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Drone halts traffic at Dubai airport

Around 100 airlines fly to more than 260 destinations from Dubai, which is also home to major carrier Emirates.

IAF's unmanned aircraft crashes in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer

An unmanned aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) today crashed near the Jaisalmer airbase after engine failure but there was no collateral damage on the ground.

IAF's Unmanned Aerial Vehicle crashes in Barmer

An Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) of the Indian Air Force, used for surveillance, crashed on Friday in Barmer district of Rajasthan.

Maiden flight of wheeled-version of UAV Panchi successful: DRDO

The wheeled-version of India's indigenous unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) Nishant on Wednesday successfully undertook its maiden flight.

US adds UAV to search Nigerian girls

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.

Indian Army`s UAV crashes near LoC in Kashmir

An Unmanned Aerial Vehicle of the Indian Army crashed near the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday.

UAV in Kedarnath to help rescue, relief operation: NDMA

An Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) will be deployed in flood-hit Kedarnath to help authorities assess the damage and look for stranded people braving difficult condition after the calamity hit parts of Uttarakhand about 20 days ago.

US Navy`s Ion Tiger drone shatters own endurance record

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.

DRDO developing ultra lightweight UAV

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

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

`X-ray helmet` that lets pilots see through the plane

A new 'Top Gun' X-ray helmet for fighter pilots can allow them to see through their aircraft walls, even if they are looking down.

US to provide unarmed drones to Kenya

The US military has identified Al Shabaab as a terrorist threat and has also targeted some of the group`s leaders in Somalia.

US drone strike kills 8 in North Waziristan

US drones often launch strikes at the militants hiding in the mountainous areas along the Pakistani-Afghan border.

Drones successfully `hacked` by `spoofing`

A team of researchers has successfully demonstrated for the first time that the GPS signals of an UAV can be hijacked by an outside source.

Russia, Israel talk to build new drone

Russia will no longer buy ready-made weapon systems from the West but is only interested in new technology.

Pak armed forces` UAV crashes during trial flight

An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) of the Pakistani armed forces crashed near Mianwali while on a trial flight.

Poison drones new threat for London Olympics

British Defence Secretary Philip Hammond is ready to give the order to shoot down any aircraft threatening the Olympics.

Navy to commission UAV squadron at Uchipuli soon

The objective of the UAV squadron is to strengthen surveillance and reconnaissance in the Gulf of Mannar, Palk Strait and Palk Bay.

Iran has drone engine know-how

The construction of the engines is a significant step in the direction of building indigenous drones, said an Iranian official.

Surveillance drone crashes in Somali capital

Drones have been used by the US to attack or observe al Qaeda-linked militants in the Horn of Africa nation.