FlytBase has announced that it will partner with Firnas Aero to provide aerial security services to commercial clients in Saudi Arabia. The two will provide 24/7 autonomous aerial security to protect assets and large facilities.
The CIA has recently declassified documents surrounding Project Aquiline, which has turned out to be a stealth drone from the late 60s and early 70s. The bird-like stealth drone was used on many spy missions in the Soviet Union and flew out of Area 51.
Audi has employed drones at its Neckarsulm site in Germany to find cars that are ready to be dispatched using GPS and RFID technology. The drones fly over all the vehicles, saving their location to allow employees to prepare for dispatch more efficiently.
An Israeli drone start-up, StoreDot, has managed to reduce the charging time of drone batteries to just five minutes using ultra-fast charging (UFC) technology. The company has been able to overcome two of the main hurdles drones currently face when it comes to charging.
The Israeli army has stated that one of its drones went down over Lebanon during day-to-day border operations which have increased over the last month due to a rise in tension between the two countries. The drone was believed to be conducting surveillance over Lebanon.
A drone equipped with a thermal camera, used by Pål Sindre Svae wildlife and outfield manager, has been saving the lives of baby deer in Norway over the last month or so. So far the drone has saved 15 deer from 14 properties.