WASHINGTON – The Secret Service has detained a man for trying to fly a drone near the White House Thursday afternoon. The White House was locked down for less than an hour as a result.…
WASHINGTON – It’s against the law for news organizations to fly drones in pursuit of a story, but journalists are working to get off the ground. The Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership at Virginia Tech is studying…
WASHINGTON — It looks like a tuna and swims like a tuna, but the Navy’s “biomimetic autonomous artificial fish UUV” is an underwater drone that could protect fighting forces by going where people can’t or…
BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — State and federal leaders are marking the start of research on unmanned aircraft systems being done at Virginia Tech. Federal Aviation Administration Administrator Michael Huerta, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe and others…
Unbelievable video from a drone attached with a camera flying through fireworks.
It looks like a tiny toy helicopter, but the U.S. Army is working on a pocket-sized drone that can transmit video and photos in dangerous situations.
A drone flew over the scene of a major fire this week in Alexandria, but no one seems to know to whom it belongs.
Police are trying to find the owner of a drone that crashed into a
crowd during a running of the bulls event in Virginia over the weekend.
When the Federal Aviation Administration allows commercial drones to fly in the U.S., the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International expects them to have an $82 billion impact on the economy over a decade, with most of that in the agriculture industry.
U.S. drone strikes are believed to have killed
between 1,900 and 3,300 people abroad since 2004.
So far in 2013, there have been at least nine
alleged U.S. drone strikes — all of them in