The Russian military is putting the finishing touches to its very own heavy military UAV. The drone is part of a wider modernization effort, with the cutting-edge flagship S500 missile system coming in 2017.
A first of a kind aircraft combining the qualities of an amphibious hovercraft and an aerial drone is being finalized for test flights in Russia. The dual-use drone could deliver cargo to hard-to-reach areas and have military uses.
Former US drone sensor operator Brandon Bryant admits he “couldn’t stand” himself for his participation in the country’s drone program for six years – firing on targets whose identities often went unconfirmed.
The US Air Force has not adequately justified the purchase of 46 additional armed Reaper drones, according to the Pentagon’s inspector general. The expanded fleet could equal a waste of $8.8 billion, the watchdog said.
Author and philosopher Noam Chomsky has challenged a hypocritical approach concerning US drone attacks and the bombing of a media organization in Yugoslavia in the light of the outburst following the Charlie Hebdo attack.
A landscape of shell holes, burnt plane carcasses, and terminals nearly razed to the ground. Drone footage has revealed the devastation at Donetsk International Airport, following months of fighting between the Ukrainian military and local militia.
US Sen. Chuck Schumer has called on the Federal Aviation Administration to put out rules governing the use of unmanned drones following two recent instances of drones violating a New York airport’s airspace.
The United States Air Force has announced a pay rise incentive for its drone pilots, as officials admit the operators are working under significant stress due to the shortage of unmanned aerial vehicle operating personnel.
The United States Air Force is considering incentives for its drone pilots, a leading Pentagon official now says, following reports that America’s fleet of unmanned aerial vehicles was approaching a “breaking point” over a reported operator shortage.
A daring TV antennae repairman scurries to the top of a 1500 foot defunct television tower in the middle of South Dakota’s barren plains to change an anti-collision bulb and doesn’t forget to snap a selfie.