Drone,military

01.20.16
Air Force drones had a record number of crashes last year
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Air Force drones had a record number of crashes last year

The drones' mysterious issue lies in their starter-generators.

By M. Moon,   01.20.16
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12.29.15
US Army retires its first drone
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US Army retires its first drone

The Hunter recon drone served well for 20 years, but it's time for newer tech to take over.

By J. Fingas,   12.29.15
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12.28.15
US Air Force allows enlisted ranks to fly drones
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US Air Force allows enlisted ranks to fly drones

You don't have to go through officer training to fly an unmanned warplane.

By J. Fingas,   12.28.15
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09.21.15
Predator drones could soon hide under dielectric 'invisibility cloaks'
09.21.15

Predator drones could soon hide under dielectric 'invisibility cloaks'

Now you see them, now you don't. Then comes the barrage of Hellfire missiles.

By A. Tarantola,   09.21.15
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07.22.15
Pentagon confirms Iraq drone crash that surfaced online
07.22.15

Pentagon confirms Iraq drone crash that surfaced online

The images of a crashed drone in the middle of an Iraqi desert started circulating online on Monday, prompting the Pentagon to admit that yes, the military owns it and is working to bring it back to its base.

By M. Moon,   07.22.15
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05.29.15
US military tests a Tinker Bell-sized drone
05.29.15

US military tests a Tinker Bell-sized drone

There's no standard set for the shape or form of drones, and the Army plans to use that to its adv...

By E. Alvarez,   05.29.15
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05.20.15
The US Navy wants to protect its drones against hacks
05.20.15

The US Navy wants to protect its drones against hacks

Cyberwarfare is bad enough by itself, but it's especially dangerous when military drones are invol...

By J. Fingas,   05.20.15
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05.18.15
US Navy's cheap and tiny Cicada drones can listen in on the enemy
05.18.15

US Navy's cheap and tiny Cicada drones can listen in on the enemy

The Navy's Cicada drone has reemerged looking smaller than ever. Navy scientists have been develop...

By M. Moon,   05.18.15
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04.16.15
Europe's combat UAV takes to the skies over Italy
04.16.15

Europe's combat UAV takes to the skies over Italy

After nearly a decade of design and development, the first full-size nEUROn unmanned combat air ve...

By A. Tarantola,   04.16.15
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