Tag: Russia

Drones Operating in Syria and Iraq

In Syria and Iraq today, there are more drones, made in more countries, and flown by more groups, than in any previous conflict. Once primarily the domain of technologically advanced militaries such as the United States, drones are being adopted…

Weekly Roundup 10/12/15

10/5/15 – 10/11/15 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 MQ-9 Reaper is perhaps the most famous military…

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 1/19/15

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 As the drone industry grows and becomes more complex, it is both…

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…

Weekly Roundup 3/18

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 administration of George W. Bush was widely criticized for its…

“Drones Are Not Toys”: The Russian Program

By Dan Gettinger On April 20, 2008, a Russian MiG fighter shot down a Georgian unmanned surveillance drone over Abkhazia, a separatist region that declared independence in 1999 and maintained a close allegiance to the Kremlin. In response to what…

Weekly Roundup 2/24

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 On February 4, we held “Rules of Engagement: The Legal, Ethical…

Weekly Roundup 1/14

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 In order to correct what we deemed to be an under-representation…

Weekly Roundup 9/9

To receive our roundup in your inbox, subscribe at the bottom of the page. News A 19-year-old teenager was killed in New York City after being struck in the head by his remote-controlled helicopter. (BBC News) An American drone strike in…

Weekend Roundup 8/5

To receive our roundup in your inbox, subscribe at the bottom of the page. News Three suspected al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula militants were killed in a particularly active week of drone strikes in Yemen. (Reuters) During an official visit…