Department 13 delivers counter-drone technology to another South-East Asian government

  Department 13 has been awarded a contract to deliver counter-drone solutions to a South-East Asian government, making it the second South-East Asian country to recently service and support. A custom-made web portal is being designed to enhance the governments drone capabilities and enable the incorporation of real-time Wi-Fi drone mitigation additions. Department 13 will…
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The future of drones: the good, bad and ugly

    It’s no longer pie in the sky – drones have entered the mainstream. Recreationally and commercially, the uses of the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) have rapidly expanded. But while there have been welcome advances in agriculture, aerial photography, product deliveries, even racing, it’s hard to ignore the less glamorous applications. Invasive applications of…
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Scaling new safety heights with fixed-wing drone technology

Ames Construction, one of the largest family-owned general contractors in the US, has significantly improved the safety and accuracy of its surveying at a copper mining site in Arizona using technology from senseFly, a leader in fixed-wing drones. By using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), Ames Construction can now generate detailed 3D imagery of the pit…
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Department 13’s advanced drone technology takes off with AUVSI

    Advanced drone technology company Department 13 joins world’s biggest drone organisation – the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI). Evolution of the fast-growing drone industry creates new product development and collaboration opportunities for Department 13.   Department 13 has taken a major leap forward in being recognised as one of the most…
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Blackbird robotic aerial security drones take flight in Australia with Department 13 partnership

    Department 13 International has teamed up with US drone hardware expert Nightingale Security to bring the game-changing Blackbird drones to Australia. Blackbirds use advanced robotics and AI to run autonomous scheduled perimeter patrols and respond to emergencies in a matter of seconds, providing 24/7, mission-ready surveillance and situational awareness. RGB-visible light and thermal…
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Department 13 successfully deploys MESMER C-sUAS platform to Indian Government

Department 13’s MESMER counter drone technology is assisting the Indian Government with the management of unauthorised drone activities in key operation areas. Services deployed required comprehensive field testing, training and government approvals onsite in India. A collaborative international program of works by Department 13, Shastra Corporation and Indian authorities managed the seamless delivery. In July…
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Help find rogue western Sydney drone

The Civil Aviation Safety Authority is asking the public for help finding a large drone reported flying close to an aircraft over western Sydney. The one metre by one metre size drone was spotted mid-flight by pilots during an approach to land at Sydney airport. Reported 6 August 2020 on Read the entire incident…
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