Tag Archives: Drone

Culture Gap

I read this cartoon and understood each reference. I wonder how many people know what an MRAP, one bird or a shot dog represents. I doubt most people know who Cliven Bundy is. Yet. David DeGerolamo

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Russia says intercepted US drone over Crimea: arms group

A United States surveillance drone has been intercepted above the Ukranian region of Crimea, a Russian state arms and technology group said Friday. “The drone was flying at about 4,000 metres (12,000 feet) and was virtually invisible from the ground. … Continue reading

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Iranian Hack of Navy Computers Bigger Than Thought

An Iranian hack of the Navy’s largest unclassified computer network reportedly took more than four months to resolve, raising concern among some lawmakers about security gaps exposed by the attack. The Wall Street Journal, citing current and former U.S. officials, reported … Continue reading

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Obama may be targeting US citizen with drone strike

From YouTube: The Associated Press is reporting the White House is considering using a drone to kill an American citizen who is a allegedly a member of al-Qaida. The AP did not name the man or the country where he … Continue reading

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TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY BIRDWATCHING

Our ancestors could spot natural predators from far by their silhouettes. Are we equally aware of the predators in the present-day? Drones are remote-controlled planes that can be used for anything from surveillance and deadly force, to rescue operations and … Continue reading

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Hacker Finds Way To “Skyjack” And Zombify Drones

An American hacker has found a way to hijack consumer drones for personal use and remotely control their flights. As AlJazeera reports, Samy Kamkar exposed security holes in the AR.Drone made by Parrot, one of the leading manufacturers of commercial drones. With … Continue reading

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Drone Nation

Source: Homeland-Security-Degree.org

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Drone malfunctions, hits Navy ship during training

The Navy says an aerial target drone malfunctioned and struck a guided missile cruiser during training off Southern California, causing two minor injuries. Lt. Lenaya Rotklein of the U.S. Third Fleet said the accident on the USS Chancellorsville happened Saturday … Continue reading

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Bill Gertz: China Deploys New Bomber with Long-Range Land Attack Missile

China’s military recently deployed an upgraded strategic bomber that will carry the military’s new long-range land attack cruise missile, capable of attacking Hawaii and Guam, according to a draft congressional report. The Oct. 8 draft of the forthcoming report of … Continue reading

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Palm-Size Drones Buzz Over Battlefield

Weighing only 0.56 ounces (16 grams), the Black Hornet looks like a tiny toy helicopter. But it’s really a nano-size piece of military hardware unlike anything on the battlefield today — experimental robot flies and hummingbirds not withstanding. The PD-100 … Continue reading

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The Big Fraud: Tehran’s ScanEagle gift to Russia covered handover of secret US R170 drone technology

The Iranian media played up the presentation Tuesday, Oct. 22, of a copy of the US-made ScanEagle by Iran’s air force chief Farzad Esmayeeli to Lt. Gen. Viktor Bondarev, visiting Russian air force chief. Both used the ceremony to celebrate … Continue reading

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Deer Trail Colorado – Drone Hunting Permits Available For Purchase

Buy your license for $25. More…

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Another Drone Crashes Near Tyndall AFB

(WJHD.com)  For the second time in a week, a Drone has been destroyed at Tyndall Air Force Base. The latest crash came Wednesday morning around 8:25 when the drone crashed alongside US 98 in the Silver Flag area on the … Continue reading

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“I felt like a sociopath” — Drone Operator Says He Is Haunted By The 1,600 He Killed

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First U.S. drone strike under new Pakistan prime minister kills seven

A U.S. drone strike killed seven people and wounded three in northwest Pakistan late on Friday, security officials said, in the first such attack since the swearing-in of Nawaz Sharif as prime minister this week. In his inaugural address to … Continue reading

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