US to increase drone missions amid rising world tensions

World Magazine US to increase drone missions amid rising world tensionsWorld MagazineDemand from U.S. commanders for increased intelligence and strike capabilities to respond to escalating world tensions is driving a new Pentagon plan to increase daily drone missions by 50 percent over the next four years. But the burden of those …

Four Qaeda suspects killed by ‘US drone’ in Yemen: official

Yahoo News Four Qaeda suspects killed by ‘US drone‘ in Yemen: officialYahoo NewsAden (AFP) – Four suspected Al-Qaeda militants were killed overnight in an apparent US drone strike in Mukalla, the southern Yemeni city that the extremist group overran in April, a local official said Sunday. The four were travelling in a car on the …

E. European Countries Eye Drone Acquisitions, Operations – DefenseNews.com

DefenseNews.com E. European Countries Eye Drone Acquisitions, OperationsDefenseNews.comPoland’s ongoing 139 billion zloty (US$37 billion) military modernization program for 2013 to 2022 includes the purchase of a wide range of combat and reconnaissance drones, with deliveries scheduled to begin in 2016, according to the Defence Ministry …Lack of US drone regulations creating dangerous ‘Wild West’ in American skiesThe Globe and MailCalFIRE

Iran says it shot down reconnaissance drone as officials unveil updated missile

The Guardian Iran says it shot down reconnaissance drone as officials unveil updated missileThe GuardianIn an official photo released on Saturday, Iran’s president Hassan Rouhani, left, briefs the media as defense minister Hossein Dehghan listens after unveiling the surface-to-surface Fateh-313, or Conqueror, missile in a ceremony marking Defense …

Chinese military releases videos of its drone missile attacks

Mirror.co.uk Chinese military releases videos of its drone missile attacksEconomic Times“Drones that can both reconnoitre and attack have to function like this. Often times we don’t know what kind of targets are on the ground. You can’t just use one or two types of missiles to deal with targets of various types. That’s why we have …Footage of devastating drone