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  1. Urban Survival
    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/crime/11613568/Burglars-use-drone-helicopters-to-identify-targe-homes.html
  2. Nuclear, Biological and Chemical (NBC) Survival
    http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/apr/22/drone-with-radiation-sign-lands-on-roof-of-japanese-prime-ministers-office One of many news stories about the small drone (UAV) that landed on Japan's Prime Minister's Office with some radioactive material to protest the vote to restart nuclear power...
  3. General Discussion
    http://www.insideedition.com/headlines/10234-watch-this-homeowner-shoot-down-a-drone-flying-over-his-property It may have been staged by the homeowner, but it was still interesting to see how quickly the drone failed after a hit from the shotgun pellet(s)...
  4. Manmade and Natural Disasters
    Drones (commonly referred to as Unmanned Aerial Vehicles by the US military) have been indispensable in the recent Global War on Terror. Drones as we know them have been used for decades. The ability to survey or assault an objective with no danger to pilots is a brilliant one, in my opinion...
  5. General Discussion
    60 Minutes had an interview with Jeff Bezos where he revealed his plan to use drones in delivering your packages. http://www.politico.com/story/2013/12/amazon-drone-delivery-100525.html This kind of change in delivery can have huge implications in the private sector. Moreover the challenges...
  6. General Discussion
    A good buddy of mine is retired Air Force, and since I am retired Navy he really enjoys sending to me anything he can find about how advanced the Air Force is and what kewl toys they have. Here is the latest that he sent me, straight from the US Air Force Technology Research Labs Micro Air...
  7. General Discussion
    I was not aware of the pressure by LEO and private enterprise in the USA to allow aerial drones and ROV's (remotely operated vehicles) access to American skies. Law enforcement wants them to spy on us from above, catching speeders and criminals of various kinds. Homeland Security wants them to...
  8. General Discussion
    Despite growing demand for unmanned aircraft, technological and regulatory obstacles may keep them from routinely sharing US skies with piloted aircraft before 2020, a government watchdog said Friday. In a new report, the Government Accountability Office said the US military's experience in...
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