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FAA rule will restrict drones over 133 military bases

The Federal Aviation Administration has restricted drone flights over 133 military bases beginning Friday, the agency has announced. Wright-Patterson Air Force Base was not one of the bases, but it was evaluating the new rules to determine what impact it … Continue reading

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Don’t forget that drones started as military weapons

At the conclusion of World War II, Gen. Henry H. “Hap” Arnold made a prediction: “We have just won a war with a lot of heroes flying around in planes. The next war may be fought by airplanes with no … Continue reading

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US Government Tied in Legal Knot Over Drone Countermeasures at Nuclear Sites

The Pentagon, the Department of Energy and other government entities are all concerned about the threat commercial unmanned aerial systems (UAS) could pose to nuclear sites, but a tangle of legal issues means a solution is still a ways off. … Continue reading

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DARPA’s “Aerial Dragnet” Will Monitor Drones in Cities

While air traffic control systems track, guide and monitor thousands of planes and helicopters every day, one group of sky flyers remains unmonitored: drones. In recent years, small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), such as commercial quadcopters and hobby drones, have … Continue reading

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