Asia

North Korean drone, Chinese Sky-09

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Its no surprise that the UAS found in South Korea is of Chinese origin. The charmingly named Taiyuan Navigation Friend Aviation Technology is in Asian terms just up the road from Pyongyang being 1200kms away in the capital of Shanxi province, Taiyuan. Reports from South…

N.Korean Drone Crashed in Gangwon Last Year

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Locals in Gangwon Province found another North Korean unmanned aerial vehicle last October, months before the two drones that made headlines by crashing here recently. But the Defense Ministry was only on Sunday alerted to the UAV that had crashed…

Third North Korean drone found by wild ginseng digger

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(CNN) – Painted sky-blue, these small flying machines may look like toy planes but they have South Korea scrambling to secure its airspace. In recent weeks, South Korea’s defense ministry has discovered three crashed unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) that it believes…

Drone crashes on border island

By Song Sang-ho A suspicious drone crashed on the South Korean frontline island of Baengnyeongdo near the tense inter-Korean sea border on Monday when military tensions spiked due to North Korea’s provocative live-fire drills. Military authorities are investigating the drone,…

Swift RP in the Philippines

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In the wake of the strongest typhoon in recorded history, Swift Radioplanes LLC of Prescott, AZ recently returned from the Philippines, where they created aerial maps of the extensive damage as part of an open-source project. Shortly before Christmas, the…

CybAero receive orders from China

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The Swedish company CybAero, listed on the First North stock exchange, received in January of this year an order for unmanned helicopter systems to be delivered to China Customs. The purchased systems will be used for various tasks such as…