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Trump-Modi Meeting: India to Push for Predator Drone Sale
June 23, 2017
Trump-Modi Meeting: India to Push for Predator Drone Sale
India continues to push the U.S. government to sell the Indian Navy advanced surveillance drones.
Trump-Modi Meeting: India to Push for Predator Drone Sale
What’s Behind China’s Big New Drone Deal?
April 20, 2017
What’s Behind China’s Big New Drone Deal?
A closer look at a drone-fueled courtship between China and Saudi Arabia.
What’s Behind China’s Big New Drone Deal?
The Consequences of Global Armed Drone Proliferation
July 09, 2016
The Consequences of Global Armed Drone Proliferation
Who has drones and how are they getting them?
The Consequences of Global Armed Drone Proliferation
Caging Free Birds: India’s Attempts at Regulating Civilian UAVs
June 26, 2016
Caging Free Birds: India’s Attempts at Regulating Civilian UAVs
Indian regulators have yet to figure out an appropriate regulatory framework for civilian UAV use.
Caging Free Birds: India’s Attempts at Regulating Civilian UAVs
India Mulls Purchase of US Maritime Patrol Drones for Indian Ocean
June 23, 2016
India Mulls Purchase of US Maritime Patrol Drones for Indian Ocean
India sent a letter of request to the U.S. last week outlining its desire to acquire Predator UAVs.
India Mulls Purchase of US Maritime Patrol Drones for Indian Ocean
South Korea’s Military To Receive New Reconnaissance Drone
January 13, 2016
South Korea’s Military To Receive New Reconnaissance Drone
Korean Air recently inked a deal with the Korean military procurement agency to mass-produce a new UAV.
South Korea’s Military To Receive New Reconnaissance Drone
Drone Wars: China and US Compete on the Global UAV Market
October 25, 2015
Drone Wars: China and US Compete on the Global UAV Market
China’s new Wing Loong II UAV could potentially offer Beijing wider policy options and boost defense exports.
Drone Wars: China and US Compete on the Global UAV Market
India Wants Its New Armed Israeli Drones Fast
September 28, 2015
India Wants Its New Armed Israeli Drones Fast
India is speeding up its plans to acquire armed Israeli drones.
India Wants Its New Armed Israeli Drones Fast
The Indian Army Wants 600 Mini Drones
August 26, 2015
The Indian Army Wants 600 Mini Drones
The Indian Army is looking to field a fleet of 600 mini UAVs for a range of applications.
The Indian Army Wants 600 Mini Drones
Meet China's East China Sea Drones
June 30, 2015
Meet China's East China Sea Drones
Satellite imagery analysis confirms that Chinese BZK-005 drones are operating in the East China Sea.
Meet China's East China Sea Drones
Will Beijing Deploy 42,000 Drones to Secure the South China Sea?
May 12, 2015
Will Beijing Deploy 42,000 Drones to Secure the South China Sea?
American experts stress that China will deploy most of its growing fleet of UAVs locally.
Will Beijing Deploy 42,000 Drones to Secure the South China Sea?
US Will Continue Deadly Drone Strikes in Pakistan
April 29, 2015
US Will Continue Deadly Drone Strikes in Pakistan
American lawmakers are still in favor of killing militants with UAVs in Pakistan despite civilian casualties.
US Will Continue Deadly Drone Strikes in Pakistan
Drone Swarms: How the US Navy Plans to Fight Wars in 2016
April 23, 2015
Drone Swarms: How the US Navy Plans to Fight Wars in 2016
'Swarmbots' could mean a new era in autonomous warfare.
Drone Swarms: How the US Navy Plans to Fight Wars in 2016
US Authorizes Sale of Armed Drones
February 18, 2015
US Authorizes Sale of Armed Drones
However, many restrictions will remain in place.
US Authorizes Sale of Armed Drones
Russia to Develop New Attack Drone
February 11, 2015
Russia to Develop New Attack Drone
Is Russia finally catching up with the West when it comes to drone technology?
Russia to Develop New Attack Drone
India Eyes Drone-Launched Smart Bombs
August 29, 2013
India Eyes Drone-Launched Smart Bombs
An Indian official says Delhi will soon test miniaturized precision-guided munitions for its UAVs.
India Eyes Drone-Launched Smart Bombs
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