Five Sobering Lessons From Iran’s Downing Of America’s Most Capable Drone – Forbes

Iran’s destruction of a U.S. Global Hawk unmanned aircraft with a surface-to-air missile near the Strait of Hormuz should be a wake-up call for proponents of autonomous or remotely-piloted warfighting systems. The era of drone warfare is not upon us, because the vehicles currently available for military purposes are too […]

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Russia’s new drone looks like a snowy owl, and it has a deadly purpose – Business Insider

Russia has developed a new combat surveillance drone disguised as a bird of prey, in this case an owl, The Moscow Times reported Tuesday. The drone, a Technopolis Era project resembling a snowy owl choking on a mouthful of electronic equipment, appeared at the defense ministry’s annual military expo. The […]

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DJI unveils plans to start assembling drones in US amid security concerns – ZDNet

DJI’s Mavic 2 Pro has a 20 MP 1″ CMOS sensor, Hasselblad camera, an adjustable aperture, HDR video recording, and hyperlapse functionality.  (Credit: DJI) DJI, the world’s largest consumer drone maker, unveiled plans this week to assemble drones in California and make high-security drones for the US government. The plan […]

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