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DoD Introduces Contest for New Drones that Fly Like Bats and Insects

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has announced a new initiative to support scientific research for the development of drones that fly like bats and insects. The Department of Defense (DoD) introduced the Defense Enterprise Science Initiative (DESI), “a new … Continue reading

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Can You Teach Drones to Hunt Each Other? Falcons May Hold the Secret

Falcons might be the secret to defeating drones. As unmanned aerial vehicles become cheaper and more accessible, everyone from police forces to the International Air Transport Association to the U.S. Military are looking for ways to overpower drones. Now zoology … Continue reading

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Researchers Developing Autonomous Drone Swarms Under DARPA Grant

An Oregon State University (OSU) computer science professor is part of a team that will receive up to $7.1 million to develop a small-drone swarm infrastructure to help the U.S. military in urban combat, OSU recently announced. The contract is … Continue reading

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Trump administration program to test expanded drone use

President Donald Trump launched a program on Wednesday to expand testing of drones to include flights over people, nighttime operations and flights out of sight of the operator, the White House said. The pilot program aims to speed up the … Continue reading

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