Drones

Monday, October 27, 2014 - 06:46
U.S. military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Syria Saturday and today using fighter and bomber aircraft to conduct five airstrikes. Separately, U.S. and partner nation military forces conducted twelve airstrikes Saturday and today using fighters, attack and remotely piloted aircraft against ISIL terrorists in Iraq.
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 06:42
U.S. military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Syria Friday and today using bomber aircraft to conduct one airstrike. Separately, U.S. and partner nation military forces conducted twenty-two airstrikes Friday and today using bomber, fighter and remotely piloted aircraft against ISIL terrorists in Iraq.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 06:29
In a May 2013 speech outlining his counterterrorism policy and addressing the use of drone strikes,1 President Barack Obama insisted that the United States uses the “highest standard” of criteria when selecting targets. The United States, the president said, only strikes “terrorists who pose a continuing and imminent threat to the American people...and before any strike is taken, there must be near-certainty that no civilians will be killed or injured.”
Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 10:37
Turkey is now allowing the U.S. to launch unmanned aircraft to fly over Syria. But so far, traditional warplanes are out of the question. Send in the drones. But keep the manned aircraft at home. That’s the message from the Turkish government to the U.S.-led coalition bombing ISIS and other extremists in Syria.
Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 08:05
UK Reaper drones operating in Afghanistan will be redeployed to be used against Islamic State militants in Iraq, the government has confirmed.
Monday, September 8, 2014 - 06:15
The Air Force may redeploy its remotely piloted aircraft in Niger, moving the drones to a remote area in the Sahara to better position them to watch Islamic militants in the area.
Friday, September 5, 2014 - 13:29

This week the United States provided Lebanon with key bomb detection equipment, Brazil and Russia negotiated anti-aircrafct technology sales, U.S. drone strikes took out the leader of al-Shabaab in Somalia, and NATO took steps for deeper engagement with Georgia.

Friday, September 5, 2014 - 07:43
Representatives from the 12 states of the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) met in Brasilia from 2-4 September to discuss requirements for a regional unmanned aerial vehicle (UAS).
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 07:02
The Mexican government says it is increasingly turning to the use of the army and drones in security patrols, reducing the role of the once-successful Marine forces.
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 05:51
The Pentagon is preparing to open a drone base in one of the remotest places on Earth: an ancient caravan crossroads in the middle of the Sahara.

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