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FEMA Funds Drone Compliance Initiative for National Fire Protection Association

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has received just shy of $1 million in Fire Prevention and Safety Grant money from the Federal Emergency Management Agency...

NUAIR Hosts Drone “Fly-In” for More Than 100 N.Y. Public Safety Officials

On Oct. 29, Northeast UAS Airspace Integration Research (NUAIR) hosted its first New York UAS Public Safety Fly-In, bringing more than 100...

AeroVironment Secures sUAS Contract with U.S. Border Patrol

AeroVironment Inc. has received a $5,254,912 fixed-price contract for Puma 3 AE systems and support equipment from U.S. Border Patrol.
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New Pix4D Drone Software Designed for First Responders

Pix4D, a provider of drone mapping and photogrammetry software solutions, has launched Pix4Dreact, 2D fast-mapping software tailored specifically to the needs of...

New Government Access Can Transform UAS Sector

Big names in tech and transportation tend to grab national headlines around developments in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), especially as they roll...

Chula Vista PD Hits 1,000 Drone Missions

Southern California's Chula Vista Police Department (CVPD) has announced a milestone of 1,000 completed drone missions in support of patrol operations.

NUAIR Hosting UAS Public Safety Fly-In on Oct. 29

New York State-based nonprofit Northeast UAS Airspace Integration Research (NUAIR) is inviting public safety personnel from across New York to an event...

Commercial Drone Alliance, DRONERESPONDERS Partner to Advance UAS in Public Safety

The DRONERESPONDERS Public Safety Alliance and the Commercial Drone Alliance have announced a new partnership designed to help first responders adopt drone...

Kansas Sheriff’s Office Expanding Drone Use to Deter Criminal Activity

Since 2017, the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office in Kansas has seen a 21% increase in crimes involving burglaries, thefts from vehicles and...

Janesville Police Dept. Uses UAV to Locate Suspect

On Sunday, officers from the Janesville Police Department in Wisconsin deployed an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to help locate a suspect.

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