News tagged with civilians

Drone postal deliveries begin in Switzerland

Wondering where your package is? Look up! Switzerland's postal service said Tuesday it had begun testing parcel deliveries by unmanned drones, although widespread use of the flying postmen is not likely to kick in for another ...

dateJul 07, 2015 in Engineering
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US allows Amazon to test drones

US aviation officials announced Thursday they will allow online giant Amazon to carry out testing for its drone program which could be used for quick deliveries.

dateMar 19, 2015 in Other
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UN experts call for more US transparency on drones

Two U.N. human rights investigators called for more transparency from the United States and other countries about their drone strikes program, saying their secrecy is the biggest obstacle to determining the impact pact on ...

dateOct 25, 2013 in Other
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US Navy launches unmanned aircraft from carrier

The U.S. Navy for the first time Tuesday launched an unmanned aircraft the size of a fighter jet from a warship in the Atlantic Ocean, as it wades deeper into America's drone program amid growing concerns over the legality ...

dateMay 14, 2013 in Engineering
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