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Bio-Drones Made From Fungus And Bacteria Take Flight

By: TechSwarm - If there is any doubt that our reality is quickly becoming stranger than fiction, the latest announcement from researchers at Stanford should lay it to rest. Working in collaboration with green tech company, Ecovative Design, scientists have produced a biodegradable drone that they say will virtually disappear without a trace. The biomaterial that


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


World's First Robot Pilot Ready To Replace Humans (VIDEO)

As if the use of drones and A.I. autonomous systems aren't controversial enough, now researchers in South Korea claim to have developed a humanoid robot called Pibot that can fly any type of aircraft. As you'll see in the video below, one beneficial real-world example for the use of robot pilots would be in dangerous


DHS Is Using Surveillance Drones To Spy On Americans

  By: massprivatei.blogspot.com - The Department of Homeland Security flew drones equipped with video cameras over the United States--away from border and coastal areas--for 1,726 hours from fiscal 2011 through this April, according to the Government Accountability Office. The report, written by Brittany M. Hughes, concludes that aerial drones were indeed flown outside of approved and


An Empire Of Drones And Robots

Is there any doubt that America’s foreign policy, based upon maintaining a global empire, actually makes us less safe? The misgiving is that such intercession has any actual benefits to the citizens of the country. What once was a respected leadership role of non-interventionism in international affairs, has become a dominating imperium for worldwide control


US Scientists Working On Mind-Controlled Drones For Military Use (VIDEO)

University researchers in Texas say they are designing a new type of drone – one that could be controlled simply and only with a soldier’s mind. If successful, the project would allow soldiers to command future drones in ways beyond simple navigational commands. While troops would be able to order a drone to “move left”


U.S. Navy Integrates Autonomous Drones With Manned Missions (VIDEOS)

By: Nicholas West, Activist Post "History" was made in mid-May of last year as Northrop Grumman's X-47B unmanned drone made its first launch at sea from the U.S.S. George H.W. Bush aircraft carrier. While the Navy says it wasn't intended for the immediate war environment, it was heralded by the commander of the Naval Air


Japan Changes Constitution To Join Global Drone Arms Race

It has been predicted that the development of drone surveillance by the U.S. would spark a global race to develop new drone capabilities, leading to a potentially dystopian future of drone wars where combat and even assassinations can be performed by fleets of insect-like microbots. The Washington Post reported in July, 2011: More than 50


BAE Systems Plan Directed Energy Weapons And Drones That Divide To Conquer (VIDEOS)

Today, BAE Systems announced some of their plans for the future including 3D printed drones, directed energy weapons, and.a modular drone called the Transformer because it can fly as a single unit or divide into three separate crafts. BAE describes the drone as follows: The Transformer is a flexible aircraft system that combines smaller jets


California Man Uses Surveillance Drone To Keep An Eye On Cops From Above (VIDEO)

The Los Angeles Police Department is waiting for approval before it begins using a pair of recently acquired unmanned aerial vehicles to monitor events in Southern California, but a local man has already beaten them to the punch. Forty-two-year-old Daniel Saulmon of Torrance, CA has been using a camera-equipped drone of his own during the


The Past And Future Of Drones In The U.S. (Infographic)

Source: CriminalJusticeDegreeHub.com The Past and Future of Drones in the U.S. Americans have a long love affair with aviation, so why should unmanned aviation be any different? Truth is, it probably won’t be, as tens of thousands of unmanned aerial vehicles, also known as drones, will launch into the skies over the U.S. in the


US Drone Pilots Are ‘Stressed’ And ‘Demoralized’ – Official Report

The US Government Accountability Office (GAO) has produced a scathing report detailing the Air Force’s mismanagement of its active-duty drone pilots, who are responsible for the most demanding and deadly missions in the entire US military. US senators asked the GAO to investigate how the Air Force treated its pilots back in 2012, following previous


"Within Ten Years" - All Countries Will Have Weaponized Drones: Report

Update on the global drone arms race. It has been predicted that the development of drone surveillance by the U.S. would spark a global race to develop new drone capabilities, leading to a potentially dystopian future of drone wars where combat and even assassinations can be performed by fleets of insect-like microbots. The Washington Post


Senate Agrees To Keep Obama's Drone Program Secret

The Senate has quietly stripped a provision from an intelligence bill that would have required President Obama to make public each year the number of people killed or injured in targeted killing operations in Pakistan and other countries where the United States uses lethal force. The move highlights the continued resistance inside the government about


US Unleashed Three Days Of Drone Strikes On Yemen, 55 Killed

Dozens are reportedly dead in Yemen, including at least three civilians, as the result of a series of drone strikes that started in the southern part of the country on Saturday and was alleged to still be occurring two days later. By noontime in Washington, DC on Monday, the Associated Press reported that 55 Al-Qaeda militants


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