The FAA Just Approved the United States' First Commercial Drone

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded permission for the first commercial drone over land to BP, of all companies. The oil company's partner, drone manufacturer AeroVironment, flew its first commercial flight in Alaska on Sunday. And it didn't just send a dinky quadcopter to do the job either. » 6/10/14 10:53am 6/10/14 10:53am

America's Kamikaze Drone Makes the Skies Way Less Friendly

Nothing excavates a dug-in enemy infantry position like a little artillery fire, but that's not always available. Sure, you could squeeze off a Javelin round or two but at $100,000 per shot, that's a pricey and cumbersome option. Instead, the US military has developed an ingenious firefight drone that can spot,… » 9/05/13 11:32am 9/05/13 11:32am