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After the high-profile shooting of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry in 2010, Scott Rollefstad felt he had to do something to help keep other agents safe.
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistani soldiers and tribesman shot down a suspected U.S. military drone close to the Afghan border Tuesday night, three intelligence officials said.
BAGHDAD - U.S. jets shot down an Iranian unmanned surveillance aircraft last month over Iraqi territory about 60 miles northeast of Baghdad, the U.S. military said Monday.
WASHINGTON – Drones numbering in the tens of thousands will be in the skies by 2030, the Federal Aviation Administration predicts. But where some may fear precision weapons or flying spy cameras, Steve Markofski sees flying tractors.
Rapidly advancing drone technology packing the latest surveillance tools into affordable and lightweight machines could help police do their jobs more effectively and with greater safety.
Q: Is there a way to detect and remove a zombie drone from your computer? Is there software that will do this? — Richard
WASHINGTON — Unmanned aircraft have proved their usefulness and reliability in the war zones of Afghanistan and Iraq. Now the pressure's on to allow them in the skies over the United States.
Police in Arizona remain free to use drones -- assuming they have them -- to spy on people.
State lawmakers on Wednesday gave the first clearance to a measure designed to require police to get search warrants before they use drones to gather evidence.
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - An al-Qaida explosives and chemical weapons expert and a relative of the terror network's No. 2 leader were among four top operatives believed killed in a U.S. missile strike in Pakistan last week, Pakistani security officials said Thursday.
US Positioning Group LLC, a Williams Gateway Airportbased technology company, has won a contract from the U.S. Air Force that could eventually be worth millions of dollars to develop new control centers for unmanned aerial drones.
Tiny, unmanned surveillance planes are being pressed into action for reconnaissance over Katrina-ravaged New Orleans in what defense contractors call the biggest civilian deployment ever for the technology.
TIKRIT, Iraq - On mud-spattered computer screens in their Humvees, American soldiers scan digital street maps, monitor enemy positions, zoom in on individual buildings through satellite imagery and download instructions from commanders.
WASHINGTON - Iraq shot down a U.S. Navy F/A-18C Hornet with a surface-to-air missile Wednesday, military officials said.
General Dynamics is part of a team awarded a $295 million government contract Monday to develop software-based radios to improve communication between soldiers across military branches and improve the technology of unmanned aerial vehicles and other drone systems.
Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., will guide Homeland S ecurity Director Tom Ridge on a tour along the Arizona-Mexico border today to study the impact of immigration.
KABUL - Video of the aftermath of a disputed incident involving American forces and the Taliban shows bloodied bodies of children laid out with other corpses, confirming international Red Cross findings at the two remote villages in western Afghanistan. The U.S. military does not contest that civilians died but called "extremely over-exaggerated" a report by an Afghan official that as many as 147 were killed.
WASHINGTON — An apparent U.S. missile strike on a compound in northwestern Pakistan killed six people early Monday, including a man believed to be a top al-Qaida operative and key figure in the terrorist group's production of chemical weapons and conventional explosives, U.S. and Pakistani sources said.
BALAD AIR BASE, Iraq - The airplane is the size of a jet fighter, powered by a turboprop engine, able to fly at 300 mph and reach 50,000 feet. It's outfitted with infrared, laser and radar targeting, and with a ton and a half of guided bombs and missiles.
You’ve probably never heard of Restricted Area 2310.
WASHINGTON — Determined to show a commitment to stopping the flow of illegal immigrants, the Senate convened a special session Thursday and passed a $600 million bill to put more agents and equipment along the Mexican border.
Engineers at Boeing’s Mesa helicopter works have developed a radical new technology that proponents believe could revolutionize the industry and keep the factory busy for the indefinite future.
When you live in Arizona all your life, as my family has for five generations, your state's border with Mexico becomes more than a line in the dirt. The Arizona-Mexico border represents a gateway to business, an entryway for people and a potential pathway to economic opportunity. Left unprotected, however, this 370-mile stretch also represents a source of real and present danger to Arizonans and fellow Americans.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama moved Tuesday to rein in an increasingly politicized debate over whether to send additional U.S. troops to Afghanistan, summoning congressional leaders to a White House meeting and asking for patience until he completes an assessment over the next few weeks.
Gov. Janet Napolitano has ordered Department of Economic Security director David Berns to fix the state’s beleaguered unemployment insurance program.