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By Guest Author On Tuesday, March 27th, 2018
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Manual vs Autonomous Detailed AERIAL INSPECTION

When you need to deploy the monitoring system based on drones, there is a choice between the manual and the automatic control schemes. The latter option is not yet widespread. Moreover, some people are suspicious More...

By Guest Author On Monday, February 19th, 2018
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Drones in the News: What You Need To Know

Whether or not you have a drone, chances are pretty likely that you’ve seen them in the news lately. There’s been an explosion in the drone industry for the last few years or so, and the capability and More...

By Adam Lee On Thursday, June 25th, 2015
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How the US Military is Using Computer Technology

Over the years, computers have evolved into so much more than what they were originally meant to be used for. No longer are they just for computing numbers. Today’s computers allow us to reach across the world, More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, January 29th, 2015
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Working Together: Unmanned Aircraft Fanatics and the FAA

For years, enthusiasts have wanted lax regulation concerning unmanned aircraft. It’s understandable. You have a hobby. The government restricts you. You want the government to back down. Now, many people are getting More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, April 8th, 2014
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Walter Jones and Adam Schiff introduce bill requiring yearly report on drone casualties

How many people were, and are killed  by US drone attacks? A bipartisan, retroactive bill was introduced in the US Congress last week that would require an annual report on drone casualties in an effort to make More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, March 18th, 2014
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Ex-Obama supporter, Carey Wedler: ‘Mr. Obama, you are the biggest fraud that has ever been perpetrated on the American people’

Whether it’s referring to the President as the “war criminal-in-chief” or burning a “vintage” Obama shirt on a YouTube video, this former strong Obama supporter has had enough of the More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, December 5th, 2013
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Amazon drone delivery program creates a divide over privacy and Jeff Bezos

The announcement of Amazon using drones to deliver packages has riled privacy watchdogs, some journalists and even certain members of Congress. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos discussed the so-called “Octocopters” More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, December 4th, 2013
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Maryland: Drones class developed for Anne Arundel schools

Press Release ARINC Incorporated today announced that it has partnered with the Anne Arundel County Public School System (AACPS) to develop a class on Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) for students participating in More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, November 27th, 2013
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Pakistan unveils first domestically built drones, Burraq and Shahpar

After years of criticism and outrage over the United States use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), or drones, over the skies of Pakistan, the military announced Monday the deployment of the country’s first More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 27th, 2013
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DOJ IG: Feds using drones to help police since 2006, expanding aid to ATF

The FBI has been using drones to support its law enforcement operations since 2006 and has spent more than $3 million on the unmanned aircraft, the Justice Department’s internal watchdog said Thursday. Festo Smartbird More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, August 24th, 2013
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Missouri and Nebraska ‘drone journalism’ programs grounded by FAA

For most of the year, the journalism programs at the University of Missouri and the University of Nebraska have used unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) or drones to capture footage from “hard-to-reach” news More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, August 19th, 2013
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What’s new in Iran’s school curriculum? How to shoot down drones

“Defensive preparedness” will be part of the new school curriculum, according to General Ali Fazli, commander of the Basij militia. Image/CIA What does this entail? “The hunting of spy drones … More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, August 18th, 2013
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The majority of Americans know little to nothing about the use of domestic drones: Poll

A new poll concerning American’s attitudes toward domestic drone use was published recently by Monmouth University, and it reveals some interesting revelations on how the public feels about this controversial More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013
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Colorado town to consider ordinance creating drone hunting licenses, FAA issues warning

The town board of the small farming town of Deer Trail, Colorado will be voting on an ordinance that would create drone hunting licenses and offer bounties for unmanned aerial vehicles. Image/Video Screen Shot However, More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, July 9th, 2013
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Rand Paul sends second letter to FBI Director Robert Mueller after first letter goes unanswered

About two and a half weeks ago, Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) sent a letter to Robert Mueller, the Director of the FBI, after he said  to the Senate Judiciary Committee that the agency he leads uses drones to conduct More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, June 18th, 2013
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Muslim lawyers group calls for Obama to be arrested over ‘five times more’ drone attacks than Bush in 8 years

The Muslim Lawyers Association in Johannesburg wants US President Barack Obama arrested and tried for war crimes when he arrives in South Africa on June 29. The MLA has submitted a 600-plus-page request to the Office More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, February 18th, 2013
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FAA and Obama administration moving quickly to get drones over US airspace

While a national debate has erupted over the Obama administration’s lethal drone strikes overseas, federal authorities have stepped up efforts to license surveillance drones for law enforcement and other uses More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, February 16th, 2013
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Bipartisan privacy bill introduced in House to protect US citizens from drones

A bipartisan bill introduced by Reps. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) and Ted Poe (R-TX) Thursday, if passed, will establish due process protections for Americans against government-operated unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), More...

By Judy Aron On Tuesday, February 12th, 2013
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Drone Manhunt In Progress, first official ‘drone hunt’ in US history

Like something out of a dystopian sci-fi novel, the State of California and Federal government are currently hunting down a man using heat seeking drones. That man is ex LAPD (Los Angeles Police Department) cop More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, February 4th, 2013
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FBI using drones to fly over and ‘study’ Jimmy Lee Dykes bunker

An ABC report revealed some more details of Jimmy Lee Dykes attacking an Alabama school bus of students, threatening them before taking Ethan hostage and killing the driver Charles Poland. Now the standout enters More...


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