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Drone Bombings in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas: Public Remote Sensing Applications for Security Monitoring

Drone bombing, as a US defense strategy in Pakistan, began under the George W. Bush administration as part of the “US War on Terrorism” and aimed to defeat Taliban and


First Annual Commercial UAV Expo Gets Sky-High Marks from Industry Insiders

SPAR Point Group’s Commercial Drone Show Boasts 120 Exhibitors & 1,500 Attendees Commercial UAV Expo’s launch October 5-7, 2015 was lauded as a huge success for precision measurement professionals who


PrecisionHawk Joins the U.S. Department of Transportation and FAA in the Creation of a Safety Task Force for UAS

The task force will collaborate on the development of a streamlined registration process for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) PrecisionHawk has announced its contribution to a safety task force created by


Nigeria to Use Drones to Fight Insecurity and Insurgency

According to recent news, Surveyors of the Nigerian Institution of Surveyors (NIS) and seasoned security experts, including Ade Abolurin, retired commandant-general; Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps have given advice to

Remote Sensing

Malaysia to Use UAV to Monitor Floods

The Malaysian government will be using its newly built UAV to monitor floods during the monsoon seasons. The unmanned aircraft “Unmanned Aerial Vehicle-Remote Sensing (UV-RS)”, was collaboratively developed by ARSM, Multimedia


Topcon Announces Rotary-wing UAS

LIVERMORE, Calif. – October 5, 2015 – Topcon Positioning Group announces the addition of a rotary-wing unmanned aerial system (UAS) to its mass data collection solutions line.  The Falcon 8

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Kansas State University and Precisionhawk Developing UAS App That Predicts Corn Production

Kansas State University has recently signed a research partnership with PrecisionHawk Inc., a Raleigh, North Carolina, to develop unmanned aerial systems or UAS app that predicts corn production. The partnership establishes


Counter-UAV System from Airbus Defence and Space Protects Large Installations and Events from Illicit Intrusion

Sensor Data Fusion offers countermeasures against small drones Airbus Defence and Space has developed a Counter-UAV System which detects illicit intrusions of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) over critical areas at


Mapping Australia’s Dinosaurs Landscape Using LiDAR and Drones

According to recent news by BBC, Scientists are trying to reconstruct ancient Australian landscapes once roamed by some of the biggest dinosaurs. The 130-million-year-old footprints are virtually the only record of


UAV-g 2015 International Conference: Thrilling Success

UAV-g 2015 International Conference, York University, Toronto, Aug 30-Sep 2, 2015 The UAV-g 2015 International Conference of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Geomatics with the theme Small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS):