drone warfare

DRONES

Did a Drone Carrying NSA Tech Crash in Yemen?

Images posted on social media show a codename associated with secret US technology used in drone strikes.
Ben Sullivan
2.17.17
drone warfare

The Islamic State Is Pioneering a New Type of Drone Warfare

Documents found in Mosul reveal more information about how the group is turning consumer technology into tools of war.
Ben Sullivan
2.2.17
machines

The US Military Is Developing a Drone That Can Fly For a Week Straight

Ultra-endurance drone missions, boosted by air-to-air refueling, could enhance America’s surveillance war.
Ben Sullivan
1.30.17
movies

‘Short Circuit’ Is a Horror Film Now That Killer Robots Are Real

The 1986 family comedy plays a lot different in the age of drone warfare.
Matthew Gault
8.16.16
News

We Asked an Expert Whether Britain’s Secret Drone Strike in Syria Was Legal

Is the UK following America's lead when it comes to bombing countries it's technically not at war with?
Michael Segalov
9.8.15
tech

A Former Drone Pilot’s Guilt Kept Him Awake at Night

How Brandon Bryant became an advocate against the use of unmanned combat drones.
MOTHERBOARD STAFF
8.21.15
News

The Former US Military Top-Brass Working for Companies Profiting from Drone Warfare

There's a revolving door between the US army and the companies paid multi-million dollar contracts to support drone warfare.
Solomon Hughes
8.20.15
videos

A Former Drone Pilot’s Guilt Kept Him Awake at Night

How Brandon Bryant became an advocate against the use of unmanned combat drones.
MOTHERBOARD STAFF
8.6.15
Radio Motherboard

'Good Kill' Brings the Drone War Home

Motherboard talks to Ethan Hawke about his new movie, which shows the psychological toll drone warfare takes on pilots.
Jason Koebler
5.15.15
defense & security

The US Has Issued New Rules For the Foreign Sale of Military Drones

The new policies say foreign governments must use their American-made drones in accordance with international law and not to attack their own citizens.
John Dyer
2.19.15
News

Drones Aren't Helping Job Creation in Wales

Schoolchildren in West Wales are told they have a choice in careers, and it goes a little something like this: farmer, fisherman, drunk, drone pilot. But now even the last option is becoming less and less viable.
Adam Smith
5.23.14
DRONES

Giant Art Installation in Pakistan Tells US Drone Operators People Aren't 'Bug Splat'

A collective of international and Pakistani artists targets drone operators with a giant portrait of a girl staring at them from the ground.
Alice Speri
4.7.14
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