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FLIR, DroneSense Offer UAS Flight Management Software for Public Safety

FLIR Systems Inc. has announced the DroneSense–FLIR Edition, an unmanned aircraft system (UAS) flight management software platform designed for public safety applications.The new solution...
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Louisiana Sheriff’s Office Adopts sUAS

The St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office in Louisiana has announced it will begin deploying small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) for applications such as search and...

Airborne Works Establishes Drone Donation Program for Public Safety Agenices

Airborne Works has created a drone donation program whereby public safety departments nationwide can apply to receive unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) technology at no...

Drone Helps Michigan DEQ Search for Water Contamination

The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is using unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) technology to search for possible locations of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substance (PFAS)...

State Farm Granted Key Drone Permissions for Florence Damage Assessment

U.S. insurer State Farm has been granted a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) waiver for unmanned aircraft system (UAS) operations to assess damage in communities...

After Two Years of Prep, Sarasota Sheriff’s Office Ready to Use Drone

The Sarasota County (Florida) Sheriff’s Office has announced the addition of its new Draganflyer Commander drone.The agency first purchased the drone in September 2016. Since...
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Iowa Sheriff’s Office Conducts Drone Training With Healthcare Staff

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office in Iowa recently completed unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) training with the help of local medical center Sioux Center Health.The...

Former LAPD Deputy Chief Joins Hoverfly to Advise on Drones

Mike Hillmann, retired deputy chief of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), has joined Hoverfly Technologies Inc., a provider of tether-powered unmanned aircraft systems, to...
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Partners Test Temperature-Controlled Medicine Drone Deliveries in Puerto Rico

Direct Relief, Merck, AT&T, Softbox and Volans-i recently tested emergency medical supply deliveries using drones in Puerto Rico, almost one year after Hurricane Maria.The drones...
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Airborne Response, UgCS Enhance Drone Search-and-Rescue Software

SPH Engineering / UgCS, a provider of mission planning software for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), recently teamed up with unmanned public safety and disaster...

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