The FAA has granted a Southern California company the first permission for commercial drone flights over land.
Chief Charlie Beck says police could soon begin using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) during manhunts, standoffs and other “tactical events”.
County officials from Southern California voiced disappointment after the FAA announced Monday the selection of nine states to host research sites for drone testing.
A Navy guided missile cruiser hit by a malfunctioning drone during a training exercise is back in San Diego, where investigators will assess the damage and determine what went wrong.
California would take its first steps to protect the public from the increased use of unmanned aircraft under a bill approved by the state Senate.
The skies over Southern California could soon become the latest testing ground for military drone aircraft.
A revised Air Force report is renewing privacy fears as drones appear poised to soon become a ubiquitous presence in the skies above U.S. cities.
The U.S. military’s “eye in the sky” may soon make its debut over a wider swath of California.
Helicopter drones are one of the military’s most effective tools. Unmanned aircraft that can get in and out of touch spaces without being detected.