Military Drones Stories August 19

Two MQ-9 Reaper drones have reportedly fallen out of the sky after they collided with one another over Syria according to a defense official. The military drones are said to have collided yesterday with the burning drones seen tumbling toward the ground.

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Military Drones Stories August 5

The Russian army is expecting to receive its first wave of Okhotnik stealth fighter unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) in 2024, according to Yuri Slyusar, the head at United Aircraft Corporation (UAC). The news comes after Slyusar shared the information with President Vladimir Putin.

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Military Drones Stories June 1

On Friday, alarms went off in the media after an investigative journalist spotted a US Predator drone flying a loop over riot-ravaged Minneapolis. Predators are associated with deadly combat missions in places like Afghanistan, not in the airspace above American cities. expand full story

Military Drones Stories May 29

An unarmed Predator drone owned by US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) was spotted flying a loop around Minneapolis on Friday morning, in the aftermath of violent protests over the death of George Floyd at the hands of police officers. It was presumably surveying for further unrest. expand full story

Military Drones Stories May 23

It’s not quite Star Wars, but laser weapons are real. The US Navy just demonstrated that capability when it downed a drone in tests of a new ship-mounted laser in the Pacific Ocean. expand full story

Military Drones Stories May 22

For half a week in early May, the skies over Latvia were virtually shut down when an experimental drone went missing over the country. At last the drone has shown up, stuck in a tree. expand full story

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