Drones

Jon Queally, staff writer
In a world increasingly populated by drone aircraft, systems designed to counter such machines are increasingly on the mind of world governments. Weapon developers in China have announced the successful testing of a 'laser defense system' designed to target and destroy small-scale drones, according to the state-run Xinhua news agency. In a...
Jon Queally, staff writer
Journalist and columnist Glenn Greenwald appeared on MSNBC's Last Word with...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
The increasing use of drones by police forces and private security may pose a...

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Crowdfunding has reached new, weird, possibly inevitable levels with Ukraine nationalists now raising money from online supporters to fund the country's "first people's infantry battalion," starting with a "People's Drone" to patrol the Russian border and moving on to include bulletproof vests, painkillers, a sniper unit and anything else "the boys needed." The site has raised 71% of its goal to arm the sniper unit and over its goal for the drone, which could be good or bad news, depending on...