Tag: US Military

Drone Bases Updates

This dynamic post will provide regular updates regarding the deployment of drones in military operations as new developments occur and as new information becomes available. The entries will place the latest developments in context. Mianwali, Pakistan 32°33’47N 71°34’15″E January 5,…

Weekly Roundup 11/6/17

October 30, 2017 – November 5, 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 Broadly,…

Weekly Roundup 10/30/17

October 23, 2017 – October 29, 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 Next year, the U.S. Department…

Report: Drones in the 2018 Defense Budget

Press Contact: Mark Primoff 845-758-7412 primoff@bard.edu FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE U.S. MILITARY SPENDING ON DRONES SET TO JUMP 21 PERCENT IN 2018 TO $6.97 BILLION, SAYS NEW REPORT FROM THE CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF THE DRONE AT BARD COLLEGE Study…

Weekly Roundup 8/14/17

August 7, 2017 – August 13, 2017 If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. News Two U.S. airstrikes targeted members of al-Shabab in Somalia. In a statement, the…

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 4/10/17

April 3, 2017 – April 9, 2017 If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. Public Safety Drones Police and first responder drones were once a sci-fi fantasy; now…

Weekly Roundup 3/13/17

March 6, 2017 – March 12, 2017 If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. News Germany reportedly intends to acquire the Northrop Grumman MQ-4C Triton high-altitude surveillance…

Weekly Roundup 2/20/17

February 13, 2017 – February 19, 2017 If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. News Telecommunications firm Verizon has acquired Skyward, a drone operations management company. Skyward…

Weekly Roundup 2/13/17

February 6, 2017 – February 12, 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 Loitering munitions are a…

Loitering Munitions In Focus

In the early history of unmanned aviation, the distinction between a drone and guided missile was not always well defined. The World War One-era Kettering Bug, regarded to be one of the first drones, was designed to deliver an explosive…

Weekly Roundup 2/6/17

January 30, 2017 – February 5, 2017 If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. News Israel has reportedly eased export restrictions on military drones in order to boost…