The Drone Databook” is an in-depth survey of the military drone capabilities of over 100 countries around the globe that are known to possess and operate unmanned aircraft. This study includes information about each country’s active drone inventories, drone units, training programs, active acquisition and development efforts, infrastructure, drone exports, and operational experiences.




March 2020 — “Drone Databook Update: March 2020

September 2019 — “The Drone Databook


RELATED articles and projects


CSD @ The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists – “Turkey’s military drones: an export product that’s disrupting NATO

CSD @ The Center for a New American Security – The Drone Database




Wall Street Journal, “Military Drones Now Common to Nearly 100 Nations, Report Finds”