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Falco EVO UAV used to monitor illegal migration in Mediterranean

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The European Union’s Frontex Maritime Aerial Surveillance project has been successfully using Falco EVO unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to monitor illegal immigrants in the...

Feature: Peacekeepers turn to technology

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With unmanned aircraft changing the dynamics of warfare, it should come as no surprise that the technology is changing peacekeeping as well. Since...

U.N. panel urges increased use of drones in peacekeeping missions

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A United Nations panel assessing the future technological needs of peacekeeping missions has recommended dramatically expanding the use of unmanned surveillance drones...

UN Falco UAV crashes in DRC

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A Selex Falco unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) operated by the United Nations has crashed in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)....

UN to deploy unarmed surveillance drones in Mali

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The head of United Nations peace-keeping operations Herve Ladsous says the organisation will soon deploy unarmed Medium Altitude Long Endurance (MALE) surveillance...

U.N. seeks surveillance drones for Mali, shelves plans for Ivory Coast

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The United Nations has shelved plans to deploy surveillance drones as part of its peacekeeping mission in Ivory Coast due to improved...

U.N. says surveillance drone in Congo slips off runway

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An unmanned aircraft used by U.N. peacekeepers in Democratic Republic of Congo slipped off the runway on Wednesday near the eastern town...

U.N. surveillance drone in Congo crashes

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An unmanned aircraft used by U.N. peacekeepers in Democratic Republic of Congo crashed on Wednesday near the eastern town of Goma, sources...

UN mission in DRC to get UAVs in November

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The United Nations mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) will receive its first unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) next month,...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...