Unmanned aerial vehicle

Why Amazon’s drone plan may not get off the ground

Why Amazon’s drone plan may not get off the ground

This weekend Amazon Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos told 60 Minutes that he wants small unmanned aerial vehicles β€” drones β€” to speed packages to online shoppers as early as 2017, cutting delivery times to as quick as 30 minutes. It’s a bold, imaginative plan β€” one that could propel a host of technological and […]

Air Force now hiding data on drone strikes

Air Force now hiding data on drone strikes

With debate intensifying in the United States over the use of drone aircraft, the U.S. military said on Sunday that it had removed data about air strikes carried out by unmanned planes in Afghanistan from its monthly air power summaries. U.S. Central Command, which oversees the Afghanistan war, said in a statement the data had […]