The Military Wants Swarm Bots It Can Retrieve in Midair

DARPA, today announced a new program to develop distributed drones that can be recovered in the air via a C-130 transport plane, and then prepped for re-use 24 hours later. They’re calling them Gremlins. http://www.defenseone.com/technology/2015/08/military-wants-swarm-bots-retrieve-midair/119795/?oref=d-dontmiss

Drone policing in US seen as ‘Wild West’

Los Angeles (AFP) – Drones are increasingly making their mark in the arsenal of US police forces, operating in a legal gray area and sparking concerns of constant surveillance of civilians. The specter of armed drones surfaced with a law passed in North Dakota last month that allows police to equip the aircraft with teargas. […]