Tuesday, 17 September 2019

Tag Archives: drones

Saudi’s Najran Airport attacked by Houthi drones

RIYADH: There has been no official confirmation from Riyadh, according to Reuters, citing Almasirah TV channel. Almasirah TV said early on Wednesday, cited by Reuters, that the Houthi drones had targeted hangars containing warplanes. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties. On Tuesday, a Saudi-led coalition, which is conducting a military ...

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Sri Lankan civil aviation bans drones and unmanned aircraft

Sri Lankan Civil Aviation Authority has announced that the use of drones and all unmanned aircraft has been banned in Sri Lankan airspace, as the government seeks to address the issue of potential terrorist threats in the wake of the Easter Sunday attacks. The ban on drones is reported to remain in effect ...

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Bees with tiny sensor backpacks might replace farm drones

LONDON: Field monitoring can be a difficult task for farmers, for which they have now started using drone technology but that too has limits. Now, researchers might have developed a smarter way by equipping bees with tiny electronic, sensor backpacks. Researchers from the University of Washington have developed sensor backpacks ...

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China to give 48 high-end drones to Pakistan

BEIJING: China will give 48 high-end drones to its close ally Pakistan, a deal, which experts say, could be the biggest of its kind. The Chinese media reported about the development after India struck a $5 billion deal with Russia to buy S-400 defence systems. China is Pakistan’s biggest arms ...

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