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U.S. Army Flies Quadcopter | Autoblog Minute

U.S. Army Research Lab successfully demoed it's JTARV electric quadcopter. Has potential to provide fast and autonomous relief for soldiers on the battlefield.

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Drone footage shows Tesla's Gigafactory taking shape

Fresh footage shot with a DJI Phantom 3 drone in 4K shows how far Tesla's Gigafactory has progressed.

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AquaMAV Flying and Diving Drone | Autoblog Minute

Engineers from the Imperial College London have developed a prototype drone inspired by a gannet and flying fish. The AquaMAV is designed to collect samples in situations such as monitoring water quality in reservoirs and measuring changes in ocean salinity to gauge the effects of climate change.

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DARPA wants your gaming tactics for its drone army

DARPA wants to put gamers to work.

The program will pair ground troops with future UAV flotillas that will use player-developed strategies.

US Army's 'Phaser' could fry entire drone swarms in a volley

It fires microwaves from a satellite dish. Sorry for the letdown, Star Trek fans.

Directed-energy weapons and drone swarms are the future of warfare. Watch the Army use one to effectively and quickly kill the other.

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Over 800 airmen applied for the USAF's enlisted drone pilot training program

The undergraduate flying training program usually gets around 200 applicants.

There are a whole lot of enlisted airmen interested in flying the Air Force's RQ-4 Global Hawk surveillance drone.

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Car companies want protection from drones, and a German company is working on it

The arms race between car companies and spy photographers heats up in the era of drones.

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Marine Corps wants 'swarm' drones for amphibious warfare

Land, sea, and airborne drones could save US Marines.

But first, the Marines will start by equipping its infantry squads with simple quadcopters.

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The game that makes drone warfare personal

Killbox drives home the dangerous and dehumanizing nature of UAV strikes.

Killbox is a game that creates humans out of brightly colored 3D shapes, only to slaughter them in the most dehumanizing way: a drone strike.

Uber drones fly over Mexican traffic jams to heckle drivers

The only thing worse than being stuck in traffic is being taunted for being stuck in traffic. To drive home just how lousy it is to be stuck in bumper to bumper traffic, Uber has unleashed ad-carrying drones in Mexico City to let drivers know there's a better way to travel.

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Iraqi Army deploying remote-controlled buggy to help liberate Mosul

Toting a machine gun and a rocket launcher, this small drone means business.

Video, originally posted by The Baghdad Post, shows Alrobot in action, zipping across desert scrub and firing its cannon.

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The robots of war: AI and the future of combat

War is going to look a lot different in the future.

The future of warfare will be filled with AI and robots, but it'll be more than just autonomous drones clashing on the battlefield.

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Someone armed an A-10 Warthog RC plane with an adorable baby cannon

Nerf really does make everything better.

A YouTube user sawed a hole in the bottom of an A-10 Warthog RC plane, stuck a Nerf cannon in the bottom, and recorded strafing stand-up tanks. It's genius.

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The Marine Corps is testing a Terminator

The Modular Advanced Armed Robotic System can carry an M240 machine gun or a 40-mm grenade launcher.

Controlled and reloaded by an infantryman, MAARS is a long way from being a true Terminator, but it is an armed robot and that's still kind of scary.

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Nissan GT-R Supercar Races A Nissan Drone | Autoblog Minute

A drone that’s as fast as a supercar. Nissan unveiled its GT-R Drone.

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Woman faces 20 years for trying to export F-35, F-22 engines to China [UPDATE]

According to the DoJ, the espionage took place between March 2011 and June 2013.

Wenxia Man was found guilty of "conspiring to export and cause the export of fighter jet engines, an unmanned aerial vehicle, and related technical documents."

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RoBattle is a modular, autonomous combat robot

Its manufacturer can swap in parts its customers need.

So, how many steps are we from Skynet now?

Passenger drone gets permission for US flight tests

The EHang 184 can carry one human for trips as long as 23 minutes.

You could soon see the EHang 184 flying over Nevada.

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The Loon Copter Sub-Aquatic Drone | Autoblog Minute

A drone that does it all: flies, swims, and dives. The Loon Copter from Oakland University is an award winning sub-aquatic drone.

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