The Department of State wants the drones because it says improvised explosive devices, ambushes, and hazardous wildlife are threats to personnel.
"We need to ensure the movement of law enforcement trying to protect the innocent is not being broadcast live by the use of drones."
In October, American forces in the Middle East had at least two aircraft capable of jamming radio signals used by insurgents to trigger bombs on the ground.
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Ministry of Defence launches competition for drone swarms that can track individuals and jam communications.
NOAA says the Endangered Species Act prevents any aircraft, including drones, from flying within 500 yards of protected species.
DARPA — the mad scientists of the Pentagon — have put out a request for proposals about how to launch and recover drones from other aircraft in flight.
The military's annual and, until this year, very secret Exercise Black Dart is about finding ways to kill enemy drones — which means it's also about the future of air power.
The Desert Research Institute in Nevada is testing drones for cloud-seeding processes. And it could be a $90 billion dollar revenue-producing industry.