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Use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Support of Critical Infrastructure Protection

November is Critical Infrastructure Protection Month, with that in mind; it is pertinent to talk about the use of Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (SUAV´s) in support of Critical Infrastructure protection, Management and Maintenance.  This blog is aimed towards local and federal governments as well as those contracting firms hired to provide protection, management and maintenance…

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Drones in support of the Railway Industry?

Absolutely! Drones continue to be employed in all areas of our daily lives; railways are not an exception.  The low operational cost of drones make it an attractive alternative compared to manned aircraft and lesser capable ground sensors to conduct daily maintenance runs, inspections, surveillance and reconnaissance. As part of normal business operations railway companies…

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The Eye in the Sky

Drones are no longer a thing of Sci-Fi movies. They are becoming part of our skylines, and they are here to stay.  From military operations, first responder support, agricultural applications, filmmaking, to border security we are seeing these unmanned vehicles taking center stage.  Manufacturers are making these tools, once limited to military applications, more accessible…

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Small UAVs (SUAVs) Big Capability for Border Protection!

Protecting its borders is one of the priorities of any government.  This could be a daunting task, considering that terrain, elevation and accessibility could not necessarily be optimal.   A commonly used practice for border protection is the installation of physical barriers like fences and walls.  These barriers are not absolute. Therefore, they could be complemented by…