Tag Archives: domestic drone use

Robot insects for surveillance and assassination

Researchers have developed a remote-controlled robot about the size of a fat housefly that mimics a fly’s aerial prowess. Developing a robot to do the same took more than a decade and a variety of technologies. It weighs just 80 milligrams and is controlled remotely. Each wing can be controlled independently. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/07/science/a-remote-controlled-robot-the-size-of-a-fly.html?ref=science  The robot fly […]

Drones in America under guise of drug war

The U.S. Navy on Friday began testing two new aerial tools, borrowed from the battlefields of Afghanistan and Iraq, that officials say will make it easier to detect, track and videotape drug smugglers in action. http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2013/04/27/world/americas/ap-cb-caribbean-drug-drones.html?ref=world  One of the devices on display aboard the navy test ship is a type of drone that can be […]