Drone flights over Iraq limited by electromagnetic interference

Drone flights over Iraq limited by electromagnetic interference By: Kelsey D. Atherton U.S. Army Sgt. Ian Templeton and Spc. Christopher Prang, Soldiers assigned to Company D, 52nd Brigade Engineer Battalion, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, conduct a pre-flight inspection on an RQ-7B Shadow unmanned aerial system at a base in Iraq, June 8, […]

We are on the verge of a no-win AI arms race, warns NGO

We are on the verge of a no-win AI arms race, warns NGO By: Kelsey D. Atherton    The close-in weapons system features many autonomous characteristics, which can inform policymakers about how to craft international treaties regarding any future developments towards lethal autonomous weapon systems. (Rufus Hucks/Navy)  When it comes to deciding to kill a human in […]

Will the Russian Army buy hydrogen fuel cell drones?

Will the Russian Army buy hydrogen fuel cell drones? By: Kelsey D. Atherton    This quadcopter is designed carry heavier payloads and for longer durations than hobbyist quadcopters, though the power source is not without risks. (International Aero Navigation Systems Concern)  A drone is only as useful as its power supply. Internal combustion engines are powerful but […]