The recent drone strikes carried out in various locations in the Middle East by the United States have sparked public outrage with leaked reports of innocent civilian casualties along with immense collateral damage to the countries in which the drone strikes were executed. 3,032 more words
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The United Nation’s peace keeping mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO) has deployed two Italian made UAVs for reconnaissance flights. Stationed in Goma, the unarmed aircrafts will assist in watching over North Kivu, a mineral-rich province where armed groups operate.
Drones in Agriculture
Jeff Lorton believes drone technology is the next big thing in agriculture, and he’s determined to make sure it lands in Yamhill County, the center of Oregon’s world-class wine industry. 172 more words
The below essay appears in the current (fall 2013) issue of the Navy Helicopter Association’s quarterly magazine, Rotor Review. I was asked to prepare and submit this essay by its editor, one of my all-star former students at USD - Allison Fletcher, herself a helo-pilot. 1,979 more words
ANN ARBOR (WWJ) – The Ann Arbor defense and security products developer Arotech Corp. (Nasdaq: ARTX) Monday announced more than $700,000 in orders to develop special chargers for batteries which power UAVs. 226 more words