Tag: Domestic Drones

ScanEagle: A Small Drone Making a Big Impact

By Dan Gettinger, @GettDan On December 26, 2013, the day after bombs killed 37 people in Baghdad, the New York Times reported that the United States was secretly selling drones and missiles to the Iraqi government in order to aid the…

Weekly Roundup 12/9

If you would like to receive the Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. At the Center for the Study of the Drone Alice Ross leads the Covert Drone War project at the Bureau of…

Weekly Roundup 12/2

If you would like to receive the Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page.  At the Center for the Study of the Drone On November 26, an Israeli mall and cinema complex was converted into…

Mall Drones in Israel

By Andrew Beale On November 26, at the Cinema City Mall in Rishon LeZion, Israel, between the sunglasses stand and the entrance to the movie theater, exactly where you might expect to find a shiny new Nissan, a different kind…

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.…

Weekly Roundup 9/2

To receive our roundup in your inbox, subscribe at the bottom of the page. News A drone strike is reported to have killed five people in Yemen, including al-Qaeda leader Qaeed al-Dhahab, commander of the Radaa district. (Al-Jazeera) Four militants…

Weekend Roundup 2/23

Foreign: Three important articles coming from the Grey Lady this week. 100 US troops have been sent to Niger to establish a Predator drone base in Niamey, the capital. It turns out that fighting from a Nevada air base incurs…

Drone News Roundup 2/17

A new medal for drone pilots is causing uproar among veterans organizations. They argue that the pilots, operating from the safety of an American Air Force base, should not be awarded a medal category that outranks the Purple Heart. The…