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Greek University Participates in Pioneering Drone Manufacturing Project

The Aristotle University of Thessaloniki will participate in an international pioneering program for building Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs or drones) called Project Lotus. Kyriakos Yakinthos, professor at the AUTH Department of Mechanical Engineering and director of the Fluid and Turbine...

Greece to Acquire Israeli Drones for Border Defense

Greece will acquire drones from Israel to defend its borders, in the very first military deal between the two countries which includes an option to buy the system, Reuters reports. The Israeli Defense Ministry said on Wednesday that the agreement...

How Will The Coronavirus Affect The Megacities Of The World?

If you don’t live in one of the gigantic megacities dotted around our globe you might imagine them to resemble a zombie film right now, where all the citizens have fled to the safer rural areas, and their many...

Turkey Deploys Drones Over Occupied Cyprus

Turkey has reportedly deployed unmanned aerial vehicles over the occupied territories of northern Cyprus which will shadow ships drilling for oil and gas in the seas off the island. The self-declared Turkish-Cypriot government, recognized by only Turkey among all the...

Greece Plans to Buy Drones from US, Israel

Greece plans to acquire three unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) from the United States with surveillance capabilities ranging from the Black Sea to Libya, Greece's Defense Minister Nikos Papagiotopoulos said on Friday. “And don't tell me that we should not inspect...

Drones Detect Plastic Waste in Greek Seas

University of the Aegean kgiyvbk researchers conducted a successful experiment detecting plastic waste in the sea of Lesvos with the use of drones. The Marine Remote Sensing Group experiment was carried out at the Tsamakia beach of Mytilene. Its aim was...

Drone Photograph of Cephalonia In Top 10 for 2017

This photo captured by a drone at the Greek island of Cephalonia, has been named among the top 10 snaps captured worldwide by the social network Dronestagram. The photo by Calin Stan depicts the exploration of the Melissani cave on...

EU Drone Rules Move Closer To Takeoff

Moves towards EU-wide regulation of unmanned aerial vehicles – more commonly known as drones – took another step closer to reality on Thursday. MEPs and European Council negotiators agreed provisional rules which could eventually see drones and their operators required...

Drones Used in Cyprus to Catch Songbird Poachers

Police at Britain's two military bases in Cyprus say that the use of a state-of-the-art drone will greatly boost their ongoing crackdown on the illicit trapping of small migratory birds. British Base police chief constable Chris Eyre says poachers can...

Regional Government to Use Drones for Fire Prevention

The regional government will employ police drones to assist with the prevention of forest fires, the deputy regional governor for northern Attica, Giorgos Karameros said, following a meeting of the Civil Protection Co-ordination Body. “Prevention and coordination are key in...