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New ‘Morphing’ Drone Designed for Intricate Search and Rescue

A research team from the University of Zurich and the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Lausanne, Switzerland, has developed a new...

Monterey County Sheriffs Deploy UAS to Track Down Suspect

Over the weekend, the Monterey County Sheriff's Office (MCSO) in California used one of its unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to track down...

NYPD Announces New UAS Program

The City of New York Police Department (NYPD) has announced its new unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) program, which will be made up of newly...

Philippine Red Cross to Deploy LTE Drones for Disaster Response

Nokia and Smart Communications Inc., a telecommunications company in the Philippines, are collaborating with the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) to bring LTE-connected drones and...
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Kristin Swoboda Appointed UAS Specialist for National Park Service

Kristin Swoboda recently joined the National Park Service (NPS) as its new fleet, pilot and unmanned aircraft (UAS) specialist for the aviation program. She...

Tennessee County OK’d for sUAS Flights Over People

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has OK'd commercial drone operations over people for the government of Rutherford County, Tenn., through a Part 107 waiver.Vantage...
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Fla. Sheriff’s Office, Students Deploy Drones to Increase School Security

A high school in Fort Pierce, Fla., located on the state's east coast, is deploying drones in concert with local police to help increase...

Chula Vista PD Demos Value of Drones for ‘Contemporary Policing’

Through the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) UAS Integration Pilot Program (IPP), the Chula Vista (California) Police Department (CVPD) is demonstrating the value of drones...

SoCalGas Study Touts Importance of Drones Post-Disaster

Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) is reiterating the importance of drones in the aftermath of natural disasters.As wildfire season arrives and the U.S. recovers...

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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