Tag: DARPA

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,…

Weekly Roundup 7/4/16

June 27, 2016 – July 3, 2016  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 The ongoing conflict in Iraq…

Weekly Roundup 5/16/16

5/9/16 – 5/15/16 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 Companies that offer a range of end-to-end drone…

Updates to the FY17 Defense Budget Request

By Dan Gettinger In late February, the Pentagon released the budget justification books for Special Operations Command, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and the Missile Defense Agency. Combined, these three departments have allocated $503.3 million to drone procurement, research and…

Weekly Roundup 1/4/16

12/28/15 – 1/3/16 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 2015 was a busy year in the drone world.…

Year in Review: The DARPA Drones

By Dan Gettinger On Monday, December 14, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work outlined the pillars of the “third offset strategy,” a plan to develop the technologies that will maintain the  American military’s technological superiority. Speaking at the Center…

Weekly Roundup 9/28/15

9/21/15 – 9/27/15 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 One year ago, the British Parliament authorized military intervention…

Weekly Roundup 6/8/15

6/1/15-6/7/15 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 The House and Senate have released proposed Pentagon budget bills that…

Chronicle of the Salty Dogs: The X-47B

By Roger Connor Retired in April 2015, the U.S. Navy’s two Northrop Grumman X-47B unmanned air vehicles – known by their call signs as Salty Dog 501 and Salty Dog 502 – represent the most significant progress in Unmanned Combat…

Weekly Roundup 1/26/15

We are pleased to mark the 100th edition of our Weekly Roundup of drone news, commentary and analysis, art, and technology. We sent out the first Roundup almost two years ago to a group of Bard students who were taking…

Weekly Roundup 11/4

At the Center for the Study of the Drone While aerial drones dominate the media spotlight, their lowly ground-based counterparts are quickly developing and proliferating around the world, with profound consequences for the future of warfighting. We explore the strange…

Weekly Roundup 9/23

If you would like to receive the Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe below.  News According to FireEye, a cybersecurity company, the targets of Chinese cyber attacks on the United States have been the American defense contractors who manufacturer drones.…