Wednesday, 20 November 2019

Tag Archives: drone

US approves, then cancels, Iran strikes after drone shot down

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump approved but then scrapped strikes against Iranian targets on Thursday, The New York Times reported, after Iran shot down a US drone in what the president termed a “big mistake.” The US was planning to hit “a handful of Iranian targets, like radar and missile batteries” Thursday ...

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German drone market to grow to 3b euros by 2030

BERLIN: The German drone market is expected to grow from 574 million euros (649.28 million US dollars) to 3 billion euros by 2030, which corresponds to an annual average growth rate of 14 percent, according to a report by the German Unmanned Aviation Association (VUL) published on Monday. VUL will ...

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French tourist arrested for flying drone over Myanmar parliament

NAYPYIDAW: Myanmar authorities arrested a French tourist for allegedly flying a drone over the country’s parliament in the capital of Naypyidaw, the French embassy in Myanmar confirmed Monday. The embassy said it was working with local police to provide consular services for the man, identified by police as 27-year-old Arthur ...

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Two arrests over London airport drone chaos as flights resume

GATWICK AIRPORT: Two people were arrested in connection with the “criminal use of drones” at London Gatwick Airport, police said Saturday, after three days of disruption affected tens of thousands of passengers during the pre-Christmas getaway. Drones were first sighted hovering around Britain’s second-busiest air hub on Wednesday, grinding the ...

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Australia to set up drone-identifying systems

CANBERRA-Sputnik: Drone “hot spots” in Australia are getting sensors to automatically identify the aircraft and their pilots. Australia’s Civil Aviation Safety Authority (Casa) said it would install the equipment at the nation’s airports starting next month. The monitors have been planned for some time, but come in the wake of ...

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Drone crash: China wants India to correct bad manners

BEIJING: An Indian unmanned aerial vehicle entered Chinese territory and crashed in the border area close to India’s Sikkim State. The Chinese military’s Western Theater Command and the foreign ministry called the incident an “intrusion” and voiced China’s strong opposition. The Indian defense ministry explained the drone “lost contact with ...

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New UK law to ban drones flying close to airports

LONDON: Police in Britain will be given new powers to prevent the unsafe or criminal use of drones as part of a new package of legislation announced Sunday. Banning drones from flying near airports or above 122 meters will also form part of the new regulations. New drone-safety laws will ...

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