Comprised of an aerial platform, a payload, a station, an uplink and a downlink, helium-filled balloons show potential to provide 24/7 communications and surveillance, even in remote areas.
A defense expert offers some Infrequently Asked Questions to ask a UAS manufacturer about systems to combat wildlife poaching.
On the week of October 9th, a 10-man ranger patrol team was ambushed by wildlife poachers equipped with heavy artillery as they searched for an elephant tracking collar in Garamba…
Despite the attention paid to the potential for drones to reduce wildlife crime, there are few data on their actual success in anti-poaching activities. Security expert Dr. Nir Tenenbaum gives a brief history and assessment of using drones for anti-poaching.