Tag: Drones

  • Nigeria: marsec and drones

    Musa Umar Bologi The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) is working towards establishing Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) wings in Lagos, Calabar and Port Harcourt to support the efforts of other security […]

  • Nigerian Navy Monitors Pipelines Using UAVs (Drones)

    November 15: The Nigerian Navy (NN) on Thursday said drones [unmanned aerial vehicles; UAVs] and helicopters have been deployed for surveillance of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) pipelines from Atlas […]

  • Airports Rise to Technology Challenge Posed by Drone Threats

    October 15: Airports worldwide still face complex and costly challenges in protecting their operations from the threat of disruption from drone flights, and there remains no “silver bullet” solution to […]

  • Boko Haram Is Back, With Better Drones

    September 13: Nigeria’s war against the Islamist extremist group Boko Haram was supposed to be over by now. President Muhammadu Buhari, a former military ruler, was re-elected earlier this year […]

  • UAVs to Start Patrolling Some Ports for Environmental Infringements

    May 20: Regulators are bracing for rules that are meant to lower shipping’s emissions of sulfur oxides, pollutants blamed for acid rain and aggravating human health conditions like asthma. Because […]

  • US Warns of Potential Data Leaks from Chinese-Made UAVs

    May 21: The US government has issued an alert warning that Chinese-made unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs or drones), could pose a cyber-espionage risk to American businesses and other organisations that […]

  • China Advances Amphibious USV Development

    April 08: Wuchang Shipbuilding Industry Group, a Wuhan-based subsidiary of the state-owned China Shipbuilding Industry Company (CSIC), has delivered the first pre-production hull for the Marine Lizard amphibious combat unmanned […]

  • Drones for RMN

    Programme is a collaboration with the US. RMN to deploy UAS to tighten maritime security LUMUT: In the effort to raise its monitoring capability, the Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) will […]

  • Iran’s UAVs

    New risk for US Navy. Iran has found a new way to harass US warships, and it’s got the US Navy on edge CHRISTOPHER WOODY, RYAN PICKRELL It’s been more […]

  • Still droning on

    Welcome to the future… BHP Deploys Drones to Speed Port Operations Mining and energy giant BHP Billiton is trialing the use of drones to speed up its port operations. The […]