DARPA Is Developing Aircraft-Launched Missile-Like Drones That Fire Their Own Air-To-Air Missiles

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, has hired General Atomics, Lockheed Martin, and Northrop Grumman, to craft designs for an air-launched missile-toting air-to-air combat drone as part of a program called LongShot. In concept, a larger manned aircraft would fire this unmanned air vehicle, which could then fly to a certain area and […]

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Google’s Wing warns new drone laws ‘may have unintended consequences’ for privacy – The Verge

Alphabet’s drone delivery company still wants drones tracked — but differently This past week, the US government made the single biggest, most impactful set of changes to drone law we’ve yet seen — ruling that almost every drone in US airspace will need to broadcast their locations, as well as the location of their pilots, […]

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US will soon allow small drones to fly over people and at night | The National

New FAA rules will open new opportunities for commercial drone deliveries Small drones will be allowed to fly over people and at night in the US, the Federal Aviation Administration said on Monday, in a step towards their use for widespread commercial deliveries. The FAA said its long-awaited rules for the drones will address security […]

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DARPA says it’s getting closer to snatching drones out of midair | Engadget

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is still developing its Gremlins project, which is apparently getting closer to grabbing drones out of the sky. The agency said it was “inches from success” during its latest round of test flights. Each of the three X-61A Gremlins Air Vehicles (GAV) flew for more than two hours […]

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