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Attorney General Eric Holder stated on Tuesday that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and Explosives is currently exploring options for the use of domestic drones. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Holder: ATF ‘In Process’ Of Planning, Using Domestic Drones

Attorney General Eric Holder stated on Tuesday that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and Explosives is currently exploring options for the use of domestic drones.

04/09/2014

Predator Drone (credit: General Atomics/Getty Images)

FAA Names Virginia Tech Among Test Sites for Drones

Universities in Virginia, Maryland and New Jersey were among those selected Monday to collaborate on developing test sites for drones, a technology one U.S. senator compared to the development of the cellphone.

12/30/2013

Federal officials are acknowledging widespread drone access to U.S. skies faces significant hurdles and will take longer than Congress expected. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

FAA: Drone Access To US Skies Will Be Long Process

Federal officials are acknowledging widespread drone access to U.S. skies faces significant hurdles and will take longer than Congress expected.

11/07/2013

One year after President Obama vowed to create greater transparency and guidelines for drone strikes, a new bipartisan report from senior military and intelligence officials warns the “secret war” of lethal drone strikes risks putting the U.S. on a “slippery slope” toward perpetual war. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Justice Department Spent Nearly $5M On Domestic Drones

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.

09/26/2013

Artist rendering of Sea Ghost drone. (credit: Lockheed Martin)

Lockheed Martin Unveils Plans For ‘Precision Strike System’ Drone

One of the largest U.S. government defense contractors unveiled its latest “killer” drone plans for the Navy.

08/03/2012

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