Category: Press

Report: Drone Registrations

On November 14, 2017, the Federal Aviation Administration publicly released a database of every drone registration up to October 31, 2017. This preliminary report is the first detailed analysis of the dataset. Key Takeaways As of October 31, 2017, there…

Report: Drones in the 2018 Defense Budget

Press Contact: Mark Primoff 845-758-7412 primoff@bard.edu FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE U.S. MILITARY SPENDING ON DRONES SET TO JUMP 21 PERCENT IN 2018 TO $6.97 BILLION, SAYS NEW REPORT FROM THE CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF THE DRONE AT BARD COLLEGE Study…

Datasheet: Amazon’s Drone Patents

Today, the Center for the Study of the Drone published “Amazon’s Drone Patents,” a survey of the more than 60 patents that Amazon has been awarded in recent years for its planned drone delivery program. The study found that the…

Drones at Home: Public Safety Drones

Today the Center for the Study of the Drone published “Public Safety Drones,” an in-depth study on the acquisition of drones by police, sheriff, and other public safety agencies in the U.S. This is the second instalment in a three-part series on…

Drones at Home: Local and State Drone Laws

Today the Center for the Study of the Drone published “Local and State Drone Laws,” the first study in a three-part series on drone use and regulations at the local level in the U.S. The second and third studies in…

Report: The Drone Revolution Revisited

Press Contact: Mark Primoff 845-758-7412 primoff@bard.edu NEW REPORT FROM THE CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF THE DRONE AT BARD COLLEGE OFFERS DETAILED PORTRAIT OF MAJOR MILITARY DRONE TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMS OF THE PAST DECADE First Comprehensive Study of 36 Air, Ground,…

Press: Drone Sightings and Close Encounters Report

Press Contact: Mark Primoff 845-758-7412 primoff@bard.edu NEW REPORT FROM CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF THE DRONE AT BARD COLLEGE OFFERS COMPREHENSIVE STUDY OF POSSIBLE RISKS DRONES POSE TO AIRCRAFT Study Finds 327 “Close Encounters” in which Drones Presented Hazards  to Manned…