“Drones are becoming more and more powerful and smarter,” EU Security Commissioner Julian King warned this weekend, “which makes them more and more attractive for legitimate use, but also for hostile acts.”
Iran denies President Trump's claim that a U.S. warship destroyed an Iranian drone near the Persian Gulf in another escalation of tensions between the two countries.
Currently, there is nothing to stop the sale of drones to anyone. Individuals can legally purchase and easily convert them into malicious aerial weapons.
According to the U.S. Border Patrol in the El Paso sector, human smugglers are using drones to help immigrants looking to enter the United States illegally.
The company that gave the world the AK-47 assault rifle has unveiled a suicide drone that may make drone warfare technology widely and cheaply available.
Focusing debate on airports misses the bigger picture of protecting both critical infrastructure and ordinary citizens from drone-based terrorist attacks.
Gatwick's drones are a chilling example of the kind of threats against which aviation and other security-sensitive industries are inherently vulnerable.
Terror Drones: A new and dangerous era in non-state-sponsored terrorism clearly has begun, and no one is adequately prepared to counter it.
"Not Trying to Be the Drone Police": Colorado Towns Writing UAV Rules Strive to Balance Privacy, Freedom
As unmanned aerial vehicles – or drones – multiply in number, more Colorado communities are putting in place regulations to control how and where the devices are used. But crafting those rules is not easy, as cities and towns strive to balance public safety and privacy with a burgeoning consumer industry that one market research firm estimates could be worth more than $9 billion by 2024.