This article first appeared on the Cato Institute site. On July 7, Dallas police officers used a bomb robot to kill the suspected perpetrator of a shooting that left five Dallas-area police officers dead and seven others wounded. Two citizens were also wounded in the shooting. While police have used robots to deliver chemical agents […]

This article first appeared on the Cato Institute site. On July 7, Dallas police officers used a bomb robot to kill the suspected perpetrator of a shooting that left five Dallas-area police officers dead and seven others wounded. Two citizens were also wounded in the shooting. While police have used robots to deliver chemical agents […]

This article first appeared on the Council on Foreign Relations site. A revelation about Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server during her time as secretary of state may indicate her preference for using military force over diplomatic considerations. It was known since January that the State Department had subsequently upgraded the classification of […]

This article first appeared on the Council on Foreign Relations site. A revelation about Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server during her time as secretary of state may indicate her preference for using military force over diplomatic considerations. It was known since January that the State Department had subsequently upgraded the classification of […]

Beaten down shares of active camera maker GoPro, which have lost more than three-quarters of their value over the past year, got a rumor-assisted boost on Monday, jumping 13%. The company has taken investors on a roller coaster ride since going public almost two years ago at $24 per share. Excitement about growing camera sales […]

i Police cars on Main Street in Dallas following the sniper shooting during a protest on Thursday. Laura Buckman/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption … read more at: http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2016/07/08/485262777/for-the-first-time-police-used-a-bomb-robot-to-kill

Currently, it takes one day to 3D-print the UAV’s elements, while assembling them takes just 15-20 minutes. The UAV has a wingspan of 2.4 meters, the UAV’s producer United Instrument Manufacturing Corporation (UIMC) said as cited by Russian news agencies. Airbus showcases 3D-printed drone at Aerospace expo in Berlin The drone’s propulsion system is a […]

This was used to corroborate the location of the lynx as staff from the park were able to match it with marks on the ground and the behaviour of the animal. From this a ‘humane capture plan’ was derived, including the placement of baited humane traps. … read more at: http://www.itv.com/news/westcountry/2016-07-11/police-drone-team-locates-escaped-dartmoor-lynx/

Image Credit: WAVY viewer HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — Drone footage from a WAVY viewer captured Sunday night shows heavy police presence on Mercury Boulevard. Groups of people gathered along Mercury to protest for the Black Lives Matter movement. Black Lives Matter protests take place around Hampton Roads 10 On Your Side’s Jason Marks was in Hampton […]

Islamic State fighters are posing a growing threat to US and Iraqi forces by deploying small commercial drones armed with improvised explosives devices or spy cameras that can evade detection, according to the Pentagon. The threat led the Defense Department office charged with monitoring and countering improvised explosive devices to ask that Congress approve shifting $20 […]

Airborne interception. Pic: iStock   Criminals using drones, quadcoptors and other unmanned aerial systems to avoid detection by police and law enforcement will soon find their new toys hijacked to provide evidence against them if an ASX-listed technology developer and exported gets its way. As prison authorities, drug agencies and police try to get to […]

Following the tragic deaths of five police officers in Dallas, Texas, during a rally for Alton Sterling and Philando Castile on Thursday night, the Dallas Police Department deployed a small robot designed to investigate and safely discharge explosives. Officers attached a bomb to the robot ad hoc-style — detonating it and killing the sniper while keeping the investigators […]