth $153 million to supply the army of a country in south-east Asia with unmanned...

Amazon helps deliver crocodile-spotting drones

An Australian maker of drones used to spot sharks near surf beaches partnered with online retailer Amazon.com and other firms to create a drone...

Two flights diverted from Dubai due to suspected drones

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Two flights were diverted from Dubai International Airport on Sunday due to suspected drone activity, the hub’s operator said, at least the second disruption...

Technical glitch keeps Heathrow climate drones grounded

Climate-change activists hoping to bring Europe’s biggest airport, London Heathrow, to a standstill on Friday found it was their drones that struggled to get...

Climate activist drones coming to Heathrow

British climate change activists will fly toy drones at London’s Heathrow airport from September 13, a step likely to ground flights, to pressure government...

“Killer drone” site in Syria targeted

Israeli aircraft struck Iranian forces near Damascus planning to launch “killer drones” at targets in Israel, an Israeli military spokesman said. “The strike targeted...

Turkish drones in Syria

Turkish drones have started operating in northern Syria where Washington and Ankara agreed to create a safe zone, Turkey’s Defence Ministry said. Turkey and...

Fourth industrial revolution driving the sophistication of IEDs

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The fourth industrial revolution (IR) has bought about cyber-physical systems that are changing the landscape of war between state and non-state actors. Smart robotics,...

Rostec presents drone for monitoring power grids

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The Ruselectronics holding company, which is part of the Rostec Corporation, has presented a drone for video monitoring of power lines. The presentation was held...

Rostec develops an anti-civilian drone system with friend-or-foe recognition

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20 March 2019 - Rostec’s Roselectronics holding company has developed a new automated suite to counter drones that are available for purchase without a...

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