Updates to the FY17 Defense Budget Request

By Dan Gettinger In late February, the Pentagon released the budget justification books for Special Operations Command, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and the Missile Defense Agency. Combined, these three departments have allocated $503.3 million to drone procurement, research and…

Weekly Roundup 2/22/16

2/15/16 – 2/21/16 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 In October, the White House announced that it…

The American Drone Base in Cameroon

Imagery Update         By Dan Gettinger Garoua, a city in northern Cameroon, lies along the Benue River approximately 30 miles east of the Nigerian border. Across the runway from the main terminal at Garoua International Airport sits a…

Weekly Roundup 2/15/16

2/8/16 – 2/14/16 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 Last week, the Pentagon released its proposed budget…

Drone Spending in the FY17 Defense Budget

  On February 9, 2016, President Obama unveiled the federal government’s Fiscal Year 2017 budget. The proposed request includes $587.2 billion in military spending, which is split between a $523.9 billion base budget and a $58.8 billion Overseas Contingency Operations…