Tag: Drones

French judges ban police surveillance drones related to Covid-19 compliance rules
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French judges ban police surveillance drones related to Covid-19 compliance rules

Panos - May 19, 2020

French top judges banned the use of surveillance drones by police to monitor public compliance with coronavirus-related restrictions, citing privacy issues. The authorities’ use of drones to…

Turkey’s military reported that failures with Bayraktar drones hampered operations
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Turkey’s military reported that failures with Bayraktar drones hampered operations

Panos - May 14, 2019

The Turkish military discovered systematic failures and troubles with drones that were domestically manufactured by Baykar, whose owners include President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s son-in-law, classified documents reveal.…

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Why are US drones being based in Greece for the first time?

Panos - May 24, 2018

For the first time, American military drones are operating from a Greek airfield. But don’t expect a permanent stay. The U.S. Air Force has begun using MQ-9…

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Drones could make Turkey-Greece clashes less risky, but more frequent

Panos - Apr 12, 2018

Tensions over Aegean airspace continue to grow as Turkish and Greek aircraft have been involved in several confrontations this month. One unique encounter, however, was particularly interesting.…

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Drones “enlisted” to curb construction of illegal buildings

Panos - Jun 02, 2016

The Ministry of Environment and Energy will be using drones, satellites and aerial photography in order to curb the construction of illegal buildings and locate owners of…