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Dutch army shoots DJI drones from the skies – During demonstrations in The Netherlands, the Dutch army shoots various DJI drones from the skies with a cutting edge device called the Smart Shooter’s SMASH Fire Control System.
DJI Mini 2 compared to Mavic Mini, Air 2, 2 Pro/Zoom and Phantom 4 Pro – Now that almost all the specifications of the yet-to-be-released DJI Mini 2 are known, it seemed to make sense to compare this latest DJI drone to the previous models. Here’s the DJI Mini 2 compared to the DJI Mavic Mini, Mavic Air 2, Mavic Air, Mavic 2 Pro and Zoom, and the DJI Phantom 4 Pro V2.0.
Three Georgia men indicted for plan to smuggle drugs into prison by drone – Three Georgia men have been indicted after an attempt to smuggle drugs into a Georgia state prison by drone. The 37-year-old George Lo, an inmate at Smith State Prison in Glennville, 34-year-old Nicholas Lo, and 34-year-old Cheikh Toure are charged with conspiracy.
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- EU accused of abandoning migrants to the sea with shift to drone surveillance
- IoT protocol helps drones collaborate
- Drone program gives county staff eyes in the sky
- The State Department Is Now Warning Of Impending Drone Attacks And How To Survive Them
- The Pegasus III Drone is a Real Life U.S. Army Game-Changer
- Drone delivery start-up Manna raises further funds
- Easy Aerial Integrates Anti-Jamming Tech Into Its Military Drones
- First Drone Goes Flying to the North Pole on a Climate Mission
- Stanford path-planning algorithm enables autonomous multi-drone aerial surveys of Antarctic penguin colonies
- The Israeli technologies fighting the drone threat at airports
- Drone Infrastructure Needs Attention From Cities
- Electricity Company of Ghana to use drones for network inspections
- Aberdeen student builds drone to help mountain rescue teams
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