Daily Drone News – Tuesday July 28, 2020

Here are today’s most important drone news articles. We publish this post every weekday at 5:30 p.m. Some of these stories are from DroneXL.co and some of them will be from other sources. If you’d like to receive this in an email going forward, be sure to subscribe using the form below.

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Audi uses drones to increase efficiency at Neckarsulm facility

Audi uses autonomous drones to increase efficiency at Neckarsulm facility – Audi uses autonomous drones to increase efficiency at the Neckarsulm facility in Germany. The new unmanned aircraft will be used to save time and to make the dispatch process more efficient and easier.

Department of Homeland Security tests counter-drone systems to thwart drug smugglers

Counter-drone systems tested by Department of Homeland Security to thwart drug smugglers – The Department of Homeland Security is testing counter-drone systems under authority granted in a 2018 law reauthorizing the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) partially to thwart drug smugglers and other criminal organizations at the border.

Hamden PD plans to buy DJI Matrice 300 RTK with coronavirus-related grant money

Hamden PD plans to buy DJI Matrice 300 RTK with coronavirus-related grant money – The Hamden Police Department in Connecticut is planning to use coronavirus-related grand money to purchase PPE, cleaning supplies, a storage shed, and… a drone. They plan to buy a DJI Matrice 300 RTK to be precise.

How do you hide from surveillance drones?

How do you hide from surveillance drones? – Here’s an interesting article about how to hide from surveillance drones. In case, you’re wondering why this might be useful information, just think of the Department of Homeland Security drone that monitored BLM protesters or the Draganfly drone that measured people’s temperatures and looked for other coronavirus symptoms.

New South Wales prison officials thwart drone drug drop at Cessnock jail

New South Wales prison officials thwart drone drug drop at Cessnock jail – In New South Wales, Australia prison officials allegedly thwarted a drone drug drop at Cessnock jail. The contraband has an estimated value of AU$100,000.

Emergency responder's drone helps locate body of drowned man in Mahwah Lake, NJ

Emergency responder’s drone helps locate body of drowned man in Mahwah Lake, NJ – An emergency responder’s drone helps to locate the body of a drowned man in Mahwah Lake, NJ. On Monday afternoon the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office has yet to release his identity.

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