DARPA's Autonomous Microdrones Designed To Patrol Inside Houses (VIDEOS)

By: Nicholas West | Techswarm – As drone expert, P.W. Singer said, “At this point, it doesn’t really matter if you are against the technology, because it’s coming.” According to Singer, “The miniaturization of drones is where it really gets interesting. You can use these things anywhere, put them anyplace, and the target will never even

Laser Equipped Drones Could Arrive Within 2 Years (VIDEOS)

By: Nicholas West, Tech Swarm | The global drone arms race continues to accelerate. Now that it’s a foregone conclusion that every country will have armed drones within 10 years, the only race left is to acquire the most powerful weaponized drones – preferably coupled with the most sophisticated anti-drone technology. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems,

Good Kill

Op ED Commentary                                 ” …  Not in Our Stars…..”  Just watched Andrew Niccol’s new film Good Kill. In it we have an Air Force unit stationed in Las Vegas that monitors the Taliban through satellites 7000 miles away… then presses the button and shoots drone missiles at them… and kills them. O f course,

DHS Drones Equipped To Eavesdrop On Americans

The US Department of Homeland Security already has an arsenal of drones to be deployed for whatever the agency deems fit, but the actual capabilities of those vehicles exceed what many Americans may expect. The unmanned drones being used inside of the United States right now can’t shoot Hellfire missiles like their overseas counterparts. They

It Begins: US Drones Attack Syria’s Military

On September 11, a publication called Russian Spring reported US unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) attacks on Syrian military positions – “disguised as an airstrike on ISIS.” Syrian journalists learned details of what’s happening. Numerous civilians were killed. According to Syrian military sources, covert US drone strikes against its forces and positions happened before, part of

60 Police Departments Testing Drones In The US; More To Come As “Public Grows Comfortable”

By: Joe Wright | Anyone who was called crazy for shouting from the rooftops back in 2005 when the first sign of drone testing in the United States was uncovered appears to have been vindicated.  Small comfort as we are finally coming face to face with the consequences of our apathy. North Dakota made international

Drones On A Leash - Could ''Tethered Drones'' Increase Safety Or Expand Permanent Surveillance?

By: Jason Erickson, Tech Swarm | Although drones have been all but welcomed into American skies by the U.S. government, the devil still remains in the details. The proliferation of drones for hobby, commercial, or law enforcement has faced some significant setbacks, while still marching forward as though it’s inevitable that drones will be part

Pentagon Plans Escalated Drone Killings

Drones are instruments of state terror. Washington’s official narrative is pure rubbish – claiming terrorists alone are targeted, civilians aren’t killed, and drone warfare makes America safer. Fact: Attacks are indiscriminate extrajudicial executions – in flagrant violation of core international law. Fact: Few so-called “high value” targets are eliminated. Fact: Large numbers of civilian men,

The Ongoing Mission To Teach Drones To Think For Themselves

By: Tech Swarm | The popular term “drone,” which conjures images of remote-controlled flying zombies, is becoming less and less descriptive of the latest unmanned aerial vehicles. New applications are requiring more autonomy and intelligence from UAVs. “When people think about drones, they largely think of big military assets that are flying high in the

Hundreds Of Scientists Issue Warning Letter, What’s Inside Will Drop Your Jaw (VIDEO)

At the (IJCAI) held in Buenos Aires last month, various scientists, physicists, biologists, robotics engineers, and hundreds of other AI experts confessed their concerns via a warning letter stating that the use of Artificial Intelligence to engage select targets without human intervention could cause major problems in the future if something isn’t done now to

Israel Bombs Lebanon

Sunday reports indicate an Israeli warplane bombed a remote Lebanese Bekaa region to destroy one of its drones apparently downed. An IDF spokeswoman declined to comment. A Lebanese security source said it’s not entirely clear what happened “but most probably it was an Israeli airstrike to destroy its downed drone” – whether because of mechanical

Defeating Drones: How To Build A Thermal Evasion Suit (VIDEO)

This article was written by Brandon Smith and the included video was a joint project between Oath Keepers and Alt-Market Asymmetric tactics rely on the idea of fighting smarter, rather than fighting directly, against a larger or more technologically advanced aggressor. It means turning your opponent’s strengths into weaknesses. For instance, if your opponent relies

Corporations Are Helping NASA Track Every Drone In The Sky

By: Graham Templeton | Extreme Tech – These days, drones are causing a lot of, if not problems, certainly headlines. They are popping up near secure areas, over flight paths, and outside the windows of pretty ladies. The obvious solution to the problem of ballooning use of drones is the same as the historical solution

Why Elites Love Drones

By: Robert J. Burrowes |  I sometimes read that drone strikes are counterproductive to western security interests because each person killed by a drone results in more new ‘terrorists’. See, for example, ‘The more civilians US drones kill in the Mideast, the more radicals they create’. http://rt.com/op-edge/252705-drone-operation-us-strategy-military/. However, this analysis completely fails to understand what

Just Google It: Info On How To Hack A Military Drone Is Already Online

By: Sputnik News | The information necessary to hack a military drone is freely available to the public, in academic publications and online documents, according to an Israeli defense manufacturer. One such paper was published just a month before Iran claimed it downed a CIA stealth drone in 2011, Esti Peshin said Monday at the Defensive Cyberspace Operations

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