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UN human rights council not right forum to discuss drones: US

Mar 21, 2014

UN human rights council not right forum to discuss drones: US

The US has defended its decision to boycott a discussion on drones moved by Pakistan at the UN Human Rights Council, arguing that it was not the right forum to discuss the pilotless remote aircraft. #India #Pakistan #NewsTracker #US drones #United States of America
US Navy to use lasers to shoot down aerial drones

Feb 18, 2014

US Navy to use lasers to shoot down aerial drones

Some of the Navy's futuristic weapons sound like something out of "Star Wars," with lasers designed to shoot down aerial drones and electric guns that fire projectiles at hypersonic speeds. That future is now. #NewsTracker #US Army #US drones #laser beams #Laser technology for defence
Top Somali militant killed in US drone strike

Jan 27, 2014

Top Somali militant killed in US drone strike

Somalia's president says the killing of a militant in a US drone strike Sunday is "another blow" to the Islamic rebels who continue to stage lethal attacks across the country. #NewsTracker #Somalia #US Drones Strikes #Somali militants
US exit from Afghanistan may be a danger to its drone mission in Pak

Jan 27, 2014

US exit from Afghanistan may be a danger to its drone mission in Pak

In the event of President Barack Obama ultimately withdrawing all American troops from Afghanistan, the CIA's drone bases in the war-torn country would have to be closed because they could no longer be protected, a report in the New York Times quoted US administration officials as saying. #US #Pakistan #CIA #NewsTracker #US troops in Afghanistan #US drone mission in Pakistan
Four al-Qaeda militants killed in US drone strike on Yemen

Dec 10, 2013

Four al-Qaeda militants killed in US drone strike on Yemen

At least four al-Qaeda members were killed when two missiles fired from a US drone bombed their car in Yemen's southeastern province of Hadramout Monday, a military source said. #NewsTracker #Yemen #US drones #US drone strikes #al-Qaeda militants

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Four al-Qaeda militants killed in US drone strike on Yemen

Jul 09, 2014

Good Drone, Bad Drone: How to Fix the Drone PR Problem

Just saying the word makes people shudder, but there are plenty of good drones already in use. And as to future possibilities, the sky’s the limit...
Four al-Qaeda militants killed in US drone strike on Yemen

Jul 03, 2014

Army Begins Adding Drones to Aviation Brigades

The U.S. Army has started equipping its first two aviation brigades with drones to replace aging reconnaissance helicopters...
Four al-Qaeda militants killed in US drone strike on Yemen

Jul 02, 2014

China Is Using Drones to Fight Pollution

China has a novel approach to addressing its air pollution issues: drones. In the country’s first aerial pollution-monitoring efforts, China deployed 11 unmanned vehicles in June designed to detect illegal nighttime emissions from 254 factories using...