March 16, 2017

C4ISR Navy improves P-8A surveillance plane, drone integration By Kris Osborn Mar 15, 2017 The Navy is modernizing software for its Boeing P-8A multi-mission maritime surveillance aircraft to improve Anti-Submarine Warfare, Anti-Surface Warfare and operational integration with unmanned systems service officials said.   The P-8A multi-mission maritime aircraft was first engineered for the Navy’s Maritime […]

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Two women let the Kent City Council know they didn’t like how members approved the police department’s purchase of drones without input from residents. “We feel the community has not been able to have a conversation with the council on this matter, and nothing should move forward until there is a community meeting where individuals […]

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<!– No tags wrapping article body –> For the fourth year in a row, Connecticut legislators have introduced a bill seeking to regulate police use of drones. In 2014, the bill failed to make it out of committee. One year after that, it passed the state Senate but wasn’t heard in the House of Representatives […]

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President Trump has granted the CIA permission to carry out drone attacks against suspected terrorists, breaking with previous policy and potentially reigniting contentious discussions between the intelligence agency and Pentagon officials, according to a report. The CIA used to only be allowed to operate drones for surveillance purposes and, in the event that suspected terrorists […]

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DxOMark has long been rating the sensors inside digital cameras, but now the firm is offering insight into drone cameras, too. DxOMark, a software company that measures how well camera sensors perform, is now rating drone cameras — and the first set of ratings isn’t all that great. The latest sensor scores from the company for […]

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MOSUL, IRAQ: Inside an armoured vehicle in Mosul, a colonel scans live footage from a drone flying above the Iraqi city, hunting targets for a new weapon deployed against jihadists. The Islamic State group has used small commercial drones to drop explosives on advancing Iraqi forces since they launched the offensive to retake Iraq’s second […]

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NAMPA, Idaho – The City of Nampa is getting a bird’s eye view of their community. Last April, the city purchased a drone. A spokeswoman says they use it show off work being done around the area.  “We have a lot of good stories to tell at the city of Nampa and so we really […]

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President Donald Trump gives a thumbs up after speaking to Navy and shipyard personnel aboard nuclear aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford at Newport News Shipbuilding in Newport News, Va., Thursday, March 2, 2017. (AP/Steve Helber) While President Obama’s terms in office marked the beginning of widespread use of CIA drones for assassination campaigns, in his […]

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  Trump administration secretly resumes CIA drone assassination program By Bill Van Auken 15 March 2017 The Trump White House has secretly authorized the Central Intelligence Agency to resume drone assassination strikes that in the latter years of the Obama administration had been largely reserved for the US military, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday. […]

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Greenville police are investigating the theft of camera, a drone and equipment for the two from a vehicle, according to a case report. The theft occurred between 8 a.m. Feb. 28 and 4 p.m. March 5 from a vehicle parked in the 500 block of Boxelder Way at the Province Apartments south of East 10th Street. […]

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