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What’s Right with our Schools: Air Force Donates Drone to Dublin High J.R.O.T.C.

“Dublin High School’s J.R.O.T.C program takes on new heights with a donation from the U.S. Air Force. A drone, or quad copter as the program leader Lt. Col. Scott Ostrow says, helps the cadets learn more about aerospace science.” By: … Continue reading

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Sorry, UFO Hunters: Area 51 Just Banned Hobby Drones

“There’s some bad news for anyone trying to use their drone to find out what the U.S. government is up to at Area 51. Unmanned aerial vehicles are now banned from flying near the facility. That’s according to a new … Continue reading

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The Pentagon looks to laser-equipped UAVs to resurrect its anti-ballistic missile program

“When the Pentagon first commissioned an anti-ballistic missile system (i.e. a Boeing 747 with a chemical laser attached to its nose), it spent roughly five years and $16 billion trying to perfect the tech. Unfortunately, the initiative crashed and burned … Continue reading

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More Air Force drones are crashing than ever as mysterious new problems emerge

“A record number of Air Force drones crashed in major accidents last year, documents show, straining the U.S. military’s fleet of robotic aircraft when it is in more demand than ever for counterterrorism missions in an expanding array of war … Continue reading

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