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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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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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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

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Northrop Grumman Firebird UAV lets pilots ride too

Northrop Grumman's Firebird can be flown manned or unmanned, which may allow it to use civil airspace.

By May 9, 2011

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Reporters' Roundtable: Drones, UAVs, and the unmanned war on terror

Spencer Ackerman of Wired's Danger Room blog joins us today to discuss the use of unmanned surveillance aircraft in the raid on bin Laden and the future of this technology for the military forces.

By May 6, 2011

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Reporters' Roundtable: Drones, UAVs, & the unmanned war on terror.

Spencer Ackerman of Wired's Danger Room blog joins us today to discuss the use of unmanned surveillance aircraft in the raid on the bin Laden compound, and the future of this technology for the Army, the Air Force, and other countries' military forces.

By May 6, 2011

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Phoenix UAV can sense you breathing

Flying robot can detect motion, breathing when scanning through concrete walls.

By March 22, 2011

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First hydrogen-powered UAV takes flight

AeroVironment successfully flies the first hydrogen-powered unmanned aircraft system. It was in flight for four hours and flew at times above 5,000 feet.

By January 12, 2011