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US To Sell $1.2 Billion In Spy Drones To South Korea

The Pentagon has informed Congress of its plans to sell four Global Hawk high-altitude spy drones to South Korea. Under the deal Seoul’s surveillance capabilities would be greatly improved, even though the US DoD itself wanted to retire the aircraft. ­The US Department of Defense wants to sell four of the Block 30 version of the RQ-4 Global Hawk aircraft to Seoul under the Foreign Military Sales program. It ...

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DARPA Completes Giant Robotic ‘AlphaDog”

US military bosses today showed off the latest tricks they have taught a giant robotic dog. Officially named LS3 but dubbed AlphaDog, the four-legged, autonomous robot can follow a soldier, and is designed to carry heavy equipment. 
 Researcher have given it a dramatic update, allowing it to listen to its owner and follow voice commands - as well as the ability to roll over. The mechanical mutt is shown wal ...

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Air Force Asks Sports Network To Help Analyze Drone Intel

What do you do when information gathered by thousands of remote-controlled killing machines flying across all corners of the Earth simply becomes too much to process? Naturally, the Air Force has approached ESPN for answers. With United States military drones capturing 68-times more video now than a decade earlier, Uncle Sam is stretched pretty thin in terms of divvying up sets of eyes to scope out surveill ...

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U.S. Gov’t Asks Federal Judge to Dismiss Cases of Americans Killed by Drones

  As Americans mourn the deaths of 20 children and 6 adults in the Newtown, CT tragedy - and the gun control debate has reached a fever pitch - autonomous killing systems are being funded by American taxpayers, and drone strikes continue to kill an increasing number of civilians abroad. 
 Barack Obama and the U.S. government policy makers have shown an incredible level of hypocrisy before; on the one h ...

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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. 
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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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