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Drones used to locate dangerous, unplugged oil wells

IMAGE: Natalia Romanzo, a master's student in sustainable communities at Binghamton University, wears a Geometrics G-858 cesium vapor magnetometer and battery pack on August 8, 2019. The sensing equipment, which weighs... view more  Credit: Binghamton University, State University of New York BINGHAMTON, NY -- There are millions of unplugged oil wells…
bubmag
February 22, 2021
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Anglers take to the skies with drones

By Nathan Craig Feb 21, 2021 Durban - The legal, ethical and environment waters of drone angling are murky and heavily contested but stakeholders from all sides of the multimillion-rand industry agreed that government intervention was required. Drone angling has grown exponentially with the country being a global leader in…
bubmag
February 21, 2021
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Aerial Attacks on Saudi Arabia Expose Vulnerability of U.S. Ally

Saudi Arabia is facing more frequent and increasingly precise airborne attacks as Iran-linked groups in neighboring Yemen and Iraq exploit persistent gaps in the kingdom’s defenses and the Biden administration reconsiders the U.S. approach to the region. Fixed-wing drones laden with explosives and launched from Iraq smashed into the main…
bubmag
February 19, 2021
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DJI’s future first-person drone surfaces in an unboxing video

DJI's first-person view drone still hasn't been announced, but that isn't stopping enthusiasts from getting hands-on time. The Verge reports that Dominion Drones briefly shared a video (reposted by SpiderMonkey FPV) where it unboxed the "FPV Combo" and detailed some of its improvements. Dominion didn't fly the drone to test…
bubmag
February 15, 2021
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Drones from Indian firm aid rescue ops in Uttarakhand

Garuda Aerospace is a startup supported by the Agnii Mission and Invest India Updated: Feb 12, 2021, 11:44 PM IST The rescue operations in Uttarakhand following the glacial burst which led to a flash flood is being carried out by men and machines on the ground from various Indian agencies.…
bubmag
February 12, 2021
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UK wants new drones in wake of Azerbaijan military success

The UK’s military is expected to embark on a new armed drone programme in response to Azerbaijan’s controversial use of the technology in its victory over Armenia in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. Defence officials believe that Azerbaijan’s use of cheaper Turkish drones in the six-week autumn war was crucial in defeating…
bubmag
December 30, 2020