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Chilean Protesters Take Down a Drone With Laser Pointers

Chilean Protesters Take Down a Drone With Laser Pointers

The low-powered presentation tool/dangerous children’s toy is becoming a weapon of choice for protesters around the world trying to take ...
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Senators Introduce Legislation to Secure Stadiums During Events

Senators Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) and Ed Markey (D-Mass.) introduced the Stadiums Operating under New Guidance (SONG) Act, which gives the ...
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Taiwan Is Investing In Kamikaze Drones To Fend Off A Chinese Invasion

Taiwan Is Investing In Kamikaze Drones To Fend Off A Chinese Invasion

China's saber-rattling is leading Taiwan to try out some unconventional means of defense. A new suicide drone appeared at the ...
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Autonomous Armed Strike Drones

Russia Says It Used Autonomous Armed Strike Drones in a Wargame

But some observers have questions about the claim. Russia’s massive Tsentr-2019 wargame in September included a first: a test of small drones ...
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China Negotiates Autonomous Gunships for Pakistan and Saudi Arabia

China is exporting drones that it advertises as having lethal autonomy to the Middle East, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said ...
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Confidential drone pilot confessions

FAA Drone Safety Awareness Week (November 4 through 10) Manned pilots have for decades confessed their aviation sins in the ...
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Drones Used in Crime Fly Under the Law’s Radar

Drones are increasingly being used by criminals across the country, and local law enforcement agencies are often powerless to stop ...
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CsUAS Enabling Increasingly Sophisticated Attacks

Relatively Simple UAS Are Enabling Increasingly Sophisticated Attacks

The Middle East has seen rapid growth in the use of small armed unmanned aircraft, often modified from consumer drones ...
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California Fires - Drones interfering with wildfire relief efforts

California firefighters unable to fly helicopters due to drones

Ventura County Fire Department Sheriff Bill Ayub says the drones create a safety hazard and are illegal to fly Police ...
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The Unsurprising Surprise Iranian Drone Attack On Oil

The Unsurprising Surprise Iranian Drone Attack On Oil

Why is everyone so surprised about Iran’s surprise drone attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil production? Everything about the drone war ...
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Encroaching Drones Usually Go Unseen by Pilots

Skilled pilots approaching a runway usually can’t see small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) encroaching on their airspace, and they virtually ...
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Drones battle over the city at night time

The Drone Wars Are Already Here

The skies of Syria, Yemen, and Libya swarm with armed and dangerous unmanned aerial vehicles. And the technology is spreading ...
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