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The stress and strain of drone operations is driving many pilots out of the Air Force, and that's trouble for a military that's increasingly reliant on UAVs.

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That Battery Plant Is Really, Really Big. It's Also Quite Large.

A new video shows the new Tesla Gigafactory from the air, and gives a sense of just how big this battery plant is going to be.

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The Navy can't decide if its Unmanned Carrier-Launched Airborne Surveillance and Strike drone should be dedicated to surveillance or strike duties.

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The Navy's X-47B unmanned fighter has hit yet another milestone, successfully refueling in mid-air over the waters off Maryland and Virginia.

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The Navy could be planning to transition to a sci-fi future, after the Secretary of the Navy said the F-35's replacement could be a drone.

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As the USS Ranger is towed to its final resting place, where it will be scrapped, drone footage of the carrier's journey has emerged. It's eerie.

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Take flight with a drone through the Javits Center to get a very serene look at the show floor of the 2015 New York Auto Show.

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Ford Canada has come up with a fun stunt for the 2015 F-150. Watch as a Canadian drone pilot attempts to land his craft in the back of a moving truck during a windy night.

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The Air Force successfully took out a vessel at sea using an MQ-9 Reaper, marking the first time the service has took out a target at sea using a drone.

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Syrian media is claiming the MQ-1 Predator drone was shot down yesterday, although the Air Force isn't commenting on the UAV's actual fate.

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"Time spent on reconnaissance is seldom wasted." Recognizing that fact, a Facebook group has taken to shipping small recon drones to Ukrainian forces.

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Uncle Sam could start shipping its highly regarded drones to countries that haven't made the tightly controlled list of close US allies.

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Michigan State Police are looking to employ a time-saving unmanned aerial vehicle to photograph accident scenes, allowing crashes to be cleared even faster.

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Chevrolet flew a drone through its no-holds-barred stand at the Detroit Auto Show to provide a glimpse of the six 20-foot-tall show screens and other interactive installations.

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Military influence in police operations is not a phenomenon limited to the United States. A new partnership between the Italian police and the Italian Air Force will see Reaper and Predator drones, fresh from their service in Afghanistan, take to the skies over Rome and other major cities during major public demonstrations or soccer matches.

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For the US Air Force, the dominance of drones has been bad news for some of the branch's most iconic aircraft. For the iconic U-2 "Dragon Lady," though, its manufacturer is fighting for the plane's future. Lockheed Martin is pushing the USAF to redevelop a trio of the high-flying jets so that they can be flown without a pilot in the cockpit.

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America's use of drones in southeast Asia and the waters around China has been a bit of a contentious issue between the two countries, and now, it's starting to get really heated, as the People's Republic has successfully tested a drone-killing laser.

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One of the most indelible marks left by US involvement in the war-torn Middle East is the use of drones. Specifically, we're talking about the notorious Predator and Reaper, two relatively small drones that are armed to the teeth with air-to-air and air-to-ground missiles. While America's use of the drones is well known, one of its closest allies has announced plans to dispatch the armed UAV to combat the ISIS threat.

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America's controversial use of drone strikes has raised its share of eyebrows over the year, with questions ranging from their general legality to the targeting of US citizens to the accuracy of the intelligence info prompting the strikes themselves.

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The US Navy will be pairing its newest ship, the controversial littoral combat ship, with one of its newest drones, the unmanned Fire Scout helicopter. Destined for duty aboard the USS Fort Worth, which is launching from San Diego later this year, it will mark the first time the helos have been deployed to the Pacific.

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