Tag: Drone

Mounties put hundreds of eyes in the sky with expanding drone fleet

OTTAWA—The RCMP has assembled a fleet of more than 200 flying drones — eyes in the sky that officers use for everything from international border investigations to protecting VIP visitors, newly disclosed records show. The compact airborne devices are equipped with tools including video cameras and thermal-image detectors, and the Mounties are looking into more…

Russian military shoot down militant drone near Khmeimim Air Base in Syria – MoD

Russian air defense units have downed a drone launched from a militant-controlled territory in the Syrian Latakia province, the Russian Reconciliation Center in Syria has said. The aerial “target was destroyed away from the air base,” the head of the reconciliation center, Major General Aleksey Tsygankov, told the media, adding that the incident resulted in…