The US Department of Defense has released its latest roadmap for unmanned systems, describing how such systems might be integrated in defense operations across all domains. It discusses manned-unmanned teaming, autonomy of unmanned systems, and weaponization of such systems, amongst other things. ...

In our monthly press review, we translate, analyze and summarize news from various European publications on the issues of drones. July 2018 saw increased proliferation as the US sold drones across the world, a theft of drone-documents which were sold on the darkweb, and more concerns raised over drone strikes and  the algorithms behind them....

The Stimson Center has conducted an analysis of how drones relate to various multilateral regulatory regimes. Based on these findings, they have published a report offering a particular focus on the International Arms Trade Treaty, examining the ways in which it regulates the transfers and use of drones. It finds that differing standards guiding drone transfers from different regimes, such...

A short overview of the news this week, including updates from us, PAX and the Stimson Centre. ...

A short overview of the news this week, including updates from us, the APPG on Drones, the Stimson Centre and Drone Wars UK....

What are the blind spots, lessons learned, and good and bad habits in the relationship between US policymakers and military drones? What effects is the use of drones generating, what are they achieving, and are they the best means to accomplish set goals? The Centre for New American Security has delved deep into the relationship between policymakers and drones, and found...