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India:- Army eyeing IIT-made UAV for border patrolling

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Researchers at IIT-Kanpur have developed India’s first low-altitude long-endurance unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) that could be used for anything from patrolling the border to traffic and crowd monitoring. The aircraft, called P1, is commanded by a computer pilot on the…

Amazon to trial PrimeAir drone delivery service in India

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If everything goes well, the loud buzz of drones will drown the noise of crackers this Diwali in Mumbai and Bangalore, thanks to Amazon. According to a report in The Economic Times, Amazon is planning to kick start its delivery by drones or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV)…

Philippines:- CAAP regulates the use of drones

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— Elizabeth Marcelo/DVM, GMA News The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) recently issued a memorandum regulating the operation of unmanned aircraft vehicles (UAVs), commonly known as drones. Under the CAAP’s Memorandum Circular No. 21 series of 2014 dated June…

China’s largest UAV expo kicks off in Beijing

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Visitors look at latest unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) products at the “2014 China UAV conference and exposition” which opened in Beijing on July 9, 2014. As the country’s largest exposition of unmanned planes, the event provides a platform for experts and…