Corey My-Kel McMillen A Jamaica Plain resident took photos of Boston police officers near a drone. The Boston Police Department, without fanfare, expanded its crime-fighting arsenal earlier this year, purchasing several drones that it may use to photograph crime scenes — and raising concerns among privacy advocates. The American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts, after […]

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Two small IDF drones crashed in the West Bank on Monday, the latest Israeli unmanned aircraft to go down in recent months, for as yet unclear reasons, the army said. One of the hand-launched unmanned aerial vehicles fell in the city of Hebron, the second in the city of Bethlehem. Both were recovered, the Israel Defense […]

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A civilian drone crashed into a Black Hawk helicopter, damaging its blade The illegally flying drone smashed into the aircraft on Thursday evening The incident occurred between 7.30pm and 8.15pm in Staten Island, NY The helicopter was forced to land in New Jersey, while no injuries were reported The aircraft came from Fort Bragg and was […]

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US President Donald Trump is seeking to loosen some Obama-era limits on drone attacks and ground raids outside conventional warzones US media reports have said. The New York Times, citing unnamed officials, reported on Thursday that Trump’s top national security advisers have proposed relaxing two rules from the administration of Barack Obama, the former US president. The officials said the […]

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ANALYSIS/OPINION: The Central Intelligence Agency’s authority to use lethal force is usually discussed only in the quietest corners of the intelligence community. These authorities are usually implemented pursuant to carefully-prescribed top-secret “presidential determinations” that authorize specific actions. Over its history, the CIA’s successes in using lethal force are unknown to the public. We only know […]

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A group of Swiss researchers discovered retina-inspired camera technology for drones, which will enable adjustment to low-light conditions and increased usability of devices “civilian and military applications.” RELATED: US Navy to Use $30 Xbox Controllers to Steer Periscopes Robotics Perception Group chief at the University of Zurich, Davide Scaramuzza, said the newly identified Dynamic Vision Sensor […]

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When a high school student with special needs went missing as night fell, the Stafford County Sheriff’s Office used a drone with thermal-imaging capability to find him. News4’s Julie Carey shows how it works — and police use the drone to find her. Many county residents are positive about the drone program, but some worried […]

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US President Donald Trump is seeking to loosen some Obama-era limits on drone attacks and ground raids outside conventional warzones, US media reports have said. The New York Times, citing unnamed officials, reported on Thursday that Trump’s top national security advisers have proposed relaxing two rules from the administration of Barack Obama, the former US president. […]

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Can’t afford a videographer to follow you around? The Moment Drone might be a good alternative. Who says a moment can’t last forever? Certainly not the team behind the Moment Drone, heralded as the best foldable 4K aerial camera. With features like auto-tracking and image stabilization, you’ll have your own personal videographer to help you […]

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Embed code Copy and paste the embed code below. The code has been copied to your clipboard. https://learningenglish.voanews.com/a/4031029.html Pop-out player A growing number of police departments in the United States now have drones and are exploring different ways to use them. A recent study found that drone ownership by local police and public safety agencies […]

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