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US drone attacks controlled from military bases in Germany

US military sites in Germany are playing a key role in the use of American combat drones to target the killing of people in Africa. According to reports from the Süddeutsche…

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American drone base in India? Pentagon plans use of Port Blair as possible site in case of offensive against China

  Port Blair might not be anything more than a vacation spot for most Indians, but a new Pentagon-commissioned report seeks to turn it into something radically different: a base…

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The Navy Is Working On A Drone Ship To Track Submarines

The drone war taking place over the skies of Afghanistan, carrying out remotely-piloted attacks on terrorist targets, will soon take an unexpected turn — underwater. The new ‘drone ship’ is…

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Fearsome UK Robot Aircraft Is Semi-Autonomous and Will Fly in 2013

There’s a robotic arms race on. We recently covered the US Navy’s X-47B drone, a stealth jet capable of landing autonomously on an aircraft carrier. Well, not to be outdone by its…

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7 Obscure, Remote and Super-Geeky Military Bases

  The military doesn’t always pick prime real estate for its bases. Often it prefers strange, far-flung and obscure parts of the world — particularly when it comes to its…

A drone flown from the base was used in September 2011 to kill Anwar al-Awlaki, a US-citizen who was alleged to be AQAP’s external operations chief.

Report reveals secret US drone base in Saudi Arabia

The US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has been using a secret drone airbase in Saudi Arabia for the last two years, according to a BBC report. The base was established in order…

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US Establishes Drone Base in Niger, Targets Regional Militia

  The United States of America is planning to establish a drone base in Niger, a country sandwiched between Nigeria and Mali, two nations that have been under attack from…

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Meet ARGUS: The World’s Highest Resolution Video Surveillance Platform

DARPA shows off 1.8-gigapixel surveillance drone, can spot a terrorist from 20,000 feet DARPA and the US Army have taken the wraps off ARGUS-IS, a 1.8-gigapixel video surveillance platform that…

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Japanese Security Firm to Start Renting Surveillance Drones

We’ve got this little quadrotor from Japan that’s trying to be the next level of paranoia in private security. The drone itself is made by zee Germans over at Ascending Technologies,…

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VADER: drone-based system automatically spots and tracks people from 25,000 feet

The Army is looking to award another three-year contract to keep the Vehicle and Dismount Exploitation Radar (VADER) system, first tested in 2009, up and running. VADER is capable of…

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Israel to use drones in Azerbaijan for possible Iran strike

Israel plans to use unmanned drones it deployed in Azerbaijan to preemptively strike Iranian missile sites in the event of a war, the London-based Sunday Times reported. The report comes…

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Army Wants Tiny Suicidal Drone to Kill From 6 Miles Away

Thought the Army’s Raven drone was tiny? The Army now wants a new drone, called the Lethal Miniature Aerial Munition System, that’s weighs just just 5 pounds. And unlike the…

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America’s deadly double tap drone attacks are ‘killing 49 people for every known terrorist in Pakistan’

Study found war against violent Islamists has become increasingly deadly Researchers blame common tactic now being used – the ‘double-tap’ strike Drone strikes condemned for their ineffectiveness in targeting militants…

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‘Green Brain’ project to create an autonomous flying robot with a honey bee brain

The team will build models of the systems in the brain that govern a honey bee‘s vision and sense of smell. Using this information, the researchers aim to create the…

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Iran’s Flying Saucer Drone, Zohal

Yes, This is the image Iranian state sponsored news agencies used to make the announcement Iran rounds out its mad scientist air cavalry with Zohal the flying saucer According to…