Public Safety

Sentera Announces Enhanced Phoenix Fixed-Wing Drone

Sentera, a Minneapolis-based supplier of drone data solutions for the agriculture industry, has introduced its enhanced Phoenix fixed-wing drone product line, with variants to...
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Drone Services Start-Up Launches Emergency Response Network Program

Airborne Response, a Miami-based drone services start-up, has launched a new remote pilot network program for emergency response operations.According to the company, the Airborne...

Rockwell Collins, BNSF Railway Demo Long-Distance BVLOS Drone Operations

In a series of test flights conducted over the last nine months, Rockwell Collins and BNSF Railway have demonstrated how UAS are used to...

Firefighting Drone Will Make U.S. Debut This Summer

Spain-based start-up DRONE HOPPER has designed a heavy-duty firefighting drone that the company says offers “safety, flexibility and efficiency over traditional fire suppression technology.”Fueled...
Anchorage, Alaska, USA

Alaska DOT Gears Up for Big UAV Deployment

The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (ADOT&PF) is reportedly making a big push toward the use of drones.According to a recent request...
Connecticut State Capitol

Police Drone Weaponization Bill Gets Axed in Connecticut (For Now)

A legislative committee has decided to take no action on a bill that would have permitted law enforcement officers to deploy UAS, including those that are weaponized, under certain circumstances.
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Arizona Governor Requests UAV for Fighting Major Wildfire

Yesterday, in a call to the Office of the Secretary of Defense General James Mattis, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey requested the use of an...
montana cows

Wanted: Unmanned Aircraft Services in Northwestern Montana

Realizing what the technology can bring to the table in a number of applications, Lake County, Mont., is looking to hire federally certified commercial...
police

The Police Foundation: Tips for Agencies Bringing sUAS on Board

The Police Foundation has released a new infographic suited for law enforcement agencies looking to establish a program for small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS).The...
oil and gas

Trumbull Unmanned Brings in Photogrammetry Solution for ‘Critical Applications’

Trumbull Unmanned, a Houston-based provider of drone services for the oil and gas industry, has incorporated SimActive’s Correlator3D software into its emergency response services.SimActive...

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