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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Department 13 enters Australian airspace to deliver drone management excellence.

  Drone technology innovators, Department 13, establish new Canberra head office and Australian executive team to manage APAC demand. Department 13’s advanced military counter drone technology, MESMER®, transformed into a commercial drone management system. Revolutionary real-time drone awareness and management solutions set a new industry standard of self-policing, risk management and compliance. A long-time leader…
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Drones taking off in energy industry

Energy companies, facing a future of lower oil prices, are increasingly adopting drones to inspect offshore drilling rigs and other operations as they seek to increase efficiency, cut costs and improve worker safety. This development has provided a growing market for companies that provide drones and develop the software to collect and manage data gathered…
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Attorney General Barr Issues Guidance to Protect Facilities from Unmanned Aircraft and Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Today, Attorney General William P. Barr issued Guidance to Department of Justice components regarding counter-unmanned aircraft systems (C-UAS) actions authorized under the Preventing Emerging Threats Act of 2018 (the Act). “This guidance was the product of extensive collaboration between the Department of Justice, the Department of Transportation and the FAA,” said Attorney General William P….
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