An Aerial View of the Future – Drones in Construction [INFOGRAPHICS]

  Article was originally published at Roof Stores. There is an aerial revolution happening across the globe. Drones have emerged as a highly viable commercial tool with applications in numerous sectors, most notably, construction. This isn’t surprising, as their benefits range from on-site safety to a level of project monitoring which wasn’t previously possible. A […]

How various industries are taking advantage of drones to increase efficiency and cut costs

Drones — also commonly referred to as unmanned aircraft — are no longer a cool, new novelty that companies in only a handful of industries are testing. Businesses across various industries and levels of government in the US are utilizing at least a handful of drones. But more importantly, drone users are now realizing a […]

Proposed law would give DHS power to seize and destroy drones

The Senate is currently considering a bill that would give the Department of Homeland Security more power to research, surveil, seize and destroy drones flying in the US, Gizmodo reports. Yesterday during a hearing, DHS officials expressed support for the bipartisan legislation, saying current laws prevent the agency from effectively mitigating the potential threats presented […]

Russian military jamming in Syria is seriously affecting US drones

US Air National Guard Russia has reportedly deployed electronic warfare equipment that is successfully jamming small US military surveillance drones. Department of Defense officials speaking to NBC News did not confirm if they lost any of the drones to crashes. One official did say that the jamming is having an operational impact on military operations […]

Flying above the law: Chinese gang used drones to smuggle $80mn worth of iPhones

Chinese authorities have busted a high-tech smuggling ring that used unmanned aerial vehicles to illegally transport almost $ 80 million worth of smartphones from Hong Kong. The suspects smuggled up to 15,000 phones per night. The cross-border gang was busted by Customs officers in the Shenzhen metropolitan area in southeastern China. Shenzhen links Hong Kong […]

Tear gas from the skies: IDF targets Palestinian protesters with drones (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has used tear gas-deploying drones to disperse huge crowds of Palestinian protesters along the Israel-Gaza border area Friday. So far, at least 12 Palestinians have been killed and up to 500 injured in the clashes, Reuters reports. One Palestinian farmer was killed following an IDF tank volley in the early […]

Russian military’s drones & cams show E. Ghouta humanitarian corridors (LIVE)

Published time: 16 Mar, 2018 06:49 Edited time: 16 Mar, 2018 07:07 People walk with their belongings as they flee the rebel-held town of Hammouriyeh, in the village of Beit Sawa, eastern Ghouta, Syria March 15, 2018 © Omar Sanadiki / Reuters Syrian civilians are being evacuated from the Eastern Ghouta area near Damascus via […]