Weekly Roundup 2/27/17

February 20, 2017 – February 26, 2017 If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. At the Center for the Study of the Drone Dronescapes is a collection…

Portfolio: Dronescapes by Kathryn Brimblecombe-Fox

Kathryn Brimblecombe-Fox is an Australian painter whose work explores moral and ethical questions regarding the use of drones for military operations. Working under the massive Western Queensland skies, her paintings reflect an anxiety over the future and meaning of surveillance…

Weekly Roundup 2/20/17

February 13, 2017 – February 19, 2017 If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. News Telecommunications firm Verizon has acquired Skyward, a drone operations management company. Skyward…

Weekly Roundup 2/13/17

February 6, 2017 – February 12, 2017 If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. At the Center for the Study of the Drone Loitering munitions are a…

Loitering Munitions In Focus

In the early history of unmanned aviation, the distinction between a drone and guided missile was not always well defined. The World War One-era Kettering Bug, regarded to be one of the first drones, was designed to deliver an explosive…

Weekly Roundup 2/6/17

January 30, 2017 – February 5, 2017 If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. News Israel has reportedly eased export restrictions on military drones in order to boost…

Weekly Roundup 1/30/17

January 23, 2017 – January 29, 2017 If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. At the Center for the Study of the Drone A growing number of…

The Drone Database

A growing number of countries are developing or acquiring unmanned aircraft systems. These drones are playing an ever-larger role in conflicts around the world. For example, we identified 38 drones made in six countries that are active in the conflict…

Weekly Roundup 1/23/17

January 16, 2017 – January 22, 2017 If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. News Two suspected U.S. drone strikes in Yemen killed at least three members…

Weekly Roundup 1/16/17

January 9, 2017 – January 15, 2017 If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. News Popular French hobby drone maker Parrot laid off 290 out of 840…

Weekly Roundup 1/9/17

January 2, 2017 – January 8, 2017 If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. At the Center for the Study of the Drone We are delighted to…