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Drone Saves the Day During Virginia Manhunt

A sheriff’s office in Virginia is crediting a drone with tracking down a subject wanted in a manhunt yesterday.According to the Stafford Sheriff’s Office,...
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Connecticut Police Department Places Order with Drone USA

New York City-based Drone USA Inc., a developer and manufacturer of low-altitude unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), has received an order from a Connecticut police...
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Florida Utility Preps for Drone Use Ahead of Storm Season

This week, as part of its storm-season preparations, Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) hosted a "staging site" training program, which included the use...
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sUAS Assists Oklahoma Emergency Management Dept. After Tornado

Textron Systems Unmanned Systems, a business of Textron Inc., provided support after an EF-2 tornado hit Elk City, Okla., on May 16.Textron Systems' own...

Drone Team Steps in After Colombia Landslide

Last month, unusually heavy rains caused floods and a massive landslide in Mocoa, Putumayo Province, Colombia. In turn, over 300 people lost their lives,...
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Embry-Riddle Students Delve into UAS for Disaster Relief

Unmanned aircraft system (UAS) students from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) are deploying thermal cameras and Rapid Imaging Software’s SmartCam3D View as part of a...

WA Police Dept. Looks to Public on UAS Policy

Before deploying unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), the Pullman, Wash., Police Department is making sure to include public input on its policy for using the...
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N.J. Police Department Gears up for UAS Deployment

Thanks to funding from the New Jersey Division of Highway Traffic Safety, the Brick Township, N.J., Police Department has acquired a small unmanned aircraft...
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Student Designs ‘Nonni’ UAS to Keep Autistic Children Safe

A student at the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD) has designed an unmanned aircraft system (UAS) that uses high-tech sensors to help...

First Responders Use Indago UAS for Project Lifesaver International

Lockheed Martin says that sheriff's agencies are poised to use its Indago quadrotor small unmanned aerial system (UAS) to perform search-and-rescue operations as part of...

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