Drones

In Historic First, FAA Approves Fully Automated Commercial Drones In US Skies

By Tyler Durden In nothing less than a revolutionary step for aviation and which will forever alter the skies over America, on Thursday the Federal Aviation Administration for the first time issued approval for the first fully automated commercial drone flights. It’s been revealed Friday that the FAA granted a small Massachusetts-based company called American Robotics Inc….

In Historic First, FAA Approves Fully Automated Commercial Drones In US Skies

In nothing less than a revolutionary step for aviation and which will forever alter the skies over America, on Thursday the Federal Aviation Administration for the first time issued approval for the first fully automated commercial drone flights. It’s been revealed Friday that the FAA granted a small Massachusetts-based company called American Robotics Inc. the authorization to…

Iran Showcases Suicide Drones During Large-Scale UAV Combat Exercise

Iran is conducting two day large-scale drone exercises in Semnan province and in coastal waters which started Tuesday, involving hundreds of domestic built UAVs, and notably including suicide drones.  According to the Iranian Army chief overseeing the combat exercises, Admiral Mahmoud Mousavi, naval drones will fly from warships in the country’s southern waters, while suicide UAVs will additionally conduct long-range…

Watch: Pre-Recorded London NYE Drones Celebrate Marxist BLM

Authored by Steve Watson via Summit News, In a display that will turn off the vast majority of the country, a light show involving 300 drones was recorded last night in London featuring a celebration of the openly Marxist Black Lives Matter group, among other cringe inducing messages including a reference to online Zoom meetings. The drone…

Intel Agencies To Perfect Facial Recognition From Drones

What cannot be monitored cannot be controlled. To the extent that it can be monitored, it can be controlled. This is the essence of Technocracy’s “science of social engineering” that is being rapidly applied to all facets of society. ⁃ Technocracy News & Trends Editor Patrick Wood By Aaron Boyd via Nextgov Intelligence and military…

Marine Corps Wants Swarming Kamikaze Drones

By Tyler Durden The US Marine Corps is in the process of acquiring portable ground-launched kamikaze drones capable of swarming over the modern battlefield to precisely take out enemy troops, according to a new government notice. The request was published on the government contract site Sam.Gov last month. The Marines detailed the need for an “individually operated,…

Marine Corps Want Swarming Kamikaze Drones   

The US Marine Corps is in the process of acquiring portable ground-launched kamikaze drones capable of swarming over the modern battlefield to precisely takeout enemy troops, according to a new government notice.  The request was published on the government contract site Sam.Gov last month. The Marines detailed the need for an “individually operated, man-portable, anti-materiel, anti-personnel ground-launched…

New Russian Suicide Drones Reportedly Battle-Tested Inside Syria

Via AlMasdarNews.com, Russia’s experimental Kalashnikov attack drones were tested during the ongoing conflict inside Syria, a new report revealed this week. The head of Rostec, Sergey Chemezov (state defense firm Rostec has at least a 25% stake in Kalashnikov), told reporters that the plane has proven itself well, and is very effective, despite its low…

San Diego Wants To Use Military Grade Drones To Catch Speeders

By MassPrivateI The Voice of San Diego recently revealed how the city of San Diego secretly considered using military grade drones to spy on motorists.  According to the article, San Diego officials secretly kicked around the possibility of using General Atomics’ “SkyGuardian” drones to ID and track speeding vehicles. Records obtained by Voice of San…

Peace Groups Blast Biden’s DNI Pick Over Links to Drones, Torture, and Mass Surveillance

By Brett Wilkins Peace activists on Monday sounded the alarm over President-elect Joe Biden’s pick for director of national intelligence, Avril Haines, citing her role in drone strike policy during Barack Obama’s presidency and covering up torture perpetrated by members of the George W. Bush administration. Haines, as former deputy national security adviser and former…

Feds Deploy Firefighting Drones With “Dragon Eggs” To Combat Wildfires 

California has experienced its worst year of fire on record. According to Digital Trends, to better combat the wildfires this year, the federal government deployed a fleet of drones to conduct backburn operations by releasing miniature fireballs.  Containing fires by setting prescribed burns, called backburns, is one method firefighters can control wildfires because it deprives…

Navy To Test Resupply Drones For Warships

By Tyler Durden The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) recently launched a pilot program to assess just how useful delivery drones are for hauling critical cargo to surface ships, read a US Navy press release. NAWCAD engineers and military pilots are set to evaluate a commercially procured logistics Unmanned Air System (UAS) prototype – called the Blue…

Navy To Test Resupply Drones For Warships 

The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) recently launched a pilot program to assess just how useful delivery drones are for hauling critical cargo to surface ships, read a US Navy press release.  NAWCAD engineers and military pilots are set to evaluate a commercially procured logistics Unmanned Air System (UAS) prototype – called the Blue Water Maritime Logistics…

The Privacy Implications Of Using Police Drones To Respond to 911 Calls

By MassPrivateI During the Trump administration, we have seen police lying about public surveillance become an art form. A perfect example of this, is police drone acquisitions and their justification for using them. Last year, when I wrote an article exposing how the Memorial Villages Police Department (PD) in Texas misrepresented how they planned to use…

The Ever Expanding Business of Drones and Anti-Drones

By Nicholas West As the global drone arms race continues to expand, so do the counter measures. As I’ve covered over the last decade, the proliferation of drones in all of their forms has created new challenges to an increasingly crowded sky. The greatest challenge now being faced is the arrival of drone swarms –…

Georgia Police Department Will Send Drones To Respond To 911 Calls

By John Vibes The city of Brookhaven in Georgia will soon be sending drones out on 911 calls, and they will also be used to conduct other investigations. A measure approving funding for the drone program was approved on Tuesday night, according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The Brookhaven Police Department will have four drones to…