U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced that U.S. Border Patrol (USBP) will begin evaluating Small Unmanned Aircraft System (sUAS) in the operational environment this month as part of a pilot program. Testing will take place in three USBP sectors beginning with Tucson followed by Rio Grande Valley and Swanton later this year. Continue reading
Unmanned aircraft do not have a long, storied history like the Coast Guard. But they already play a role in one of the Coast Guard’s earliest missions – guarding against illicit trade. Continue reading
Whether or not President Donald Trump’s border wall with Mexico ever gets built, a new project coming out of the University of Arizona offers a new solution for surveilling national borders without necessarily having to invest in quite so many bricks: Use smart technologies instead. Continue reading
Ukrainian State Border Guard Service (SBGS) has put the new Spectator-M unmanned aircraft system to service. Continue reading
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) is taking full advantage of leading technology to gain a two-fold benefit: Obtain a more informative vantage point, and increase safety for sworn personnel and civilians during certain tactical response operations.