France Wants Military Helicopter Drones; Tags Airbus, Naval Group to Lead – Rotor & Wing International

Photo courtesy of Airbus Helicopters The Direction générale de l’armement (DGA) is exploring rotary-wing unmanned aircraft systems. To do so, it has awarded a contract to a consortium comprising Airbus Helicopters and the Naval Group. According to Airbus, the contract covers de-risking studies of a…

Drone intel to be used in SCU graduate’s shark app – Echonetdaily

Surfer, SCU graduate and app developer Sarah Beardmore. Photo supplied Professional surfer turned business entrepreneur Sarah Beardmore is set to launch new Australian shark spotting technology via Dorsal, the free app she co-founded. After months of training the artificial intelligence software to detect sharks using…

Drones That Attacked Russian Bases in Syria Resemble US Military UAVs – Analyst

© Photo: Russian Defense Ministry In an interview with Sputnik, Turkish military analysts commented on the drones recently launched by terrorists at the Russian military facilities in Hmeymim and Tartus in Syria. Earlier, the Russian Defense Ministry said that the technology used in those drones…

Drones That Attacked Russian Bases in Syria Resemble US Military UAVs – Analyst

© Photo: Russian Defense Ministry In an interview with Sputnik, Turkish military analysts commented on the drones recently launched by terrorists at the Russian military facilities in Hmeymim and Tartus in Syria. Earlier, the Russian Defense Ministry said that the technology used in those drones…

Antigua: Concerns raised over crime-fighting drones

FILE PHOTO: A drone hovers at a viewpoint overlooking the Space Needle and skyline of tech hub Seattle, Washington, U.S. February 11, 2017. REUTERS/Chris Helgren (ANTIGUA OBSERVER) – “It’s so easy to invade somebody’s privacy with a drone; drones are no joke.” This is according…

At air show in China, drones — not jets — are the stars – SFGate

Photo: LAM YIK FEI / NYT Image 1of/5 Caption Close Image 1 of 5 Employees of a drone maker checked their wares last month at the air show in Wuhan, China. Drones in China inspect power lines, survey fires, spray crops, and monitor air pollution….

Secret use for crime-fighting drones

FILE PHOTO: A drone hovers at a viewpoint overlooking the Space Needle and skyline of tech hub Seattle, Washington, U.S. February 11, 2017. REUTERS/Chris Helgren State-of-the-art drones, also known as “unmanned aerial vehicles” (UAVs), will be used at the discretion of the Royal Police Force…

Israel’s Security Cabinet Adopts Drone Defense Plan

Photo Credit: courtesy, Elbit Systems of America, LLC The Elbit Skylark drone. (illustrative) Israel’s Security Cabinet on Sunday adopted the recommendations of its National Security Council on measures to deal with the nation’s defense against threats presented by hostile unmanned aerial vehicles. The Israel Defense…

Africa: The Foundations of Technological Transformation in Africa

Photo: Twitter / UNECA Christine Lagarde (left), managing director of the International Monetary Fund, and Vera Songwe, executive secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa. document By Christine Lagarde Addis Ababa — Speech delivered by Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary…

‘Verax’: Dark picture of mass surveillance, whistle-blowers, drones and war – SFGate

Photo: Metropolitan Image 1of/3 Caption Close Image 1 of 3 “Verax” “Verax” Photo: Metropolitan Image 2 of 3 Journalist Pratap Chatterjee co-wrote “Verax.” Journalist Pratap Chatterjee co-wrote “Verax.” Photo: Khalil Image 3 of 3 Khalil is the artist and co-author of “Verax.” Khalil is the…

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