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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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USAF opens drone operator jobs to enlisted personnel

Flying RQ-4 Global Hawk drones will no longer be a job exclusive to officers, as the USAF is now allowing enlisted personnel to operate the recon UAV.

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Air Force Reaper drone sinks target at sea for first time, plays nice with F-35

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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US Air Force MQ-1 Predator drone lost over Syria

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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Italy to use Reaper, Predator drones for domestic monitoring

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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China ready to target US drones with lasers

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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RAF to deploy Reaper drones as part of anti-ISIS operations

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 alli

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Making the case for more drone investment

Today, America's armed forces aren't known for its aircraft carriers, fighter jets, tanks or guns – it's known for its drones. Whether they be Predators, Reapers, Global Hawks or something that takes up slightly less headline space, the US use of drones has been the single most identifying feature of America's military in the past several years.