Tag: United States Congress

Weekly Roundup 6/24/17

June 19, 2017 – June 25, 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 In an interview with Robotics Tomorrow,…

Weekly Roundup 4/25/16

4/18/16 – 4/24/16 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 The recently released movie Eye in the Sky…

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 7/6/15

6/29/15 – 7/5/15 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 Until the FAA implements comprehensive regulations for the commercial…

Training Drone Pilots

By Dan Gettinger Earlier this year, despite increasing demand for U.S. drones over Iraq and Syria, the Air Force decided to cut the number of drone missions it flies every day. The move is in response to growing concerns within…

Weekly Roundup 6/15/15

6/8/15 – 6/15/15 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 Pentagon’s 1033 program, which transfers excess military equipment to…

Drones in the Defense Budget: Part Two

By Dan Gettinger On the afternoon of Monday, June 8, 2015, U.S. senators returning from the weekend will tackle the growing conflagration over defense spending. The Senate will resume debate on H.R.1735, the bill authorizing defense spending for Fiscal Year…

Weekly Roundup 3/30/15

3/23/15 – 3/30/15 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 In a lengthy cover story for The Atlantic, James…

Weekly Roundup 1/12/15

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 U.S. Customs and Border Patrol has been flying a fleet of…

Weekly Roundup 5/27

If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. News The U.S. Senate confirmed the appointment of former Department of Justice official David Barron to a seat on the…

Weekly Roundup 5/5

If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. News In an interview with ABC News, U.S. Air Force spokesperson Jennifer Cassidy explained that drone pilots are often “less…