Game of drones: U.S. poised to boost exports of unmanned military aircraft

Oct 11, 2017

Game of drones: U.S. poised to boost exports of unmanned military aircraft

The Trump administration is nearing completion of new "buy American" rules to make it easier to sell U.S.-made military drones overseas and compete against fast-growing Chinese and Israeli rivals, senior U.S. officials said. While President Donald Trump's aides work on relaxing domestic regulations on drone ...

Military can destroy drones over domestic U.S. bases: Pentagon

Aug 8, 2017

Military can destroy drones over domestic U.S. bases: Pentagon

The Pentagon has given more than 130 U.S. military bases across the United States the green light to shoot down private and commercial drones that could endanger aviation safety or pose other threats. The number of uncrewed aircraft in U.S. skies has surged in recent ...

JAXA tests grapefruit-sized video drone aboard ISS

Jul 15, 2017

JAXA tests grapefruit-sized video drone aboard ISS

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has begun testing a spherical drone about the size of a grapefruit in Japan's Kibo science module at the International Space Station. Aboard the ISS, astronauts take videos of their work and experiments and send them back to Earth. ...