The propeller-driven, winged robots, each the size of a beer can and weighing just one pound, could fly ahead of human pilots, scouting for targets, distracting enemy forces, or even attacking targets on their own.
Britain's top lawyer clarifies the laws on preemptive strikes and self defence, stating no specific evidence is needed on a target to launch an attack.
DARPA is about to test an ocean buoy-based, harder-to-jam comms network for warplanes.
With Russian aggression and the rise of the Islamic State, the Army is searching for tools to deal with what it's dubbed a “hybrid” of high and low-tech foes.
The current Code for Unplanned Encounters at Sea does not apply to drones.
The Rebellion’s freedom fighters are the Empire’s terrorists.
With two nuclear-armed states vying for influence in one of the world's most resource-rich regions, the stakes couldn't be higher.
These autonomous robots are not like drones with humans operating them from a remote trailer in Arizona.
Six months. Eight accidents. Eight destroyed Hornets and one damaged one. Five dead aviators.
In the absence of a more specific official policy, Motherboard asked US air power experts what they think the president-elect should do to improve the military's flying branch.