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. Semnan, Iran 35°23’46.61”N 53°39’50.66” September 4,…

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…

Weekly Roundup 12/26/16

December 19, 2016 – December 25, 2016   If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. News U.S. Central Command announced that U.S. forces killed 28 suspected members of…

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 11/21/16

November 14, 2016 – November 20, 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 In our ongoing effort…