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UAVs

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Solar-powered Solara UAV could stay aloft for years

This "atmospheric satellite" flies at 65,000 feet, and could provide satellite-style services for a fraction of the cost.

By August 23, 2013

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Game of Drones: Where UAVs meet paintball

The team of drone enthusiasts at Game of Drones has rigged up drones with paintball guns for a game of remote aerial combat.

By June 12, 2013

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Could storm-chasing UAVs help predict tornadoes?

Gathering vital data from tornado-spawning storms, these aircraft could keep more people out of harm's way.

By May 23, 2013

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Transformer jet is like the Optimus Prime of planes

BAE Systems unveils fascinating new concept aircraft that transform, self-heal, can 3D-print UAVs, and have concentrated laser beams to disable enemy missiles.

By July 9, 2014

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Pepper spray and laser-armed drone receives first orders

A mining company has ordered 25 Desert Wolf Skunk unmanned aerial vehicles for breaking up riots with pepper spray and "blinding lasers."

By June 18, 2014

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Google buys solar-powered drone company Titan Aerospace

Just a month after word came that Facebook was interested in the 20-person drone maker, Google snatches it up for an undisclosed sum.

By April 14, 2014

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2013: Lexy's top moments of the year

With her rose-coloured glasses on (high-resolution, of course), Lexy looks back at her top tech moments of 2013.

By December 26, 2013

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At Farnborough, SpaceShipTwo and a Brit UAV

BAE Systems' unmanned aircraft aims to persuade regulators that UAVs are safe to be flown in the U.K.

By July 13, 2012

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Australian textbook delivery, care of drones

A textbook rental start-up will deliver its packages to Sydney customers by drone starting next spring. From ordering to delivery, the entire process could take as little as two minutes.

By October 16, 2013

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Hydrogen-fueled Phantom Eye UAV takes to the sky

The Boeing-built drone aircraft makes its debut flight, one that ever so briefly foreshadows "persistent" surveillance missions lasting up to four days.

By June 4, 2012