The Oceanside Police Department recently acquired San Diego County’s first drone killer, an electronic device that can disable a drone in the sky and force it back to the ground. Other area law enforcement agencies also are considering the technology as a way to rein in unmanned aerial vehicles, or UAVs. “The purpose is primarily for […]

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Trump speaks at CIA Headquarters on January 21, 2017. Photo: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images When asked about his plan for winning the war on terrorism during an interview with Fox Friends in December 2015, Donald Trump suggested that U.S. forces needed to start targeting terrorists’ family members. “We’re fighting a very politically correct war,” Trump said. […]

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Police have confirmed they are using an aerial drone to help them with an “ongoing inquiry” – a move raising privacy concerns for those living in the area. Tauranga man Brian Friend received a letter from the police last week advising him of their intention to fly a drone over the area above his Parkvale […]

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According to Defense News, Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen is preparing to ask German lawmakers to authorize a €1 billion ($1.22 billion) program to lease a handful of armed Heron-TP drones from Israel. The minister will likely make the request “within days or weeks.” The report states that Berlin would not actually take delivery of the aircraft, but instead would deploy […]

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — Police in the northern Illinois city of Rockford will begin using drones to help with traffic investigations. The Rockford Register Star reports that a non-profit public safety group has donated eight drones to the Rockford police department. Police officials say the drones will be used to map crime scenes and to […]

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