Russian drone manufacturer Kronstadt Group said that it will produce a heavy combat unmanned aircraft within the next five years, according to the company’s director, who announced the planned giant at an arms expo outside Moscow on Tuesday. “The program in question is planned for three years,” Kronstadt boss, Armen Isakian, told Russian news agency Interfax at the […]

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By Larry Hobbs The Brunswick News GLYNN COUNTY, Ga. — There was a time when a suspect who wanted to evade arrest could cause local police considerable difficulties by scampering off into the expansive marshes of Glynn County. But thanks to emerging 21st Century technology, those marshes just got a lot smaller for folks seeking to […]

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Breckenridge Town Council is poised to act where the Colorado Legislature has not, as council prepares to consider an ordinance Tuesday that would regulate unmanned aerial drones. Passage of an ordinance clearly spelling out what drone operators, commercial or recreational, may and may not do in Breckenridge. The Federal Aviation Administration has taken the lead […]

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By Larry Hobbs The Brunswick News GLYNN COUNTY, Ga. — There was a time when a suspect who wanted to evade arrest could cause local police considerable difficulties by scampering off into the expansive marshes of Glynn County. But thanks to emerging 21st Century technology, those marshes just got a lot smaller for folks seeking to […]

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Ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump’s Monday night speech to outline his strategy for the 16-year-war in Afghanistan—which reportedly will be “a total abandonment” of his campaign promises and “a continuation of a failed strategy taken by his two predecessors”—journalist and foreign policy expert Jeremy Scahill argues that under Trump, “very little has changed” with […]

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The U.S. Navy’s future drone tanker has begun to break cover. In mid-August 2017, the first photos appeared depicting Northrop Grumman’s entry in the Navy’s Carrier-Based Aerial Refueling System, or CBARS — the years-long effort to produce the first drone warplane for the Navy’s carrier air wings. The photos, obtained by trade publication Aviation Week, […]

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At a state park last week, we saw a man climb over a wood railing, right where it was signed “Closed, in repair.” He then slid down an eroded bank into a ravine to a streambed — and then operated a drone, rigged with a micro video camera, up and down a canyon. Dozens who […]

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By Tiffany Ditto / tiffany.ditto@ardmoreite.com Hovering above the park, the remotely operated drone flies around. Some parents give a nervous glance, like the government may be watching them or someone is filming their every move. Little do they know, it’s just a hobbyist enjoying a sunny day.Blake Scott, 21, is the hobbyist, and as remote […]

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