Drones

State to Supply Costa Rican Police With Drones to Crack Down on Drug Trade

The program would start with eight small UAS, with plans to increase the number to 40 or more if successful.

Bird-Mimicking Electric Drone Hits New Endurance Record

As the military grapples with connecting more things over longer distances, recent flight reveals a way forward.

Researchers Create Drone Swarms That Can Detect Gas Leaks, Other Threats

A new algorithm called “Sniffy Bug” shows how tiny drones will do dangerous work even in areas where they can’t use GPS.

Counter-drone Startup Successfully Links Capability with Key Army C2 Software

The software-defined high-power microwave solution created by Epirus is also compatible with anything else that integrates with the C2 software. 

An Expert on Search and Rescue Robots Explains the Technologies Used in Disasters Like the Florida Condo Collapse

Such tech can be useful tools but can be cost-prohibitive for public safety agencies.

Name the Emotion You Want Drone Video to Capture

Researchers worked on ways for the drone to help create exciting videos rather than rely on the operator's skill.

Bringing Tech Innovation to Wildfires: 4 Recommendations for Smarter Firefighting as Megafires Menace the U.S.

Managing the threat can start with better coordination and leveraging of technology for detecting and tracking the fires that matter.

Navy Drone Refuels Fighter Jet, a Key Step Toward Adding UAVs to Carrier Wings

The MQ-25 T1 Stingray is slated for tests on an aircraft carrier later this year ahead of a planned 2025 deployment.

Pentagon Experiments with Self-Driving Shuttles at San Diego Military Base

The real-world testing will provide new insight into varying emerging technologies.

FAA Knows It Needs More Tech Experts, Just Not How Many

The Federal Aviation Administration needs IT experts, as well as specialists in emerging technologies like drones and 3-D printing, but doesn’t have hard, quantitative data on those workforce gaps.

House Bill Would Direct Feds to Use Drones, Remote Sensors in U.S. Reforestation Efforts

The legislation calls for a five-year pilot program aimed at removing carbon from the atmosphere.

FAA Delays Drone Remote ID Tracking, ‘Operations Over People’ Rules

Compliance deadlines for manufacturers and operators have also been pushed out.

FAA, Choctaw Nation to Conduct Drone Studies

The partnership will investigate moving goods at low altitudes and traits of human operators.

FAA Names Five Host Airports to Test Counter-Drone Tech

The ultimate aim is to create national airport standards for drone detection and mitigation.