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Secret Service Testing Ways To Disable Drones

Middle-of-the-night drone flights near the White House are designed to test ways to thwart potential terror activities using unmanned aircraft.

03/10/2015

Drone on Ship

Senators Urge Federal Court To Make Public Memos Of US Citizens Being Targets Of Anti-Terror Drone Strikes

Saying the government cites “national security” too often to shield information from scrutiny, four U.S. senators urged a federal appeals court Wednesday to divulge more about rules it follows when it makes U.S. citizens the target of anti-terror drone strikes.

02/11/2015

Police Car White House

Drone Maker To Update Software To Block Them From Flying Over Washington

The Chinese maker of a drone that a hobbyist crashed at the White House says it is taking steps to ensure that cannot happen again.

02/04/2015

Obama In India

Obama: Drones Have Potential To Empower People In Ways Unimaginable Just A Decade Ago

The United States has fallen behind technological advancements that have made small drones readily available and must update its laws to ensure safety, President Barack Obama said Tuesday, in his first public comments about a drone that crashed on the White House grounds.

01/27/2015

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FAA Grants Permits For Agriculture, Real Estate Drones

The Federal Aviation Administration on Tuesday issued permits to use drones to monitor crops and photograph properties for sale, marking the first time permission has been granted to companies involved agriculture and real estate.

01/06/2015

Drone Flying

Most Americans Skeptical of Commercial Drones: Poll

Americans are skeptical that the benefits of the heralded drone revolution will outweigh the risks to privacy and safety, although a majority approve of using small, unmanned aircraft for dangerous jobs or in remote areas.

12/23/2014

A new holiday themed video released by the Federal Aviation Administration uses a “Do” and “Don’t” premise to instruct children how to “stay off the naughty list” as they play with unmanned aircraft gifts this year. (MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

FAA Releases ‘Stay Off The Naughty List’ For Holiday Drone Gifts

A new holiday themed video released by the Federal Aviation Administration uses a “Do” and “Don’t” premise to instruct children how to “stay off the naughty list” as they play with unmanned aircraft gifts this year.

12/22/2014

Navy drone laser

Navy Successfully Deploys Drone-Killing Laser

Laser weapon mounted on a Naval vessel in the Arabian Gulf able to shoot down unmanned drones.

12/11/2014

Converted C-130 cargo planes could launch and retrieve unmanned aerial vehicles to extend the range of surveillance missions. (Photo by DAMIEN MEYER/AFP/Getty Images)

Pentagon Wants Flying Aircraft Carriers To Launch Drones

Converted C-130 cargo planes could launch and retrieve unmanned aerial vehicles to extend the range of surveillance missions.

12/09/2014

New system detects unusual behaviors and attempts to thwart cyber attacks against military drones. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Researchers: New System Protects Drones From Hackers

New system detects unusual behaviors and attempts to thwart cyber attacks against military drones.

12/02/2014

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