drones technology

A drone, in technological terms, is an unmanned aircraft. Drones are more formally known as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or unmanned

Drones, also called unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), have no human pilot onboard, and instead are either controlled by a person on the ground or autonomously via a computer program

Do Drones Undermine Democracy
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IN democracies like ours, there have always been deep bonds between the public and its wars. Citizens have historically participated in decisions to take military action, through their elected representatives, helping to ensure broad support for wars and a willingness to share

Privacy and drones : Unmanned aerial vehicles
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There has been significant interest in the technology and privacy issues associated with Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs). This concern is with good reason: in the context of video surveillance, for example, privacy scholars, advocates, and regulators have warned of the

War evolves with drones , some tiny as bugs
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WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio Two miles from the cow pasture where the Wright Brothers learned to fly the first airplanes, military researchers are at work on another revolution in the air: shrinking unmanned drones , the kind that fire missiles into Pakistan and

Drones and privacy
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On June 23, Sheriff Kelly Janke and his deputies arrived at the Brossart family ranch in Nelson County, North Dakota with a search warrant authorizing him to look for six missing cows. 2 According to court records, when the deputies served Rodney Brossart with a 1. The thoracic temperatures (T Th) of captiveBombus edwardsii queens and drones from the current year approached ambient temperatures (TA) at night, but warm-up was frequent throughout the day. 2. ABombus vosnesenskii queen which had initiated nest building

Drones : legitimacy and anti-Americanism
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26 Parameters 42 (4)/43 (1) Winter-Spring 2013 and inevitable as a matter of political reality, that the international community should now be focusing attention on the standards applicable to this technological development, particularly its deployment in counterterrorism

A World of Proliferated Drones
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I would like to thank my colleagues at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) and other organizations for sharing their insights and expertise throughout the writing of this paper. In particular, I am grateful to Paul Scharre and Ben FitzGerald for their substantive

The rise of the killer drones : How America goes to war in secret
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An inside look at how killing by remote control has changed the way we fight. ne day in late November, an unmanned aerial vehicle lifted off from Shindand Air Base in western Afghanistan, heading 75 miles toward the border with Iran. The drones mission: to spy on

A future for drones : Automated killing
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After 20 minutes, one of the aircraft, carrying a computer that processed images from an onboard camera, zeroed in on the tarp and contacted the second plane, which flew nearby and used its own sensors to examine the colorful object. Then one of the aircraft signaled to

Influence of age of drones on the results of instrumental insemination of honeybee queens
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Altogether 142 queens were inseminated with 8 mmof semen of drones two to nine weeks old. In-seminated queens were caged in bee colonies. They were killed and investigated 48 hrs later. As the age of drones increased, mostly a lower number of spermatozoa entered the

Decreased flight performance and sperm production in drones of the honey bee (Apis mellifera) slightly infested by Varroa destructor mites during pupal
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We developed a bioassay to measure the flying power of drone, in order to determine which drones could reach a drone congregation area. A wind tunnel was used to test unparasitized drones and drones slightly parasitized by one or two mites during pupal development, and

Juvenile hormone promotes flight activity in drones (Apis mellifera carnica)
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Summary mdash; Drones of Apis mellifera carnica received a single topical application of juvenile hor-mone III (5 or 10 mu; g in acetone-hexane) a few days after emergence. This led to flight attempts 2-3 days earlier than in untreated control drones which were kept in the

Drones and targeted killing: Defining a European position
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Since the United States carried out the first lethal drone strike, in Afghanistan in October 2001, drones have emerged from obscurity to become the most contentious aspect of modern warfare. Armed drones or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are now the United

In the Eye of the Beholder UN and the Use of Drones to Protect Civilians
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The debate on the UNs possible use of drones for peacekeeping took a turn in 2013 when the Security Council granted the Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) permission to contract surveillance drones for MONUSCO, its peacekeeping mission in the

The influence of the mite Varroa jacobsoni Oud. on the protein concentration and the haemolymph volume of the brood of worker bees and drones of the honey
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Protein concentrations in the haemolymph of non-infected and varroa-infected worker and drone brood were examined by a photometric method. The determination of the haemolymph volume was carried out by the [14C]-dnulin-dilution-method. The results of

Drones for Deliveries
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This work was created in an open classroom environment as part of a program within the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship Technology and led by Prof. Ikhlaq Sidhu at UC Berkeley. There should be no proprietary information contained in this work. No information

Drones in domestic surveillance operations: Fourth amendment implications and legislative responses
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The prospect of drone use inside the United States raises far-reaching issues concerning the extent of government surveillance authority, the value of privacy in the digital age, and the role of Congress in reconciling these issues. Drones , or unmanned aerial vehicles

Pilotless drones : Background and considerations for congress regarding unmanned aircraft operations in the national airspace system
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Growing interest in the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), particularly for homeland security and law enforcement applications, has spurred considerable debate over how to accommodate these unmanned aircraft and keep them safely separated from other air traffic

Drones : What Are They Good For
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Jacqueline L. Hazelton specializes in international security, focusing on compellence, asymmetric conflict, military intervention, US foreign and military policy, counterinsurgency, terrorism, and the uses of military power. She is a visiting professor in the University of In honeybees (Apis mellifera) the mandibular gland pheromone of the queen serves different functions depending on the audience of receivers and the behavioural or colony context. As a sex pheromone it attracts drones to queens at the congregation areas where

UAVs are a component of an unmanned aircraft system (UAS); which include a UAV, a ground-based controller, and a system of communications between the two. The flight of UAVs may operate with various degrees of autonomy: either under remote control by a human operator or autonomously by onboard computers.

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