States Vie for Test Sites As FAA Prepares U.S. Airspace For Thousands of Drones

( – Thousands of drones will join the 327 already flying in U.S. airspace over the next five years, according to the Federal Aviation Administration’s 2013 Aerospace Forecast, which called the unmanned vehicles “the most dynamic growth sector within the aviation industry.”(See 2013_Forecast.pdf) An earlier FAA forecast estimated that 30,000 drones would be operating in U.S. airspace […]

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Hamas officers in Gaza

Hamas Crackdown on Opposition Imminent?

August 11, 2013 15:00 by Pesach Benson Today’s Top Stories 1. Sinai jihadis said they were attacked by an Israeli drone — while preparing a rocket attack on the Jewish state. It’s possible that the strike was coordinated with the Egyptian military, but Jerusalem’s keeping quiet and Egyptian sources are making conflicting statements. More on […]

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Top Taliban Leader Killed in Pakistan Drone Strike

The Pakistan Taliban’s second-in-command was killed in a drone strike Wednesday in the country’s tribal region, a local tribal official and an intelligence official told CNN. Wali-Ur Rehman Mehsud is second in command to Hakimullah Mehsud, the leader of the terrorist organization. While the Pakistan Taliban’s spokesman would neither confirm nor deny the report to […]

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France Seeks to Buy Drones from Israel

France is in talks with the United States and Israel to buy intelligence-gathering drones, the country’s Defense Minister said on Sunday. “We need this capacity in the short term. There are currently two countries in the world that build drones, the United States and Israel,” Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian told the iTele TV channel. “We […]

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UAV from Lebanon Shot Down over Israel

An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) penetrated Israeli air space from Lebanon Thursday, and was shot down. At around 2:00 p.m. Israel time (11:00 GMT), IAF aircraft belonging to the aerial defense array identified an aircraft making its way from Lebanon into Israeli airspace. Fighter jets and combat helicopters were scrambled. The UAV was still over […]

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Contrary to Popular Belief, Drones Not All Bad

Last week, Politico published an article on America’s misconception of drones, and why those misconceptions can, and should, be remedied. As technology advances, the ways in which it can be exploited grows. Drones are no exception. While steps need to be taken to ensure that privacy rights are protected from drone activities, the U.S. should […]

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New Details Uncovered about Obama Benghazi Scandal: Benghazi Was Retaliation Against Brennan-Obama Gun Running

DEMAND THE TRUTH NOW! NEW BOOK SAYS BENGHAZI A ‘RETALIATION’ AGAINST BRENNAN-OBAMA GUN RUNNING! SUPPORT SEN. RAND PAUL IN PLEDGE TO BLOCK BRENNAN CIA NOMINATION! URGENT: A new e-book, Benghazi: The Definitive Report, published on February 12 is taking both sides of the Congressional aisle by storm. Written and double fact-checked by former Navy SEAL […]

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Unknown at This Point Who’s in Charge of Privacy Policy for Drones in U.S. Skies

( – Experts could not answer questions about privacy concerns related to incorporating unmanned aerial vehicles, (UAV) or drones, into U.S. airspace at a House hearing on Friday. The House Science, Space and Technology Committee’s Subcommittee on Oversight invited officials from the Federal Aviation Administration, National Aeronautics and Space Administration and the Government Accountability Office […]

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