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Drones malveillants

Drone terror attack in UK 'only a matter of time'

Islamic State has made dramatic advances in the use of commercial drones to drop munitions and it is “only a matter of time” before a terror attack using the machines is launched in Britain or another Western country, i has been told.

Nouveau survol de drone à la prison de Bois d’Arcy

Des survols de drones, ont lieu toutes les nuits, au-dessus de la maison d'arrêt de Bois d'Arcy, d'après les surveillants de FO. Le personnel inquiet redoute que des objets dangereux ne soient acheminés dans l'établissement. Les syndicats demandent à l'État de prendre des mesures.

Homeland Security concerned about drone terror strikes in the U.S.

The Islamic State has made great strides developing and using drone technology to attack opposition forces in the Middle East. Department of Homeland Security officials are concerned this expertise could be transferred to terror attacks in the West and specifically the United States.

Yvelines: une prison survolée par un drone

Un surveillant de prison a observé au moins un drone survoler la maison d'arrêt de Bois d'Arcy, dans les Yvelines, hier soir vers 23h20, selon Le Parisien. Contactée, la police est venue sur les lieux afin de mener des recherches autour du bâtiment et dans la forêt aux alentours. 

Border Patrol Faces Drug-Smuggling Drones

Monitoring the U.S./Mexico border for drug smuggling activity is one of the charges of the U.S. Border Patrol.  This task has been made that much more difficult in the technological age.  Maya Springhawk Robnett of the Arizona Science Desk reports…

Les drones armés, le nouveau «cauchemar»

Dans la bataille de Mossoul, de nouveaux combattants ont fait leur apparition: leurs fusils ne tirent pas de balles, mais émettent des… ondes, destinées à brouiller les fréquences des drones en vol.

Syrian Army captures NATO bomb used by ISIL drone

BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:00 A.M.) – The pro-government National Defense Forces (NDF) downed an Islamic State (ISIL) attack drone in the eastern countryside of the Homs Governorate, the NDF’s official media account reported on Wednesday night.

Man jailed for using drone to fly drugs into prisons

Daniel Kelly, who used a drone to fly contraband into prisons, is the first person in the UK to be jailed for the offence A man who used a drone to fly contraband into prisons has become the first person in the UK to be jailed for the crime, police said.

Les drones une menace pour l’aviation

La prolifération ces dernières années de drones commerciaux ou de loisirs inquiète les responsables de l’aviation civile. En effet, ceux-ci représentent désormais une menace sérieuse pour la sécurité du trafic aérien.

Aux Etats-Unis, les antidrones ont la gâchette facile

Haro sur les drones Tirer à vue, sans sommation, sur un drone qui s’aventurerait au-dessus de sa propriété privée… Ralph Shortey, élu républicain au sein du Sénat de l’Oklahoma vient de déposer une proposition de loi qui, si elle était adoptée, permettrait au propriétaire ou au loca

Bye, bye, file-in-cake scheme. Prisoners have a new trick.

Piloted by an unseen operator in central North Carolina, a drone crashed inside a prison fence. A tightly wrapped package – containing a cellphone, tobacco and other contraband apparently intended for inmates – was tethered to the aircraft during that 2015 flight.

Drones: A Double-Edged Threat for the US and Beyond

Editor’s note: The views expressed by guest columnists are not necessarily those of The Costa Rica Star, its advertisers, or its staff.  It’s only common sense to think somebody, somewhere is planning a mass-casualty-shooting, bombing or other attack in the United States.

L’aviation israélienne abat un drone du Hamas

JÉRUSALEM | L’armée israélienne a indiqué jeudi avoir abattu au-dessus de la Méditerranée un drone du Hamas, le mouvement islamiste palestinien au pouvoir dans la bande de Gaza. Le drone est tombé en mer sans survoler le territoire israélien, frontalier de la bande de Gaza, a-t-elle dit.

Les drones ont visiblement la cote chez les voyeuristes

Aaron et Terisha Lee ont été arrêtés par la police de leur ville un peu plus tôt dans la semaine. Les deux tourtereaux sont accusés de voyeurisme. D’après les enquêteurs, ils auraient en effet utilisé leur drone pour espionner leurs voisins à leur insu.

ISIS carries out drone strikes against Syrian Army

BEIRUT, LEBANON (5:40 P.M.) – The Islamic State (ISIS) carried out several drone strikes against the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) on Tuesday and Wednesday, hitting their positions in the eastern Qalamoun Mountains and Syrian Desert.

Soldiers told to shoot at drones at will

Any drones that encroach on Taiwan’s airports will be shot down and there is no need for officers to ask for approval to do so, after a recent incident forced a Taipei airport to close for nearly one hour, Minister of National Defense Feng Shih-kuan (馮世寬) said.

