Weekly Roundup 6/25/18

June 18, 2018 – June 24, 2018 If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. Top Stories More than thirty Chinese military and government agencies have deployed birdlike surveillance drones in law enforcement operations over at least five of …

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 charge by crashing into its targets, more like a rocket …

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 by less technologically advanced militaries, militias, and non-state actors with …