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3D printer drones may fly by 2040

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 17:59

BAE Systems have claimed that with the help of futuristic technology like 3D printers they could create small drones by 2040.

Laser to strike down drones soon a reality

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 19:08

It`s ben imagined for long by sci-fi novelists and gamers and is now a reality. The US military is developing a laser weapon to shoot down enemy drones or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).

US adds UAV to search Nigerian girls

Last Updated: Friday, May 23, 2014, 08:55

The US Defence Department`s addition of an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) and 80 Air Force troops to US efforts supporting Nigeria`s search for over 200 kidnapped girls has turned the mission into an air operation, a Pentagon spokesman said Thursday.

Security forces in Bihar using unmanned aerial vehicles to combat Maoists

Last Updated: Monday, February 17, 2014, 09:16

In order to combat Naxals, security forces in Bihar have started using UAVs so that security of those who are in field operations is not compromised.

DRDO developing UAVs to track down Maoists

Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 15:57

DRDO on Friday said it is developing UAVs for use by CRPF to track down Left-wing extremists in thick forest areas of Naxal-hit states including Chattisgarh and Jharkhand.

Govt clears proposal for buying 15 Israeli-made UAVs

Last Updated: Sunday, December 29, 2013, 18:26

To boost surveillance capabilities along China and Pakistan border, government has cleared the procurement of around 15 unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) from Israel at a cost of around Rs 1,200 crore.

China gaining bigger global market share in military drones

Last Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013, 15:44

China is gaining a bigger share in the international military drone market, according to a senior executive in a state-owned aviation company.

US Navy`s Ion Tiger drone shatters own endurance record

Last Updated: Saturday, May 11, 2013, 14:56

Researchers at US Naval Research Laboratory flew fuel cell powered Ion Tiger unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) for 48 hours and 1min on April 16-18 by using liquid hydrogen in cryogenic fuel storage tank.

Hezbollah denies sending drone over Israel: TV

Last Updated: Thursday, April 25, 2013, 19:55

Powerful Lebanese Shiite movement Hezbollah said Thursday it did not send a drone over Israel, hours after the Israeli air force said it shot down an unmanned aircraft off country`s northern coast.

DRDO developing ultra lightweight UAV

Last Updated: Sunday, March 24, 2013, 09:45

DRDO is developing an ultra light-weight Unmanned Aerial Vehicle which can be used by troops for reconnaissance of their area of operation.

Iran plans to produce drones abroad

Last Updated: Thursday, February 07, 2013, 21:27

Iran is planning to produce unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) in other countries, a media report said Thursday.

IAF Chief to visit Israel, upgradation of UAVs high on agenda

Last Updated: Sunday, January 20, 2013, 18:05

Upgrade of country`s fleet of UAVs and joint venture air defence system are high on agenda of IAF Chief Air Chief marshal NAK Browne who is on a four-day visit to Israel to strengthen defence ties.