Idaho farmer Robert Blair isn’t waiting around for federal aviation officials to work out rules for drones. He and a friend built their own, outfitting it with cameras and using it to monitor his 1,500 acres.
Sen. Rand Paul – who filibustered for 13 hours in March against the confirmation of CIA head John Brennan to protest the Obama administration’s use of drones – doesn’t have a problem with Amazon using the unmanned aircraft as a delivery service.
Amazon.com is working on a way to get customers their goods in 30 minutes or less — by drone.
Federal officials are acknowledging widespread drone access to U.S. skies faces significant hurdles and will take longer than Congress expected.
A United Nations report says unmanned aerial vehicles are the weapons of choice in modern warfare.
In just half a term, the Kentucky Republican has shaken up Congress and in some ways the country with his brand of libertarian populism, filibustering President Barack Obama’s CIA director earlier this year and leading the fight against authorizing U.S. military action in Syria.
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.
Federal aviation officials are warning that people who fire guns at drones could be prosecuted or fined.
According to a recent study conducted by a US military adviser, drone strikes has killed 10 times more civilians than manned aircrafts.
Obama: Not ‘Constitutional For The Government To Target Or Kill Any US Citizen’ With A Drone Without Due Process
President Obama revealed clearer guidelines for drone strikes during a counterterrorism policy speech Thursday.