Tag: Global Hawk

Need to Know: Weather Drones

By Matt Windsor In August, the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) upgraded Tropical Storm Gaston to Hurricane Gaston. This in itself was not unusual—NOAA upgrades and downgrades storms often—except that this time it did so as a result of…

Weekly Roundup 7/11/16

July 4, 2016 – July 10, 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 Growing numbers of robots are…

Weekly Roundup 2/8/16

2/1/16 – 2/7/16 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 Today the Center for the Study of the Drone…

Weekly Roundup 11/23/15

11/16/15 — 11/22/15 If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. News A task force established by the Department of Transportation and the Federal Aviation Administration has recommended that…

What You Need to Know About Ash Carter

Need to Know provides context and resources to help you get a better understanding of recent developments in the world of drones. By Dan Gettinger, @GettDan On December 5, President Obama nominated Ash Carter to replace Chuck Hagel as the secretary…

South Korea on Alert for Drones

By Dan Gettinger The South Korean government is warning its citizens to be on the lookout for any North Korean drones. The Center for the Study of the Drone acquired photographs of signs posted near the Demilitarized Zone that warn…

Weekly Roundup 9/22

If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. News A spokesperson for the Israeli Defense Forces confirmed that an Israeli drone crashed in southern Lebanon, near the border town…

Weekly Roundup 6/3

If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. News The Los Angeles Police Department announced that it has acquired two drones that it is considering deploying for a…

The Rise of the Drone Lobby

By Arthur Holland Michel On September 24, Bloomberg News reported that in the past year the defence contractor Northrop Grumman has greatly increased its lobbying spending to fight proposed cuts to the military’s Global Hawk drones, which Grumman makes. Grumman…