Industrie du drone

Drones are Speeding Hurricane Harvey Response by 800%

For the past few days, the world has watched in horror as tropical storm Harvey continues to leave a trail of destruction in its wake. The hurricane brought the highest amount of rainfall ever recorded from a single storm.

Shark-detecting drones take to the skies in Australia

Australia will deploy a fleet of drones to patrol its shores for sharks next month, as part of an effort to enhance beach safety. As Reuters reports, the drones are equipped with AI-powered software that can distinguish sharks from sharks, boats, and other marine life in real-time.

En Islande, un service de livraison par drone est totalement opérationnel

L’Islande a beau être un petit pays, en matière de technologies l’île n’est pas en reste : non content de disposer d’une excellente connexion à Internet, elle vient de voir un service de livraison par drone valider sa phase de test avec succès, et ce dernier est actuellement opération

Un Afghan crée un drone pour éradiquer les mines antipersonnel

Designer, il utilise le beau et la technologie pour créer un drone capable de détecter et de détruire les mines antipersonnel. Les frères afghans Mahmud et Massoud Hassani font une démonstration du drone Mine Kafon à Eindhoven, en Hollande, 28 juillet 2016.

Sberbank va tester un drone destiné au transport d'argent liquide

Le laboratoire de la banque russe Sberbank étudie la possibilité d'utiliser des drones pour améliorer l'efficacité du travail de la banque, a déclaré Stanislav Kouznetsov, président adjoint de l'établissement. « L'un des domaines, c'est la livraison des biens matériels.

Why the next billboard is a flying drone

Advertising seems to have made its way into every place you look—from magazines, to TV screens, to Hulu streams, to Facebook feeds. Now, advertising may have found a new place to reach you: The sky.

NASA Langley Engineers Propose Mars Flyer Concept

Imagine being able to survey more parts of another planet like Mars than ever before. Orbiters and rovers have been successful so far but engineers keep looking for new ways to gather information. One way may be by using an unmanned aerial vehicle like this Mars Flyer concept.

Panther Drone Delivers Package by Air and Land

A Panther drone en route during a delivery trial run. Credit: Advanced Tactics Inc. A four-wheeled drone’s first aerial package delivery test showed off a special touch by also driving up to the doorstep of its pretend customer.

UPS teste les drones pour la livraison en milieu rural.

UPS, le transporteur américain, a expérimenté une approche mixte de livraison pour les zones rurales. Elle combine le camion et le drone. Elle permettrait à la firme de réaliser 50 millions de dollars d’économies par an.

Drone Attack Swarms Take Off From F-16

The Pentagon has been testing swarms of low-cost surveillance and attack drones engineered to jam enemy air defenses, blanket areas with small sensors or function as attack weapons, DoD officials said.

Forget flying cars — passenger drones are the future

In the July 1924 issue of Popular Science, “Ace of Aces” fighter pilot E.V. Rickenbacker told readers to expect “Flying Autos in 20 Years.” Rickenbacker’s flying car would have retractable 12.5-foot wings, a sea-worthy hull and wheels to cruise America’s growing network of highways.

Will 2017 be the year we hail a flying Uber?

Picture this: a well-dressed man enters the elevator of his high-rise condo, but instead of going down, he heads up to the roof. There, he hops inside his autonomous Uber aircraft and whizzes across town to the rooftop of his office building. The charge? $179, give-or-take surge pricing.

The Booming Demand for Commercial Drone Pilots

Training programs are popping up around the country for a rush of new jobs. Last year, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) released its requirements for flying drones that weigh under 55 pounds.

Ehang's Autonomous Passenger Drone Takes Flight

Last year the Chinese UAV company Ehang first revealed its autonomous passenger drone, the Ehang 184, at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Now, almost exactly a year later, the company has released footage of the multi-rotor drone undergoing unmanned flight tests.

Test réussi pour le transport de poches de sang par drone

Technologie : Les drones pourraient être utilisés pour le transport de poches de sang pour les transfusions affirme une étude. Des chercheurs ont réalisé des tests sur des globules rouges, des plaquettes et du plasma. Les essais portent sur une distance maximale de 20 kilomètres.

London Poshos Promised Drone Deliveries to Balconies by 2020

London's newest and rudest forthcoming skyscraper has had one heck of an original selling point added to its particulars -- drone deliveries. Drone delivers that will save the poor post men from having to trudge up to the top of the 67-floor building.

Intel unveils a drone made for aerial light shows

Intel isn't just using drone swarms to show off its robotics prowess -- it's building a business around them. The chip maker has unveiled the Shooting Star, a quadcopter drone tailor-made for light shows.