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Drone Operator: “Did we Just Kill a Kid”, Commander Tells him it Was Just a Dog with 2 Legs

  Drone warfare is a disturbing practice on many levels but one of the most troubling things about this is it allows people to be completely detached from the violence that they are participating in. However, recently a story has emerged about one of these drone pilots who actually became sickened by their job and refused to continue. 
 According to Spiegel: For more than five years, Brandon Bryant wor ...

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New Drones Rape Your Mind

  An almost invisible drone hovers over your home and activates its sensors. It begins to probe your environment, your computer files, your telephone voice and text messages. And then it kicks in the Level Two Artificial Intelligence Scanners and begins to rape your mind. All the while you have no idea anything has invaded your most private inner sanctum: your brain. 
 Science fiction? Unfortunately no ...

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Lawsuits For Information On Drones

  Drones are increasingly becoming America's weapon of choice. They're used to kill and spy. Domestic warrantless surveillance is illegal. It's done extrajudicially on a regular basis. By around 2020, eyes in the sky spying will cover America. Fourth Amendment freedoms are null and void. It states: "The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable ...

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Iran Exports Drone Technology To Venezuela

  Iran’s Deputy Minister of Science, Research and Technology said on Monday that the Islamic Republic is exporting its domestically made drones and UAV technologies to a number of countries including Syria and Venezuela. Mohammad Mehdinejad-Nouri told students at Iran’s Babol Noshirvani University of Technology in the northern province of Mazandaran that the exports were a result of the significant adv ...

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Next-Gen US Drone: Now Equipped With ‘Death Ray’ Laser

  The next generation of military drones, unveiled by a leading US manufacturer, will not just carry a limited supply of rockets – but will likely be fitted with an ultra-light laser, capable of repeatedly destroying objects at the speed of light. “It would give us an unlimited magazine,” a person close to the High Energy Liquid Laser Area Defense System (HELLADS) program told Time magazine. 
 Over the ...

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US Air Force Developing Stealth Drones In Secret

  The U.S. Air Force is on track to expand its multi-million dollar drone fleet with evidence emerging that new stealth drones are under development by Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman on classified funds. Bill Sweetman of the Aviation Week & Space Technology has gathered evidence of new stealth Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) that would potentially be armed. This new generation of drones, if s ...

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US RQ-170 Drone Data Fully-Decoded – Iran

  Senior Iranian commander Brigadier General Amir-Ali Hajizadeh says all data on the US RQ-170 spy drone which was captured by the Iranian military last year has been decoded. Commander of the Aerospace Division of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) said on Monday that the data has been “fully decoded.” 
 Hajizadeh stated that the IRGC has also discovered all the areas the drone had flown over. ...

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Ron Paul And Dennis Kucinich Team Up To Oppose Drones

  The use of combat drones overseas divides Congress, but not in the usual partisan way. Supporters of the “war on terror” in both parties tend to support the use of unmanned aircraft that often try to assassinate terrorism suspects. But libertarian Republicans have teamed up with civil liberties-backing Democrats to oppose the drones. 
 Now, the partisan trenches have been crossed by Rep. Dennis Kucin ...

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Carter Condemns Obama Drone Assassinations

Former US President Jimmy Carter has slammed American assassination drone strikes in other countries, saying that killing civilians in such attacks would in fact nurture terrorism. 
 “I personally think we do more harm than good by having our drones attack some potential terrorists who have not been tried or proven that they are guilty,” Carter said in an interview with Russia Today. “But in the meantime, t ...

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Iran Shows Captured Drone; USA Claims “No Evidence”

On December 5, 2012, Venezuelan teleSUR news network showed footage from the Iranian television; at its center was a captured US ScanEagle drone. The feat had been performed by Iran's Revolutionary Guards; some of them where happily chatting next to the contraption. Last December, Israel's Military Intelligence (AMAN) reported that Iran hit an American satellite; shortly after, Iran captured an RQ-170 Senti ...

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Iran Say Data Fully-Extracted From US Drone

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says it has fully extracted the data on the US spy drone, it captured over the Persian Gulf on Tuesday. 
 “Yes, we have fully extracted the drone’s data...,” the IRGC Public Relations Department said on Wednesday, referring to the ScanEagle drone -- a long-endurance aircraft built by Insitu, a subsidiary of Boeing. “The drone, in addition to gathering military data ...

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Navy Denies Any US Drones Missing Over Iran

Iran claimed Tuesday it had captured a U.S. drone after it entered Iranian airspace over the Persian Gulf— even showing an image of a purportedly downed craft on state TV — but the U.S. Navy said all its unmanned aircraft in the region were "fully accounted for." The conflicting accounts still leave the possibility that the drone claimed by Iran, a Boeing-designed ScanEagle, could have been plucked from the ...

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