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How Public Safety Agencies Should Go About Bringing UAS On Board

The founder of Draganfly Innovations recently offered advice for police officers wanting to establish a drone program: gain both experience and public support.

Lockheed Martin Proves Power of UAS Plus Helicopters for Emergency Response

Lockheed Martin says it has demonstrated for the first time how its suite of optionally piloted helicopters and small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) can...

General Atomics Touts Humanitarian Relief Potential of Angel One Drone

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. (GA-ASI), a manufacturer of remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) systems, radars, and electro-optic and related mission systems solutions, says it...

U of T Researchers Explore UAV-Delivered Automatic External Defibrillators

Researchers from the University of Toronto Engineering are exploring the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to deliver lifesaving automatic external defibrillators (AEDs) to...

DJI and EENA: How to Improve Emergency Response with UAS

In partnership with the European Emergency Number Association (EENA), DJI has released a white paper sharing insights and best practices for the safe integration...

Sheriff’s Office’s New Drone to Augment SAR for Special-Needs Persons

The Somerset County, N.J., Sheriff’s Office has purchased a drone in collaboration with the Project Lifesaver team and Lockheed Martin.The aircraft was funded from...

Security Intelligence Company Using UAS Wins $50K in Fla. Competition

EagleEye Intelligence, a Boca Raton, Fla.-based public safety and security company increasingly using unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), has been named runner-up in the 2016...

DJI, DroneSAR Launch Search-and-Rescue App for Aerial First Response

DJI and Irish tech start-up DroneSAR have announced a new app designed for unmanned aircraft system (UAS) search-and-rescue missions.According to the companies, the app...

Report Showcases Success of sUAS for Texas Flood Relief

Small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) were used earlier this year in the aftermath of two Texas floods in Fort Bend County, a major Houston...

Oregon Sheriff’s Office Kicks off UAS Program

A Pendleton, Ore.-area sheriff’s office has launched its new unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) program, which will augment missions such as search and rescue (SAR)...

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